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Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

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Frequently Asked Questions

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Visiting LSTC

  1. How should I get to LSTC?
  2. Where am I going to stay?
  3. How expensive will it be to visit?
  4. What am I going to do while I am at LSTC?
  5. Who will I meet while I am there?
  6. Is there some type of formal interview?
  7. How does visiting with a group work?

How should I get to LSTC?

Visit the maps and directions page for all your answers.

Where am I going to stay?

If you visit LSTC for multiple days, we will provide housing for you free of charge. You will stay in our Conference Center or in one of our Guest Apartments. Bedding, towels, etc. will be provided for you.

Special Needs

If you have any special housing needs (i.e. wheelchair accessibility), please let the Visit Coordinator know in advance and plans will be made accordingly.

How expensive will it be to visit?

The visit should be fairly inexpensive for you. LSTC will provide meals for you during your visit. You will be responsible for transportation costs, meals not associated with your visit, alcohol, and anything that you might like to do on your own (such as visiting a museum or going downtown to shop).

What am I going to do while I am at LSTC?

The following are a couple of examples of visit schedules that were used for actual visitors in recent months. The first is a one-day visit, and the second in a multiple-day visit.

Sample One-Day Visit Schedule

9:00 a.m. - Tour of LSTC
9:30 a.m. - Tour of LSTC Housing
10:00 a.m. - Financial Aid
11:00 a.m. - Chapel
11:30 a.m. - Lunch with students
12:15 p.m. - Admissions
1:00 p.m. - Attend Class
4:00 p.m. - Coffee with student and tour of Hyde Park

Sample Multiple-Day Visit Schedule

Day One
6:00 p.m. - Arrive on Campus
6:30 p.m. - Dinner with students in Hyde Park
8:00 p.m. - On your own

Day Two
8:30 a.m. - Breakfast with students
9:30 a.m. - Attend Class
11:00 a.m. - Chapel
12:00 p.m. - Lunch with professor and/or students
1:00 p.m. - Tour of LSTC
1:30 p.m. - Tour of LSTC Housing
2:30 p.m. - Meet with a professor
3:00 p.m. - Coffee with a student - tour Hyde Park on your own
6:30 p.m. - Dinner with students (possibly downtown Chicago)

Day Three
8:30 a.m. - Breakfast with students
9:00 a.m. - Financial Aid
10:00 a.m. - Admissions
11:00 a.m. - Chapel
12:00 p.m. - Lunch with students
1:00 p.m. - Attend Class
4:00 p.m. - Depart

Who will I meet while I am there?

During your visit, you will have the opportunity to interact with current students, Admissions Office staff, and members of the faculty. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about our admissions policies, financial aid, and any other questions that you might have about being a student here at LSTC.

Is there some type of formal interview?

There is not a formal interview while you are on campus. Your visit is a time for you to get to know us a little better, as well as an opportunity for us to get to know a little about you.

How does visiting with a group work?

Group visits are very similar to individual visits. When you visit as a group, you will still have the opportunity to sit in on a class, meet with the Admissions Office staff, and to interact with students.

Sample Group Visit Schedule

8:30 a.m. - Breakfast in Refectory with President of LSTC and/or professors
9:30 a.m. - Attend Class - Pentateuch and Wisdom Literature
11:00 a.m. - Attend Chapel
12:00 p.m. - Lunch with LSTC Students
1:00 p.m. - Financial Aid and Admissions
2:00 p.m. - Tour of LSTC Building/Housing
3:00 p.m. - Walking tour of Hyde Park

Page last modified Dec 1, 2014