Visit Details

Typical Visit Schedule for out of state visitors

Visitors from out of state should plan to arrive Thursday evening. Friday is a full visit day! All appointments will be completed by Friday afternoon. Your schedule will look something like this:

Thursday (for visitors from out of state)

  • Check in at the Admissions Office when you arrive
  • Evening activities with your host


  • Meet with your Admissions Counselor
  • Campus tour
  • Additional appointments: financial aid, faculty, class visits, sports, music, drama
  • Evening campus activity

We will help with your travel expenses.

High school juniors and seniors are eligible for a travel reimbursement one time per school year. If you’re flying into Wichita, Hesston will reimburse 50 percent of your airfare (up to $200) and provide transportation to and from the Wichita airport. If you drive to Hesston, we’ll reimburse 50 percent of your fuel costs (up to $100). Present your receipts for reimbursement.

Your parents are welcome to join you for your campus visit. Lodging Options:


Rodeway Inn
2 Leonard Dr., Hesston (I-135, exit 40–the Hesston exit), 800-634-3444 or 620-327-2053
(Hesston College discount available)
Cottonwood Grove Campground
1001 E. Lincoln Blvd., Hesston (I-135, exit 40–the Hesston exit), 620-327-4173


Comfort Inn
1205 E First St, Newton (I-135 exit 31, 9 miles), 316-804-4866
(Hesston College discount available)
Days Inn
105 Manchester, Newton (I-135 exit 31, 9 miles), 800-325-2525 or 316-283-3330
Holiday Inn Express
1430 E Broadway, Newton (I-135 exit 31, 9 miles), 800-315-2621 or 316-804-7040


Best Western Plus
200 Champlin St, McPherson (I-135 exit 60, 20 miles), 620-480-2667
Hampton Inn
200 Centennial Dr., McPherson (I-135 exit 60, 20 miles), 620-480-2990
Holiday Inn Express
2302 E Kansas, McPherson (I-135 exit 60, 20 miles), 888-465-4329 or 620-241-5566

Park City/Wichita

Motel 6
1075 Hopalong Cassidy Circle, Valley Center/Wichita (I-135 and 77th St. (exit 15) 25 miles), 316-440-5050
Sleep Inn and Suites
970 Connolly Ct, Park City (I-135 and 6lst St. (exit 14), Wichita, Kan., 26 miles), 316-201-4645