Are you ready for the best visit ever?

One of the most important parts of a college search is visiting the campus. What better way to picture yourself as a part of the campus community? At Springfield College, we promise that you'll have the best visit ever! Take a tour of our beautiful lakeside campus, hear from our student ambassadors who will give you the inside scoop on what it's like to be a current student, and attend an information session presented by one of our friendly admissions counselors. We can't wait to host you for the best visit ever! We're confident that you'll fall in love with our campus and community. 

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Springfield College clock on the campus green
Campus Tours

Come experience our campus and see the beauty of Springfield College.

Information Sessions at Springfield College
Information Sessions

Get the inside scoop on the admissions process and criteria, financial aid, and what it’s truly like to be a student at Springfield College.

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Day Visits

Check out campus, shadow current students, and have lunch in Cheney Hall to get the full Springfield College experience.

See our beautiful campus!

Expedia.com has confirmed a truth that Springfield College students and alumni have been touting for years—our campus is beautiful!

We were named to Expedia's list of "Most Beautiful College Campuses" and highlighted for our dedication to giving back. 

Don't just take our word for it! Schedule a time to visit campus today!

View of Lake Massasoit in the fall

Interviews

We love to meet with students who are interested in Springfield College. Interviews are not required of applicants, but they are encouraged.

 Make an appointment for your interview today by contacting the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (800) 343-1257 or admissions@springfieldcollege.edu.

Overnight Accepted Student Visit Dates - Spring 2020

Accepted high school seniors are invited to experience student life at Springfield College during an overnight visit to campus.

We will be hosting overnight visits on the following dates in Spring 2020:

February 24, 25, 26, 27

March 23, 24, 25

April 8, 9

You can register for an overnight visit here.

Accommodations for the overnight visit will be secured once we have confirmed you are an accepted student and once you have been contacted by Deleney Magoffin, coordinator of campus visits, regarding all details for your stay.

How to prepare

Bring a sleeping bag, toiletries, pillow, change of clothing, and something to sleep in. Students must arrive in the Stitzer Welcome Center at Judd Gymnasia (Admissions) by 4:15 p.m. on the day of the overnight.

If you have scheduled an overnight stay and find out that you cannot make it to campus, please call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (413) 748-3136 to cancel.

Evening Accepted Student Events

Interested in experiencing student life and some evening programming without staying overnight? We will soon share opportunities soon when students can visit campus, hang out with some current students, and go to an evening program hosted by our Campus Activities Board. 

Questions? Please contact Deleney Magoffin at (413) 748-3523 or via email at dmagoffin@springfield.edu.

Group Tours

Is your group interested in a tour of Springfield College?

We’re able to accommodate groups up to 75 individuals for tours. We ask that you provide at least one week of notice and we’ll try our best to accommodate all date requests.

When you call to schedule your group tour, please be sure to have a few different dates and times selected that work for your group and the number of guests including chaperones (chaperones are required to accompany the tour).

To set up a group tour, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (800) 343-1257 or admissions@springfieldcollege.edu.

The clock on campus.
Take a Tour

See what our campus looks like from the comfort of your own home by scrolling through these images.

Outside view of the Learning Commons.
Harold C. Smith Learning Commons

The academic hub of our campus, the newly renovated Harold C. Smith Learning Commons is a vital environment for informal, collaborative, and creative work and social interaction. Many of our academic resources are housed here, as well as a cafe serving Starbucks coffee and snacks.

Two students use the white board in the academic success center.
Academic Success Center

We want you to find success at Springfield College, which is why we provide students with a wide range of resources to help them excel academically. Our Academic Success Center offers services including support in writing, mathematics, science, time management, and assistance with documented disabilities.

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Wellness Center

Our Wellness Center is a key element in nourishing your spirit, mind, and body. The 47,840-square-foot complex offers fitness classes, cardio and weight training spaces, a pool, multipurpose rooms, and a climbing wall.

Aerial view of Blake Track.
Tracks and Fields

Our sporting facilities are excellent for both the players and the fans. Will you be watching a volleyball game in Blake Arena? Hitting Stagg Field as a lacrosse player? Volunteering with the Miracle League on Archie Allen field? Going for a run on Blake Track? You’ll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy these great facilities.

Football team playing on Stagg Field.
Go Pride!

When you join our school, you become a part of the Pride. So whether you’re a student-athlete or a fan, you’ll enjoy our exciting NCAA Division III athletics programs, like our football team playing on Stagg Field.

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Spaces to Learn

From art studios to medical sim labs, we provide students with the quality resources they need to make of the most of their education.

