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 a refund. For seniors, payment will be made upon completion of application file.

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

Lodging Options for Your Parents


Hesston College Guest House

331 S Main (Hesston College campus), contact Deb Hiebert for reservations, 620-327-8120

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


Days Inn

2300 E Kansas, McPherson (I-135 exit 60, 20 miles), 620-241-3690

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

Red Roof Inn

990 Connolly Ct, Park City (I-135 and 6lst St. (exit 14), Wichita, Kan., 26 miles), 316-744-7711

Schedule Your Visit to Hesston