What is the DSU Preview

The DSU Preview is your opportunity as a high school senior or Junior to experience university life — Dixie State style. You’ll also learn about scholarships, financial aid, housing, student resources, academic programs, and more! Everything you need to know in order to get started at Dixie State.

A Day In the Life of a Student

By attending the DSU Preview, you’ll get a chance to experience what it’s like to be a student at Dixie State University. You’ll also get to meet and make friends with other students looking to attend Dixie State. It’s an awesome weekend filled with fun activities, interactive presentations, food, and more!


Please refer to your registration confirmation emails for a map of where to check in on campus.

2020-2021 Dates

February 25-26, 2022

March 25-26, 2022

2022-2023 Schedule

Friday Schedule

5:00 PMCheck-in/ Registration Begins
5:45 PMStudent Welcome
Students are introduced to our Student Ambassador and separated into groups for their campus tour

Parent Tour & Info Session
Parents, guardians, and/or advisors are given a brief tour of campus separate from their students.

Following the tour, parents have the opportunity to sit in on an info session with a panel of representatives from our Admissions, Scholarships, Student Success, and Housing Offices.
8:00 PMDinner for Students
Aside from snacks begin provided throughout the DSU Preview, students are fed a fully catered dinner. All dietary needs will be accommodated for.

Various representatives from across campus will also be present with information booths set up for students to visit with, including: on-and-off-campus housing, the university's Student Association, our Multicultural & Inclusion Center, and more.
9:00 PMOpen Recreation
For our DSU Previews, we reserve our entire Human Performance Center for this incredible night.

Students have the options to dive into our Olympic sized-swimming pool, conquer the tallest indoor rock climbing wall for a university in the state, play basketball, pickleball, volleyball, and soccer on our indoor and outdoor courts, dance on our rooftop, and many more exciting games and activities*

*Some activities in the Human Performance Center require additional waivers and parental/guardian permission before participating.
11:30 PMPrep For Bedtime
MidnightLights Out
Students spend the night on provided air-mattresses inside of our Human Performance Center.* Students should make sure to bring an overnight bag with appropriate hygiene and sleeping materials

*Males and Females are separated onto separate floors while sleeping.

Saturday Schedule

8:00 AMBreakfast
Students are fed a fully catered breakfast. All dietary needs will be accommodated for.
9:00 AMStudent Information Session
Students will have the opportunity to hear from various speakers from across campus including an important discussion on mental health and leaving home from our on-campus Booth Wellness Center.
10:00 AMAcademic Breakout Sessions
Students will have the opportunity of learning more about the degrees they may be interested in studying while in college. To do this, students will be able to attend two breakout sessions of their choice.

Breakout sessions will be hosted by the Dean and/or Department Chairs from each of our 6 academic colleges: Arts, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Science, Engineering, & Technology; as well as an additional option for those who may not know exactly what they want to study.
NoonFinal Q&A
12:30 PMOur Weekend Together Is Over

*Our university’s campus is consistently ranked in the top 50 safest campuses in the US; and our Campus Police has been ranked the 3rd best campus police department in the US. Each current and prospective student’s safety, as well as that of any visitor, is of the upmost importance when hosting any event on campus. Campus security and a sufficient number of staff will be present on campus at all times during each DSU Preview.

DSU Preview prices


Academic Presentation Yes
Campus Tour Yes
Activities Yes
Food Yes
Price $30

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Monday-Friday, 8:00 am–5:00 pm

DSU Welcome Center

Email: welcomecenter@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652–7590