Throughout the academic year, we offer several visit programs that provide prospective students and parents with a thorough introduction to Rhodes and Memphis.
The Discover Rhodes program is designed to give you a glimpse of 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.
- July 23, 2018
- August 3, 2018
Offered during the academic year, our Open House provides a unique opportunity for prospective students to attend sample classes, hear a panel discussion about our students’ experiences, tour campus, and meet current students.
- October 8
- November 10
On February 24-25 and April 12-13 Rhodes will host Crossroads for admitted students. Crossroads is an admission program that celebrates the many cultural experiences of our prospective students and provides a window into what those experiences could look like at Rhodes. Attendees can expect to hear from Rhodes students, faculty, and staff regarding the intersectionality of race, religion, gender, sexuality, and more. Students who identify with, or are allies of, multicultural groups are welcome to attend. Interested students should register online in starting in January.
- February 24
- April 12
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.
Designed for Juniors and Sophomores, students can get a feel for the college experience at Rhodes. Students will learn about academics by attending a class while parents hear faculty talk about the opportunities inside and outside the classroom. A campus tour led by a current student is offered before lunch in our dining hall.
Preview Day is designed for students who have been accepted to Rhodes for the Fall of 2018 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.
Group visits are offered for high school students on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays, and may include a 30-minute information session and/or an hour-long walking tour of campus. High School Group visits are for up to 60 students with one adult to accompany every 10 students. Please start early in your visit planning process by calling our campus visit service coordinator at 800-844-5969 to check availability.