Tips for the Best Visit
10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Visit
We know choosing a college is a big decision, and words and pictures can only tell you so much. Thatâ€™s why we want you to visit us here at Hastings College and experience life as a student. Weâ€™d be thrilled to show you all Hastings has to offer because weâ€™re proud of our school. Once you get here, we think you will be, too.
Campus Visit Checklist
Thereâ€™s a lot to see and do on our campus, and we want to make sure you experience all you can when youâ€™re here. This handy checklist will help you get the most out of your visit so you donâ€™t miss a thing.
1. Before you visit, explore this website and checkout our social media.
Look long and deep, and youâ€™ll get a good overview of what Hastings College is about â€” and what you might want to see while youâ€™re on campus. For social media, check Facebook, InstagramÂ and YouTube.
2. Ask lots of questions.
The people youâ€™ll meet here are your greatest resource. Take advantage of it. Asking questions as you go is great, but itâ€™s also helpful to prepare some beforehand so you donâ€™t forget to hit on your important topics.
3. Take an official campus tour.
Think of your tour guide as your personal navigation system to all the campus highlights â€” your expert on all things Hastings.
4. Take pictures and notes.
Letâ€™s face it: After visiting more than one campus, sometimes details start to blend. Keeping a written and visual record of your visit and impressions will help you remember what you saw, where you saw it and why itâ€™s important to you.
5. Meet with an admissions counselor.
They can tell you all about the admissions process and applying to Hastings, as well as give you information about financial aid and paying for college.
6. Talk to current students.
Thereâ€™s no better way to find out what itâ€™s like to be a student at Hastings than to ask one. Theyâ€™ll tell you what they like â€” and maybe even what they donâ€™t â€” which will help you make a more informed decision.
7. Sit in on a class that interests you and speak with the professor.
Learn more about what youâ€™d like to study in college, and meet the very people who will be teaching you.
8. Visit The Eatery dining hall.
Eat like a college student and sample the campus cuisine or grab a Starbucks from the Bronco Blend.
9. Check out the posters around campus.
This will give you a good idea about the types of events and activities going on around campus at any given time.
10. Explore the city of Hastings.
Thereâ€™s more to Hastings College than just the campus. There are also fun activities and attractions in the surrounding community. While youâ€™re here, check out some local restaurants, tour area parks, browse the shops downtown and grab a cup of coffee at a local cafÃ©.