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» Discover Chapman Day

Please Join Us for Discover Chapman Day 2016

Our annual Open House is an exciting day of events for prospective students and their families. Come experience our campus and join us for academic presentations, campus and residence hall tours as well as special interest and departmental demonstrations. 


Saturday, October 29, 2016 

Check In begins at 8 a.m.

Opening Session will begin promptly at 9 a.m.

Events will conclude by 3:00 p.m.

+ - Schedule of Events

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Check In & Complementary Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Opening Session (only part of the day all guests are together)

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Academic Breakout Presentations - Session I

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Academic Breakout Presentations - Session II

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Special Interest Breakout Sessions*

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Student Involvement Fair & Complimentary Lunch

*Special Interest Sessions include but are not limited to: academic minors, department demonstrations, student life, first year experience, study abroad, admission & financial aid, transferring to Chapman and research opportunities. 

+ - Tours, Exhibits & Additional Offerings

Campus Tours 

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Residence Hall Tours 

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Musco Center for the Arts Tours

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Dodge College of Film & Media Arts Tours 

12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Fish Interfaith Center Tours 

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Disciples of Christ & United Church of Christ Information Session

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Chapman University Gift Shop 

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Truth Syrup Art Exhibit 

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Huell Howser Achieve: Cal Gold 

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Special Collections & Achieves and Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library 

12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Hilbert Museum of California Art 

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Science Lab Tours & Demonstrations   

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

+ - Interviews for High School Seniors during DCD

A limited number of Fellows Interviews will be offered during Discover Chapman Day. To schedule an appointment click here. If all scheduled appointments are full, you are welcome to visit our Pankey Visitor Center during Discover Chapman Day (beginning at 11 a.m.) to add your name to a walk-in waiting list. Although an interview is not guaranteed for walk-ins, we’ll try to accommodate as many as possible.

+ - Auditions for Music, Theatre & Dance majors during DCD

Dance, Music and Theatre will hold a limited number of auditions (registration is required) during the afternoon. Please visit the respective department websites for more information on in-person auditions: Music, Theatre & Dance