College Tours

Individual Tours

Emmanuel College Boston, MA     
Nicole Mollica, 617-735-9715    

Monday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m., 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m.- 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m., 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m., 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. and 10 a.m.- 11 a.m.

Where can you find a beautiful, historic campus centered around a green, main quad, located in the heart of Boston’s Fenway neighborhood? At 400 the Fenway, Emmanuel College offers the best of both worlds, a tight-knit, involved community of 1,800 students, located smack in the middle of museums, Fenway Park, The Longwood Medical Center, and more. Our students choose from almost 50 areas of study offered through our liberal arts and sciences curriculum, and display their Saints pride through their involvement in our long list of student activities and athletics. We invite you to experience our campus and community during your time in the city! If you have visited campus in the past, we’d love to show you how Emmanuel is expanding with a new 18-story residence hall. We will hold student-led tours Monday-Thursday the week of the conference. If the posted times do not work with your schedule, please let us know so we can accommodate you another time. Professional staff will also be available for conversations and/or a meal on us! 


University of New England Biddeford, ME     
Darcy Flaherty, 207-602-2847    
Email to register

Monday, Sept.11, 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and  11 a.m - 12:30 p.m. and  1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and  11 a.m - 12:30 p.m. and  1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13,  9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and  11 a.m - 12:30 p.m. and  1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 14,  9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

The University of New England is Maine’s largest private university, an innovative educational community with two distinctive coastal Maine campuses, a vibrant new campus in Tangier, Morocco and a robust offering of degree and certificate programs online. Join us for a walk around our ocean-side Biddeford campus and learn more about our undergraduate programs, academic and athletics facilities, residence halls and more. Meet current students, Admission Counselors and receive a voucher to dine at one of our 5 campus eateries.    

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences  Boston, MA     
Alex Fronduto, 617-879-5964    

Monday, Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. or  2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept 12, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m or 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m or 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m
Wednesday, Sept. 13,  9:30 – 11:00 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
**Please note: The 4:00 p.m. session each day will also include an optional dinner at a local Boston restaurant.

Located in the world-renowned Longwood Medical and Academic Area of Boston, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) invites you to discover why students from across the country, and around the globe, choose MCPHS for their healthcare education. During your visit you will; tour our campus and see our state-of-the-art labs and clinics, hear from current students about their experience and why they chose MCPHS, and learn more about our commitment to student success.     

Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA      
Susan Migliorisi, 617-552-3285

Monday, September 11, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday, September 12, 2 p.m.  -  3 p.m.
Wednesday September 13, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday, September 14, 10 a.m. - 11a.m.   

A student guided tour of Boston College's main campus in Chestnut Hill. Featured sites include Gasson Hall, Carroll School of Management's Fulton Hall, Higgins Science Center, Bapst and O'Neill Libraries.    


Anna Maria College  Paxton/Worcester, MA.    
Nancy Dowd, 508-849-3306    

Monday, September 11, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Tuesday, September 12, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Wednesday, September 13,10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Thursday, September 14, 10 a.m.

A general campus tour and lunch will be available to college counselors visiting the Central Mass area while attending the NACAC conference. The campus tour is student run and covers all aspects of the campus traditionally covered with student and parent visitors. Tour limited to 20 individuals.

Boston University 
Boston, MA
Lauren Kudisch, 617-353-2331

Monday, Sept. 11, 3 p.m.-5 p.m. *
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. *
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., 12 p.m. - 3 p.m., 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m. - 11 a. m.

Join members of the Board of Admissions for insight into BU’s holistic application review process and recent admission trends. Tips on how students can apply for financial assistance and be competitive for merit scholarships will also be presented. Afterwards, you’ll discover more about BU’s challenging academic programs and inclusive campus community in the heart of Boston during a one-hour, student-led walking tour.  Transportation will be provided for sessions on Wednesday and Thursday. Maximum Capacity 100 per tour.
*Please note that visitors will be responsible for transportation to and from campus for sessions taking place on Monday and Tuesday.


