Visit Campus

Visit Campus

The best way to get to know The College of Idaho is to visit our campus. We invite you to learn how you can be part of a close-knit community dedicated to helping you ignite your passions and reach your potential.

admission office hours

During the summer (May 17 to September 7) the Admission Office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM. 

During the regular school year (September 8 to May 15) the Admission Office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, and Saturdays from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

campus Visits

Campus visits are a great way to learn if The College of Idaho is the right fit for you. The Admission Office offers regularly scheduled campus visits throughout the year. On your visit you will meet with your admission counselor, tour our beautiful, residential campus with a Student Ambassador, see a room inside Hayman Hall, and learn about life as a Yote at The College of Idaho.

During the summer, (May 17 to September 7) visits begin at 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM Monday through Friday. Visits last approximately 90 minutes.

During the school year (September 8 to May 15) daily visits begin in Hendren Hall at 9:15 AM, 10:30 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM and 3:15 PM. Visits last approximately 90 minutes.

Saturday visits are also offered during the school year. Visitors can attend a campus tour and sit in on an admission presentation. Tours are offered before and after the admission presentation to provide flexibility for traveling families. During Football Saturdays (Sept. 13, 27; Oct. 11, 25; Nov. 8) our schedule is:
9:00 AM - Campus Tour
10:00 AM Admission Presentation
11:00 AM Campus Tour

On non-Football Saturdays our schedule is
10:00 AM - Campus Tour
11:00 AM - Admission Presentation
12:00 PM - Campus Tour

To register for a campus visit please email

For questions please contact 800-2C-IDAHO, or 208-459-5020, or email us at

Personalized visits

You can also set up a personalized visit to The College of Idaho. Take part in campus life at The College by attending a class or meeting one-on-one with a professor or coach. You can even set up an audition for talent scholarships in Music, Theatre, or Debate!  Personalized Visits can be arranged between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. most weekdays during the school year with some exceptions for holidays, exam times and other special events. Book your visit online or email us at

Please allow two week’s notice so that we can tailor your visit to your interests.

Admission events

Admission events provide an opportunity for you gain in-depth knowledge about The College of Idaho experience. Open Houses are held in the Fall, Winter and Spring. To participate in an admission event view our upcoming visit events page and register online, or email


Looking for things to do off campus?

If you aren't from Idaho, you may not be aware of the many, many fun and exciting things to do in our local area. Access three day itineraries to find great places to eat, attractions to see, and adventerous things to do. No matter what time of year you come to visit, there are many things for you to do. 


Spring Itinerary.pdf:
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Fall Itinerary.pdf:
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