Explore the ways you can experience Dominican, on-campus and virtually

Special Note: In-Person Campus Visits

Students and families planning to visit campus from other states should review the City of Chicago's Travel Advisory for updates and comply with the requirements listed upon arrival to the Chicago area. If preferred, virtual visits with an admission counselor are available.

Consistent with updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Governor Pritzker's Executive Order, Dominican University currently requires all students, faculty, staff and visitors to wear face coverings inside all university buildings regardless of their vaccination status. Learn more about our response to COVID-19.

 

Among the Stars Information Sessions

Prospective first-year students are invited to attend an information session to learn more about student life, hear from current students, receive a tour of campus, and eat lunch.

Select a date below to register:


First in the Family
October 11, 2021

From the admission process to financial aid, explore everything you need to know about applying for college as a first generation college student. Plus, explore the many support services we have in place to help you navigate this life-changing adventure—for the next four years and way beyond.

Sessions will be offered in English and Spanish. Select a date below to register:


Campus Tours

Prospective students are invited to come visit campus and attend a tour led by student ambassadors. This will be an opportunity to see the different academic buildings on campus as well as learn more about student life. They will also be able to meet with an admissions counselor if needed after the tour.

Select a date below to register:


DU at Home Virtual Information Sessions

Prospective first-year students are invited to attend a virtual information session to learn more about Dominican University. This session will include a presentation on admissions, academics, financial aid and student life. The event will also include a Q&A session with student ambassadors.

Select a date below to register:


Application Workshop

Prospective first-year students and families can learn helpful tips on how to complete an application. We'll go through Dominican's application, letting students know what they need and giving tips. We will also talk briefly on what to look for in a college, and give a brief presentation on Dominican.

Register now:


Discover Dominican
Saturday, October 30, 2021
10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Discover Dominican is your chance to learn about your program of interest—directly from one of the professors who teaches it. Designed for prospective freshmen and transfer students, this event will immerse you in the Dominican experience. Find out why you’ll want to call Dominican home!

Learn more and register for Discover Dominican


Undergraduate Admission Appointments

Meet with your freshman admission counselor one-on-one, over the phone, on Zoom, or FaceTime to get the answers to your questions. Schedule Now.


Virtual Tour

Explore campus from your computer. Watch the videos to catch the spirit of our campus and see why you'll want to call Dominican home.

Undergraduate Admission Appointments

Meet with your freshman admission counselor one-on-one, over the phone, on Zoom, or FaceTime to get the answers to your questions. Schedule Now.


Undergraduate Financial Aid Consultations

Have questions about your financial aid award? Review them one-on-one over the phone, on Zoom, or FaceTime. Schedule now


Virtual Tour

Explore campus from your computer. Watch the videos to catch the spirit of our campus and see why you'll want to call Dominican home.

Among the Stars Information Sessions

Prospective transfer students are invited to attend an information session to learn more about student life, hear from current students, receive a tour of campus, and eat lunch.

Select a date below to register:


Campus Tours

Prospective students are invited to come visit campus and attend a tour led by student ambassadors. This will be an opportunity to see the different academic buildings on campus as well as learn more about student life. They will also be able to meet with an admissions counselor if needed after the tour.

Select a date below to register:


DU at Home Virtual Information Sessions

Prospective transfer students are invited to attend a virtual information session to learn more about Dominican University. This session will include a presentation on admissions, academics, financial aid and student life. The event will also include a Q&A session with student ambassadors.

Select a date below to register:


Application Workshop

Prospective transfer students and families can learn helpful tips on how to complete an application. We'll go through Dominican's application, letting students know what they need and giving tips. We will also talk briefly on what to look for in a college, and give a brief presentation on Dominican.

Register now:


City Colleges of Chicago Transfer Virtual Information Session
October 13, 2021
1:00–2:30 p.m.
Online

Prospective City Colleges of Chicago transfer students are invited to attend a virtual information session to learn more about Dominican University. This session will include a presentation on admissions, academics, financial aid and student life.

