Admission

Visit Campus

We’d love to welcome you to campus! Come for an open house, overnight visit or personalized day soon. Visiting campus is essential to finding out if Central is the right fit for you. We can't wait to see you!

Individual Visit

Central College students

Be as specific as you want. It’s your day to explore, and we’ll help you investigate everything to find out if you belong at Central.

Visit us Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5p.m.

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Saturday Visit

Visit us on Saturdays by scheduling an individual visit, 8 a.m.-noon on most Saturdays.

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Group Visit

Undergraduate Research Symposium Open House - May 3, 2016

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to learn about rigorous research opportunities at Central!

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Discover Central Visit Day - June 24, 2016

Exceptional opportunities await you at Central: Join us!

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Summer Orientation - June 15, 16, 17 and July 18, 19, 2016

Join us for Summer Orientation!

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Iowa Private College Week - Aug. 1-5, 2016

Uncover the possibilities!

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Discover Central Day - Oct. 10, Nov. 11, 2016

At Central, you don't have to look for opportunities -- opportunities will find you.

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Music Visit Day - Nov. 13, 2016

You're focused on your future. So is Central.

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Central Overnighter for Seniors - Dec. 2-3, 2016

Connections make all the difference. Who will your connections be at Central? Find out!

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Visit information

If you bring your completed application, we will waive the application fee. While you’re here, don’t forget to pick up your FREE T-shirt and Dutch letter — Pella's famous pastry! As always, call 877-462-3687 with any questions.

 

Common Drive Times Directions To Campus Campus Map Learn more about the Red Rock area

CityMiles to PellaDrive time (hours)
Des Moines
43
1
Omaha
175
2.83
Kansas City
240
4
Minneapolis
283
4.3
Chicago
313
5.25
St. Louis
323
6
Denver
713
10.3
Dallas
740
11

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Traveling from far away?

If you're not from Iowa, we'll help meet your travel expenses to visit Central. Ask about our reimbursement policy when you schedule a visit. Learn more.

 

Paul Wiehe with Central students.