SNC Day is our campus-wide Saturday open house. Every year, it draws thousands of people from the surrounding community for music, food and fun. We're thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase all that St. Norbert College has to offer!

Campus Open Houses & Tours

Many campus buildings will be open during the day for self­guided tours. Hosts will be on hand to answer questions about these new and historic buildings.

Pennings Activity Center
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Pennings Activity Center has just been named to the Register of Historical Places, and we invite you to visit this facility which formerly housed Abbot Pennings High School and Nicolet School. Graduates of those schools will enjoy a walk down memory lane with the aid of historic photos.

St. Norbert College Bookstore
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Visit Todd Wehr Hall and the SNC bookstore. Support SNC sports teams and stock up on your game day apparel, Norby gear and more. Faculty authors, including SNC President Tom Kunkel (11:30 a.m.-Noon), and co-authors Bridget Burke Ravizza and Julie Massey (1:15-1:45 p.m.), will be on hand to sign their recent books. Bring the coupon in the program to receive 10% off one regular­-priced item!

Norman Miller Center for Peace, Justice & Public Understanding
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Michels Commons
The Norman Miller Center cultivates awareness, compassion and commitment to justice and sustainable peace. Join us for an open house with refreshments and children’s activities to celebrate the International Day of Peace.

Student Organizations
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Baer Mall
There are more than 60 active student organizations at St. Norbert College. They focus on academic interests, service and recreation. Stop by the student tables to learn more about what they do on campus and in the local, regional and global community.

Old St. Joseph Church
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Old St. Joseph Church Atrium
For almost nine centuries, the Canons Regular of Premontre have followed the example of St. Norbert in serving church and society as contemplatives in action. Abbot Bernard Pennings brought the Norbertine charism to Wisconsin over a century ago and ever since it has nourished the growth and life of the campus community. Visit with the Norbertine Fathers and members of the college’s division of mission and heritage to learn more about the history of St. Norbert and his namesake college. A Catholic Mass will be celebrated at 5 p.m.

Center for Norbertine Studies
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Miriam B. and James J. Mulva Library, Third Floor
The center is a collaborative partnership of the college and the Norbertine order. The purpose of the center is to study, reflect upon and disseminate knowledge and understanding of how the Norbertine motto, docere verbo et exemplo – to teach by word and example – is embodied in the context of the Catholic liberal arts tradition of St. Norbert College.

Donald J. Schneider Stadium
Jump on the free trolley and visit the stadium! Tour the facilities and grounds, including the prayer labyrinth, walking paths and gazebo. Beloit College will play the SNC women’s soccer team at 1 p.m. and the men’s team at 3:30 pm. 

Carol and Robert Bush Art Center
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Explore the galleries! Featured exhibitions are “Plantbot Genetics: Mothology”, and “The History of All Her Secret Thoughts” – an environment by April Beiswenger.

Gehl-Mulva Science Center
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Come visit this new state-­of-­the-­art facility. The Gehl-­Mulva Science Center offers cutting-edge laboratories and technology; the building contains 45 teaching and research labs, 10 classrooms, 15 study lounges, a museum, and offices for 38 faculty. The $40 million facility also serves as the primary home of the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Green Bay campus. Tours of the building are available, as well as demonstrations by faculty and interactive activities for kids. Additionally, the dean and members of the staff of the Medical College of Wisconsin will be on-hand to answer questions on the application and admission process.

Ariens Family Welcome Center
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tour the Ariens Family Welcome Center. Admission staff will be on hand to share information on preparing for college and the admission process. Representatives from the college’s graduate programs will also be available to answer questions and share information. Learn more about the MBA program and the Donald J. Schneider School of Business and Economics, the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, the Master of Science in Education and the Master of Theological Studies