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Visit the Campus

Our small college holds a big space in the heart of downtown Greensboro.

We invite you to experience Greensboro College for yourself, whether that’s in-person or virtually, to see all that we have to offer!

Campus visits begin at the Welcome Center/Admissions Office with an Admissions Counselor and Student Ambassador. 

If you have any questions leading up to your visit, feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at (336) 217-7211 or email us at visitdays@greensboro.edu

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Planning Your Visit to Greensboro, NC

As you plan to visit Greensboro College, we hope your time allows you time to explore the area surrounding our historic campus. After all, a major reason students choose Greensboro College is… Greensboro, North Carolina!

Here is a quick guide to all things Greensboro!

Destination/Visit Suggestions for Greensboro College

Greensboro, North Carolina is located in the heart of the Piedmont Triad, just to the west of the Triangle and just south of the Virginia state line. It is home to five four-year colleges and universities, enrolling over 30,000 college students and the bustling Piedmont Triad International Airport. 

Greensboro is a great place to explore the Appalachian Mountains, with many trails in nearby Hanging Rock and Stone Mountain State Parks. You’ll also be able to experience the area’s rich history, including Greensboro’s role in the civil rights movement, as well as take in some of the many unique cultural events happening in town. Whether you’re looking for an educational adventure or some fun in the sun, Greensboro has something for everyone

Recurring Events

First Fridays is a tradition in downtown Greensboro. On the first Friday of every month, these citywide events may take on many purposes, including art gallery openings, food demonstrations, music and networking.

Arriving on a Thursday?

Check out the Live Jazz at the beautiful O.Henry Hotel – 6-9pm every Thursday evening.

Hotels Near Greensboro

36 hours in Greensboro for shoppers?

36 hours in Greensboro for Foodies

There are diverse food options, both in price and taste preferences near the Greensboro College Campus. Here are some great options either before or after your campus visit:

36 hours in Greensboro for History Buffs

International Civil Rights Center and Museum The International Civil Rights Center & Museum is a comprehensive museum of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. It commemorates the Feb. 1, 1960, beginning of sit-ins at a whites-only lunch counter in Greensboro.

Greensboro Historical Museum The Greensboro History Museum strives to connect learners of all ages to Greensboro’s history in person and online.

Guilford Battleground National Park. On March 15, 1781, six years into the American Revolution, General Greene (Yes, Greensboro, NC is named after General Greene) and Lord Cornwallis’ troops faced off at a small courthouse community. This 2.5 hour battle would change the course of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.

36 hours in Greensboro for Outdoor Lovers and Physically Active

36 hours in Greensboro for Theatre/Art Buffs

36 hours in Greensboro for Sports Fans

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Joshua Fitzgerald photo

“I loved the GC Honors program and Greensboro College. I felt safe and a sense of genuine belonging at the college. I worked closely with my thesis advisor and professors who helped inspire me to define my path and passion of interest. That path has led me to my doctoral studies in Engineering Mechanics.”

- Joshua Fitzgerald, Class of ’19, Mathematics Major

Joshua currently studies astrodynamics at Virginia Tech University and is an Engineering Mechanics Ph.D. Candidate.