Come see first-hand all that Harding has to offer you!
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Experience the Harding community by attending one (or all!) of our visit events.
Black & Gold Day is a free single day visit, and Bison Days is a multi-day format for those that want a more in-depth experience. Select an event and register today!
Black & Gold Days
Tour campus, meet current and other prospective students, check out the residence halls, meet with a professor in your area of interest and much more.
- Monday, September 6, 2021 (Labor Day) — Register now!
- Monday, October 11, 2021 (Columbus Day) — Register now!
- Monday, November 15, 2021 — Register now!
- Monday, Feb. 21, 2022 (Presidents Day) — Register now!
Monday, March 21, 2022 — Register now!
Stay in a residence hall, tour campus, meet current students, attend a class, eat in the cafeteria and attend a campus event such as a concert, musical or game with one of our NCAA DII sports teams.
- Family Weekend: September 23-25, 2021 (Thursday evening through Saturday) — Register now! Football game tickets, meal passes (including tailgate) and a t-shirt are included.
- Homecoming: October 21-23, 2021 (Thursday evening through Saturday) — Register now! Football game tickets, homecoming musical tickets, meal passes (including tailgate) and a t-shirt are included.
- Late Winter/Early Spring, dates TBD (Thursday evening through Saturday) — Registration coming soon! Basketball game tickets, meal passes (including tailgate) and a t-shirt are included.
- Spring Sing: April 14-16, 2022 (Thursday evening through Saturday) — Registration coming soon! Spring Sing tickets, meal passes (including tailgate) and a t-shirt are included.
Trustee Scholars Days
- Thursday evening - Friday, Jan. 27-28
- Thursday evening - Friday, Feb. 3-4
- Note: These events are by invitation only. Qualifying students will receive an invitation and detailed information upon admission to Harding.
Dates to Avoid
There’s always a good reason to visit our campus, but here are a few dates when the herd is away.
These are times when campus is closed or restricted from hosting events. Learn more on our campus calendar.
- Fall Break: Oct. 1, 2021
- Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 22-26, 2021
- Fall Finals Week: Dec. 13-17, 2021
- Christmas Break: Dec. 20, 2021 - Jan. 7, 2022
- Spring Break: March 7-11, 2022
- Spring Finals Week: May 2-6, 2022
- Faculty Break: Aug. 1-19, 2022
Once a student is accepted for admission, they will need to attend one of our 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!
- Bison Bound I: April 9-10, 2021
- Bison Bound II: April 23-24, 2021
- Bison Bound III: June 10-11, 2021
- Bison Bound IV: July 8-9, 2021
- Bison Bound V: August 18-19, 2021
Stampede will kick-off on Thursday evening, August 20, following move-in. All new students beginning in the fall will attend Stampede - Harding's student welcome weekend. Students will move into their dorms, meet other students, and begin their journey at Harding!
New Incoming Freshmen and Transfers will be able to move into their dorms as early as Monday, August 16, but “official” move-in day will be on Thursday, August 19 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. A family picnic lunch will be hosted by Alumni and Parent Relations on that day. Students attending Bison Bound V will need to move in on Tuesday, August 17.