Register for the City Colleges of Chicago Transfer Virtual Information Session


A Night Out in the Nutrition Kitchen
Monday, October 18, 2021
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Parmer Hall, Room 103 - Nutrition Lab

This will be an intensive-style session that will outline the need-to-knows for any student who wants to sit for the RD exam, or pursue a career in the Nutrition and Dietetic field. Faculty members will showcase the programs in detail and clearly define all terms, verification requirements, degree requirements, accreditation requirements, etc., so that you feel clear on the first steps you need to take toward your dream career. Admission staff will be on hand with information about the application process. Light refreshments will be served.

Register for A Night Out in the Nutrition Kitchen


Discover Dominican
Saturday, October 30, 2021
10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Discover Dominican is your chance to learn about your program of interest—directly from one of the professors who teaches it. Designed for prospective freshmen and transfer students, this event will immerse you in the Dominican experience. Find out why you’ll want to call Dominican home!

Learn more and register for Discover Dominican


Transfer Thursdays
October 21 & November 18, 2021

We’re making it even easier to transfer, so you can focus on what matters: elevating your education. Receive an admission decision, financial aid award and tentative schedule—all on the spot.

Learn more about Transfer Thursdays and register.


Undergraduate Admission Appointments

Meet with your transfer admission counselor one-on-one, over the phone, on Zoom, or FaceTime to get the answers to your questions. Schedule now.


Virtual Tour

Explore campus from your computer. Watch the videos to catch the spirit of our campus and see why you'll want to call Dominican home.

Undergraduate Admission Appointments

Meet with your transfer admission counselor one-on-one, over the phone, on Zoom, or FaceTime to get the answers to your questions. Schedule now.


Undergraduate Financial Aid Consultations

Have questions about your financial aid award? Review them one-on-one over the phone, on Zoom, or FaceTime. Schedule now.


Virtual Tour

Explore campus from your computer. Watch the videos to catch the spirit of our campus and see why you'll want to call Dominican home.

A Night Out in the Nutrition Kitchen
Monday, October 18, 2021
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Parmer Hall, Room 103 - Nutrition Lab

This will be an intensive-style session that will outline the need-to-knows for any student who wants to sit for the RD exam, or pursue a career in the Nutrition and Dietetic field. Faculty members will showcase the programs in detail and clearly define all terms, verification requirements, degree requirements, accreditation requirements, etc., so that you feel clear on the first steps you need to take toward your dream career. Admission staff will be on hand with information about the application process. Light refreshments will be served.

Register for A Night Out in the Nutrition Kitchen


Information Session with Paralegal / Legal Experts
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
6:00–7:30 p.m.
Online

We invite you to a virtual Information Session on our Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) in Legal Studies program. During the session you will have the opportunity to meet the BPS and Admissions teams, learn about our Legal Studies program and the applications process. Melissa Jurik, President, Illinois Paralegal Association, will join us to talk about the paralegal profession and answer any questions you may have. Hear directly from alumni as they discuss their journey in the program and how it prepared them for success in their current career path.

Register for the Information Session with Paralegal / Legal Experts


Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) Boot Camp Virtual Information Session
Monday, November 1
6:00–7:00 p.m.
Online

Dominican's Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) programs prepare students for a wide range of rewarding careers. To help you feel confident about taking that first step, we invite you to a virtual BPS Boot Camp info session on Monday, November 1, 6:00-7:00 p.m. During this virtual information session, students will have the opportunity to meet faculty and staff from the Bachelor of Professional Studies programs as well as the Admission teams to learn about our degree completion programs and the application process. We will also answer any questions you may have and talk about next steps in the process.

Register now

Graduate Open House
September 25, 2021

There’s no question a top-tier graduate education pays lasting dividends—from career advancement to higher earnings to meaningful impact in fields of critical need. In uncertain economic times, that’s even more true. There’s never been a better time to advance your career with a graduate degree at Dominican.

