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Visit us!

We invite you to learn more about the Dougherty Family College (DFC) through a variety of on-campus (in-person) and virtual options throughout the year. Come see our home on the Minneapolis campus and get excited about DFC!

Need help? Let us know!

Erica Embury
Associate Director of Admissions
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Information Sessions

Get a thorough overview of our college, who we serve, the resources we provide and how we support students through their years with us (and beyond) at one of our information sessions. On-campus information sessions include a brief tour of our downtown Minneapolis campus.

Register for an upcoming information sessions:
Saturday, September 30: 10-11:30 a.m. (In-Person)
Saturday, November 18: 10-11:30 a.m. (In-Person)

Not able to make it to an information session? Please reach out to Erica Embury, Associate Director of Admissions, to schedule an in-person campus visit. She can be reached at

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Join us over MEA break

Experience DFC

Friday, October 20, 2023 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Experience for yourself what it's like to be a student at Dougherty Family College at our Experience DFC event! Hear from current students and professors, take a tour of our Minneapolis campus and enjoy lunch on us. 

Register Now

Schedule a Campus Tour

Interested in seeing DFC for yourself? Take a tour of our downtown Minneapolis campus and meet with an admissions representative. 

Email Erica Embury, Associate Director of Admissions, to schedule your visit. She can be reached at The tour and meeting with admissions takes about an hour.   

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DFC Group Visits

DFC Group Visits are a great way to introduce a group of high school juniors and/or seniors to the Dougherty Family College. Group Visits are hosted on our Minneapolis campus on select days during the academic year. Group Visits are subject to availability, and we are unable to accommodate group visits for freshmen, sophomores or middle school students.

Group visit availability.

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Professional Partners

Organizations interested in hiring DFC students, being a professional partner or volunteering can speak with college representatives.