May I visit campus?
Yes. We welcome you to visit our campus and explore the indoor and outdoor spaces of our buildings. Masks are optional. 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 kiosk outside Pfenning Alumni Center or in the McCartney Street Parking Lot and fill out the form so we know you visited. View availability of student-led tours on the visit calendar. Note that on Fridays through August 12, the College closes early at 2 pm and some buildings may be locked.
Where do I park?
Visitors may park in the McCartney Street Parking lot, located at 133 McCartney Street, Easton, PA 18042.
The Markle Parking Deck is expected to be completed by Fall 2022. At that time visitor parking will move to the Parking Deck.
Where do I check in?
Pfenning Alumni Center is where our receptionist will check you in and welcome you to Lafayette. Those self-guiding may also scan the QR code in the McCartney Street Parking Lot and use the a self-guided tour map from the kiosk. If you have any questions, join us in Pfenning Alumni Center.
Do I need to be vaccinated to visit campus?
The College highly recommends that visitors be vaccinated.
May I go into buildings while on campus?
Yes. Campus buildings are open to visitors. The College closes at 2 pm on Fridays through August 12, so some buildings may be locked at that time. Some buildings are also locked on weekends.
Do I need to wear a mask while on campus?
Masks are optional at this time, but may be required if state or local regulations change. If you forget your mask, you can request a disposable mask at the reception desk in Pfenning Alumni Center.
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 prospetice students to let us know of their presence on campus. Please scan the QR code in the kiosk in McCartney Street Parking Lot or at the kiosk outside Pfenning Alumni Center. We look at demonstrated interest as part of your application and a visit notes your interest.
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 Pfenning Alumni Center and check in with the receptionist.
Self-guided tours: Please scan the QR code in the kiosk in McCartney Street Parking Lot or at the kiosk outside Pfenning Alumni Center. You can get a map below the kiosk. 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 available to answer questions I may have about Lafayette?
Yes. A member of the Admissions staff will be in Pfenning Alumni Center between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm most weekdays. Stop by 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 Pfenning Alumni Center at the reception desk.
May I eat on-campus when I visit campus?
During the summer months the Trolley Stop Diner is available for dining. 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