Tufts University, Medford, MA    
Kim Barth Kembel,  617-627-3170  

Monday, Sept. 11, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 14, 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Tufts University is a student-centered, medium-sized research university with its undergraduate campus located just outside of Boston in Medford and Somerville. Tufts provides a unique blend of research university and liberal arts college – adding a personal touch and focus on undergraduate education to top-ranked research programs across the disciplines. Students who are passionate about learning and applying their knowledge to make an impact on the people around them may find a great fit at one of Tufts three undergraduate programs: the School of Arts & Sciences, the School of Engineering, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts. Tufts is hosting a range of events during the week leading up to NACAC – click Register above to find full descriptions of what’s available! Maximum capacity is 75.


Endicott College Beverly, MA      
Meghan Monaco, 978-232-2007

Monday, Sept. 11: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 12: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.        

If you are unable to join our Group Tour on Tuesday and Wednesday, we invite you to campus for a Information Session with our Admission Team and Campus Tour on Monday Sept. 11 (10 a.m., 2 p.m.), Tuesday Sept. 12 (10 a.m.) and Wednesday Sept. 13 (10 a.m. and 2 p.m.). This is your opportunity to discover Endicott, an independent college enrolling 5,000 students, of which 2,700 are undergraduate students and 2,300 in the Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies. Students hail from 34 states and 33 countries to our 235-acre scenic oceanfront campus in Beverly, MA, just 20 miles north of Boston. The educational experience offers a dynamic curriculum combining liberal arts and professional studies through required internships, which is the most noteworthy feature of the academic programs. Over 53% of the members of the Class of 2015 received their first career position from a former internship site. State-of-the art facilities provide a dynamic, student centered environment, fostering a strong campus community through a wide variety of academic offerings, athletic programs, study abroad opportunities, and an assortment of student clubs and organizations. Maximum capacity 40 per tour. 


MIT Cambridge, MA      
Timothy Hickey-LeClair, 617-324-5160

Monday, Sept. 11:  2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 12:   2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13:   2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 14: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Located along the Charles River in Cambridge’s Kendall Square – a thriving hub for technology and innovation – MIT enjoys incredible views of the Boston skyline. In the days leading up to the NACAC Conference, we invite you to explore our vibrant and dynamic community. Meet our admissions staff, and learn more about our unique culture, financial aid process, and academic programs. Each day’s programming will conclude with a student-led tour of campus, so come see for yourself where MIT students eat, sleep, & hack!

Gordon College Wenham, MA
June Bodoni, 978-867-4021
Tuesday, September 12,  8 30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 13, 8 30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Start your day at Gordon College, one of the nation's premier Christian colleges. Located on over 480 wooded acres and just 3 miles from the ocean, students enjoy the beauty of New England and the close proximity to Boston. Gordon offers students extraordinary access to leading-edge opportunities for intellectual, professional, and leadership development to address the increasingly complex challenges of a global society. During your time on campus you’ll meet President D. Michael Lindsay, our Admissions team and some of our current students. You’ll also tour our campus and enjoy a classic New England lunch. Transportation is provided. Limited to 40.


Assumption College Worcester, MA
Michael DiPiazza, 508-767-7107

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Spend a fall afternoon on Assumption College's campus. The Office of Undergraduate Admission invites you to enjoy a day on our 185-acre campus taking a tour and getting to meet and interact with our admission team, current students, and faculty. With Assumption’s location in the heart of New England, Assumption students have close proximity to a major metropolitan city in Boston, while taking advantage of the ever-expanding Worcester just minutes away. Throughout your day, you'll learn about all of the academic offerings Assumption is known for, while updating you on the new programs just added, such as Health Sciences, Data Analytics, Engineering and Applied Behavior Analysis. At the conclusion of your visit, we hope you'll join us for a meal at one of Worcester's great restaurants.  Maximum capacity is 40.


