Visit Villanova University!

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The best way to learn about Villanova is to experience our campus in person. The Office of University Admission welcomes prospective students and their families to experience and learn about the distinct benefits of a Villanova education.

Registration is strongly encouraged so that we may communicate with you regarding the details of your visit, or any changes to our schedule.  The Office of University Admission is located on the ground level of Austin Hall.

To schedule your visit, please click here.

Villanova is pleased to welcome guests with disabilities or others who need special assistance.  Please be sure to request accommodations in advance by contacting the Office of University Admission at 610-519-4000 or


Visiting Villanova


Nova Nation Presentation

Join us for a forty-five minute group information session designed to showcase Villanova University and our five promises to students - academic excellence, personal attention, strong community, service to others, and lifelong success - along with details on the undergraduate admission process.  These sessions are conducted by an Office of University Admission staff member and include a question and answer period.


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Campus Tours

Join us on a one-hour student-led tour that gives visitors a chance to experience the Villanova community first-hand!  You will have a chance to see our campus, visit academic buildings, and have all of your questions answered from a student perspective.  Please note, while we will make every attempt to show you a residence hall room during your tour, that stop is based upon our students' availability.  Residence hall rooms are NOT shown during summer tours due to the large number of minors on campus for summer camps.


Special Group Visits

Villanova University welcomes larger groups for a thirty minute information session followed by a one hour student-guided walking tour.  In order to participate in a special group visit, students must be from a high school or organization that caters to this population age group and is limited to no more than 50 students.

Group visit information and registration


Undergraduate Open House - September 13, 2015

Experience and learn about the distinct benefits of a Villanova education at our Undergraduate Open House.  You will have the opportunity to learn more about our community, academic programs, and campus activities as you explore our beautiful campus and tour our research facilities.  You will hear from our students, faculty, administrators and staff who will share with you what makes an education at Villanova an exceptional and life-changing experience.

Open House information and registration


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Mobile Walking Tour

Explore campus at your own pace with our self-guided walking tour of all the University's hot spots using your smartphone or tablet.  Visit to get started!


Other Visit Resources

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Villanova Virtual Visit

Prefer to explore Villanova from the comfort of home?  Hear from our students in more than 500 video commentaries.  Explore campus through an interactive photorealistic map featuring every building and facility.  Watch videos about our community, academics, athletics and commitment to service.  Discover what it's really like to be a Villanovan at

Villanova Visits You!

Throughout the year, Villanova admission representatives will be visiting high schools and attending college fairs across the country and around the world.  Be sure to check and see when we will be in your area.


We Have Something For You!

Whether you’ve just discovered Villanova University or you’ve always wanted to be a part of the Nova Nation, the Villanova Virtual Visit has something for you.

Getting Here

Villanova is 12 miles west of Philadelphia, the fifth largest city in the United States and the second largest city on the East Coast. Check out all there is to do around Villanova.

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Photorealistic Map

Explore our 260-acre campus through an interactive, photorealistic map.

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