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Messiah College

Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

One College Avenue

Suite 3005

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

United States

Phone: (717) 691-6000

Fax: 717-691-2307

Website

Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Heather Keefer
Title:Visit Coordinator
Admissions Office Address:Office of Admissions
One College Avenue, Suite 3005
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Admissions Office Phone:8002334220
Admissions Office Fax:7177965374
Admissions Office Email:hkeefer@messiah.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Boyer Hall (Schools of Humanities, Ed. and Soc. Sci.
Eisenhower Campus Center/Sollenberger Sports Cent
Oakes Museum of Natural History
Stoner Covered Bridge
Starry Athletic Complex
The scenic Yellow Breeches Creek runs through the 471 acre campus. It is a nationally recoginized trout fishing stream, complete with covered bridge and swinging foot bridge.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Harrisburg Capitol Complex
Hershey Park and Chocolate World
Civil War Gettysburg
Lancaster County Amish Country
Inner-Harbor Baltimore
The college is located just 10-miles south of the state capitol, Harrisburg. Hershey, Gettysburg and Lancaster are all less than 1 hr. drive. The larger cities of Baltimore, Washington DC and Philadelphia are within 2 hours of the campus. For more information about the local area check out http://www.messiah.edu/admissions/tourist/

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:No
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:9 am - 5 pm
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:visitmessiah@messiah.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:No
Information Sessions:Available
Times:available for all campus tours
Email Address to Sign-Up:visitmessiah@messiah.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:visitmessiah@messiah.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:visitmessiah@messiah.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:Other
     Describe:http://www.messiah.edu/admissions/visit/visit_events.html
Any Limitations:only offered on specific dates during the semester

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Harrisburg International Airport is a 30 minute drive from the campus. There is also bus and train service in the city of Harrisburg. Guests are welcome to request pickup from the admissions office at any of these terminals with a two-week notice.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
Messiah College is located 10 miles south of Harrisburg, PA on US 15. US 15 can be accessed by any of the following major routes: 81, 83/581, 76 (PA Turnpike) Southbound on US 15: Travel approximately 3 miles beyond the PA Turnpike interchange to Lisburn Road, and turn left. After the first stop sign, turn right into the main campus entrance. Northbound on US 15: Travel approximately 4 miles beyond the PA 74 North intersection near Dillsburg to Lisburn Road, and turn right. After the first stop sign, turn right into the main campus entrance.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
Comfort Inn 1012 Wesley Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055; 717-766-3700 Best Western Plantation Inn Rt. 15 and PA Turnpike 717-766-0238 Econolodge Rt. 15 and PA Turnpike 717-766-4728 Hampton Inn Rt. 15 north of PA Turnpike, 717-691-1300 1-800-hampton Homewood Suites Rt. 15 north of PA Turnpike 717-697-4900 1-800-callhome Wingate Inn Rt. 15 and PA Turnpike 717-766-2710 1-800-228-1000
 
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
Gifford Pinchot State Park RD #1, Lewisberry, PA 717-432-5011 Clarion Hotel and Convention Center 1700 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 717-243-1717 Comfort Inn 6325 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 717-790-0924 Holiday Inn 5401 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 717-697-0321, 774-2721 Marriott Hotel 4650 Lindle Rd., Harrisburg, PA 717-564-5511 1-800-228-9290 Radisson - Penn Harris Motor Inn Rts. 11 and 15, Camp Hill,PA 717-763-7117

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • Office of Admissions
    One College Avenue, Suite 3005
    Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
    Phone: 800-233-4220
    Fax: 717-796-5374
    Email: hkeefer@messiah.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    No
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    No
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Available
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