What are my options to experience Samford University?
Samford is committed to the health and wellbeing of both your family and our Bulldog community. If you choose to experience Samford in-person, we ask that you join us in subscribing to local government and CDC guidelines by wearing your mask and physically distancing. Your visit will include an information session and a tour of campus on a private golf cart.
In addition to on-campus experiences, join us for several virtual options that we will be hosting throughout the year:
- Senior Days: An on-campus experience to tour campus, hear from current students and ask professors your questions.
- Diversity Senior Days: Tour campus and dive deeper into Samford's commitment to diversity and intercultural initiatives.
- Samford Realized: Your opportunity to learn more about the specific things that make Samford, Samford. Find a topic you’re interested in.
- Samford in your City: Meet with Samford staff and other future Bulldogs from your hometown.
- Virtual Campus Visit: Meet with current students and admission counselors as they share with you all of their favorite parts of campus.
- Virtual Faculty Appointments: Speak with a faculty or staff member in your area of academic interest.
- Self-Guided Virtual Campus Tour: Learn our history and see our campus as your guide yourself around Samford’s campus online.
See a full list of your options at samford.edu/visit.
Are Samford’s classes online this fall?
Approximately 86% of all courses across all degree programs include in-person learning this fall. Samford will also be hosting online and hybrid classes. For more information, please visit our university Coronavirus webpage.
What if COVID-19 has impacted my ability to test?
Students will have an opportunity to choose a test optional application for fall 2021. You can make this choice on the online application or the Common Application.
Regardless of your choice, you will have to submit an appeal if you wish to change your initial response to the test optional question. No appeals will be granted once a student has received an admission decision for fall 2021. If a student has a test score on file but chooses to apply test optional, test scores will not be used in the evaluation process for admission or scholarships. Learn more about our application options for fall 2021 admission.
How can I meet my admission counselor?
Your Samford Admission Counselor is here to connect you with your future. From your first visit to campus to your application essay to the final moments of your big decision, they’re right beside you and eager to help guide you along the way. Your counselor is scheduling visits – in-person and virtually – today.