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Campus Visits

Visiting campus is an important part of the admissions process and we want to show you what makes us special. Take a tour with one of our admissions tour guides. They live the Fitchburg State experience every day and cannot wait to show you everything we have to offer.

Register to visit during the week

Saturday Information Session

We host a series of Saturday Info Sessions for prospective students throughout the winter and spring. These campus visits are a great opportunity to see what Falcon Life is all about.

Register for a Saturday Info Session

Undergraduate Evening

An information session can help you decide if evening classes are the right fit for you, whether you're on the fence about a particular evening program or if you're just not sure where to begin.

Register for an information session

More Ways to Visit Campus

There are plenty of other ways for you to visit campus. Not sure where to start? You can always contact Admissions and ask.

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Transfer Tuesdays

Transfer Tuesdays are information sessions designed for undergraduate transfer students.

They cover transfer application process, how your credits transfer into our curriculum, academic advising, MassTransfer eligibility, day and evening programs, and cost and financial aid.

Register for a Transfer Tuesdays date

Transfer Decision Days

Transfer Decision Days are an opportunity to bring your application and required materials to campus and receive a decision in person. All majors but Nursing and Game Design are eligible to participate. Official transcripts must be in a sealed envelope or already on file in the Admissions office in order to receive a decision. For a complete list of application requirements, visit the Transfer Applicants page.

Register for a Transfer Decision Day

Academic Department Tour: Comm Media & Game Design

Our Communications Media and Game Design programs place strong emphasis on experiential learning.

With access to industry standard equipment and software, you’ll gain hands-on experience that is invaluable to your professional success.

Offered on select Wednesdays at 1pm throughout the semester, student-led tours of the Communications Media and Game Design department will showcase our various classroom and production areas.

Register for a Communications Media department tour 

Academic Department Tour: Education

One of the many unique features of our education department is the McKay Campus School, a public Pre-K8 used by the city of Fitchburg.

Our education students have numerous opportunities to work in real-life settings within this space.

This tour, offered on select Thursdays at 1 pm, gives an introduction to our program and a first-person perspective of our on-campus student-teaching site.

Register for an Education department tour 

Academic Department Tour: Nursing

We have dedicated lab spaces for our Nursing students, including a health assessment lab, clinical skills lab, and a home care setting lab.

This hands-on learning approach lets you test and challenge your clinical and decision-making skills in realistic patient care scenarios with technologically advanced manikins like the SimMan 3G and SimNewB.

Hosted on Mondays, our staff-led tour gives you a detailed look at our program and its facilities.

Register for a Nursing department tour 

Academic Department Tour: Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Information Sessions are led by a faculty member and focus on our police certification. They last approximately one hour. We ask that you please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time. The Criminal Justice info session will be followed by a full campus tour.

We will be offering these tours on select Tuesdays at 1 pm during the year.  

Register for a Criminal Justice info session. 

Academic Department Tour: Biology

Our Biology & Chemistry programs place strong emphasis on experiential learning. With access to state of the art labs, our students gain hands-on experience that is invaluable to their professional success.

Biology & Chemistry Department tours, led by the Chair of the Department and last about one hour.  We ask that you please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time.  

Register for a Biology info session. 

Academic Department Tour: Exercise and Sports Science

Have you ever thought about a career in physical therapy, rehabilitation, fitness, or strength coaching?

Have you ever wondered what predicts performance in endurance events like long distance running?

Or are you just curious what Exercise Science is all about? These and other questions will be answered on your tour of the Exercise and Sports Science Department. During this visit, you’ll have an opportunity to discuss programs and potential career opportunities with the department chair, tour the Exercise Physiology Laboratory, and observe current students perform a test of cardiovascular fitness.

Register for an Exercise and Sports Science info session

Request a Group Visit

High School counselors, teachers, or leaders of college-bound organizations are encouraged to speak with us to organize a group visit to campus.

These visits are intended for prospective college-bound students already in or about to enter high school, or for already enrolled college students transferring from another institution.

Group Visit Inquiry

"I came from my first open house and fell in love with it. Once we pulled into the parking lot, I was like "Mom this is it, I love it."

- Jessica Niles '16

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You have to experience it.

New England charm, state-of-the-art facilities and a welcoming community create a campus you’ll be happy to call home.

Many current students will tell you it was their first visit to our campus that confirmed their decision to attend Fitchburg State. When you set foot on our beautiful campus you will know pretty quickly if we are the right fit for you.

Getting Here

Fitchburg State University is located in a residential section of Fitchburg, the urban center of North Worcester County. It's approximately 25 miles north of Worcester, 50 miles west of Boston and 15 miles south of New Hampshire. The compact campus of 32 buildings on 48 acres is easily accessible by car, bus or train from all areas of New England.

The Admissions Office is located at 280 Highland Avenue in the Anthony Building. To reach the office, you must enter at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Pearl Street (Campus Pizza is on the corner) since Highland Avenue is not a through-street. Admissions has reserved parking spaces in front of the Anthony Building. Additional spots may be found in the Ross Parking lot, if the spots in front of the Anthony Building are all taken upon your arrival.