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, April 1, 2023

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 register for fall classes.  

Overview of the Event (subject to change)

  • Check-In and Continental Breakfast, 8:30-9 a.m.
  • 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, 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) 

Additional Activities on Friday, March 31, 2023
(optional, subject to change)

  • Campus and flight line tours departing every half hour 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Undergraduate Research Institute (URI) Discovery Day
  • Discovery Flights at the Flight Line (advance registration required; see below)
  • Astronomical Observatory Viewing
  • New Student Meetup
  • Parent and Family Reception

Individual Financial Aid appointments are available on Friday, March 31 (30 minutes) and Saturday, April 1 (15 minutes) for those who have already filed the FAFSA. Please schedule your appointment in advance. Contact us at 928-777-3765 or prfinaid@erau.edu with any questions.

Discovery Flights at the Flight Line

Availability is limited; you must reserve your flight prior to Tuesday, March 28 (Friday flights) or Wednesday, March 29 (Saturday flights). Weather permitting. The cost is $95 plus tax for 40 minutes in the Cessna 172, $195 for 25 minutes in the R22 helicopter, or $295 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 reyesm22@erau.edu. You will be sent a link to submit advance online payment by credit card.

Rotary-wing: Contact Helicopter Institute at 817-224-2500. You will be required to submit advance payment by credit or debit card.

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