Discover NDSU

What is Discover NDSU?

During your visit, you will tour facilities, meet students and professors, and learn about academic life, student involvement, scholarships, and other opportunities available to NDSU students. Plan ahead as times and availability is limited. While we will have many staff members available to assist you, we are unable to accommodate individual requests due to the size of the group.

To register, click on a time below and fill out the form. We will assign you to a track prior to arrival.

Thursday, October 21

Friday, October 22

Track 1
Morning Session
8:30 – 9:15 Check-in and Resource Fair
9:15 – 9:30 Welcome – Great Ballroom
9:30 – 10:30 Campus Tour
10:45 – 11:15 Breakout Session 1
11:15 – 11:45 Breakout Session 2
12:00 Lunch
Afternoon Session
1:00 – 1:45 Check-in and Resource Fair
1:45 – 2:00 Welcome – Great Ballroom
2:00 – 3:00 Campus Tour
3:15 – 3:45 Breakout Session 1
3:45 – 4:15 Breakout Session 2
5:00 Dinner
Track 2
Morning Session
8:30 – 9:15 Check-in and Resource Fair
9:15 – 9:30 Welcome – Century Theater
9:30 – 10:00 Breakout Session 1
10:00 – 11:00 Campus Tour
11:15 – 11:45 Breakout Session 2
12:00 Lunch
Afternoon Session
1:00 – 1:45 Check-in and Resource Fair
1:45 – 2:00 Welcome – Century Theater
2:00 – 2:30 Breakout Session 1
2:45 – 3:45 Campus Tour
3:45 – 4:15 Breakout Session 2
5:00 Dinner

Breakout Session Options

  • Why NDSU – The value of a NDSU education goes beyond the classroom. Hear from an admission counselor about the application process, scholarships, financial aid, and your next steps to becoming a student at NDSU.
  • Current Student Q&A – Get insider knowledge and ask questions to current NDSU students.
  • Major Exploration and Advising – Not sure what you want to study? No problem! Join Career & Advising staff for an interactive session exploring how your interest fit with major and career opportunities and the resources available at NDSU to help you succeed.
  • Residence Hall Showcase – Take a closer look at first-year housing options and see where you’d like to call home.
  • Academic Insights – Meet with faculty or advisors in your area of interest to learn more about one of our 100+ majors. (offered only during the breakout session 2 timeslot 11:15 or 3:45)
    • College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences 
    • School of Design – Art, Architecture, and Landscape Architecture
    • College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources 
    • College of Business
    • College of Engineering 
    • College of Health Professions 
    • College of Human Sciences & Education 
    • College of Science & Mathematics 

 

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, library, and more.

May I bring a guest?

Yes! Parents, guardians, or guests are always welcome on campus. Due to our current guidelines, each student may bring only two guests. 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. Please let us know that you are visiting together at check-in, and 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 than you initially indicated, please call our Office of Admission at 701-231-8643 or email ndsu.visit@ndsu.edu

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. Once you check-in at the Fargodome, you will be bused to the main campus for the rest of your visit.

From I-94

  • Follow Interstate 94 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.