Visit Campus

Visiting campus is one of the most important components of your college search and selection process. We’d like to invite you to visit our campus to meet our phenomenal community of students, faculty, and staff and to experience our dynamic campus environment. We have several visit opportunities to meet your needs. If those don’t work, or you want something even more individualized, just call us at (417) 667-6010 or email us and we will be happy to schedule something just for you!

"C" for Yourself

Spring "C" for Yourself

April 15-17, 2016

During Cottey's "C" for Yourself! Weekend you'll spend two nights* in one of our suites, meet faculty and current students, experience our stellar facilities and student life, and receive the latest information about admission and financial aid. There is a $30 registration fee for the event. We offer a round-trip airport shuttle from Kansas City International airport for a $35 fee.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours

If you prefer an individual visit to campus, we offer customized visits. These tours may include visits to classes; meetings with faculty, coaches, and staff; and meals with current students, based on your interest. Please contact the Campus Visit Coordinator at or call 417-667-6010 to make arrangements for an individual visit. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Celebration of Achievement

Celebration of Achievement

February 26-28, 2016

If you've been accepted to Cottey and are a recipient of one of our top three academic scholarships, congratulations! We've tailored a special, invitation only, on-campus weekend for you and your parents/guests to celebrate your academic achievements. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and conclude with Sunday brunch. You'll spend two nights in our residence halls as the guest of a Cottey student. During the course of the weekend you and your parents and/or guests take part in an interactive campus tour and join in discussions about the benefits of attending a women's college, the art and science of leadership, and the connection between the liberal arts and careers. You’ll receive an invitation for registration if you qualify.

Summer Workshop

A Workshop for Women Who Are Going Places!

June 19-24th, 2016

The Workshop for Women Who are Going Places will offer rising junior-, and senior-aged girls insight into leadership, skill development and college and career preparation, while showcasing everything Cottey has to offer for their future education. Cottey professors and distinguished alumnae will lead sessions on topics ranging from understanding online presence to developing service learning skills. The best part? In addition to the toolbox of skills that each participant will take home, all students who choose to attend Cottey College will also be awarded a $12,000 scholarship for her years at Cottey ($3,000 annually)!

*In order to stay overnight in a Cottey residence hall, you must be a junior or senior in high school or be at least 16 years of age.

Instructions for online event registration: If you have already been receiving mail from Cottey, your username is typically the email address on file. You may find your username and password in recent emails received from Cottey, or you can try your email address and click the "forgot password" link to have your password emailed to you. You should receive your password via email within 15 minutes. If you don't recall the email address on file, please contact us directly to retrieve the information. If you are not on Cottey’s mailing list or do not have an email address on file, please create an account.