Visit Austin College

Fountain BenchesThe best way to discover Austin College is to visit our campus for yourself. During a campus visit, you may meet students and faculty, tour the campus, and eat in the dining hall. Attend an available class and ask questions of the admission professionals who are on hand to help you learn more about campus.


There are different types of visits to suit your needs:


Individual Campus Visit     High School Group Visit     Preview Events


students outsideOnce you arrive on the Austin College campus, you may find the Offices of Admission and Financial Aid at:


900 North Grand Avenue
Wortham Center (in Zauk Circle), 1st floor
Sherman, Texas 75090


800.KANGAROO (800.526.4276) or 903.813.3000

Campus MapAlso see Campus Information for driving directions to Sherman and a campus map for a layout of campus, including the location of the Wortham Center and available parking adjacent to our building.

If you have already had the opportunity to visit campus and have not taken the time to give us your comments, please complete our campus visit evaluation.

Office of Admission is closed on the following dates:

We are closed on Saturdays and Sundays from Commencement in May until after Labor Day in September. This list may not be inclusive, as there may be a few additional days which the Office of Admission is closed. Please call us to inquire at 800.KANGAROO (800.526.4276).


May 28-30, 2016 - Memorial Weekend
July 4, 2016 - Independence Day
August 16 - 19, 2016 - New Student Move-In & Orientation
November 24-25, 2015 - Thanksgiving Holiday
December 17, 2016 to January 1, 2017 - Winter Break
May 27-29, 2017 - Memorial Weekend

Additional Dates to Avoid when scheduling your campus visit:

There are some days when you may schedule an admission information session and a campus tour, but there will be limited or no access to Austin College faculty and students (therefore no class visits, no faculty appointments, and no overnight housing).


August 22 -24, 2016 - New Student Orientation
October 7, 2016 - Fall Break
November 21-25, 2016 - Thanksgiving Holiday
December 5-9, 2016 - Fall Term Exams
December 12, 2016 to January 1, 2017 - Winter Break
     (for students/faculty)
January 25 - 28, 2017 - Jan Term Break
March 13-17, 2017 - Spring Break
May 8-12, 2017 - Spring Term Exams