Landmark College Putney, VT
Carroll Pare, 802-387-6885

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 8:30 a.m

Landmark College is the only college in the Northeast that exclusively serves students who learn differently, including students with learning disabilities (such as dyslexia), ADHD, and autism spectrum disorder. On this chartered bus ride to scenic southern Vermont, you will have the opportunity to meet and talk with Landmark College staff, parents, and alumni. Upon arrival, you will tour the campus, meet students and hear their personal stories, get an overview of LC’s unique educational model, and take part in a lunchtime conversation with senior administrators. You will hear from faculty and staff about the College’s expanded degree options, integrated living-learning experience, LD-focused research institute, and 360-degree support services.  The campus tour will include the College’s state-of-the-art Nicole Goodner MacFarlane Science, Technology & Innovation Center, built in 2015, and a new all-weather turf field for soccer and lacrosse, opening in Fall 2017. Registering for this event enters you to win a weekend stay at the Hickory Ridge House, in Putney Vermont.


Fisher College Boston, MA
Thomas Englehardt, 617-236-5467

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m

Located in the safe and historic Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, Fisher College has welcomed students from all over New England, the United States, and the world for over a 100 years. The Office of Admissions will lead a tour of our campus, fully contained within one city block. Tours begin at the Admissions Office, housed in a beautiful converted brownstone, led by our handpicked Student Ambassadors. Concluding the tour, the Admissions Team will conduct a Q&A in Alumni Hall.  Learn what life at Fisher is really like from our Student Ambassadors, meet our Admissions staff and get all of your Financial Aid questions answered in one comprehensive visit.  Top off the day with a dinner at Cheers and a night at Fenway, rooting on the Boston Red Sox, both staples of any visit to the city. Tours are available Monday – Saturday, 9 am to 3 pm.

University of Massachusetts Boston Boston, MA       
Corey Ford, 617-287-6233    
Tour is full but accepting registrations for the waitlist. Register

Wednesday, Sept. 13,  4 p.m. - 6 p.m. (Full)

Join the University of Massachusetts Boston for a Boston Harbor cruise of our beautiful waterfront campus, the JFK Presidential Library,  and the City of Boston.  Enjoy hot hors d'oeuvres and a glass of wine aboard UMass Boston’s marine vessel, ‘Columbia Point.' You will see and hear about the physical transformation that has occurred at UMass Boston - Boston's only public research university. See Boston, our nation's college town, from the harbor. We will also show you our fabulous new academic facilities, the Integrated Sciences Complex and University Hall, and highlight the tremendous progress being made on our new residence hall community, set to open in the summer of 2018. Tour limit: 75.     


Group Tours

Study Rhode Island International Counselor Tour
Brown University
Providence RI
Bryant University Providence, RI
Johnson & Wales University Providence, RI
Providence College, RI
Roger Williams University Bristol, RI
Salve Regina University Newport, RI
University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI   
Ronn Beck  401-341-2908
Tour is full but accepting registrations for the waitlist. Register

Sunday, Sept. 10, 3 p.m. pick up in Boston - Tuesday Sept. 12, 9 p.m. bus returns to Boston   

Study Rhode Island International Counselor Tour
Study Rhode Island is the consortium of international admissions officers from Brown University, Bryant University, Johnson & Wales University, Providence College, Roger Williams University, Salve Regina University, and University of Rhode Island. We invite counselors from international schools or who work with international students to see our seven campuses on a comfortably-paced, two-and-a-half day tour preceding the NACAC conference. The cost is free. Transportation to-and-from Boston, all meals, and two nights lodging will be included. Participants will be picked up in Boston on Sunday afternoon, September 10, and brought back on Tuesday evening, Sept. 12. Come be our guest and see why international students rank Rhode Island among the top 50 U.S. states! Registrations will be accepted through July 3 or until the tour reaches capacity at 30.


Five College Consortium       
Amherst College, MA
Hampshire College Amherst, MA
Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, MA
Smith College Northampton, MA
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Brian Acevedo, 413-542-4013

Monday, Sept. 11, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Five College Consortium, made up of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, invites counselors to experience our campuses firsthand through student-led tours and presentations by the admissions directors. We invite counselors to learn how our students can choose from thousands of courses on five campuses, have access to 10 million library volumes through our Joint Online Library Catalog and participate in Five College academic programs that pool the strengths of each institution. Most meals will be provided by the campuses and lodging will also be covered by us, at the historic Hotel Northampton. Counselors will share a double occupancy room with another counselor, with a limited number of single occupancy rooms available for an additional charge on a first-come first-served basis. The tour begins with a reception and dinner on Monday evening, followed by tours of three campuses on Tuesday and two campuses on Wednesday. Counselors will return to Boston on Wednesday afternoon. 55 maximum/30 minimum.


