Visit Event FAQ's:

Overnight Events (Preview Weekends) generally start Sunday at 3:30pm and last through Monday afternoon. Check-in is located in Cooper Hall. You will receive an email with a campus map and more detailed information a week before your event. You can view a sample schedule here: Preview Weekend Sample Schedule.
Who should I contact if I need to cancel or reschedule my visit?
Please contact the Admissions Event Coordinator to cancel or reschedule your visit:
Admissions Event Coordinator: events@sterling.edu or (620) 278-4388
Is there a cost to attend a Visit Event?
There is no cost to attend. All meals will be provided.
If you would like to purchase any Sterling College merchandise when you visit, bring along cash, check, or a credit card to shop in the Sterling College Bookstore.
Can I schedule a scholarship audition during a Visit Event?
Yes! Advance registration is required. Please contact our Arts Admissions Counselor at auditions@sterling.edu to book your audition. We schedule auditions for the following areas:
Auditions: Choir, Instrumental Music, Ministry Teams, Theatre
Portfolio Review: Art & Design, Cinema/Multimedia Production, Debate & Forensics, Journalism, Technical Theatre
I’d like to make alterations to the Visit Event schedule, can this be accommodated?
Due to the size of these events, there is limited opportunity to make changes to the schedule. Contact the Admissions Event Coordinator with your specific questions.
Admissions Event Coordinator: events@sterling.edu or (620) 278-4388
We want your Sterling College visit to be a great experience for you and your family so if you need something different than what is offered during a Visit Event, please consider scheduling a Personal Visit on a separate date.
What events are there for parents?
Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend any or all portions of our Visit Events. During Preview Weekends, we even offer some special parent-only sessions.
I’m flying in: is transportation to and from the airport available?
Sterling can provide airport shuttling service to & from Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT), but only with advance notice. Preferred arrival and departure times are between 8am and 8pm.
Contact our Admissions Event Coordinator with questions or to make your reservations. Please have the following information ready:
  • Name(s) of your airline and your flight number(s)
  • Your flight dates and times
Admissions Event Coordinator: events@sterling.edu or (620) 278-4388
What if I want to visit campus but cannot come to a Visit Event?
If you cannot attend one of our Visit Events, please register for a personal visit.
I have a question that hasn’t been answered above: who should I contact?
All questions concerning Visit Events should be addressed to our Admissions Event Coordinator. The Admissions Event Coordinator is generally available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm Central Time.
Admissions Event Coordinator: events@sterling.edu or (620) 278-4388
For Overnight Events:
Where will I stay?
Students: Students will stay in the Residence Halls with a Sterling College Student Host. Any student staying overnight must submit a signed Overnight Waiver.
Waivers will be emailed a week or two prior to the event or can be downloaded, signed, scanned, and submitted to events@sterling.edu now: Sterling College Overnight Waiver.
Parents: Parents and any other guests will need to make their own arrangements off campus. Our recommended lodging can be found online. (Be sure to ask about any Sterling College discounts!): Lodging near Sterling College.
What should I bring with me?
  • Sleeping Bag & Pillow
  • Toiletries & a Towel
  • Clothing for Both Days
  • A Notebook & Pen to Take Notes