Schedule a Visit

The best way to learn more about life at Prep is to come for a visit.
Contact a member of the Admission Team to schedule an individual appointment, Visit our virtual admission center, or register for aN event below.

Feb
18
Fri
Prep Visit Days – Middle School (6-8) February 18 @ Saint John's Preparatory School
Feb 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:15 pm

Explore.Experience.Engage.

Visit Saint John’s Prep and become a part of our school community for the day! At these special visit days, you will shadow a current student during their classes and truly experience our community. Immerse yourself in classes, connect with faculty, and make new friends! Parents are also invited to attend special sessions to ask questions and gather information about the admission process, scholarships, variable tuition, and meet current families.

Register Now!

 

Individual and virtual visit days are also available. The admission team will work with you on a personalized experience based on the interests and needs of your family.

All students, faculty, staff and visitors are required to wear a cloth or disposable mask that covers both the nose and mouth when they are on the Saint John’s campus. Please wear a mask both indoors and outdoors on our campus. Please refer to our Prep Forward plan for more information about our health and safety protocols.

Feb
23
Wed
Alumni Social in Naples, Florida @ Vineyards Country Club
Feb 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Us for an Upcoming Prep Social in Beautiful Naples!

Naples, Florida
Wednesday, February 23
4-7 p.m.
Vineyards Country Club

Hosts: John Sipe ’61 and Eileen Myles
Use this link to register!

Join us in beautiful and warm Naples, Florida! Head of School, Jon McGee is excited to visit with alumni and friends in February in Naples at the Vineyards Country Club. He will not only provide an update on Prep today, but also share his vision for the future of Prep. Come enjoy some good food, drink, and comradery with other Preps.

Use this link to register for this fun event in Naples!

The health and safety of everyone remains our top priority as we continue to navigate this pandemic. Weather permitting, this social will allow guests to gather outside. We will notify registered guests of any necessary changes should they occur for any of the scheduled events.

Please contact Br. Richard Crawford, OSB, Manager of Alumni Relations at 320-363-2078 or Aaron Miller, V.P. of Advancement at 320-363-2098 with any questions

Mar
4
Fri
Alumni Social in Scottsdale, Arizona @ Scottsdale, Arizona
Mar 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Us for an Upcoming Prep Social in Beautiful Scottsdale!

Friday, March 4
4-7 p.m.
Hosts: Mike ’90 and Jennifer Rogan
Address will be provided to registered guests

Use this link to register!

Join us in sunny Scottsdale! Head of School, Jon McGee is excited to visit with alumni and friends in March in Scottsdale. He will not only provide an update on Prep today, but also share his vision for the future of Prep. Come enjoy some good food, drink, and comradery with other Preps. Mike ’90 and Jennifer Rogan are generously hosting the event. We’ll share the location in Scottsdale with registered guests.

Use this link to register for this fun event in Scottsdale!

The health and safety of everyone remains our top priority as we continue to navigate this pandemic. Weather permitting, this social will allow guests to gather outside. We will notify registered guests of any necessary changes should they occur for any of the scheduled events.

Please contact Br. Richard Crawford, OSB, Manager of Alumni Relations at 320-363-2078 or Aaron Miller, V.P. of Advancement at 320-363-2098 with any questions.

Mar
21
Mon
Prep Visit Days – Middle School (6-8) March 21 @ Saint John's Preparatory School
Mar 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:15 pm

Explore.Experience.Engage.

Visit Saint John’s Prep and become a part of our school community for the day! At these special visit days, you will shadow a current student during their classes and truly experience our community. Immerse yourself in classes, connect with faculty, and make new friends! Parents are also invited to attend special sessions to ask questions and gather information about the admission process, scholarships, variable tuition, and meet current families.

Register Now!

 

Individual and virtual visit days are also available. The admission team will work with you on a personalized experience based on the interests and needs of your family.

All students, faculty, staff and visitors are required to wear a cloth or disposable mask that covers both the nose and mouth when they are on the Saint John’s campus. Please wear a mask both indoors and outdoors on our campus. Please refer to our Prep Forward plan for more information about our health and safety protocols.

Apr
7
Thu
Alumni Social in Washington, D.C. @ Washington, D.C.
Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Us for an Upcoming Prep Social in Beautiful Washington, d.c.!

Washington, D.C.
Thursday, April 7
6-8 p.m.
Kennedy-Warren Apartments
Host: Ree Rinn (Alex ’99, Natalie ’01, Jack ’06)
Use this link to register!

Join us in beautiful and warm Naples, Florida! Head of School, Jon McGee is excited to visit with alumni and friends in March in Washington, D.C. He will not only provide an update on Prep today, but also share his vision for the future of Prep. Come enjoy some good food, drink, and comradery with other Preps.

Use this link to register for this fun event in Washington!

The health and safety of everyone remains our top priority as we continue to navigate this pandemic. We will notify registered guests of any necessary changes should they occur for the event.

Please contact Br. Richard Crawford, OSB, Manager of Alumni Relations at 320-363-2078 or Aaron Miller, V.P. of Advancement at 320-363-2098 with any questions

Apr
30
Sat
Grand Tour of Nations 2022 @ Gorecki Center
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Grand Tour of Nations
April 30, 2022

Save the date for Grand Tour of Nations on April 30, 2022! This is our biggest fundraising event of the year and we need your support to make it a success. Proceeds from Grand Tour provide vital funding for student scholarships and programs.

