Preview Days

Gonzaga Preview Days provide prospective students the opportunity to spend an entire day on campus while interacting with current Zags, GU faculty, and Admissions staff.

Scheduled events start at 9:30 am in the Hemmingson Center Grand Ballroom and end at 2:00 pm, after which time visiting students may sign up for admission interviews and/or visit a variety of open offices around campus.

Choose a Preview Day to Attend

Preview Day | FALL 2016

  • Friday, October 21st

Preview Days | SPRING 2017

  • Friday, February 24th
  • Friday, March 31st
  • Monday, April 3rd
  • Thursday, April 13th
  • Friday, April 21st - FULL
    • If you are already planning to be in Spokane on April 21st, please feel free to check in at the Hemmingson Grand Ballroom after 9:30am to see if there are spots available and pick up a list of the Open Houses from 2-4pm.
    • Please also see our self-guided tour at

View the Campus Visit Calendar

Schedule your Visit

To register for a Preview Day:

  • Fill out the Schedule a Visit form and be sure to select "Preview Day" as your "Visit Type"
  • Select the date of the Preview Day you would like to sign up for
  • Include the number of people in your party

(NOTE: The Visit Office staff requests a notice of at least two weeks for Preview Day registration, especially for Preview Days in March and April.)

Preview Day sessions and activities include:

Breakfast and Opening Remarks - A continental breakfast is served. Keynote speakers may include Dr. Thayne McCulloh, Gonzaga President; Julie McCulloh, Dean of Admission; Erin Hays, Director of Undergraduate Admission.

Interactive Student Panel (Prospective students) - Students meet and interview Gonzaga Student Ambassadors. This is a Q & A period where prospective students learn about the unique opportunities offered at Gonzaga by speaking with current GU students.

Financial Aid Information Session (Parents and family members) - Parents and/or family members will have the opportunity to sit in on an information session with a representative from the Financial Aid Office, as well as with the Dean of Admission.

Campus Tour - Gonzaga Ambassadors and Admission Counselors will take students and their families on a walking tour of campus.

Lunch - A catered lunch will be served following the campus tour. Gonzaga Student Ambassadors and Admission Counselors are seated at each table to answer questions and talk about life at GU.

Academic Information Session - Preview Day visitors have the opportunity to attend an information session in their area of academic interest. Options usually include Arts & Sciences, Business, Education & Sports Management, Engineering & Applied Science, Human Physiology, Science Research & Pre-Med, and Nursing. If students are undecided, they may choose to attend any session.

Optional Admission Interview - At the end of the day, students and their families are welcome to meet with an Admission Counselor for an admission interview. Any remaining questions may be answered at this time.

Please note: due to the large number of visiting students and families on Preview Days, we are unable to accommodate groups on these days. Please contact the Admission Visit Office with group visit inquiries at 800.322.2584 ext 6531. Thank you!