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Beloit College

Beloit, WI
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

700 College Street

Beloit, WI 53511

United States

Phone: 608-363-2500

Fax: 608-363-2075


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Kristen Gonstead
Title:Visit Coordinator
Admissions Office Address:Admissions Office
700 College St.
Beloit, WI 53511
Admissions Office Phone:608-363-2500
Admissions Office Fax:608-363-2075
Admissions Office Email:visit@beloit.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Logan Museum of Anthropology
Wright Museum of Art
Center for the Sciences
Hendricks Center for the Performing Arts
Laura H. Idrich Neese Theatre Complex
Other popular spaces include the Poetry Garden, the Java Joint, Morse Library, the Sports Center, Pearsons Hall, and Strong Stadium.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Bushel and Pecks Local Market
Downtown Farmer's Market
Riverside Park
Telfer Park and The Snappers (minor league basebal
Downtown Beloit is within easy walking distance of the college and hosts growing and vibrant local establishments including the college's Hendricks Center for the Performing Arts, bookstore, and center for entrepreneurship; a bagel/coffee house; and several restaurants.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday-Friday; Saturday during schoolyr
M-F: 8am-4:30pm; Saturday: 9am-12pm
Phone Number:608-363-2500
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:visit@beloit.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:Fall of junior year
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Average Length of Interview:1 hour
Information Sessions:Available
Email Address to Sign-Up:visit@beloit.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:visit@beloit.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:visit@beloit.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:HS seniors;2-night maximum stay; available only Sun-Thurs nights Sept-April

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
O'Hare International Airport in Chicago is 75 miles from campus; the Van Galder Bus Company (608-752-5407 or http://www.vangalderbus.com/) runs hourly shuttles from the airport to Beloit. Bus directions are available at the provided URL.
Driving Instructions to Campus:
I-43, I-90, US Rtes. 14 and 51, and Rtes. 2, 75, 81, and 251 lead to Beloit. Signs posted on all major highways through the town will direct visitors to campus.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
The College has 3 guest apartments on campus in a historic home. All the apartments have kitchens, although you may also use dining facilities on campus. The price is incredibly inexpensive. Call the Admissions Office at 800-356-0751 or 608-363-2500 to check on availability. Within walking distance of campus is The Ironworks IHotel (500 Pleasant St.; 608-362-5500). Amenities include newspaper, executive fitness center, limo and airport pick-up service, business center, laundry/dry cleaning pick up and delivery, on-site wine storage, personal cigar humidor in the lounge, and meeting and catering services. Also, several hotels are within 2 to 3 miles from campus. A full-service Holiday Inn (200 Dearborn St.; 815-389-3481) offers special rates to visitors of the College, Hampton Inn (2700 Cranston Rd.; 608-362-6000) and the Holiday Inn Express (2790 Milwaukee Rd.; 608-365-6000). For other lodging options, call the Admissions Office at 800-923-5648 or go to the Visit Beloit website at www.visitbeloit.com/.
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
Lake Geneva is a year-round resort area about an hour's drive east of Beloit. Here you will find The French Country Inn (W. 41490 West End Rd., Lake Geneva, WI 53147; 262-245-5220), an unusual lakeside structure dating from the 1880s. Its wonderfully furnished guestrooms overlook the lake, and all have private bathrooms. The inn has a lovely restaurant with creative menus--a real treat. Rates are in the moderate range during the week and expensive on the weekend. A 20-minute drive from Beloit will find you in Janesville, WI, if traveling north toward Madison, or in Rockford, IL, if traveling south toward Chicago. Both of these cities offer several accommodation options within an easy drive of Beloit.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Admissions Office
    700 College St.
    Beloit, WI 53511
    Phone: 608-363-2500
    Fax: 608-363-2075
    Email: visit@beloit.edu
  • Visiting Center:
  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays: