Get Acquainted Fridays at Ave Maria University
Get Acquainted Fridays afford prospective students and their families the opportunity to explore both the academic and social aspects of AMU. On these days, you can:
- Attend classes
- Meet President Towey
- Meet with Financial Aid and Admissions
- Tour our beautiful campus
- Attend Mass in the Oratory
- Experience student life
- Attend campus events
Get Acquainted Day Registration Form
Any student applying for entry in Fall, regardless of major, may audition for the new Choral Scholarship during a Get Acquainted Day 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 Dr. Taylor Ferranti (Taylor.Ferranti@avemaria.edu) for more information.
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.