Undergraduate Admission

Undergraduate Open House

Undergraduate Open House

There’s nothing quite like visiting our campus! We invite you to this exclusive event to experience what life is like as a Merrimack Warrior.

What to Expect

At our Open House, you’ll get an overview of Merrimack with an introduction to your academic school. You’ll meet Merrimack faculty, students and community members and, of course, have some fun along the way! Bonus: you’ll receive a special gift as our thank you for coming to campus!

In order to prioritize the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and visitors, attendance is limited to 10 students and one family member each per school/per session. Groups will be small and personalized, based on your intended major and academic school.

Open House Dates

October 24, 25
November 7, 8

What You’ll Get:
Admission overview + Academic Session with the Dean + Student Panel + Campus Life Fair + Tour

Registration and Schedule

Wondering which date to choose? The dates below are categorized by academic school in an effort to keep groups small. But remember - you don’t have to be 100% set on your major to attend! Browse our majors by category to discover which school houses your program of interest.

Merrimack School of Health Sciences Student

Health Science

Saturday, October 24
Sunday, November 8

Health Sciences Open House Register Now

Merrimack College liberal arts students

Liberal Arts & Undeclared

Saturday, October 24
Sunday, November 8

Liberal Arts and Undeclared Open House Register Now

Merrimack College nursing student with professor


Saturday, October 24
Sunday, November 8

Nursing Open House Register Now

Merrimack College science and engineering project

Science & Engineering

Sunday, October 25
Saturday, November 7

Science and Engineering Open House Register Now

Merrimack College business school class


Sunday, October 25
Saturday, November 7

Business Open House Register Now

Merrimack College student helping elementary student


Sunday, October 25
Saturday, November 7

Education Open House Register Now


If you have any questions or need help choosing a date or session, please contact our team at welcomecenter@merrimack.edu or 978-837-5100 (#1).

Schedule Highlights

  • Admission Overview
  • Academic Sessions (includes a personalized tour of classrooms and other areas of interest)
  • Student Panel
  • Interactive Campus Tour (includes a “Meet and Greet” session with the Academic Success Center, O’Brien Center for Career Development and various student organizations)
  • A Bite to Eat (at one of our outdoor eateries)

Event Details

  • Your visit will last approximately three hours.
  • Groups are divided by academic school and start time.
  • Guests will be limited to one family member per student.
  • After check-in, you will be guided to an academic area/classroom for the main part of our program. You’ll stay there and our community members will come in and out of the space.
  • Event capacity is important to us! Groups will be kept small and at a safe capacity following Massachusetts state guidelines.
  • Residence Hall tours will not be available.
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Looking for more?

Virtual Open House

Wednesday, October 28, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 11, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Get an admission overview and watch academic sessions with faculty and students from the comfort of your own home during our Virtual Open House.

Learn About Our Virtual Open Houses

Merrimack College student on computer at library
Merrimack College students in class

Mock Classes

  • Take a mock class with a Merrimack professor
  • In-person and virtual options available
  • Fridays - October 16, 23 and 30 and Fridays - November 6 and 13 

Take a Mock Class On Campus

Take a Mock Class Virtually

COVID-19 Safety and Details for Your Visit

As we invite you and your family to campus, we have implemented new policies and procedures to keep everyone safe:

  • Groups will be kept small and spread out across campus.
  • Social distancing guidelines will be enforced.
  • Check your email 24 hours before your visit - we will send you further instructions to prepare to enter campus. This email will include our COVID-19 Return to Campus Checklist and waiver and COVID-19 Return to Campus Policies and Procedures that covers critical health and safety information (COVID-19 best practices, social distancing, self-care and workspace/campus cleaning and more).

We ask that you please review these documents prior to your campus visit. When you arrive, you will be required to sign the waiver at our designated checkpoint. Each person in your car must complete a waiver. If you are under the age of 17, please have a parent or guardian sign your waiver.

State Guidelines for Visitors to Massachusetts

Under current Massachusetts state guidelines, visitors from California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont & Washington, as well as within Massachusetts, are able to register for a campus visit.

For families who live in a different state, please contact our Welcome Center team at 978-837-5100 (#1) or by email to discuss options for visiting campus that meet state regulations.


We are located at 315 Turnpike St. in North Andover, Massachusetts.

Getting to Merrimack


Reach out to our team for more information about the day or how to register.

Email The Admission Team

Contact Us

We are here for you every step of the way. Please call or email us.

978-837-5100 (#1)