Plan Your Visit
The best way to learn about Dickinson College is to experience it firsthand. Come explore our campus and the surrounding community. We look forward to meeting you.
The Office of Admissions has a variety of visit options to help you determine whether Dickinson is the right fit for you. Come take a tour, participate in an information session, schedule an interview and check out our open houses. Learn more on the admissions visit page.
The Town of Carlisle
Carlisle, Pa., is a vibrant and culturally rich town. Stroll through the historic district and you’ll find Colonial- and Victorian-era buildings, a thriving theatre/indie movie house, international restaurants, galleries, specialty shops and more. A longtime favorite destination for antiquers, history buffs and classic car collectors, Carlisle is also an intellectual hub that’s home to three colleges. Learn more about Carlisle.
Where to Stay
Many lodging options await you in Carlisle. You’ll find a hotel and a bed and breakfast in the heart of the historic district, just blocks from campus, and a generous selection of hotels, motels and B&Bs are sprinkled throughout the area, just a few minutes’ drive away. Learn more about where to stay in Carlisle.
Carlisle is located in the heart of Central Pennsylvania, just across the river from Harrisburg. Get driving directions from anywhere as well other useful travel information on our Maps & Directions page.
Carlisle has many interesting restaurants and specialty shops. Whether you’re hungry for world cuisine or searching for that perfect gift, downtown Carlisle’s got you covered.
Be one of the first to experience our new Virtual Tour. With four thematic tours, you can dive into our variety of academic programs and initiatives, our residential campus environment, our truly global mindset and the ways we go green. You can also explore our campus by browsing our 62 buildings, centers, spaces and fields. You have the freedom to choose what you want to see and learn more about.