The event in 2022 will be at the Gorecki Center on the College of Saint Benedict. We are excited to return to an in-person event completed with a delicious dinner, silent auction, live auction and giving moment. We hope you will join us on this spectacular evening to support our school and students!

Despite not being able to come together in person, thanks to your participation and generosity at the 2021 event, Grand Tour raised over $225,000 for student programs and scholarships.

If you would like to be a part of the 2022 event’s success, contact Aaron Miller, Vice President of Advancement at 320-363-2098 or via email amiller001@sjprep.net

2021 Grand Tour Raffle Winners

Congratulations to our 2021 Grand Tour Raffle Winners and thanks to all who played the game!

  • $10,000 Jude G.
  • $2,500 Derek L.
  • $1,000 Eileen D.
  • $500 Kelly C.
All of the winners are current or past Prep Parents! 

We appreciate our 2021 Sponsors!

GLOBAL GALA SPONSOR  

Midwest Financial Partners Investments, Inc.

GRAND ADVENTURE SPONSOR  

Zaun Family Foundation

WORLD TOUR SPONSORS 

American Door Works

Louis Industries

Bill and Chip Martin-Chaffee

SCR

Joe ’68 and Diana Twidwell

American National Bank

JOHNNIE HOUSE PARTY SPONSORS 

Arnold Companies

Brian and Eileen Dauer

Farmers and Merchants State Bank

Jon and Ann McGee

Mies Outland

Per Mar Security

Lynn Schnettler, Mary Jo Leighton ’80 and Bob Leighton ’79

Dan and Penny Smith

Wenner Companies

 

Business Partners

Black Financial Services

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Coborn’s 

Framework Marketing

Freeport State Bank

Kwik Trip

Madden’s on Gull Lake

Westside Liquors

Willenbring, Dahl, Wocken & Zimmermann, PLLC

Need assistance? Call Vice President of Advancement Aaron Miller at 320-363-2098 or Jill Pauly at 320-363-3112.

May
2
Mon
Prep Visit Days – Middle School (6-8) May 2 @ Saint John's Preparatory School
May 2 @ 8:00 am – 12:15 pm

Explore.Experience.Engage.

Visit Saint John’s Prep and become a part of our school community for the day! At these special visit days, you will shadow a current student during their classes and truly experience our community. Immerse yourself in classes, connect with faculty, and make new friends! Parents are also invited to attend special sessions to ask questions and gather information about the admission process, scholarships, variable tuition, and meet current families.

Register Now!

 

Individual and virtual visit days are also available. The admission team will work with you on a personalized experience based on the interests and needs of your family.

All students, faculty, staff and visitors are required to wear a cloth or disposable mask that covers both the nose and mouth when they are on the Saint John’s campus. Please wear a mask both indoors and outdoors on our campus. Please refer to our Prep Forward plan for more information about our health and safety protocols.

Jul
15
Fri
Melk Reunion at Saint John’s Prep 2022 @ Saint John's Prep
Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 17 @ 11:00 pm

Melk Reunion at Saint John’s Prep
July 15-17, 2022
Collegeville, MN

Saint John’s Prep is proud to host the 55th Melk Reunion held from July 15-17, 2022. The celebrations will take place in and around our Saint John’s Prep and Abbey campus. A reunion committee is planning a weekend filled with fun! We expect a great turn out of visiting guests from both Melk and the United States. It shall be an event to remember! Please contact and encourage your Melkite classmate(s) to attend this spectacular event at Saint John’s. Mark your calendar and plan to join us at Saint John’s July 15-17, 2022! For more information and questions contact Emmy Sack at esack@csbsju.edu

Schedule of Events

Friday, July 15, 2022

Welcome Dinner in the Great Hall (pre-registration needed)

After Hours Social on campus

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Morning Activities

  • Self guided tours of the Saint John’s Bible and Abbey Church
  • Cycling tour of Lake Wobegon Trail (pre-registration needed)
  • Tours of Saint John’s Prep and Saint Michael Hall Residence

Afternoon Activities

  • Self-guided campus tours, hikes or trips to Lake Sagatagan Beach
  • Hourly Shuttle service to the town of St. Joseph for lunch, shopping and touring

Evening Activities

  • Organ Concert in the Abbey Church
  • Dinner and Awards Program in Sexton Commons (pre-registration needed)
Sunday, July 17, 2022

Mass with the Saint John’s Abbey Monastic community

Luncheon and farewells (pre-registration needed)

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Personalized Visit

We offer daily personalized visits every weekday by appointment, so it is easy to fit into your schedule. Each visit is tailored to your interests, and we do our best to accommodate every request.

To schedule your personalized visit, please email admissions@sjprep.net, call 320-363-3315.

"I am really proud of all the friends I have made, from all different cultures and countries. I love Saint John’s Prep because they make you feel as though you were home."
Patricio, student
"Excellent middle and high school, top notch students and staff!"
Rebecca, parent
"I enjoy Saint John's Prep because of the diversity of the student body, the welcoming and open community, and our passion for knowledge - students and teachers alike!"
Regan, student
"I like going to Prep because it has a great sense of community and togetherness."
Gabe, Student
"I like Saint John's Prep because since the first day I came here everyone has been so nice, accepting, and welcoming to me."
Anne, Student
"The top reason why I like coming to Saint John's Prep is the community surrounding the school.  The students and teachers are incredibly welcoming to whoever they meet through the years.  Everyone is kind and that is one of the best qualities about Prep."
Piper, Student