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You’re ready to know what being a student at North Greenville University is really like, right?

Overnight at NGU is the best way for future Crusaders to experience campus life first-hand — from attending real classes to hanging out with current students to worshipping with our Christ-centered community.

Here’s a list of everything you’ll get to do as our guest at Overnight at NGU:

  • Tour campus
  • Attend classes
  • Stay in a residence hall
  • Hear live music at a Coffee House event
  • Worship at a Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) service
  • Eat in Todd Dining Hall
  • Meet current students
  • Play intramural sports
  • Talk with NGU Admissions counselors

If you need just a little more proof that NGU’s right for you, then come on out for Overnight at NGU.

At NGU, we generally offer several Overnight at NGU events each school year, with two in the fall and two in the spring. We hope to see you at one of our next events:  

  • November 5 - 6, 2020
  • March 18-19, 2021

(Note: Please make your reservations at least one week before the event you wish to attend. A $35 reservation fee, which covers all meals and activities, is required at the time of registration.)

This is a sample schedule for our Overnight at NGU events:




4 p.m.


Hayes Ministry/Welcome Center

(Note: Bring your luggage with you when you come in.)


4:15 p.m.



4:45 p.m.

Campus Tour*

Various Locations Across Campus

(Note: This concludes parent participation for the day.)


5:15 p.m.

Icebreaker Game

Hayes Ministry/Welcome Center


5:30 p.m.

Meeting Your Campus Ambassador Host

Hayes Ministry/Welcome Center

(Note: At this point, we will drop off your luggage at your residence hall for the night.)


6 p.m.

Dinner with Your Host

Todd Dining Hall


7 p.m.

Baptist Collegiate Ministry Worship Service

Turner Chapel


8:30 p.m.

Coffee House and Live Music

Tingle Student Center


9:15 p.m.

Intramural Games (if available)

Location TBA




9:15 a.m.


Students: Todd Dining Hall

Parents: President’s Dining Room in Todd Dining Hall


10 a.m.

Admissions Meeting*

Hamlin Recital Hall


11 a.m.

Attending Classes (optional)

Various Locations Across Campus


11 a.m.


Todd Dining Hall


*Indicates events parents are welcome to attend

Q: Can my parents come along?

A: Of course! Parents are welcome to come out and enjoy Overnight at NGU. Some events are just for prospective students, though. We have indicated in the schedule above which events parents are invited to attend.


Q: If we need to stay in the area for a night or two during our visit, where would you recommend?

A: Prospective students who are attending Overnight at NGU will actually stay with us on campus Thursday night. For parents and those looking for longer stays, we’ve compiled a whole list for you — from big-brand names like The Westin in downtown Greenville to cozy B&Bs like The Inn on Tyger Meadow in Travelers Rest. Pick your favorite.


Q: What should I bring to Overnight at NGU?

A: Since Overnight at NGU is an overnight event, we recommend you bring all personal items needed for a pleasant stay in one of our residence halls for one night. We also highly recommend you bring clothing appropriate for the activities on the schedule, your parents, and any Admissions questions you have.


Q: Does it cost to attend Overnight at NGU?

A: Yes. When you register for the event online, you can go ahead and pay the $35 reservation fee upfront. This covers all meals and activities during your visit. The NGU Admissions staff will then provide you with a meal ticket for dinner, breakfast, and lunch once you’re on campus for the event.


Q: How long does Overnight at NGU usually last?

A: Overnight at NGU generally begins on a Thursday around 4 p.m. and goes through lunchtime on the following day. See our example schedule above for more details.


Q: What should I do about missing my classes at school?

A: We will provide students who attend Overnight at NGU with an excused absence form to give to their high school attendance office for missing classes on Thursday and Friday.


Q: If I can't make it to Overnight at NGU, what are my other options for visiting the NGU campus?

A: We offer several other options for visiting NGU: Distinguished Preview Day, Distinguished Fridays, and even private visits.

If you have more questions about visiting NGU, our Admissions staff is ready and willing to help. Contact us today:

Undergraduate Admissions


1-800-468-6642 (toll-free)


Are you excited about Overnight at NGU? Just click the link below to sign up, and we’ll look forward to seeing you here! (Note: Please make your reservations at least one week before the event you wish to attend. A $35 reservation fee, which covers all meals and activities, is required at the time of registration.)

Register for Overnight


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