Castleton welcomes you to our campus! Visits are the most valuable way to learn about Castleton and see if our community is one you will love.

Part of campus

Visit options are listed below. When you have reviewed the options and have a date in mind that will work best for you please arrange your visit by email, or by telephone at (800) 639-8521 or (802) 468-1213.

The Admissions Office is located in the Wright House on Seminary Street in the historic village of Castleton. The office is open Monday through Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm during the academic year and 8 am to 4 pm during the summer months. The office also offers visit options on selected Saturdays in September through June.

Individualized Visit

A campus visit will typically include a student-led campus tour and an admissions counselor meeting to answer questions you may have. We welcome your visit throughout the year. Our office is open Monday through Friday, with multiple tours available in the morning and afternoon. Appointments are appreciated so that we may ensure your visit is successful. Individual meetings such as with faculty, athletics, and financial aid can be scheduled by request. Let us know your preference when you arrange so that we can do our best to meet your needs. Arrangements can be made for you to sit-in on a class throughout the academic year. Please be mindful of university breaks and holidays, as classes are not in session.

Group Information Sessions
2016-2017 Academic Year

Join us on the following dates for an admissions presentation, student-led campus tour, and a question-and-answer session to learn more about Castleton. Check-in times vary; they are: Fridays at 12:45 pm, and 9:45 am for all other sessions. Info sessions are approximately two hours in length.

To sign up for an information session, please call (802) 468-1213 or email

Saturday, October 15
Friday, November 4
Friday, November 11

Open House 

To sign up for open house, please call (802) 468-1213 or email

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Saturday, November 19, 2016

Take the opportunity to tour the campus, meet with faculty, the Admissions Office, Financial Aid, faculty, Residence Life, and current students. Check-in begins at 9 am, and a wealth of programming takes place through the morning hours. Tours are ongoing throughout the day, from 11 am through 2 pm. Additionally, application fees are waived for Open House attendees.

Fall Decision Days

Visit Castleton and receive your admission decision in person! Decision Days are typically morning programs taking place on campus from 9 am - 11:30 am on available dates; November 18th will be an afternoon program taking place from 1 pm - 3:30 pm.

To sign up for a decision day, please call (802) 468-1213 or email

Friday, November 11
Friday, November 18*
Friday, December 2

* November 18 attendees have the option to be hosted overnight by a Castleton student and attend Open House the following day. Space is limited. Please email to request this option.   

Accepted Student Days

Accepted Student Day provides you an opportunity to spend a "day in the life" at Castleton with one of our students. Accepted students who wish to participate are encouraged to select from seven available dates each spring. Space is limited, advance registration is appreciated. Our students look forward to hosting you! Registration for Spring 2017 dates will open in February 2017.