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Visit and explore Earlham College

Get to the heart of Earlham College—by seeing “The Heart” for yourself. There is no better way to experience Earlham’s unique campus than to tour campus and meet the people who make up this dynamic community.

Whether you’re a high school student thinking about college or a current college student who is interested in transferring, we invite you to see firsthand what sets Earlham apart.

Please read our on-campus visit FAQs for more information about in-person and virtual options.

Upcoming events

Earlham Experience Fridays

Experience Earlham for yourself and get all of your questions answered during one of our Experience Earlham Friday events this spring. Explore campus during a student-led tour, join in on…

Earlham Experience Fridays

Experience Earlham for yourself and get all of your questions answered during one of our Experience Earlham Friday events this spring. Explore campus during a student-led tour, join in on…

Earlham Experience Fridays

Experience Earlham for yourself and get all of your questions answered during one of our Experience Earlham Friday events this spring. Explore campus during a student-led tour, join in on…

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On-campus visits

We’re committed to providing a safe environment for our faculty, staff, students and guests.

Our Admissions staff and campus guides are looking forward to an opportunity to welcome you to the Earlham community and show you around our beautiful campus. From hiking trails to concert halls, art galleries to exercise facilities–we love it here, and think you will too.

Please read our on-campus visit FAQs regarding our visit guidelines during the pandemic.

Comfort Suites
421 Commerce Road, Richmond, IN 47374
765-259-0077

 

Holiday Inn Richmond
6000 National Road East, Richmond, IN 47374
765-488-1975

 

Home2Suites by Hilton Richmond
5950 National Road East, Richmond, IN 47374
765-227-2750

 

Hampton Inn & Suites Richmond
455 Commerce Road, Richmond, IN 47374
765-966-5200

Downtown Deli
718 E Main St, Richmond, IN 47374
765-488-2049

Whether you’re looking for hot coffee, hot soup or hot sandwiches, Downtown Deli has it covered.

 

Roscoe’s Coffee Bar & Tap Room
416 N 10th St, Richmond, IN 47374
765-962-3019

Head to Richmond’s Historic Depot District for coffee and a meal at this Earlham favorite.

 

Suzie’s Pizza
820 E Main St, Richmond, IN 47374
765-373-8271

Pizza by the slice, anyone? Head downtown to try one of Richmond’s newest local eateries.

 

Gulzar’s Indian Cuisine
4712 National Rd East, Richmond, IN 47374
765-939-7401

Another Earlham fav—stop in for the lunch buffet if you just can’t decide what to try.

 

El Bronco
2201 National Road West, Richmond, IN 47374
765-939-7683

Grab your favorite Mexican dish at this restaurant just down the road from the Earlham campus.

 

Firehouse BBQ and Blues
400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374
765-598-5440

Enjoy another gem of the Historic Depot District inside a historic firehouse.

 

The Cedar Coffee
550 S Washington St, New Paris, OH 45347

937-683-1021

Just over the state line in New Paris, Ohio, you’ll find this cozy coffee shop that offers craft coffee, handmade chocolates and gourmet pastries.

Retro Rush Arcade
100 N 9th St, Richmond, IN 47374
765-373-3771

Forget the quarters—from pinball to Pac-Man, you can play all the retro games you want for just $8/day!

 

Retro Jake’s
417 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374
765-541-8377

Snag a retro video game or browse fun collectibles.

 

Block Head Records
413 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374
765-488-0137

Find your next favorite vinyl.

 

Cope Environmental Center
1730 Airport Rd, Centerville, IN 47330
765-855-3188

Take a short drive down U.S. 40 to explore 130 acres of woods, fields and trails at this outdoor classroom.

 

Joseph Moore Museum of Natural History
800 National Road West, Richmond, IN 47374
765-983-1303

Located on the Earlham campus, you’ll find everything from live reptiles to an Egyptian mummy and more in the Joseph Moore Museum.

 

The Village Forager
624 E Main St, Centerville, IN 47330
765-855-4166

Grab a coffee or tea and browse a unique selection of gifts, including some by local craftspeople.

 

Today’s Harvest
5859 St Rte 320, New Paris, OH 45347
937-437-0166

Located in nearby New Paris, Ohio, this farm shop offers year-round goodies in addition to its annual fall festival and corn maze.

Three students walking on campus at Earlham College


Virtual visits

Although we love hosting visitors on our campus, we know it’s not always possible to visit in person. During your virtual visit, you’ll attend an information session and get a virtual tour of campus.

High school juniors and seniors and transfer students also have the option to virtually interview with an admissions counselor during their visit. We also offer special virtual programming on a variety of topics ranging from academic majors to student life. Click the button below to view the full schedule of upcoming virtual events.

Female on a Zoom call with the Office of Admissions at Earlham College.

Tour Earlham from the comfort of your home

We understand that visiting campus isn’t always accessible whether it is because of distance, health concerns or just a hectic schedule. Check out our campus online through YouVisit!

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Schedule your visit today

The best way to know whether Earlham is right for you is to see it—and experience it—for yourself. Come explore our beautiful campus and get a feel for our remarkable community.

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We continue to monitor the effects of an industrial fire 1.1 miles from campus.
EARLHAM ALERT:
We continue to monitor the effects of an industrial fire 1.1 miles from campus.