Skip to main content
Explore the ways you can experience Dominican, on campus and virtually

DU Family Night

Head over to campus for this informative experience, where you’ll have an opportunity to connect with our dedicated admission counselors, who will be available to answer any questions you have. You’ll also tour campus and hear from a panel of current Dominican University students, who will be eager to walk you through everything you need to know.

Upcoming sessions are available on:

  • May 8

Learn more and register


Among the Stars

Discover all that Dominican has to offer in the most genuine way possible — by connecting with current students and experiencing what it’s like to be a Star. In this on-campus information session for prospective first-year students, you'll get a first-hand look at what makes Dominican not just a community but a family.

Upcoming sessions are available on:

  • March 22

Learn more and register


Discover Dominican Open House

April 20, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Join us on campus this spring for our open house, Discover Dominican. Learn about your major from our outstanding faculty, and find out why you’ll want to call Dominican home.
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.

Learn more and register

Nutrition Programs Virtual Information Session

February 26, 6-7:30 pm

Join us to learn more about Dominican's nutrition programs and discover how you'll gain real-world skills that will prepare you to thrive in a fulfilling career. You'll meet our program directors, gain answers to all your questions, learn more about the university's mission and vision and explore our high-impact, values-based curriculum. We'll also guide you through the application process and provide information on tuition and scholarship opportunities.

Learn more and register


Discover Dominican Open House

April 20, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Join us on campus this spring for our open house, Discover Dominican. Learn about your major from our outstanding faculty, and find out why you’ll want to call Dominican home.
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.

Learn more and register

Bachelor of Professional Studies Virtual Information Sessions

Please join us to learn more about Dominican's Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) programs during a virtual BPS Information Session. Maximize your opportunities and finish your bachelor's degree in an online program designed for working adults. View the eight BPS majors on our website.

Upcoming sessions are available on:

  • February 21
  • March 11
  • March 20
  • April 8
  • April 24

Learn more and register


Nutrition Programs Virtual Information Session

February 26, 6-7:30 p.m.

Join us to learn more about Dominican's nutrition programs and discover how you'll gain real-world skills that will prepare you to thrive in a fulfilling career. You'll meet our program directors, gain answers to all your questions, learn more about the university's mission and vision and explore our high-impact, values-based curriculum. We'll also guide you through the application process and provide information on tuition and scholarship opportunities.

Learn more and register

Graduate Open House

April 1-8, 2024

There’s never been a better time to advance your career with a graduate degree at Dominican. Join us April 1-8 for a week of open house events and information sessions designed to help you find the best path forward. Choose a session that is most convenient for you—online or on campus.

Learn more and register


Graduate Information Sessions

Brennan School of Business Virtual Information Session with Student Panel
Nutrition Programs Virtual Information Session
School of Education Alternative Licensure Virtual Information Sessions
School of Information Studies Virtual Information Sessions
School of Social Work Virtual Information Sessions

Application Workshops

Sign up for a 30-minute time slot during which a graduate recruiter will answer questions on the application process and materials. You’ll have the opportunity to email application materials (resume and personal statement) ahead of time for our recruiter to review. Sessions will be held via Zoom. A link will be sent to your email address prior to the session.

School of Social Work

Canvas Workshops

This workshop will demonstrate Canvas, the Dominican University Learning Management System (LMS). During the workshop, a graduate recruiter will show how Canvas is utilized by Dominican faculty and students and will answer questions about the academic program.

*Please check the admitted graduate students events section if your program is not listed here.

Undergraduate Students

Dominican Star Summer STEM Institute
August 19-21, 2024
On campus, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The Dominican Star Summer STEM Institute is an ideal gateway experience as you get ready to begin your college career. This free 3-day in-person experience will prepare you for the rigor of your education at Dominican through mentoring, community building and hands-on lab experiences. Any STEM-interested student is encouraged to apply.

Admitted undergraduate students, check your email for more information and to register.

Next Steps and Upcoming Events for Undergraduate Students

Learn more about next steps and upcoming events on our Admitted Students page.


Graduate Students

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

Canvas Workshops

This workshop will demonstrate Canvas, the Dominican University Learning Management System (LMS). During the workshop, a graduate recruiter will show how Canvas is utilized by Dominican faculty and students and will answer questions about the academic program.

School of Social Work

Connect with our admission team and learn about life at Dominican during an upcoming event at your school. 

First-Year Off-Campus Events

Transfer Off-Campus Events