Raven Day

Message for Raven Day Visitors

If you wish to attend the Raven Day on Friday, October 28, but have not yet signed up, don't worry. Please go ahead and fill out the online request form. We will have a folder and meal tickets out waiting for you, and you can still attend! Check in will be in the St. John Paul II Student Center at 8:30 a.m. We will have student workers out pointing the way.


Raven Days provide an enjoyable and informative visit to our college community and are offered on select Mondays and Fridays during the academic year. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The schedule includes a walking tour of campus and residence hall rooms, academic and student life overviews, meetings with admission counselors, lunch in the Dining Hall, and an opportunity to attend one of four interest sessions on Nursing, Engineering, Biology, and our Programs of Distinction. Mass is available for those who wish to attend as well. Individual appointments with professors are unavailable on Raven Days.


8:30 a.m. Arrival & Check-in (A light breakfast will be provided)

8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcome Remarks

9:00 - 9:50 a.m. Walking Tour of Campus

10:00 - 10:50 a.m. Academic Overview

10:00-10:50 a.m. Engineering Overview (Optional)

11:10 - 11:50 a.m. Families meet with Admission Counselors

12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Tour of Residence Hall rooms or Mass in St. Martin's Memorial Hall Chapel

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch in the Café

1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Life at Benedictine Forum

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Programs of Distinction (Optional)

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Interest Sessions (Nursing, Biology) (Optional)

2:00 – 2:30 p.m. View Residence Halls or Meet with Admission Counselor (Optional)


Add an Overnight to Your Raven Day Visit


Seniors and transfers (only) are invited to spend the night in a residence hall on the evening of your visit for select Raven Days. We’ll introduce you to your student host at the conclusion of your Raven Day activities.


Raven Day Dates


  • Monday, September 5 (No Overnights)
  • Friday, September 30 (No Overnights)
  • Friday, October 28 (No Overnights)
  • Friday, December 2
  • Monday, January 16
  • Monday, February 20
  • Friday, March 3 (No Overnights)
  • Friday, March 24
  • Friday, April 7 (No Overnights)
  • Friday, April 28


Raven Day Schedule (tentative)


8:30 a.m.Arrival & Check-in (A light breakfast will be provided)
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Welcome Remarks
9:00 - 9:50 a.m.Walking Tour of Campus
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.Academic Overview
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.Insight into Florence, Italy campus
11:10 - 11:50 a.m.Families meet with Admission Counselors
12:00 - 12:30 p.m.Tour of Residence Hall rooms or Mass in St. Martin's Memorial Hall Chapel
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch in the Café
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.Life at Benedictine Forum
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.Interest Sessions (Nursing, Engineering, Biology, Programs of Distinction)


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