MIT Cambridge, MA
Harvard University Cambridge, MA
Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
Timothy Hickey-LeClair, 617-324-5160

Monday, Sept. 11: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - capacity 150
Tuesday, Sept. 12: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - capacity 150
Wednesday, Sept. 13: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - AT CAPACITY

Harvard, MIT, and Wellesley invite you to explore America's College Town in our joint campus tour program. Counselors will begin their day at MIT with a seated breakfast, and a session designed to highlight MIT's educational opportunities, culture, and application & financial aid process. Remarks will be followed by a campus tour led by current MIT students.  Afterwards, attendees will take shuttle buses to the Harvard campus for an afternoon counselor program hosted by Harvard and Wellesley. Lunch will be provided and members of the both admissions offices will lead an information session and discussion. The afternoon portion of the visit will conclude with a student-led tour of the Harvard campus. Please note, this event is planned jointly by Harvard, MIT, and Wellesley, registrants are asked to attend both portions of this program. Capacity is limited as detailed above. Transportation to MIT and from Harvard will not be provided, but we’re just a quick T (subway) - ride away from downtown. Harvard University and MIT encourage people with disabilities to participate in our programs and activities.  If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Harvard Disability Services, 617-495-1859 or Timothy Hickey-LeClair, 617-324-5160 at MIT.

*Our Wednesday session has reached capacity, but we encourage you to visit campus through other means. See tour times for Wellesley below, in the individual tour section. RSVP HERE for MIT’s regularly scheduled campus programming.

Wheaton College Norton, MA
Providence College Providence, RI
Jason Laperriere, 508-286-8251
Tour is full. Contact Amy Cembor to be added to a waitlist.

Tuesday, Sept.12, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

This one-day tour will showcase two Liberal Arts Colleges located south of Boston, Wheaton College (Norton,  MA) and Providence College (Providence, RI).  Participants will spend approximately 4 hours at each institution and conclude the day with cocktails and dinner in Providence.  Bus transportation will be provided, departing Boston around 7 a.m. and returning by 10 p.m. that evening. There is no cost to participate; however, confirmed participants will be required submit a refundable $100 deposit, which will be returned upon completion of the entire tour program.  Additionally,  we will reimburse participants for hotel charges incurred for Monday and Tuesday nights, up to $300. Maximum capacity is 45.


Clark University Worcester, MA   
College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Worcester, MA  
Shaun Holt, 508-793-7431
Laura Boyle, 508-793-2443        
Tour is Full

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Please join us for a tour of three colleges in Worcester, MA (aka The Woo). This tour will include visits to Clark University, College of the Holy Cross, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). On each campus, you will learn about the unique academic options available, student life, and the admissions process. In addition to touring these three campus, the schools will host you for lunch at the Worcester Art Museum. Bus transportation to and from Boston will be provided.   55 maximum/40 minimum (limit two people per high school/organization).   


Babson College Wellesley, MA   
Olin College of Engineering Needham, MA    
Paul Sweet, 781-239-5522

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.    

Together, Babson College and Olin College of Engineering, invite you to our campuses to learn more about our innovative programs.  Tour the campuses and facilities at both of our institutions, interact with current students and members of both admission teams and enjoy breakfast and lunch on us! Transportation to and from our campuses in Wellesley and Needham will be provided from a central location in Boston. Babson College, located in Wellesley, MA, is the educator, convener and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds. An Undergraduate School of 2200 students, Babson’s business education blends innovative, integrated and applied business and liberal arts programs with curricular and co-curricular learning experiences. Olin College, located in Needham, MA, is a supportive learning community of 350 undergraduate students who are bound by a vibrant culture of innovation and define engineering as a creative enterprise that begins and ends with people. Olin is on a mission to change undergraduate engineering education to make it fun, engaging, meaningful and powerful through multidisciplinary experiences, a team approach and project-based learning. Tour limit: 30

