1. Experience FranU

There's no better way to learn about FranU than to experience it firsthand.

We encourage you to explore the many ways to experience FranU.

This page had been updated and merged with the former "Connect" page. This page should have all current information (07.10.2020), but if you wish to visit the old page please visit it here.

  • Experience FranU: A Virtual Campus Showcase

    Experience FranU: A Virtual Campus Showcase highlights more than 20 undergraduate and graduate programs FranU offers in the Arts, Sciences, and Health Professions. Experience FranU is an opportunity for interested students to meet with faculty, current students, and resources across campus including Financial Aid and Student Affairs. This will be the perfect opportunity to get a feel for what it means to be a Fran and to be a part of our community.

  • Virtual Campus Visit

    Visit with an Admissions Counselor, and discover how you can start your journey at FranU.

  • Virtual Info Sessions

    Join our admissions counselors and other like-minded students for a virtual info session on specific topics such as financial aid or our nursing program.

  • Virtual School Visits

    The FranU Office of Admissions is looking forward to visiting with prospective students during our virtual travels to high schools, college fairs, community colleges, and healthcare facilities.

  • Video Walkthroughs

    We have multiple video walkthroughs of our SETH labs, DPT gym and more. More videos coming soon!

  • FranU Zoom Backgrounds

    While we eagerly await FranU to open again, we have created fun Zoom backgrounds to use while you speak to admissions counselors or just (virtually) hang out with friends. (pressing download will bring you to a dropbox to view and download images).

  • Meet the Admissions Team

    Get to know your admissions counselors!

  • The Franciscan Experience Summer Institute

    Rising high school juniors and seniors are encouraged to attend The Franciscan Experience (TFE) and embrace God’s call to service and be inspired towards their vocation. Come together in community to be challenged intellectually, physically, and spiritually as we seek to encounter Christ through the heart of St. Francis.

  • Counselor Events

    Not actually a student but a high school counselor? We have events for you too!


Is FranU open for campus visits?

Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to offer campus visits until further notice. You can still schedule a video chat to learn more about your program of interest with us here.

How can I learn more about campus without visiting?

  • We encourage you to schedule a video chat with us, attend a webinar, or check out our videos of our simulated learning space.
  • Our Admissions, Financial Aid, and Advising offices remain accessible at this time. Students can connect with us via email and phone during this time and we are here to help.
  • In the coming days, we will be sharing more information about webinars with academic programs - stay tuned!

Is the Spring Open House still happening?

In accordance with current recommendations, we have made the decision to cancel the Saturday, March 21 event. We are working on opportunities to engage with us virtually.

Is FranU still taking undergraduate and graduate applications?

Absolutely! Currently, we do not anticipate any interruptions to our Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 semesters. Students can apply here.

What about orientation?

At this time, there are no plans to change upcoming orientations.

Where should I send my transcripts?

We are encouraging all applicants to submit their transcripts electronically at this time. These can be emailed to admissions@franu.edu.