Campus Visit Program
We encourage you to experience Chicago Booth in person at the Charles M. Harper Center. The campus visit program is offered year-round and offers you the opportunity to see inside Booth and create your own impression.
When class is in session, you will be able to take part in the full schedule, which includes a class visit, information session, building tour, and lunch with current students. Please note that as a visitor, you are not required to participate in all campus visit activities and that campus visits have no bearing on an applicant’s admission decision.
If you are interested in connecting with current students with specific interests or backgrounds you are welcome to reach out to any one of our student groups prior to your visit. Also, international guests who are interested in learning more about the international community at Booth are encouraged to connect with our Country Captains (student ambassadors) prior to visiting.
A Day at Chicago Booth
Observe our world-class faculty and experience The Chicago Approach to management education firsthand. The curriculum at Booth is discipline-based, which means that all classes will use the conceptual tools of economics, statistics, behavioral sciences, and other fundamental business disciplines to help you solve problems in the workplace.
We encourage you to view the list of available classes prior to your visit. Due to the popularity of class visits and limited availability of seats, we cannot ensure that all visitors will be able to sit in on the class of their first choice. However, we will do our best to place registered guests in one of their preferred classes. You will be escorted to the classroom and late arrivals are not permitted.
Learn About Chicago Booth
Attend an information session hosted by an Admissions director. Learn how Booth’s unique culture fosters idea generation and encourages students to carve their own path in business school and beyond. When classes are in session, current students will also be available to answer questions during this time.
Tour the Harper Center
Join us for a tour of the Harper Center led by a Booth student or staff member. Influenced by the traditional gothic architecture of the Rockefeller Memorial Chapel and the more modern design of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House, just north of our building, the Harper Center is a structure built upon the great ideas of the past with an eye towards the future. From research centers to group study spaces, pool halls to the cafeteria and locker rooms, the building encompasses the entire student experience. During the tour, visitors will also be able to enjoy the third largest collection of modern art in the city of Chicago.
Gain insights into life at Booth directly from our students. Share conversations about business school and Booth culture over a complimentary lunch.
Campus Visit Schedules and Activities
Campus Visit Schedules and Activities
Fall campus visits will be available starting January 13 through March 13, 2015, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Morning Class* (8:30–10 a.m.)
Information Session (10:30–11:30 a.m.)
Building Tour (11:40 a.m.–12:20 p.m.)
Lunch with Students (12:30–1:15 p.m.)
Afternoon Class* (1:30–3 p.m.)
* Due to the popularity of our classes and limited availability of seats, classes are signed up for on a first-come, first-serve basis once you arrive on campus. The end times on the schedule reflect the typical class break; early departures are not permitted. Morning class visitors should arrive no later than 8:15 a.m. and leave at the break in order to attend the information session.
The abbreviated campus visits will be available from March 16, 2015 through April 3, 2015 (excluding Holidays) on Mondays and Fridays. The full campus visit schedule will resume April 6, 2015.
- Information Session (10:30–11 a.m.)
- Building Tour (11–11:30 a.m.)
Schedule a Visit
We are thrilled to offer special visit days that will highlight various communities at Booth. The schedule will reflect the full campus visit program, but with added enhancements that explore these communities through a unique lens. Click on the registration link to learn more about each event.
The Campus Visit Program will not be in session on certain dates due to holidays and campus programming. Please view the Campus Visit Program calendar for availability.
Please note, the Full-Time Admissions Office will be closed on the following dates:
- December 19 (early closure at 2 p.m.)
- December 25 and 26
- January 1 and 2