Visit the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities

It's all about finding the right fit, and visiting campus is the best way to see what life is like in the RCAH.

Future students and their families are encouraged to schedule a visit to the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities anytime during the year. There are several ways to visit us, and whether you want to attend a group visit day or schedule an individual visit, our Recruitment Coordinators will take the time to accommodate all of your needs.

Future Spartans 

This program will provide the opportunity for interested students to hear presentations and meet representatives from the Office of Admissions, as well as MSU's three residential colleges - James Madison College, Lyman Briggs College, and the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities. This year's dates and locations include:

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018
    • 3:00 p.m. Big 10 Building, Rosemont, IL
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2018
    • 7:00 p.m. Northville High School
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018
    • ​7:00 p.m. Ann Arbor Pioneer High School
  • Thursday, May 3, 2018
    • 6:30 p.m. Grand Rapids, Kroc Center

College Fairs & High School Visits

Can't make it to campus for a visit? Let us come to you! Representatives from the RCAH travel with the MSU Admissions Counselors as they visit high schools and college fairs through the midwest and around the country. Please contact RCAH for more information about the fall and spring travel schedule.

Individual Visits

Individual visits are catered to each student's special interests. Whether that includes sitting in on a class, eating lunch in the dining hall, or meeting with an individual faculty member, it is a great opportunity to gain a more in depth look at the RCAH. Future students and families interested in setting up an individual visit will meet with a member of the Student Affairs staff, and are encouraged to call the main office at (517) 355-0210 to schedule a visit.

Preview Day

The date for Preview Day 2018 will be announced later in summer 2018.

This visit day will guide you through the basics of the RCAH degree program while answering specific questions that students and families may have during the application process. They also provide a glimpse of what life is like every day in Snyder-Phillips Hall. You will have the opportunity to hear from current students and faculty, tour the facilities, and eat lunch in our dining hall, The Gallery.

Future Fridays

RCAH Future Fridays were held on September 29 and October 6, 2017, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. During the program, students have the opportunity to learn more about the RCAH degree from an advisor, speak with current students and faculty, and tour the college facilities.

New Students' Day

What makes New Students' Day different than the other visit days? This is your chance to share insider tips on life in the RCAH with current students, meet your future classmates and roommates, chat with the Dean, and meet the faculty that will be teaching your courses in the fall.

The 2018 New Students' Day took place on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Students must be admitted to Michigan State University in order to attend.


Junior Preview Days

Junior Preview Days are group information sessions that provide an opportunity for high school juniors to learn more about the RCAH degree from an advisor, speak with current students, and tour the college facilities. Each session lasts approximately 2 hours.The 2018 sessions were held on:

  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    • 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 2, 2018
    • 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    • 4:00-6:00 p.m.