Learn more and register for Graduate Open House


Nutrition Sciences

A Night Out in the Nutrition Kitchen
Monday, October 18, 2021
5:30–7:30 p.m.

This will be an intensive-style session that will outline the need-to-knows for any student who wants to sit for the RD exam, or pursue a career in the Nutrition and Dietetic field. Faculty members will showcase the programs in detail and clearly define all terms, verification requirements, degree requirements, accreditation requirements, etc., so that you feel clear on the first steps you need to take towards your dream-career. Admission staff will be on hand with information about the application process. Light refreshments will be served.

Register for A Night Out in the Nutrition Kitchen


Brennan School of Business

New Program Spotlight: MS in Health Care Management
Monday, October 25, 2021
5:00–6:00 p.m.
via Zoom

As one of the Chicago area’s leading business schools, Dominican University has partnered with industry professionals to design a health care management program that combines a strong foundation in business knowledge with specialized training in health care-specific topics. To learn more about our exciting new Master of Science in Health Care Management (MSHCM) degree program, join faculty members for a fun, informal info session! Admission staff will also be on hand with information about the application.

Register now for the MS in Healthcare Management New Program Spotlight


School of Information Studies

Virtual Information Session
October 21 & November 10, 2021
5:45–7:00 p.m CST
Via Zoom

Discover what is Distinctly Dominican about the Dominican University School of Information Studies degree programs: the ALA-accredited Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), the Master of Science in Information Management (MSIM), the Master of Arts in Youth Literature (MAYL), the Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science (PhD) and various certificate opportunities including archives and cultural heritage resources and services, informatics, data and knowledge management, digital librarianship, digital curation, youth services, web design, and the Illinois Professional Educator License with an endorsement (K-12) in the concentration area of Library Information Specialist.

This session will be held at via Zoom. A link and password will be sent to your email address prior to the session.

Select a date below to register:


School of Social Work

Virtual Information Session
October 18 and November 16, 2021
6:00–7:00 p.m. CST

Prospective students are encouraged to attend a School of Social Work information session to learn more about Dominican’s globally focused and family centered curriculum, international and domestic field placement opportunities, financing options, and program structures for our Master of Social Work degree as well as our certificate programs.

Attendees will receive an application fee waiver.

This session will be held via Zoom. A link will be sent to you via email prior to the session.

Select a date below to register:


Master of Science in Software Development Program

Go First: Become a Citizen Developer of Low-Code, No-Code Technology Solutions
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:00–7:00 p.m. CDT

Prospective Software Development students are invited to learn more about coding, becoming a citizen developer, and Dominican University's Software Development program. Students will hear from program director Steve Plane and an alumni guest on the pros and cons of these tools and will receive a demonstration of how to create a Low-Code, No-Code application.

Register now for Go First: Become a Citizen Developer of Low-Code, No-Code Technology Solutions


Master of Arts in Trauma-Informed Leadership

Virtual Info Session
November 3, 2021 6:00–7:00 p.m. CDT
Via Zoom

Prospective students are invited to attend a virtual information session for Dominican's new Master of Arts in Trauma Informed Leadership. Our interdisciplinary program in this emerging discipline prepares you to take on leadership roles in incorporating a trauma-informed mindset throughout your organization. During the event you'll hear from faculty and staff and learn more about classes, curriculum, and the admission process.

Register for the Master of Arts in Trauma-Informed Leadership Information Session


Graduate Online Admission Appointments

Meet with your graduate admission counselor one-on-one over the phone or Zoom to get the answers to your questions. Schedule now.


Graduate Information Sessions

Our master's degree programs will give you the cutting-edge skills and knowledge you need to meet your personal and professional goals. Attend a Graduate Information Session to learn about specific program curriculum, job opportunities and more. Learn more.


Expedited Online Information Sessions

Watch our expedited online information sessions to learn why now is the best time to pursue one of our graduate degrees or certificates:

Please visit our Graduate Students Checklist page for information on upcoming orientation sessions.