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!

Due to the impending snow storm, the Admissions office will be closing at 5pm today, January 26.  The office will remain closed on Tuesday and we will update the website with any cancellations for Wednesday as information becomes available.

Undergraduate Day Students

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.

Directions & parking

Local Hotel & Restaurant Information

When can I visit during the week?

  • 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 280 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! We host Saturday Information Sessions on select Saturdays December through April. The Saturday information sessions start at 11:00 am in Hammond Hall and are followed by a tour of the campus. Please also consider we offer two tours daily (Mon- Fri) all year round.


2014-15 Saturday Information Sessions

February 7

February 21

February 28

March 14

March 21

April 11

April 25

When do you offer Open Houses?

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. We have concluded our Open Houses for the fall, we encourage you to visit us during the week or at one of our Saturday Information Sessions.

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. 

Education : TUESDAY 10:30

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Nursing: TUESDAY 3:30

Industrial Technology: MONDAY 3:15

  • Architectural Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Energy Management Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Technical Theatre Arts

Communications Media  FRIDAY 2:00

  • Film and Video
  • Game Design
  • Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Media
  • Theater
  • 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 during our spring and fall semesters.  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 contact Kiel Szivos 978-665-3148 or email at