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Spaces to Study

Whether it's in our Campus Union or the newly renovated Learning Commons, we provide plenty of areas for you to focus on your studies. Having a group study session? Reserve one of our group study rooms. Need some peace and quiet? Try the Karpovich Reading Room.

Students gather in Flynn Campus Union to eat, study, and socialize.
Flynn Campus Union

Day or night, Flynn Campus Union is a hub of activity. In addition to being the home base for the Office of Student Activities, students visit for the Union Station Cafe, Campus Bookstore, and P.O.D. Market.

Students sit at a table and eat in Cheney Cafeteria.
Food for Thought

In addition to the Union Station Cafe, Dunkin’, Subway, and Learning Center Cafe serving Starbucks Coffee, you’ll enjoy many delicious meals at our main dining center, Cheney Hall. There’s a meal and meal plan for everyone.

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(So Many) Things to Do

You’ll soon find out that there’s always something happening on campus— and we want you to be a part of it! Student Activities puts on a number of awesome events, including concerts,  trivia, comedians, and off-campus trips.

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Join the Club

Do you have a favorite sport? A hobby? A passion you want to pursue? With more than 40 clubs and organizations and club sports on campus, students are given opportunities to become involved with groups that align with their academic, social, athletic, and cultural interests.

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Inclusive Environment

In addition to clubs and organizations that help foster our students culturally and spiritually, we pride ourselves on having a campus that promotes inclusivity and actively engages in activities to bring that message to our community.

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Home Sweet Residence Hall

Living on campus keeps you close to all the exciting things going on at Springfield College. We have 10 residence halls on campus, including three halls dedicated to first-year students. Where will you call home?

A view with chairs and tables overlooking Lake Massasoit.
Lakeside Living

There’s nothing like waking up to a beautiful campus right on the shore of Lake Massasoit. Undergraduates live on campus for their first three years. Learn more about housing costs and what you should bring come move-in day.

Students in kayaks out at East Campus.
East Campus

Just down the road is East Campus, a part of Springfield College accessible to all students that includes 82 acres of forest ecosystem, a mile of lake shoreline, canoes, a challenge course, and a chance to reconnect with nature.

Triangle in a fence outside Judd Gymnasia.
Beauty and History

With a history that dates back to 1885, we’re proud of our ability to honor our past while embracing the modern to give our students the best possible experience. You’ll notice a conscious effort on our campus to not lose sight of our historic roots. For example, how many Gulick Triangles can you spot during a tour?

Grant Hill sits next to the James Naismith statue.
Birthplace of Basketball

Did you know that James Naismith created basketball at Springfield College when he was an instructor and graduate student in 1891? When visiting the campus, don’t forget to take a picture with James (like Grant Hill did), located on Naismith Green, and tag us in your Instagram photos: @springfieldcollege.

Incoming freshmen cheer in a crowd while wearing their beanies.
Traditions

We’re big on traditions at Springfield College: emblems, ceremonies, rituals— we’ve got them all. Your first day as a new student, you’ll receive your beanie, which, our alumni will attest, you are pretty much destined to keep for the rest of your life. And don’t forget Stepping Up Day, Sti-Yu-Ka, and so much more.

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Humanics

Perhaps the best tradition of them all is our College’s guiding mission: Humanics. The Humanics philosophy calls for the education of the whole person— in spirit, mind, and body— for leadership in service to others. Everything we do, from academics to athletics, is infused with this belief.

Looking out over the Springfield College Museum in Judd Gymnasia.
Springfield College Museum

Want to learn more about our history and traditions? Located on campus, our Springfield College Museum holds the stories of our long and fascinating history, dating back to our founding in 1885. You can also view our digital exhibits online.

Springfield College dancers performing on stage.
Arts and Culture

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to experience art and culture on the Springfield College campus.  In addition to the on-campus William Blizard Art Gallery, our William Simpson Fine Arts Series offers performances, presentations, concerts, and literary events throughout the school year.

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Inside the Classroom

What can you expect in the classroom? We offer small class sizes, with easily accessible faculty who are invested in seeing you succeed. Additionally, we understand that technology is essential to the learning process, which is why you will find multiple computer and learning labs around campus.

Students work with patients in the stroke clinic on campus.
Outside the Classroom

Hands-on experience is a key part of our academics, and many majors find opportunities to pursue fieldwork right here on campus. For example, journalism majors might find themselves writing for the Springfield Student newspaper, athletic counseling students work with their peers to hone their skills in the field, and health science students can work side-by-side with clinicians the LIVE EVERY DAY clinic located on site.

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Study Abroad

While it’s hard to imagine after you’ve seen our beautiful campus, you may choose to leave Springfield College to spend a semester abroad. Our Study Abroad program provides students with opportunities to travel the globe while pursuing their studies. Where will you go?