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.

Discover Rhodes

The Discover Rhodes program is designed to give you a glimpse at how students live and learn at Rhodes by providing a student led campus tour, information sessions where you will hear about academics and how to apply to Rhodes, and the chance to hear directly from Rhodes students. 
Dates:  Monday, July 13, 2015
            Friday, July 24, 2015 
            Monday, August 3, 2015

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 12, 2015
           Saturday, November 14, 2015

Multicultural Visit Program (M.V.P.)

MVP is an overnight program that gives students an opportunity to stay overnight with current students and attend a social activity sponsored by our multicultural student organizations. Attendance at MVP is by invitation only.
Dates: Friday, November 13, 2015
           Friday, April 8, 2016

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.
Dates: Monday, January 25, 2016
Registration will open November, 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 15, 2016 (President′s Day) 
           Monday, March 14, 2016
Registration will open November, 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.
Dates: Saturday, April 9, 2016
Registration will open Spring 2016