Open House

Open House Dates

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Meet AMU President Jim Towey, former senior advisor to the President of the United States, and a friend and legal counsel for 12 years to Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, and hear his unique perspective on the hallmarks of an Ave Maria University education: Excellence, Affordability and Catholic Values.

Speak with representatives from the offices of Student Life, Financial Aid, Athletics.

Enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful AMU campus!

Any student applying for entry in Fall 2014, regardless of major, may audition for the new Choral Scholarship during an Open House or campus visit.  The scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate strong vocal and musicianship skills through an audition, and subsequently perform in an AMU choral ensemble as assigned during their studies at AMU.  Please contact Prof. Rebecca Ostermann for more information, at


Jennifer Speakman
Phone: (239) 280-2448

1. Transportation options

         a. Dixie Taxi (239-200-4600)

        i. If you don't already have it and you require either a pick-up or drop-off from Southwest Florida International Airport, contact Dixie Taxi and Limousine Service and just mention the "Ave Maria University Discount Rate" and then they will work with you to setup all of your transportation arrangements.

            a. Sedan for 3 people = ($70.00) + (15% gratuity).

            b. Minivan for 5 people = ($85.00) + (20% gratuity).

            c. Full-size van for 12-15 people = ($105), (no gratuity).

*Rates subject to change*

b.  Enterprise Rental Car

        i.  If you're interested in a rental car company, Enterprise Car Rental (Southwest Florida International Airport) gives a discounted rate for families visiting AMU.  Just give them the code:35CAVEM and the pin #: AVE and you will receive 15% off.

2. Overnight accommodations for parents

a.    If you’d like to stay in a hotel in either Naples, Fort Myers, or Bonita Springs, please click here for a list of nearby hotels.
If you are attending an Open House, please do not submit a Private Visit request form also

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