View of campus with the sun setting over the lake in the distance

Visit Champlain

Information Sessions, Student-Led Tours, and Special Events

Ready for the best views of Lake Champlain in all of Burlington? Want to learn more about career-focused majors, and how our Upside-Down Curriculum can set you up for success? There's no better way to know if a college is right for you than to get on campus, meet the people, feel the vibe, and check it out for yourself. Coming to Champlain College is one college visit you'll never forget!

Scroll down to see all current in-person and virtual event options, or click the button below to head straight to our events calendar!



Fall Open House

Fall Open House on Oct. 14 or Nov. 4

Come visit Champlain for our most in-depth open house event of the year. See foliage season in Vermont, tour campus, take a deep dive into our career-focused majors, meet our industry-expert faculty, sign up for an interview, and experience a portfolio review session.


Game Career Exploration Event

Game Career Exploration on Oct. 13

This Friday night event, combined with the Fall Open House on Saturday, gives you a comprehensive look at the game majors and careers our graduates get after college, as well as the Champlain College experience overall.


In-Person Information Sessions & Tours

Your tour will be led by one of our student ambassadors. You'll walk through our hill-top campus, have access to our academic buildings, see our state-of-the-art facilities, and visit community spaces.


Virtual Events

View of campus from the Miller Information Commons terrace

Self-Guided Virtual Tour

Want a sneak peek inside our library, Miller Information Commons? How about our classrooms, Centers of Experience, labs, and study spaces? Maybe you want to explore our residence halls. You can do it all—and see highlights of Burlington, Vermont—in our amazing, self-guided virtual tour.


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Wed. 10/17/2023

6:00-7:00 PM 

Join our Admissions team for an informative session on the admissions process and getting into college. Hosted by Associate Admissions Director, Emily Rudolph. Emily has helped hundreds of families through the admissions process, detailing requirements and demystifying the selection process. She'll share her perspective on what parents need to know about the different admissions choices, from Early Decision I and II to Regular Decision.

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Tues. 11/14/2023

6:00-7:00 PM

Get burning questions about Champlain College answered by the experts, our students! Join a panel of current Champlainers to hear tips on how they managed the college search, completed their applications, got involved in the campus community, and more. We will also host an interactive game that will help you learn more about Champlain and our students.

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Wed. 12/6/2023

6:00-7:00 PM 

Join our Financial Aid staff for an informative session on financial aid and paying for college. We'll share an insider's perspective on what parents should know and ask about affordability and availability of aid. The session will cover: Application processes and timelines, types of aid available, Champlain-specific policies and our Count-On-It Guarantee, Champlain's focus on affordability.

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Link to this FAQ


Schedule a 1:1 Financial Aid Appointment

Schedule a 1:1 Financial Aid Appointment

Our Financial Aid Counselors are ready to help. To schedule a 1:1 Zoom video conference, book an appointment with one of our Undergraduate Financial Aid Counselors.


Schedule a 1:1 Financial Aid Appointment

Schedule a Personal Interview

You can tell a lot about people by simply speaking with them. We encourage virtual Personal Interviews for high school seniors and transfer students interested in applying to Champlain.


View overlooking campus at dusk.
Two students posing in front of a store window that says "Welcome to Burlington"
Students collaborate in a study group in the top floor of the library with a view of campus and Lake Champlain in the background.
Student hockey player dressed in hockey gear posing with a hockey stick outside on a frozen Lake Champlain
View across campus to sun setting over Lake Champlain
Student poses in front of a wall on which is written "The Game Studio at Champlain College"
Four students around a table in a common room with a view of Lake Champlain and mountains behind them
Line of students sitting at desks and working in a computer lab
Professor standing at the front of a classroom pointing to a whiteboard. Students site in front of computers in front of the professor
A group of students gathered together on top of a stone wall with the Champlain College welcome sign.
Common room, which features a fireplace and comfy furniture, in an upper-year res hall
Students sit inside a contemporary res hall common room
Ubisoft Winning team
Exterior of a Victorian-era mansion res hall
Exterior of a Victorian-era mansion res hall
Professor advises a student one-on-one during office hours
Students network at a Stiller Women in Business event
Students hanging out in Dining Hall in the evening.
Students taking in the view from the top of Mount Philo.
A group of students perorming and filming in VPR's studio.

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