Preview Day

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott Campus Preview Day

Admitted students are invited to visit the Prescott campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at our upcoming Preview Day event on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

Here’s your chance to experience what it’s like here at Embry-Riddle. You’ll hear from your professors, talk to current students, see our facilities in action, and even get a chance to sign up for fall classes. 

Event Overview

  • Check-In and Continental Breakfast 8:30am – 9:00am
  • Welcome
  • Academic Program Meetings by College
  • Campus, Flight Line, and Residence Hall Tours
  • Lab and Special Facility Open Houses
  • Complimentary Lunch
  • Various Information Sessions (Including Air Force and Army ROTC, study abroad, honors program, veterans’ information, and faculty lectures.)
  • Planetarium shows
  • Get your Eagle Card (student ID)
  • New Student Registration – Must have submitted tuition deposit
  • Student Organizations and Campus Services Fair
  • Discovery Flights at the Flight Line (advance registration required; see below)

Details are subject to change

Additional Activities

Friday, March 27 offers additional activities (optional):

  • Campus and flight line tours departing every half hour 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Air Force ROTC briefing (same as Saturday session)
  • Undergraduate Research Institute (URI) Discovery Day
  • Discovery Flights at the Flight Line (advance registration required; see below)
  • College of Security and Intelligence Studies Faculty Debate
  • Astronomical Observatory Viewing
  • New Student Meetup
  • Parent and Family Reception

Financial Aid

Individual financial aid appointments are available on Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28 for those who have already filed the FAFSA and received their award letter. Please schedule your appointment in advance at (928)777-3765 or by emailing

Discovery Flights at the Flight Line

Availability is limited; you must reserve your flight prior to Tuesday, March 24, 2020 (Friday flights) or Wednesday, March 25 (Saturday flights). Weather permitting. The cost is $95 plus tax for 40 minutes in the Cessna 172, $175 for 25 minutes in the R22 helicopter, or $325 for 25 minutes in the R44 helicopter. Plan one hour for the entire activity. Closed-toe shoes and long pants are required. Please plan to drive your own vehicle to the flight line.

Fixed-wing: Call Flight Scheduling at (928)777-4302 or email You will be sent a link to submit advance online payment by credit card.

Rotary-wing: Contact UHI at (928)777-4227.

A detailed draft schedule will be available under Related Resources when it is closer to the event. 

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