SBTS Preview — October 13, 2023

Come experience the trusted ministry training provided at Southern Seminary during Preview Day on October 13, 2023

For just $25, we will cover your two nights of lodging as well as all your meals on Preview Day. Attendees are also automatically entered to win one of several $1000 scholarships.
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Why #SBTSPreview?

Meet Faculty

When considering seminary, there’s no more important question than who you’ll study with. During Preview Day, you’ll have the chance to spend significant time with our faculty over meals and in classrooms.

Meet our Faculty

Hear from Dr. Mohler

Dr. Mohler in recording studio

Join our President Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. for a Q&A exclusively for Preview Day attendees. Topics can include life at SBTS, culture, theology, and more. Plus, attendees will be invited to a dessert reception at Dr. and Mrs. Mohler’s home.

Learn More about Dr. Mohler

Learn How to Make it Work

You likely have many questions about how to “make it work” to attend SBTS. During Preview Day, you’ll have the chance to speak with admissions, financial aid, housing, human resources, and more throughout the event.

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What are students saying?

“Everything was so well planned and intentional. I truly felt at home at Southern.”

“I loved the interactions with the faculty! Wow, they are wonderful! I was impressed at their commitment and intentionality just in this one day and also their wives, too, attending during supper!”

“I really loved the entire preview day. My wife and I were very blessed to have attended. We left very excited about starting at SBTS.”

“The best part of the day was being able to talk to the faculty!”

Preview Day Schedule

Schedule is subject to change

8 – 9 a.m. Check-in
Sesquicentennial Pavilion
8:15 – 10 a.m. Breakfast & Welcome
Heritage Hall
9:25 – 9:50 a.m. Worship & “Preparing for Ministry”
10 – 11:15 a.m. Campus Tours
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Group Photo
Towery Plaza
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Programming
1:15 – 2:25 p.m. Faculty Lecture
Experience a sample class from our world-renowned faculty
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Financial Aid
  • Making it Work: Housing & Employment in Louisville
  • International Student Session
  • Online Learning
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Doctoral Student Coffee & Conversation
3 – 4:30 p.m. Information Fair 
4 – 4:45 p.m. Optional Housing Tours
4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Break
6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Dinner with Faculty – Business professional dress recommended
7:30 – 9:00 p.m. After Dinner Dialogue with R. Albert Mohler Jr.
9:00 – 10:30 p.m. President’s Dessert Reception

Thursday Optional Activities

If your travel plans allow, we encourage you to join us for the following events on the Thursday night prior to Preview Day.


7 – 8:45 p.m. Seminary Wives Institute Classes


Norton Hall

8 – 9:30 p.m. Southern Social


Towery Plaza

Hotel & Travel Accommodations

  • All referenced times are in the Eastern Time Zone.
  • Prospective students who attend all scheduled Preview Day activities may receive up to 2 nights of hotel lodging at no additional cost for themselves and their immediate family.
  • Please note on your registration form if you require hotel lodging or airport transportation.
  • In order to receive complimentary lodging, prospective students must attend all scheduled Friday activities.
  • Flying to Louisville? Transportation to/from the Louisville International Airport (SDF) will be provided for arrivals on Thursday afternoon & evening prior to Preview and departures on Saturday morning.

Travel Reimbursement

  • Up to $200 in travel reimbursement may be available for prospective masters students who plan to relocate to Louisville for studies.  Click here to learn more about qualifications. Reimbursement is not guaranteed until approved by Admissions.

Are you ready to explore Southern Seminary?

For just $25, we cover two nights of lodging and your meals on Preview Day.

Register for Preview Day

If you have any additional questions, don't hesitate to contact the Admissions Office by phone or email: