Visit Campus

Many students tell us WPU “just felt right.” Find out if William Peace University is the fit for you by joining us for an in-person or virtual tour.

Welcome Center

During your tour, you’ll get an overview of academic programs, athletics, student life, and discuss student involvement with student ambassadors. Choose one of the tour options below. Need accommodations? Please note your needs in the tour registration form where indicated.

In-person visits begin at the William Peace University Welcome Center in Main. The Welcome Center is the home to our knowledgeable, friendly, and qualified student ambassadors who are ready to provide a personalized (in-person or virtual) campus tour or answer your questions.

Have a question?

Feel free to call us directly and chat with our student ambassadors.

  • Open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Monday through Friday and select Saturdays
  • Contact the Welcome Center 919-508-2214

Visit in Person

Experience WPU in person so you can get a feel for what it would be like to join us on campus.

Take Our Video Tour

Experience our beautiful downtown Raleigh campus through multiple videos.

Schedule a Group Visit

WPU welcomes groups of prospective students anytime!

Sit in on a Class (Fall/Spring only)

Contact Tori LaFevre directly at vrlefevre@peace.edu to schedule this without a tour OR request this option when you schedule your tour.

Parking on Campus

When you turn into the William Peace University main entrance, guest parking is located on the left, adjacent to the campus front lawn. Feel free to park in any “Visitor” space.

Staying Overnight?

William Peace University community members receive discounted rates at the following hotels:

The Longleaf Hotel – Downtown Raleigh

300 N. Dawson St.
Raleigh NC 27603
(919) 867-5770

  • Receive a 15% discount when you mention WPU at booking.

Hyatt House – Seaboard Station

11 Seaboard Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone: (984) 326-7710
Reserve a room at a 20% discounted rate.

Residence Inn Downtown Raleigh

616 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 856-0017

• Rooms are available for $189 per night.
• To book a reservation, visit our corporate rate link.
Thank you to William Peace’s partnership with NCICU for this discount!

Give Courageously to Peace

Thanks to the generosity of William Peace University supporters, current and future WPU students have access to the resources needed to learn through immersive experiences, build upon their courage and develop the confidence needed to turn passion into purpose.
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Give Now

Support future Pacer success. 

 

Become a Corporate Partner

Find out how your organization can collaborate with Peace.

Visitors

Whether you’re hoping to attend WPU or hosting an event, you’re welcome to visit WPU! 

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Phantom in downtown Raleigh

Conferences and Events

Host your conference, event, or wedding at WPU.

Location and Directions

Get directions, our address, a campus map, and hotel discount information.

Counselors

Learn about WPU and all it has to offer so you can guide your students to the best fit for their next step. 

Admissions Info

Meet and connect with our Admissions team.

Schedule a Visit

Learn about our processes and schedule a visit.

Alumni

Our success as an institution has always been rooted in the strength of our community. As an integral part of that community, we invite alumni to stay informed and connected. 

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Roses float in the campus fountain after an alumni event.
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Get Involved

Stay connected to Peace.

Donate

Contribute to the success of future Pacers.

General Info

Read about alumni benefits.

Parents

Families are an integral part of a student’s path to WPU. Find answers to your questions here. 

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Student Success: Why Choose WPU?

Learn about the value of an education at WPU.

Billing and Due Dates

Questions about your student’s enrollment or billing? Start here.

Current Students

Already a Pacer? Here’s your quick path to information, links, and other useful stuff.

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Current Students

Missing something? Can’t find a link? Start here.

Current Parents and Families

Is your student a Pacer? Here’s where to get information and contacts.

Future Students

Welcome to William Peace University! We offer programs for both traditional undergraduate students and online/hybrid classes through our School of Professional Studies. Find your path to WPU here.

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First Time in College

Your WPU education will help you build practical skills for your future.

Transfer Students

Transfer up to 90 credit hours from any institution. 

Working Professionals

Enhance your existing career.

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Readmission

If you previously attended WPU and are ready to return, start here. 

Veteran/Military

Learn more about how to apply the GI bill.

International Students

Find out how to attend WPU.

Student Life

Whether you want to know more about on-campus events or see our residence halls, get a sense of what life is like as a student at WPU.

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A WPU student sits with his friends while eating at Belk dining hall.
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Clubs, Activities and Events

Discover what’s fun at WPU.

Housing & Dining

When people say that WPU “feels like home,” we think that’s the ultimate compliment.

Safety & Security

The Office of Public Safety is committed to providing a community-friendly approach to enhancing campus safety for students, faculty and staff.

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Health and wellness at WPU

Athletics

Cheer on your Pacers at their next home game.

Student Support Services

Find out how the WPU team supports the whole you.

Health and Wellness

Learn about physical and mental health services available to students.

Academics

WPU offers a mix of more than 30 degree programs and additional minors. Our courses are four credit hours each, and every course features immersive learning experiences.

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2023 Internship Showcase

Immersive Learning

Find out about WPU’s unique approach to learning.

Center for Student Success

Peer tutoring, a first-year success program, and an internship program are just part of why Pacers succeed. 

Admissions

Start here to find out how to apply, visit, and learn more about WPU.

Before you apply:

Admissions team
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A student reviews scholarship and payment information in the financial aid office.

Connect with an Admission Couneslor

They’ll be your guide through the process.

Visit Campus

Get a feel for campus life.

Understand Costs

Find out about Financial aid and other options to pay for college.