May I visit campus?
Yes. We welcome you to visit our campus and explore the indoor and outdoor spaces of our buildings. All visitors must wear masks when indoors. Prospective students can register for a student ambassador-led campus tour. You many also conduct a self-guided tour. Be sure to scan the QR code on the Markle Porch and fill out the form so we know you visited. View availability of student-led tours on the visit calendar.
Do I need to be vaccinated to visit campus?
At this moment, the College is requiring all visitors to be vaccinated or have a negative COVID PCR or antigen test taken within 72 hours of their visit. You may be asked to share this information upon arrival.
May I go into buildings while on campus?
Yes. Campus buildings are open to visitors. You are required to wear a mask indoors regardless of your vaccination status. If you forget your mask, you can request a disposable mask at the Markle Hall reception desk.
Do I need to wear a mask while on campus?
You must wear a mask covering your mouth and nose when you are indoors and outdoors. Please bring a mask with you. If you forget your mask, you can request a disposable mask at the Markle Hall reception desk.
Am I required to register to visit campus?
Ambassador-led tours and Campus Exploration: Yes. You are required to register in advance.
Self-guided tours: No. We would like all families to let us know of their presence on campus. Please stop by the Markle Hall front doors where you can scan a QR code to fill out the form noting your presence on campus.
How do I self-assess before arriving on campus?
Please be sure that you, those with whom you are living and those with whom you are visiting campus are not experiencing symptoms of illness and have not been exposed to someone showing signs of illness. Some questions to ask yourself before arriving on campus:
- Have you had a positive COVID-19 test for active virus in the past 10 days?
- Within the past 14 days, have you had contact with anyone that you know had COVID-19 or COVID-like symptoms? Contact is being 3 feet (2 meters) or closer for more than 15 minutes with a person, or having direct contact with fluids from a person with COVID-19 (for example, being coughed or sneezed on).
- Within the past 14 days, has a public health or medical professional told you to self-monitor, self-isolate, or self-quarantine because of concerns about COVID-19 infection?
- Do you have any of these symptoms that are not caused by another condition?
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Fever or chills
- Muscle or body aches
- Recent loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Nausea or vomiting
If the answer is “yes” to any of these questions, please postpone your travel to campus.
How do I check in when I arrive on campus?
Student-led tours: Proceed to Markle Hall and check in with the receptionist.
Self-guided tours: Proceed to the front of Markle Hall and check in using the QR code located on the front (red) doors. Demonstrated interest and demonstrated understanding are part of our application assessment. We want to note that you took the time to visit the campus.
Will there be an Admissions representative or someone else in Markle Hall to answer questions I may have about Lafayette?
Yes. A member of the Admissions staff will be in Markle Hall between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm most weekdays. Stop by Markle Hall and the receptionist will connect you with an admissions representative. We suggest that after your tour, you connect with your admissions representative (based on the location of your high school) via email asking any questions you might have and sharing what you thought of your experience on campus.
I forgot my mask. Do you have masks available on campus for visitors?
We hope you will bring a mask, but if you forget, disposable masks are available in Markle Hall at the reception desk.
May I eat on-campus when I visit campus?
In addition to our newest offering, the Trolley Stop Diner, you can dine at several locations, including Farinon and Marquis all-you-care-to-eat dining halls, Skillman Library, Eco Café in Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center, Gilbert’s Café and the Lafayette Food Truck on the Quad. On-campus dining is available in select locations. You can also find a variety of food options in Downtown Easton.
Are there specific areas of campus you suggest that I visit?
Our virtual tour online is a great tool to use while on campus to guide you past the main academic buildings and highlights of campus. You can pick up a campus map inside or at the kiosk outside Markle Hall or choose a maps we have on our website to plan your visit.
If you prefer a 3-D Map
If you prefer a Google Map experience