Cross-Cultural, Urban, Reformed, Ecumenical

Visiting the Seminary

Visiting McCormick can be helpful to prospective students who wish to clarify their interests and goals in relation to seminary education. Arrangements can be made through the admissions office by emailing The Admissions Office will provide opportunities to interview with members of the Seminary faculty and administration, to attend classes (if the Seminary is in session), and to meet for informal discussion with students. All Masters Level applicants must have an interview with a faculty member to be admitted to the Seminary. Prospective students are encouraged to visit Monday through Thursday when most classes are held.

Arrangements can be made through the admissions office by emailing

Morning or Afternoon Visit:
Visit Class & Worship Service on Wednesday: a half day visit will allow you to immerse yourself in our community and find out what it means to study, worship, and learn at McCormick. Morning or afternoon class option (8:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. or 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.)

Worship & Community Meal:
Only on Wednesday. Enjoy fellowship with the McCormick community.

Evening Visit:
Visit an evening class on Monday or Tuesday: participate in a class with McCormick faculty and students. Immerse yourself in theological study to discern how McCormick can strengthen your theological foundation (6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.). 

Explore McCormick:
You will have the opportunity to: 

  • Learn about our Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs.
  • Share in a classroom experience, i.e., sample a course.
  • Learn about our cross-cultural centers and our Center for Faith and Service.
  • Hear from students and alumni/ae about their McCormick experience.
  • Learn of scholarships, grants, and other financial aid.
  • Start the Application Process!


Faculty and other personnel will freely counsel a prospective student concerning other seminaries and programs when there is reason to think that these may more readily provide opportunities the student needs.

For further information about visiting, feel free to contact the Office of Recruitment and Admissions at and we will be happy to set something up with you.


Contact your Admission Rep

Masters Information Request

Doctor of Ministry Information Request

Senior Director of Admissions & Enrollment
Rev. Veronica Johnson

Application Deadlines

For Masters Admissions


December 1 All International Students
March 1 Consideration for a Merit Scholarship
April 1 Applicants Without Baccalaureate Degrees
July 1 Last Opportunity to Apply for Fall Admission

For DMin Admissions


October 1 For January matriculation
Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Students admitted earlier in the year may take elective courses the year before matriculation.