Visit Fitchburg State
You hear it all the time. The best way to get a real sense of the campus is to visit. It's true!
Undergraduate Day Students
- Visit during the week
- Visit on a Saturday
- Attend a Fall Open House
- Tour an Academic Department
- Shadow a Student
- Schedule a Group Visit
Students pursuing an undergraduate degree at night, continuing ed, or graduate degree
We look forward to your visit! If you have questions, please contact the Admissions Office at 800-705-9692.
- Information sessions are available Monday – Friday at 1:00 PM
- Campus tours are available Monday - Friday at 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM
Campus tours, led by a current student, are available before and after the information session and last about one hour.
All Information Sessions and Tours start from the Admissions Office, located in the Anthony Building at 250 Highland Ave. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the Information Session or tour. No appointment is necessary.
I can't visit during the week, are you open on weekends?
Yes! In December we will begin hosting Saturday Information Sessions on select Saturdays through mid April. The Saturday information sessions start at 11:00 a.m. and are followed by a tour of the campus. We will be hosting sessions on the following days:
- December 14th
- January 25th
- February 1st
- February 8th
- February 22nd
- March 1st
- April 5th
- April 12th
- April 26th
During the fall we host three Open Houses. These events are intended primarily for seniors in high school and transfer day students and offer a comprehensive look at the campus including academic departments, student life, athletics, admissions and financial aid. Please check back in late August to register for one of our Open Houses.
Do you offer tours of any of the academic departments?
During the fall and spring semesters we offer weekly 45-minute tours of the following departments. We encourage you and your family to attend the daily campus tour, as well as the academic department tour.
Please arrive at the Admissions Office, located in the Anthony Building at 280 Highland Ave, about 15 minutes before the scheduled tour, and we'll take you over to the department to begin your tour.
Education** — “Mondays at McKay” – Mondays 10:30am
- Early Childhood
- Middle School
- Special Education
** For those students who are interested in Secondary Education, we encourage you to seek information from the Academic Department subject you are interested in teaching.
Nursing — Tuesdays at 3:15
Industrial Technology — Mondays at 3:15
- Electronics Engineering
- Energy Management
- Manufacturing Engineering
- Technical Theatre Arts
Communications Media — Wednesdays at 10:30am
- Game Design
- Graphic Design
- Interactive Media
- Professional Communication
Can I shadow a student for the day?
Absolutely! If you are interested in finding out what it’s like to be a “Falcon” for the day, we can have a current student host you for the day. Please complete our shadow request form and email it to our Shadow program coordinator two weeks prior to when you would like to visit.
I am a teacher/counselor ... can I arrange to bring a group of my students to visit?
Yes! We would love to see you and your students visit the campus. We definitely encourage secondary school counselors, teachers, and leaders of college-bound organizations to bring groups of students on campus to visit. To schedule your group visit, please fill out our Group Tour Request Form and one of our staff members will get in touch with you to arrange your visit to our beautiful campus.
December 23rd -25th
December 1st -January 1st
View the academic calendar for a full list of closures.
Anthony, Room 102
8 am – 6:30 pm
8 am – 5 pm
160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg MA 01420