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Visit and explore Earlham College

Discover the heart of Earlham College by experiencing ‘The Heart’ firsthand. Tour our vibrant campus and meet the diverse community members who define our dynamic atmosphere. Whether you’re a high school student considering college or a transfer student, come see what makes Earlham unique.

Upcoming events

Summer Experience @ Earlham (SEE)

This event is open to all prospective students and families. Get a sneak peek of your schedule and register at the link below. Register for SEE Day.

Open House

This event is open to all prospective students and families. The schedule and registration for this event will be available around August 10.

Open House

This event is open to all prospective students and families. The schedule and registration for this event will be available around Sept 2.

View all upcoming visit events

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On-campus visits

We prioritize the safety of our faculty, staff, students, and guests. Our Admissions team and campus guides eagerly anticipate welcoming you to the Earlham community and showcasing our stunning campus. From scenic hiking trails to state-of-the-art concert halls and art galleries, along with modern exercise facilities, we cherish our environment and are excited to share it with you.

Nearby places to stay

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

Great food in and near Richmond, IN

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.

Entertainment and shopping

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.

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Virtual visits

While we enjoy welcoming visitors to our campus, we understand that not everyone can visit in person. During your virtual visit, you’ll participate in an information session and take a virtual tour of our campus.

High school juniors, seniors, and transfer students can also opt for a virtual interview with an admissions counselor during their visit. Additionally, we provide specialized virtual programming covering a range of topics, from academic majors to student life. Click below to explore the full schedule of upcoming virtual events.

Our location

801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
47374-4095

More resources

New Student Orientation photos

2023 NSO Welcome Carnival

Welcome Home Carnival

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2023 NSO Move-in

Move-in

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2023 NSO Hugs & See you soon

Hugs & see you soon

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2023 Lavender Graduation

Class of 2027

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2023 NSO International Student

International student welcome reception

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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.

Next steps

EARLHAM ALERT:
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.