Curry College Milton, MA
Dean College Franklin, MA
Regis College Weston, MA 
Michelle R. Bracken, 617-333-2210

Tuesday, Sept. 12: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m
Breakfast/Tour at Curry College, Lunch/Tour at Dean College, Tour/Refreshments at Regis   

Big opportunities just beyond Boston: Visit Curry College, Dean College, and Regis to learn more about the unique benefits of studying on small, suburban campuses just outside of Boston. At each of our locations, you will meet with members of our community, including institution leadership, current students, and faculty. Your visit will allow you to learn more about the distinctive programs offered at each institution. These conveniently situated campuses, offering a quintessential New England landscape minutes from the region's major metropolitan hub, provide students with the best of both worlds. Transportation to and from designated conference hotels/locations to all three campuses, as well as complimentary meals throughout the day, will be provided.       

Yale University New Haven, CT
Wesleyan University
Middletown, Connecticut  
Debra Johns, 203-432-9316
Email to be added to waitlist.

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. (Tour is       

Join the bus in Boston for a tour of Wesleyan University and Yale University in Connecticut.  Bus will leave Boston at 8:00 am and arrive back to Boston at 8:00 pm.  Lunch and reception are included.  Meet admissions officers, current students and tour our respective campuses.  Preference will be given to Private and Public school counselors; however there will be space for independent counselors. Attendance will be limited to 50 participants    


Endicott College Beverly, MA        
Merrimack College North Andover, MA
Salem State University Salem, MA
Meghan F. Monaco, 978-232-2007

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m. - Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1 p.m.

Visit the scenic and historic campuses of Salem State University in Salem, MA, Endicott College in Beverly, MA and Merrimack College in North Andover, MA on Boston’s historic North Shore. Transportation to and from Boston and each campus, meals and accommodations for the evening will be provided by your host institutions. You will have the opportunity to tour each campus, meet members of the admission staff, explore historic Salem and enjoy a traditional New England Lobsterbake on the waterfront of Endicott’s campus. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions regarding the logistics of the tour. Maximum capacity is 45.


Bentley University Waltham, MA   
Brandeis University Waltham, MA    
Haley Shore, 781-736-3504

Tuesday, Sept. 12: 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13: 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Visit both Bentley University and Brandeis University in one morning! A shuttle bus will pick you up from a central location in Boston and bring you to both Bentley and Brandeis' campuses for an information session and tour from each campus and then return you to your pick-up location. This tour will include round-trip transportation, breakfast and lunch and will take place from 7:30 a.m.(pick-up)-2 p.m.(drop-off) on either Tuesday, Sept. 12 or Wednesday, Sept 13. More details will be provided upon registration. We look forward to hosting you! Maximum capacity for each tour is 40.


University of Saint Joseph West Hartford, CT
Central Connecticut State University Britain, CT
Trinity College Hartford, CT
University of Hartford, CT
Molly Dever, 860-231-5216

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept.13: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Only 100 miles from downtown Boston, Hartford Connecticut is home to international cultural attractions, some of the largest corporations in the nation, and several world-class institutions of higher education. The Hartford Area Counselor Tour will allow you the opportunity to visit four distinct colleges and universities in and around Connecticut’s capital city. Experience first-hand what makes each of these institutions unique, while learning about the quality academic, co-curricular, and experimental learning opportunities directly from current students, faculty, and staff. Hotel accommodations and meals, including dinner on Tuesday evening, will be included, as well as transportation to and from Boston.
On Tuesday, the Hartford Area Counselor Tour will bring you to Trinity College, a highly selective liberal arts college, followed by Central Connecticut State University, a comprehensive public university dedicated to teaching and scholarship. On Wednesday, you will visit the University of Saint Joseph, a newly coeducational university which provides a liberal arts and professional education, and the University of Hartford, offering a robust educational experience with more than 80 undergraduate programs across all disciplines. Maximum capacity is 30.


