What is Seminary for a Day?
SFAD is a free, campus-wide event that is all about prospective student visitors. You get to experience WSC first hand by being a WSC student for a day!
Experience the benefits of face-to-face interaction by visiting classes and get to know your way around by touring the campus
Study under our top pastor-scholars and experience Morning Devotions and weekly prayer groups
Enjoy a relaxed lunch with students, staff, and faculty before getting all of your questions answered in interactive panels
Experience authentic Mexican food in Escondido, relax at a nearby beach, or visit one of the many San Diego attractions!
Upcoming Seminary for a Day Events
September 17th, 2021 | October 29th, 2021 | January 14th, 2022 | March 11th, 2022
“Seminary for a Day had a big influence on my decision to come to WSC. Getting to see the campus and personally talk with professors and students helped me get to know the atmosphere of the school, which was important because I was considering moving across the country. I remember calling my wife after hearing Dr. Fesko give a lecture and saying,
"IF WE CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN, I REALLY WANT TO GO HERE.’”
–jered jeter, Master of Divinity
A Day in the Life
Prospective students who attend Seminary for a Day are able to catch a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a student at WSC. Don't just read or hear about it, experience it! Typically held on a Friday, you will be able to spend time in multiple classes, engage in a faculty panel, and spend time with admissions and enrollment staff who can help answer your questions about preparing for and attending seminary.
“I appreciate everything that went into Seminary for a Day! I saw that the faculty is wonderful and I now feel equipped to make a decision.”
Getting to Seminary for a Day
Register for Seminary for a Day Today!
Fill out the Request a Campus Visit form and we’ll be in touch about the details of your Seminary for a Day experience. Do you have any questions? Contact Our Admissions Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888/480.8474.
Explore wsc travel grant
We know that a campus visit with face-to-face interaction is invaluable to making a decision about seminary. We also know that travel isn’t cheap. Therefore WSC offers travel grants which provide up to $400 in financial assistance to serious prospective students who wish to experience WSC in person through a personal visit or a Seminary for a Day event. To participate, you need to schedule a campus visit and submit receipts for your travel expenses to the Office of Admissions during or shortly after your visit. We will reimburse you for up to $300 of your travel costs. Eligible expenses include: airfare, car rental and fuel, or mileage if personal vehicle is used, and lodging. Approval of the travel reimbursements is at the discretion of the Office of Admissions.
We offer places to stay with current students, faculty or local church members for free for up to two nights. Staying with members of the seminary community allows you to get to know the community even better. Please email us at email@example.com if this arrangement is of interest to you as you plan your campus visit. These accommodations can become scarce during SFAD, so let us know as early as possible. There are also a number of nice hotels near campus recommended by the seminary.
If you are flying in we recommend that you rent a car, especially if you want to explore beautiful Southern California while you’re here. If you just need a ride to and from the San Diego airport and back and forth to campus, the Office of Admissions is happy to offer that for free.
WSC is located at 1725 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido CA 92027.