Special Programs


Throughout the academic year, we offer several visit programs that provide prospective students and parents with a thorough introduction to Rhodes and Memphis.

Open Houses

This is a unique opportunity for prospective students to tour campus, meet current students, hear a panel discussion about our students’ experiences and attend sample classes.
Dates:  Monday, October 13, 2014
           Saturday, October 25, 2014
           Saturday, November 8, 2014

Writing Camp Reunion

Come spend the evening with your friends from the 2014 Summer Writing Institute before you attend the November 8th Open House. This program is only for students who attended the 2014 Summer Writing Institute.
Date: Friday, November 7, 2014

Mock Trial Competition

If you are interested in Rhodes’ nationally ranked mock trial program, then come observe actual competition in our on-campus courtroom (space limited).  Afterwards, enjoy a Memphis-style BBQ lunch on campus.  After lunch, you can take a campus tour and participate in an information session with faculty and admission staff.
Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014

Live Close, Feel Far

A program designed by and for high school students who are from the greater Memphis area.  Learn about the Rhodes experience from the perspective of our students who once attended local high schools.  This event features faculty, staff, and parent panels for parents while students are challenged to team trivia.  Even if you have visited campus before, this will be an informational and fun evening for the whole family. 
Date: Monday, January 26, 2015

Junior and Sophomore Journey

This is designed for Juniors and Sophomores and offers students the chance to get a feel for the college experience.  Students will learn about academics by attending a class while parents hear faculty talk about the opportunities inside and outside the classroom.  Students and parents will learn specifics about Rhodes admission and take a campus tour led by a student Diplomat. 
Dates: Monday, February 16, 2015
           Monday, March 16, 2015

College Preview Day

Preview Day is designed for students who have been accepted to Rhodes for the Fall of 2015 and their parents. The event provides the opportunity to meet future classmates and spend a beautiful and exciting day in Memphis and on Rhodes campus meeting faculty, staff and students who are eager to share their expertise and stories. The day includes attending a mock class, residence hall tours, student and faculty interaction, hearing from Memphians about important Memphis and Rhodes connections and lunch. Students who have made their enrollment deposit, or paying it that day, will have the chance to have their Rhodes ID made.
Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015