Visit Campus

We believe that it is important for all prospective students to visit campus to get a feel for whether or not Brenau is a good fit for them. We offer different types of tours and events designed to be relevant to our different prospective student populations. Please take a look and sign up for the type of visit that works for you! Admitted students can view Registration and Orientation information below:


Admissions Appointments:  Meet with an Admissions Specialist to discuss program details and the admissions process. Please choose this option only if you are not interested in a campus tour. In your email please include your name, whether you are an incoming freshman or a transfer student, and the major you are interested in pursuing.



Campus Tours: Take a walking tour of our historic Gainesville campus during the week! Tours for all types of prospective students – true freshmen, transfer, or graduate – are offered Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. Click here to schedule a tour.

Saturday Tours: We are now offering a weekend tour time slot. You can sign up for a tour of the Gainesville campus the last Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Click here to schedule a Saturday tour.

Non-traditional, graduate, or transfer student tours: We offer the Go Gold tour where we cover pertinent topics such as the transferability of previous college coursework and the transfer/graduate application process. Click here to schedule your in-depth Go Gold session and customized tour.

Note: Tours will not be offered on dates the university is closed.

Nursing Campus Tours:  Tours of our nursing facilities will be given year-round on Monday at 12 p.m. at the East Campus location. Tours will not be offered on dates when the university is closed. Click here to schedule a tour of our School of Nursing.

Department of Physical Therapy Tours: Tours of our physical therapy department will be given year-round on Monday at 12 p.m. at the Brenau Downtown Center. Tours will not be offered on dates when the university is closed. Click here to schedule a tour of the Department of Physical Therapy.

Occupational Therapy Tours:  Tours of our occupational therapy facilities will be given year-round on Monday at 11:00 am at the East Campus location. Tours will not be offered on dates when the university is closed. Click here to schedule a tour of our School of Occupational Therapy.


Information Sessions

Occupational Therapy Info Sessions:  There has never been a better time to consider occupational therapy as a career! Come find out more about how Brenau University’s M.S.O.T. program can prepare you for an extraordinary career as an occupational therapist. Learn about our program, the admissions criteria, and application procedures. We offer this info session once each month year-round at both the Gainesville and the North Atlanta campuses. Click here to RSVP for the next information session.

Physical Therapy Open House:  We invite you to learn more about Brenau University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program! At this Open House event, prospective students will learn about the program, meet the faculty, tour our brand new facility, and review admissions criteria. There will be two Open House events this fall: Thursday, September 22nd at 5:30pm and Thursday, November 10th at 5:30pmClick here to register.


Freshman Visitation Events

Fall Open House: October 29, 2016: At this year’s Fall Open House, you’ll have the opportunity to take a tour, meet current students and ask them questions, speak with professors about their departments, and get to know Brenau University!

Winter Weekend Overnight Visit: January 28-29, 2017: It’s so much more than a regular open house. Winter Weekend is an opportunity to stay overnight in a dorm or sorority house, attend a reception hosted by the Office of the President, watch the Brenau’s Got Talent Competition, learn about Greek Life, attend Academic Showcases, gain information on financial aid and scholarships, and hang out with current Brenau students.  Come and find out if Brenau’s campus life is just what you’ve been looking for in your college search!  **Space is limited**

Spring Open House: April 23, 2017: We do mean “open.” You have full access to all areas of campus and are encouraged to ask the questions you need answered to make an informed decision regarding your choice of college. Come enjoy a tour of campus, a look at different campus organizations, and an academic fair!


Orientation and Registration Events

Freshman Registration 2016: June 13, 2016 or July 11, 2016 (Early Registration) and August 25, 2016 (General Registration):  There are two options for Early Registration – Monday, June 13th and Monday, July 11th.  Early Registration is the first time that new, freshmen students in the Women’s College and the coeducational Undergraduate School can register for fall semester classes.  If you cannot attend one of these dates, you must meet with your advisor and register in August during R.O.A.R.

Non-Residential/Commuter Student Registration – August 25, 2016: This event is for all new freshmen and transfer students.

Spring Orientation and Registration 2017- January , 2017: Join us for Spring 2017 Orientation and Registration! We look forward to having you on campus and welcoming you to Brenau. This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about the student services offered to you on campus and for you to meet with your academic adviser for spring class registration. Check-in will start at 8:30 a.m. in the Sellars Gallery located in the Simmons Visual Arts Center.


Visitor Information

General inquiries:, (770) 534-6299 or (800) 252-5119 | Admissions:, (770) 534-6100 or (800) 252-5119 ext. 6100