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Visit Campus

We’d love to welcome you for an open house, overnight visit or personalized day for you. Let us know what your perfect visit day looks like. We can’t wait to see you on campus!

Experience a personalized visit day

Is Central the place for you? Come visit and find out.

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.

Schedule a campus visit online:

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.

 

Experience a group visit day

Aug. 3-7, 2015 - Iowa Private College Week

Begin your college journey with a visit to Central College during Iowa Private College Week 2015!

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August 3-7, 2015 - Baseball Visit Days

You're a top recruit for Central baseball: Learn more!

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Sept. 5, Oct. 10 and Nov. 7, 2015 - Football Visit Day

Join Central's head coach Jeff McMartin and position coaches for a football visit day and game!

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Sept. 5, Oct. 10, Oct. 24 and Nov. 7, 2015 - Big Red Saturday!

Wear Central RED, cheer on the Dutch!

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Sept. 5, 2015 - Fun Facts and Fireworks!

It's a game day Central preview just for you!

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Sept. 5 and Oct. 14, 2015 - Women's Soccer Top Prospect Visit Days

"Confidence, Commitment, consistency": Join us!

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Sept. 18, Oct. 12 and Nov. 13, 2015 - Discover Central Days

Discover how results and success go hand-in-hand at Central!

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Oct. 23-24, 2015 - Central Overnighter for Seniors

Come and see what Central College is all about!

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Nov. 7, 2015 - Exercise Science Visit Day

Exercise science is one of Central's top majors and produces many successful graduates.

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Paul Wiehe with Central students.