In an effort to ensure everyone’s safety in relation to COVID-19 please review the guidelines below.
Pre-registration and confirmation of the number of persons in your visiting party is required 24 hours in advance. Register for an on-campus visit here at www.earlham.edu/visit. In order to offer the safest experience, walk-in visitors cannot be accommodated at this time.
- When should I arrive for my tour and/or interview?
Please arrive on campus as close to your scheduled tour time as possible. Free parking is available at one of the Admission Visitor Parking spots on the main drive or in the adjacent parking lots. Campus map link: Earlham College Campus Map. After parking, come to the Admission Office in Tyler Hall. Once there, you can enter the vestibule of Tyler Hall to visit the sanitizing station.
- How many students/families will be on tours?
Campus tours are offered at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Monday – Friday. Up to four students are able to sign up for an information session and tour for each time slot.
- How many guests will I be able to bring with me?
To prevent possible exposure, we recommend limiting the number of people joining you for your visit. In an effort to adhere to social distancing guidelines, we are limiting in person visitors to parties of 4 or less people at a time (including prospective student).
- Are face coverings required?
Face coverings are required of our employees and our guests. Please provide your own face coverings if possible; however, we will have masks on-hand to be worn by all visitors.
- How will you facilitate social distancing during a tour?
Campus tours will consist of exterior tours with a few building lobbies available to be entered, based on the student traffic at the time. Campus tours will not enter a residence hall building/space. Per social distancing guidelines, we discourage personal contact and handshakes. Please practice 6-feet social distancing from your tour guide when on tour.
- Can I meet with an admissions counselor, coach, professor, or another Earlham community member?
In an ongoing effort to adhere to social distancing, we do offer the opportunity to have an interview with an admissions counselor, coach, professor, or another Earlham community member by virtual appointment only.
- Will there be refreshments available?
We will offer bottled water to keep you hydrated during your visit. Unfortunately, no other refreshments can be provided at this time.
- Will there be dining options on-campus? In the surrounding community?
We are unable to provide on-campus dining options at this time. However, there are a number of restaurants in Richmond that offer both in-person dining as well as take-out. A list of options is available in the Admissions office or at https://visitrichmond.org/visitors/places-to-eat
- What if I am not feeling well or woke up with symptoms of COVID-19?
If you have been exposed to COVID-19 or are exhibiting any symptoms, please refrain from traveling. Re-schedule your visit at a later date.