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Visitor Events

Visiting campus is the best way to experience what life is like as a Harding student. A typical visit includes speaking with your admissions advisor, going to a class of your choice and taking a tour.

Contact your admissions advisor to set up a personalized visit day, or sign up for one of our pre-organized days below.

Fall Semester Visit Events

Monday, Sep. 2, 2019: Black & Gold Day 1 (Labor Day)
Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019: Black & Gold Day 2 (Tailgate Edition)
Friday & Saturday, Sep. 27-28, 2019: Bison Days 1 (Family Weekend)
Friday & Saturday, Oct. 18-19, 2019: Bison Days 2 (Homecoming)
Friday & Saturday, Nov. 1-2, 2019: Bison Days 3

Spring Semester Visit Events

Monday, Feb. 17, 2020: Black & Gold Day 3 (President’s Day)
Friday, March 20, 2020: Black & Gold Day 4
Friday, March 27, 2020: Black & Gold Day 5
Friday & Saturday, April 10-11, 2020: Bison Days 4 (Easter/Spring Sing Weekend)

Dates to Avoid
These are times campus is closed or restricted from hosting events.
Fall Break - Oct. 11, 2019
Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 25-29, 2019
Fall Finals Week - Dec. 9-13, 2019
Christmas Break - Dec. 16, 2019 - Jan. 10, 2020
Spring Break - March 9-13, 2020
Spring Finals Week - May 4-8, 2020
Faculty Break - Aug. 3-24, 2020

Orientation Events - First Year Experience



Bison Bound I
 — June 13th-14th, 2019
Bison Bound II — July 11th-12th, 2019
Bison Bound III — August 14th-15th, 2019
Impact — August 15-18, 2019

Once a student is accepted for admission, they will need to attend one of the three Bison Bound sessions. At Bison Bound, future students will register for classes, get their IDs, parking passes, and take care of other necessary registration steps. Who knows, they might even meet their future roommate!

A few days before fall classes begin, accepted students will attend Impact -  Harding's new student orientation. Students will move into their dorms, meet other students, and begin their journey at Harding with a weekend of fun!