Visit Campus

Are you ready to visit Carroll College and see one of the most striking campuses in the Rocky Mountains?

Prospective students and their parents may schedule in-person trips to Carroll. To schedule a visit to Carroll, please call 406-447-4384 or Request a Visit.

This is your moment.

It’s a moment we love to see. Young people and their families, coming for a visit and stepping onto our beautiful campus in Helena, Montana for the very first time, taking in the beauty of the surroundings and the graciousness of our people. It’s a powerful moment, and one we get to see all the time.


Visiting us at Carroll will provide the perfect opportunity for you to get a sense of the special experience we deliver. You can tour our campus, meet with an admission counselor, attend a class, meet faculty, have lunch with students, learn about financial aid, and even spend the night.

There are a number of ways for you to visit Carroll…

1. Individual Visits
You can schedule your individual visit at any time the campus is open—Monday through Friday. To schedule your individual visit just complete our online form, or contact our Campus Visit Coordinator, at or (406) 447-4384.

What can you do on an individual visit?

Campus tours leave daily 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM, led by our talented Gold Team Student Ambassadors. During the approximately one-hour tour you will explore the campus, see our residence halls, classrooms, labs, offices, chapels, library, the Hunthausen Activity Center, and, of course, enjoy our view of the Rocky Mountains!

GROUP TOURS: If your party is larger than 6 guests, we require 10 business days to plan your visit. Please contact the Campus Visit Coordinator, at or (406) 447-4384 for all groups. (Due to COVID-19 group tours have been suspended until further notice).

Have any questions about applying to Carroll? During your visit to campus you will meet with your Admission Counselor who will tell you more about Carroll, answer any of your questions, and walk you through the application process.

Attend a class (unavailable during the summer)

Ever wonder what it’s like to take a course at one of the Northwest’s best liberal arts colleges? While you’re on campus you can sit in on a class of your choice! You will get a taste of our small class sizes and see first-hand the enthusiasm our talented professors bring to the classroom. The Admission Office will help you find a class that fits your visiting schedule.

Meet with a professor (unavailable during the summer)

If you have any particular questions about one of our academic departments we encourage you to meet with a professor while you’re on campus (depending on availability). Our professors will field any questions, explain Carroll’s curriculum, and describe the many career possibilities available to a student who has earned a Carroll degree.

Eat lunch with current students (unavailable during the summer)

We understand food is an important factor when making your college decision. So, have a meal on us! During your visit our student ambassadors will take you to lunch in our dining hall. We offer a diverse, buffet-style food selection including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. While you eat feel free to ask our student ambassadors any lingering questions!
While on campus take the time to address the financial aspect of the college decision process. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with one of our Financial Aid Officers who will explain all of the scholarships, loan opportunities, and assistance packages available to incoming students.

2. Open Houses

Open Houses are held in the spring and fall. These events are a great way for you to take it all in, see how our campus comes alive, and meet other students who, like you, are thinking about making Carroll their college home.  The agenda includes an optional campus tour, and panels with current faculty, staff and students. 

3. President's Scholarship Recognition

This is your chance to be honored for your academic achievements, receive your Carroll scholarship, and visit the Carroll College campus. Occurs February each year.

4. Meet Us on Monday

Join us on campus to learn more about our beautiful campus, academic programs, student activities, and exceptional educational experiences in and out of the classroom.

5. Future Saint Fridays

Join us on campus for Future Saint Fridays to learn more about our academic programs, student activities, and exceptional educational experiences in and out of the classroom. Register for the next FSF on October 22.

6. Admitted Student Open House

Admitted Student Open Houses are for students who have been admitted to Carroll, and offer an excellent opportunity for you to finalize any remaining details on getting enrolled. It’s also a great chance to meet and make friends with fellow incoming students. 

7. Information Programs
Carroll hits the road to meet you! These group presentations are your opportunity to learn more about Carroll College - each program will feature highlights from admission and financial aid representatives, as well as a professor.

8. Coffee Chats
If you can’t get to Carroll, we’ll send a little bit of Carroll out to you. Our Coffee Chats happen when one of our admissions representatives is in your city and takes time to sit down with you over a cup of coffee and answer any questions you have about Carroll. Watch for your invitation, and we’ll tell you how to sign up.

Realize your moment

Nothing can really do justice to experiencing Carroll as a student. But by visiting our campus, you'll get to feel the energy and take in the breathtaking beauty of our setting in the Rocky Mountains. And you'll maybe even create a few memorable moments of your own.

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