University of Massachusetts Lowell
Saint Anselm College
Kerri Johnston, 978-934-3948

Tuesday, Sept. 12, Optional dinner and tour
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

One robot going to Mars. More than a dozen new buildings have opened at the University of Massachusetts Lowell since 2009. A thriving Honors College and championship-winning hockey team. Soaring GPA’s, board scores and retention rates. We hope you will join us for a visit at our national top-tier university. Come see for yourself what all the buzz is about at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Just a short trip north, and located on a hilltop overlooking Manchester, New Hampshire, Saint Anselm College has been named one of the country’s “Colleges with a Conscience” by The Princeton Review. As the only Catholic, Benedictine College in New England, Saint Anselm is truly unique. Come see why every U.S. President has made Saint Anselm College a stop on their presidential tour. Begin your trip on Tuesday with dinner in Lowell and a canal tour through Lowell National Historical Park. For those arriving Tuesday evening, UMass Lowell’s Inn and Conference Center (ICC) will be offering discounted rates of $99 for NACAC conference attendees. Guests arriving on Wednesday, will be shuttled from Boston to University of Massachusetts Lowell. Start the day by joining students, faculty and staff for breakfast and to hear from Jim Canning, the 2016 NACAC Conference superstar and Honors College dean. He will tell us about the popular and rapidly growing honors program at the university. We'll end our time with attendees on a student-led tour of our three unique campuses nestled along the Merrimack River. A bus will bring guests to Saint Anselm College for lunch provided by our award-winning dining services team.  A panel discussion with deans and directors will showcase our unique experiential learning opportunities. A student-let campus tour will include a visit to our newly renovated nursing labs and nationally recognized New Hampshire Institute of Politics and Political Library.  Finish the day with a drink in your hand at our campus pub with members from our campus community. Maximum capacity is 50.


Salve Regina University Newport, RI
Brown University Providence, RI
The University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI
Christina Berardi, 401-341-2623
Tour is full. You can complete the waitlist and will be contacted if space becomes available.

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.   

We invite school counselors, independent educational consultants and professionals that work at community based organizations to join us on Wednesday, September 13 prior to the Boston NACAC Conference for a day to explore Rhode Island schools. We will pick you up in Boston at 7:30 am and bus you back by 6:00 pm that evening. The tour will first visit Brown University in Providence, then The University of Rhode Island in Kingston before ending at Salve Regina University in Newport. This tour offers you the chance to speak with an admissions representative, meet students and tour three very unique options for your students only an hour and half outside of Boston. Applications will be accepted through June 1 and attendees will be notified shortly thereafter. All meals will be provided. There is no charge for this tour, however, counselors will be on their own for travel expenses to and from Boston and lodging. All applications will be reviewed with preference given to distance professionals. Both domestic and international counselors are encouraged to apply. Maximum capacity is 50. 


Colleges of the Fenway Tour
Emmanuel College Boston, MA
Massachusetts College of Art & Design Boston, MA
MCPHS University Boston, MA
Simmons College Boston, MA
Wentworth Institute of Technology Boston, MA
Wheelock College Boston, MA
Tasha Baclawski, 617-632-2702
Registration is now full.

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

We invite you and one non-conference guest per person to join the Colleges of the Fenway schools for an elegant evening at the unique Isabella Stewart Gardner museum. Modeled after a Venetian-style palace, the dramatic inner courtyard surrounded by three stories of artwork never fails to wow visitors. Experience this museum, while it is closed to the public, with fabulous food, drink, music and colleagues. This location, in the middle of our six Colleges of the Fenway schools, is the perfect spot to share with you all that the consortium has to offer.  Emmanuel College, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, MCPHS University, Simmons College, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Wheelock College form the collaboration which allows students to cross-register for courses, partake in shared events and programs, and use the resources of six different institutions. Transportation via trolley from the Boston Exhibition & Convention Center will be provided and will include snacks and highlights of historic Boston along the way.  We look forward to seeing you! Maximum capacity is 75.



