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 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM.


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 events page and register online, or email

Oct. 18, 2014 - Fall Open House
Nov. 3 through Nov. 14, 2014 - Kathryn Albertson Scholarship Competition
Feb. 14, 2015 - The College of Idaho Winter Showcase
Apr. 18, 2015 - Admitted Student Open House
June 6, 2015 - Summer Discovery Day
July 20, 2015 - Must See Monday
Aug. 3, 2015 - Must See Monday

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 tours throughout the year. During your visit you will tour our beautiful, residential campus with a Student Ambassador, meet with an admission counselor, and learn about life as a Yote at The College of Idaho.

During the summer, (May 17 to September 4) tours are offered Monday through Friday at 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM.

During the school year (Sept. 8 to May 15) weekday tours are offered at 9:15 AM, 10:30 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM and 3:15 PM (please note that on Tuesdays the 2:15 and 3:15 tour do not include a meeting with a counselor).

Saturday tours are offered at 12:00 PM during the school year.Saturday visits begin with a tour of campus and conclude with an admission presentation.

On select Saturdays campus tours begin at 10:00 AM with an admission presentation followed by a campus tour. These select dates are: September 13, September 27, October 25, November 8.

Unfortunatley a Saturday tour is not available on August 11.

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

For high school juniors and seniors a personalized visit to The College of Idaho provides an in-depth look at The College. Juniors can meet with a coach, attend a class, and meet with Campus Ministries. Additionally, seniors can meet one-on-one with a professor and 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.

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 adventurous things to do. No matter what time of year you come to visit, there are many things for you to do. 


Spring Itinerary.pdf:
Summer Itinerary.pdf:
Fall Itinerary.pdf:
Winter Itinerary.pdf: