There are several ways for you to come see our Cambridge campus, talk with faculty and admissions counselors, and learn about the graduate programs we offer.
By visiting campus, you'll be able to talk with students, faculty, and advisors to get a sense of what it's like here, and how our programs can help you meet your academic and career goals. We offer a range of visit options for students interested in our graduate and post-graduate programs — from group open houses and information sessions to one-on-one meetings with our admissions staff or an academic advisor.
At our large group open house, you can tour the campus, connect with admissions counselors and financial aid representatives, hear from current students and alumni, as well as learn about programs from faculty and academic advisors.
We hold hour-long group information sessions, both on and off campus, where we informally discuss our programs, the application process, and university resources. A tour is also part of the information session for on-campus programs. Come with any questions you may have about our master's degrees, PhD programs, or certificates.
On-Campus Information SessionsFor these campus-based or low-residency programs in Cambridge:
Off-Campus Information Sessions (Education Programs Only)For programs that are delivered at locations in Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire:
We regularly hold special Visit Days for our Masters of Arts programs. Experience our MA programs firsthand by sitting in on an actual program with current students and faculty, and get a feeling for what being an MA student at Lesley is all about.
Each year, we hold special MFA Residency Visit Days for our Masters of Fine Arts programs. Experience our MFA programs firsthand by sitting in on an actual residency with current students, MFA faculty, and alumni, and get a feeling for what being an MFA student at Lesley is all about.
Tell us about yourself, and get your questions answered, in a one-on-one conversation with an admissions counselor. We'll discuss our unique community, your academic interests, financial aid, and application requirements. If you'd like in-depth program information, we'll connect you with the program's faculty or academic advisors. Admissions meetings are optional, and can be in person, on the phone, or via Skype.
Schedule It: Use our Graduate Visit Calendar to see when Admissions Meetings are offered and to book a meeting at least 3 business days in advance.
Our knowledgeable graduate student ambassadors lead walking tours of campus. On the tour, they'll share our school's history, fun campus facts, and their experiences. You'll see a classroom or studio space, and library. Come hear about our unique community, classroom environment, and campus services.
Our standard tour covers University Hall/Porter Square and Brattle Campus. We can arrange for individual tours of the Lunder Arts Center upon request.
Tours are 60–75 minutes long and cover our campus located in and
between Porter Square and Harvard Square, so please wear comfortable
Schedule It: Use our Graduate Visit Calendar to see when campus tours are available, and to book a tour at least 3 business days in advance.
Available: Mid-November and Mid-February to Mid-AprilOnce you have completed your application for admission, you can sit in on a real class. Graduate class visits are available for most of our programs, on weekdays after 4:00 pm. Class visits are not available on weekends.
Schedule It: Use our Graduate Visit Calendar to see when class visits are available, and to request a class visit at least 2 weeks in advance.
Tell us if you'd like to meet with a faculty member, an academic advisor, or staff from the Center for Academic Achievement, the department that provides free tutoring for all our students and academic support services for students with disabilities.
Schedule It: Use our online visit request form to request a meeting at least 2 weeks in advance.
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