Open Admission Office Hours - Multiple Tour Offerings

Simmons College Boston, MA   
Sara Purisky,  617-521-2051

Monday, Sept. 11, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept 12, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
*Self-guided tours available all day, student-led tours will be held at 10am, 2pm and 4pm each day

Simmons College, located in the Fenway area of Boston, invites you to experience our campus for yourself. You'll learn first-hand what inspires 1,750 undergraduate students from 40+ states and 20+ countries to call Simmons home. Our campus is accessible via public transportation and there are 10 other colleges within walking distance so you'll be able to make the best use of your time in the neighborhood!
 The Admission Office will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Sept. 11, 12 and 13. Feel free to drop in anytime to pick up materials, chat with an admission counselor, or connect with a current student. We will also provide 75 min. student-led tours at 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. each day.


Western New England University Springfield, MA
Christopher Wystepek, 413-782-1794
Email Christopher Wystepek to register.

Monday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
*Tours will take place throughtout the day, beginning at 9 a.m., last tour beginning at 3 p.m.

Good Looks and Great Value. Who says you can’t have it all? Western New England University has been named by among the 30 most beautiful campuses in the fall and among the Top 50 Colleges for the best financial returns by The Economist. When you visit our campus you will experience firsthand what makes Western New England more than a great university. We invite you to register for a tour of our campus. Allow us to treat you to a meal in our dining facility and taste first hand why many visitors give compliments to our chefs. One hour is required for a campus tour. A one-on-one information session with an Admissions Counselor is available after the tour, and normally lasts 20-30 minutes. Any additional meeting with a campus representative (deans, faculty, coach, students, etc) is subject to availability and will extend the time of your campus visit.

Wellesley College Wellesley, MA      
Molly Morrow, 781-283-2270
Email Molly Morrow to register.

Monday, Sept. 11 - student guided tours at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 12 - student guided tours at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13 - student guided tours at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 18 - student guided tours at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
*In addition, the Office of Admission will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and counselors are more than welcome to take a self-guided tour at any point during these hours.

Situated just ten miles west of Boston, Wellesley's campus boasts 500 acres of breathtaking beauty including our very own lake! Join us for a student led tour of the stunning brick and stone buildings, groves of conifers and hardwoods, and winding paths through open meadows. Campus tours allow for a glimpse into our Academic facilities including the Margaret Clapp Library, the Science Center, and Academic Quad. Infused with student perspective, tours also feature access to one of our 21 residence halls as well as the renowned Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center.

Northeastern University
Boston, MA 
Tim Kelly, 617-373-2200    

Monday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.or 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13, Two hour tours beginning every hour starting at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. (Full) or 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. (session only)
Sunday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. (session only)

Northeastern University will offer information sessions and campus tours to counselors visiting during the NACAC conference. Information sessions will be open to all counselors, and we will also offer specific sessions for international counselors, counselors working at 2 year colleges or with transfer students, and counselors at community based organizations. Student-led campus tours will highlight our unique urban campus. If you aren't able to come to one of our formal programs, we will have staff available throughout the week to answer your questions about Northeastern! We will send out detailed directions to our campus, along with transportation reimbursement information, to all registered counselors in advance of the conference. Our campus is also accessible via public transportation and is within walking distance of many of the conference hotels.


Suffolk University Boston, MA   
Amber Fitzgerald,  617-973-1124    

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. or  10:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 14, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Hearing we're a small university right in the heart of Boston is one thing. Experiencing it is another. Scheduled campus tours of Suffolk University will include a library, classrooms, cafe, residence hall and student lounge space. Between the hours of 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, refreshments will be available along with members of the Suffolk Community to answer any questions you may have about Suffolk. Community members include: representatives from the Boston and Madrid campuses, student financial services, student success and student involvement. Detailed information regarding directions to campus, check-in location and Uber promotional code for discounted transportation will be sent to all registrants prior to your scheduled visit. Maximum capacity 35 per tour..


Providence College Providence, RI
Patrick Brennan,  401-865-1236
Contact Patrick

Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Come see for yourself the rich academic environment, the physical transformation of campus, and the Friar community at Providence Perspective for Counselors. As part of the program, you will hear from an Office of Admission representative and current students about the opportunities that exist at PC. After the information session geared specifically for counselors, you will experience a student-led tour of campus.