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Information For Your Visit

Planning Your Visit

Starting June 15, 2020, the Office of Undergraduate Admission will be reopening for visits from prospective students and up to two of their guests. For the health and safety of our visitors and campus community, we have developed and implemented safety measures that practice social distancing guidelines. Prior to your visit we ask you to review the University's visitor policy

Please note that appointments are required for prospective student visits, and we will not be able to accommodate walk-in visitors.

If you register for a visit in advance but leading up to your visit begin to feel ill, develop a fever or notice symptoms of COVID-19, please call us at 972-721-5266 or email We can reschedule your visit or set up a virtual meeting. For the safety of our campus community, it is imperative that each of us frequently monitor our own health.

We sincerely appreciate your flexibility during this time as we navigate how best to serve you and to keep the entire UD community safe. If you do not feel comfortable visiting campus at this time but are still interested in learning more about UD - we are here for you! We will continue to offer virtual counselor chats and virtual information sessions throughout the summer.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is UD doing to maintain a safe and healthy environment for admissions visitors?

  • Per university policy, our employees must wear a mask.
  • If you are visiting, you will be required to wear a mask while indoors. Masks will be required outdoors when safe social distancing is not possible. If you do not have a mask, we will provide one for you.
  • We will have hand sanitizer available throughout campus.
  • Our staff and facilities team will be cleaning our meeting rooms and visitor center frequently throughout the day.
  • The maximum visiting party size is three, including the prospective student.

What can I do during my visit to campus?

  • You will have the opportunity to meet with a staff member to learn more about the university. We have large rooms available for meetings to allow for safe distancing between our visitors and staff. We will be cleaning these rooms frequently.
  • We also have a few options for tours.
    • First, we have a self-guided tour app that allows you to listen to different students and staff as you walk around campus. This is a great option for families who are not comfortable spending prolonged periods of time with campus constituents.
    • Secondly, and pending student availability, we may also have ambassadors available for student-led, socially-distanced tours of our campus. We will have markers around campus to ensure that at each stop on campus, students and families are properly distanced.
  • UD’s Church of the Incarnation is open for public Masses at 12:05pm Monday through Friday. You are welcome to attend one of our Masses if you desire. Note that capacity will be limited to the first 100 people.
  • Our bookstore is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. They sell UD apparel, merchandise, snacks, books and more. Feel free to stop by during your visit and grab a souvenir!
  • Professor availability is very limited during the summer. You may request to meet with a professor, but we cannot guarantee their availability. We will do our best to help you connect with our faculty.
  • As of now, we cannot accommodate requests to sit in on classes.
  • Our cafeteria will be closed for the summer, so food options are very limited on campus.

How do I arrange an overnight visit?
Visitors are responsible for their own overnight accommodations. Please see the list of hotels near campus

How do I get to campus from the airport?

Visitors are responsible for making airport transportation arrangements. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) system provides some options, or you can use a shuttle service such as SuperShuttle.

*The information on this page was last updated on June 12, 2020. 


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