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Open Houses & Events

The Office of Admission hosts several campus events each academic year. These are a great way for prospective students and their families to gain an overview of Linfield College and our distinct programs.

Competitive Scholarship Day, February 15, 2015

Competitive Scholarship Day is an invitation only event offered to high school seniors. Students will compete for scholarships that range from $12,000 to $20,000 (awarded over four years). For consideration, students must complete their application for admission to Linfield, and complete the Competitive Scholarship section on the Linfield Member Questions of the Common Application by December 1.

Residence Hall Tours, Each Friday, March 6-May 1, 2015

If you are like most incoming students, you want to see where you are living next year. Our spring Residence Hall Tours are your chance. See seven residence halls that freshman students typically inhabit. This tour is led by one of our current students, who will be able to answer your questions and share his or her experiences living on campus. Residence Hall Tours will depart each Friday from March 6 to May 1 at 1:00 p.m. from the Office of Admission. Tours will last one hour.

Spring Visit Days for Admitted Students, April 6 and 17, 2015

Admitted students and their families are encouraged to come to Linfield’s campus for a final glimpse into the life of a Linfield student at Spring Visit Days. Student participants will attend a class and are invited to stay overnight in a residence hall. Students and families will learn about our academic and student life programs and resources.

Spring Open House, May 1, 2015

High school juniors, transfer students and their families are welcomed for an informal day of information sessions on college planning, the admission and scholarship process, academic programs, student life and housing, study abroad opportunities and athletics at Linfield during our Spring Open House.

Oregon Private College Week, August 3-7, 2015

Discover which Oregon private college is right for you. Register for Oregon Private College Week to take campus tours and participate in admission information sessions. For more information, and to register, go to

Fall Open House, November 2015

Fall Open House offers high school seniors, transfer students and their families an opportunity to learn about Linfield’s liberal arts curriculum, off-campus and international study programs, student life and athletic programs. The Linfield admission and financial aid process is also covered thoroughly.

Discovery Day, January 2016

In January, Discovery Day provides an excellent opportunity to explore Linfield's offerings and discuss topics such as our curriculum and hands-on learning opportunities including internships, research projects and international programs. Guests attending Discovery Day will experience Linfield’s campus during January Term, our optional, four week academic session.