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Visit Westmont and see one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. Our location in the foothills of scenic Santa Barbara offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez mountains. We’d love to welcome you to our wooded acres and formal gardens. You’ll learn from world-class faculty and engaging students how Westmont can prepare you for a lifelong journey of spiritual growth, academic pursuit and personal maturity.

All Prospective Student Events

Personal Visit

Scheduling a Personal Visit:

Schedule your visit to Westmont by using the link below or by contacting our visit coordinator at 1-(800)-777-9011 or by email visit@westmont.edu. Please schedule your visit at least one week in advance.

Tour Times  
M, W, F 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m.
T, TH 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m.

You may also wish to meet with an admissions counselor in a session open to all visitors or in a personal interview (available for seniors and transfers).

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Preview Days

Fall Preview Days are a great opportunity to get to know Westmont College and learn more about the admission process. Each information-packed day will offer an in-depth look at academics, faith, and community at Westmont while giving you a chance to ask your questions about college life.

Cost to attend: $25 per student (includes lunch in the Dining Commons and a Westmont t-shirt)

Schedule of Events

Detailed Preview Day Info

Fall 2015 Preview Day dates will be posted this coming summer. Please see our other visit opportunities or schedule a personalized visit to campus.

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Spring Sessions

Come for college, launch for life.

Want to get a taste of college life before your senior year? Excited to start the search for the right college? Curious about where to begin?

Westmont College Preview Days Spring Sessions are designed just for you!

Each spring session will help you discover what makes Westmont unique and provide helpful tips and hints as you begin this important next step in your education.

Spring Session Highlights:
  • Learn about the history of Westmont on a campus tour
  • Experience Westmont's top-ranked academics as you sit in on a class
  • Join in worship with the Westmont community as you attend Chapel
  • Enjoy lunch in the Dining Commons
  • Hear more about the college search from our admission counselors
  • Discover what makes our Christian liberal arts education an affordable option
  • Interact with Westmont students
  • Explore beautiful Santa Barbara
Event Dates

Beginning March 9, 2015 through April 15, 2015 on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, our office will be hosting 1/2 day Spring Sessions (excluding Spring Break March 30th). Our last overnight ability to host is April 27.

Seniors and transfers: Are you considering Westmont but have not yet visited campus? We encourage you to schedule an individual visit tailored just for you.

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MOVE at Westmont

M.O.V.E. (Multicultural Overnight Visit Experience) - at Westmont is more than just another college visit. M.O.V.E.'s goal is to empower you with the confidence and plan to move toward a future that is truly fitted to your unique gifts and goals.

This is an opportunity to gain an in-depth view of college life as you sit in on a class, visit chapel, and stay overnight in the residence halls. In addition, M.O.V.E. will offer you time to interact with our faculty and staff from underrepresented and first-generation backgrounds as they share their stories with you. Come be a part of a fun weekend in Santa Barbara. Join us for M.O.V.E.! .

Event Date: April 17-18

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Registration closes Monday, April 6


Admitted Student Events

Scholars Weekend

Congratulations on your offer of admission to Westmont!

Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make, and we want to assist you in any way we can. Now that you've been admitted, you likely have thought of new questions to ask.

Westmont Scholars Weekend gives you an opportunity to get the information you need to choose a college. Look at Westmont through a different lens as you learn what it means to belong to this community academically, spiritually and socially.

During this special weekend, you’ll meet our internationally renowned faculty and explore our rigorous academics as you interact with Westmont students and experience life on campus.

Even if you’ve visited before, you may want to consider attending this event to take another look at what Westmont offers.

*This event is reserved for admitted Dean's, Provost's or President's scholars.

Scholars Weekend - March 6-7, 2015

Tentative Schedule of Events

Detailed Scholars Weekend Info

Registration for Westmont Scholars Weekend has reached capacity and registration is closed at this time. We invite you to attend our April 10-11 Admitted Student Days or schedule a personalized visit to campus. If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Lashua at admissionevents@westmont.edu.

Admitted Student Days

Congratulations on your offer of admission to Westmont!

Choosing a college in an important decision, and we’re here to help!

Whether you’ve visited campus before or you’re making your first trip, we invite you to pursue moments of discovery during Admitted Student Days and explore what Westmont offers academically, spiritually, and socially.

You won't want to miss it!

Date of Event
April 10-11, 2015

Tentative Schedule of Events

Detailed Admitted Student Day Info

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Registration closes Monday, April 6

Contact for Personal Visit

Campus Visit Coordinator

  • Crys Yem-Solomon
  • Phone: 805.565.6148
  • Fax: 805.565.6234
  • Email: visit@westmont.edu
  • Home Town: Winthrop, Mass.
  • College Attended: Westmont College '12
Contact for Events

Admissions Event Coordinator

  • Andrea Lashua
  • Phone: 805.565.6216
  • Fax: 805.565.6234
  • Email: astout@westmont.edu
  • Home Town: San Diego, Calif.
  • College Attended: Westmont College '05