Campus Visits

virtual tours and visits

Campus Visit Safety Protocols
·      On-campus, face coverings are required both indoors and outside. 
·      Please maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from anyone not in your family “bubble.”

In-Person Campus Tours
At this time, in-person tours are available only to all students.  Please sign up and confirm by appointment!  We’ll show you a dorm room, but will not be visiting these buildings unless you have made an advance request and we receive advance permission:
·       Library
·       Classrooms
·       Fine Arts Complex
·       Pritzker Marine Biology Lab

If you wish, you can meet with an admissions counselor after the tour.  (Please plan that this will be outdoors, distanced, and masked.)

Self-Guided Tours
Maps, building information, and brochures are available through the Welcome Center.  Go to, or call us at 941-487-5000.

Remote Options
Phone sessions - Virtual meetings -Virtual Class Visits
We’re glad to arrange phone appointments, and set up virtual meetings through Skype/Zoom/Google Meeting.  We can also arrange for students to do a virtual class visit during the school year.

Virtual Admissions Q&A
New to learning about New College or applying for admission? Join us for a 45-minute session to learn about academic opportunities, student life programs, and the application process.

Campus Tour
Our top priority is to keep our students, faculty, staff, and admitted students and their families safe and healthy.

Appointments for tours are offered Monday through Friday at 9 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM. Weekend tours are available by special request. Please email

If you wish, you can meet with an Admission Counselor after the tour.

Additional COVID Precautions:
·       Fill out a pre-visit questionnaire the morning of your visit. We will send this to you the night before your visit but it is available by going to
·       When you park on campus, please stay in your car and call for your check-in (941-487-5000, ext 1).  We will take your and your guests’ temperature while you remain in your car. If anyone in your group has a temperature that is 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or greater, your group will not be able to tour New College. 
·       Everyone must wear a mask - both indoors and outside.  (We have masks on hand in case you forget.)  For an in-person tour, these face coverings are not sufficient: bandanas, gaiters, buffs, face coverings with exhalation valves or vents, or similar.
·       Everyone must maintain social distance of 6 feet or more, from anyone outside their family “bubble.”

Special Accommodations – The majority of our campus tour is led on foot, so please wear comfortable walking shoes. We can offer golf cart tours to those with limited mobility. Please indicate your needs on the visit form (access the visit form by selecting a visit date on the calendar).

Reservations preferred 4 days in advance - If you want to schedule in 1-3 days, please contact our Campus Visit Coordinator directly: Cliff Lundin at or 941-487-4874.

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