Discover NDSU

 

Please note
North Dakota State University will not offer campus visits through May 18th. We invite you to connect with us virtually. Please contact us at ndsu.visit@ndsu.edu or 701.231.8643 with questions.

 

What is Discover NDSU?

Discover NDSU is our largest event of the year for high school juniors and seniors. You will tour our facilities, meet students and professors, learn about academic life, student involvement, financial aid and other opportunities available to NDSU students.

Session Schedules

 

Admitted Student Day

February 28, 2020

Time Event
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Check-in and Resource Fair
9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Welcome, Next Steps & Student Panel
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Academic Sessions/Campus Tour
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m Optional Residence Life Specialty Tour
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Optional Individual Admission and Financial Aid Appointments

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions prior to your visit, please call our Office of Admission at 701-231-8643 or email ndsu.visit@ndsu.edu 

What happens if there is severe weather on the day of my visit?

If classes are canceled and the University is closed, the program will be canceled as well. You will receive a cancellation notification as soon as possible.

What should I wear?

Dress casually for your visit to campus. Comfortable shoes for the tour are recommended, and a jacket or umbrella are helpful in case of rain as much of the tour is outside. Check out today’s weather.

What will I see on the tour?

A student-led walking tour of campus includes our state-of-the-art classroom facilities, a residence hall, a dining center, wellness center, library, and more.

May I bring a guest?

Absolutely! Parents, guardians, or guest are always welcome on campus. When you register for your visit, please indicate how many guests will accompany you to campus.

I am visiting with a friend and we want to go on tour together, do we need to register separately?

Yes, each student who is visiting should make their own reservation. We will do our best to put you on the same tour.

What if the number in my party has changed since I signed up for my tour?

If you know in advance that you are bringing more or fewer people that you initially indicated, please call our Office of Admission at 701-231-8643 or email ndsu.visit@ndsu.edu

What is a meeting with an admission counselor?

Optional 15-minute meetings with an admission counselor are offered during the afternoon on Admitted Student Day, February 28. During these meetings, admission counselors will meet with you one-on-one to answer your specific questions about next steps in the admission process or anything related to NDSU. If you are interested in meeting with an admission counselor, please indicate it when you register and your meeting time will be confirmed when you check-in that morning.

Driving Directions

We’re excited you’re planning to visit NDSU. Here are directions to the Fargodome parking lot, where you will begin your visit.

From the East I-94

  • Follow Interstate 94 westbound to the Interstate 29 interchange.
  • Exit northbound on Interstate 29 (Exit 349).
  • Follow Interstate 29 to the 19th Avenue exit (Exit 67).
  • Turn right. Follow 19th Avenue east past the airport, NDSU's 18th Street entrance and FargoDome to University Drive.
  • Turn right onto University Drive.
  • Proceed one half block and turn right into Fargodome Lot C.
  • Admission staff will be there to greet you and direct you to the shuttles.

From the East Highway 10

  • Follow Highway 10 into Moorhead as it becomes Center Avenue.
  • Follow Center Avenue across the Red River into Fargo.
  • At 2nd Street in Fargo, turn right, heading north
  • At 1st Avenue, turn left.
  • Follow 1st Avenue to 10th Street North (a one-way street).
  • Turn right onto 10th Street and proceed to 19th Ave. North to the stoplight.
  • Turn left onto 19th Ave. North to the stoplight.
  • Turn left at the stoplight onto University Drive.
  • Proceed one half block and turn right into Fargodome Lot C.
  • Admission staff will be there to greet you and direct you to the shuttles.

From the West

  • Follow Highway 10 into Moorhead as it becomes Center Avenue.
  • Follow Center Avenue across the Red River into Fargo.
  • At 2nd Street in Fargo, turn right, heading north
  • At 1st Avenue, turn left.
  • Follow 1st Avenue to 10th Street North (a one-way street).
  • Turn right onto 10th Street and proceed to 19th Ave. North to the stoplight.
  • Turn left onto 19th Ave. North to the stoplight.
  • Turn left at the stoplight onto University Drive.
  • Proceed one half block and turn right into Fargodome Lot C.
  • Admission staff will be there to greet you and direct you to the shuttles.