Shadow at Ursuline - we can't wait to meet you!

Young women in 8th grade are invited to spend a day "shadowing" at Ursuline this fall. Shadowing is a great opportunity to experience a day at Ursuline and what it means to be a Lion.

If you are already in high school and considering transferring to Ursuline Academy of Cincinnati, please contact Admissions Director Ashley Higgins at ahiggins@ursulineacademy.org to schedule a shadow date. Click here to find out more about transferring to Ursuline.

Ursuline will have 20 designated “shadow days” from August through December that will include special programming for visiting 8th graders. We encourage students to visit on one of these days if possible, but are happy to welcome students on other days as well. If your schedule requires the visit to be on another day, please email Admissions Director Ashley Higgins at ahiggins@ursulineacademy.org to arrange an alternate date.

Visiting students should arrive at Ursuline between 7:30 and 7:45 am to meet their host student. After the students head off to homeroom, parents are invited to stay for coffee, conversation, and a tour of the school.

8th graders will attend classes with their host student for most of the day and will receive a voucher to eat lunch in the cafeteria, or they can bring a packed lunch. At approximately 1:30 pm, all visiting 8th graders will gather with Ursuline student ambassadors and Ursuline’s Director of Admissions to review the day, ask questions, and enjoy a sweet treat to end the day.

Parents should pick up their daughters at 2:15 in front of Ursuline’s main entrance.

We look forward to having you spending the day with us!



If you have any questions, please contact Admissions Director Ashley Enyeart Higgins '09 at ahiggins@ursulineacademy.org or (513) 791-5791 ext 1116.


We encourage students to visit on one of the following days if possible, but are happy to welcome students on other days as well. If your schedule requires the visit to be on another day, please email Admissions Director Ashley Higgins at ahiggins@ursulineacademy.org to arrange an alternate date.​​​​​​​​​ Please register at least two days in advance of the shadow date to allow us time to pair your daughter with a host student. ​ **The October 8, October 15, and October 26 shadow dates have reached capacity and are no longer available.​​​​​​​​

i.e. "Liz" vs. "Elizabeth"​
For your UA host student to call the night before your visit to introduce herself. ​​​
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Student Interests

Please tell us a bit about your interests below to help us match you with an Ursuline student for your visit. We will try our best to match you with a student who has something in common with you, but it may not be possible to match every interest. If there is one area of interest that is especially important to you, please indicate that below and we will prioritize it when matching you with a student.

Please indicate below if you prefer to experience honors courses, college prep courses, or a combination during your visit. ​​
Please indicate below if there are particular subject areas you would like to experience during your visit. (i.e. - advanced math, chorus, digital media, Latin, etc.)​​​​​
Please indicate below any co-curricular interests (athletics, theatre, community service, etc.)​​
Visiting 8th graders are typically paired with sophomore members of Ursuline's student ambassador organization. However, if there is a particular Ursuline student who you would like to shadow, please enter her name below and we will try our best to pair you with her. ​​​​​​

i.e. - allergies or other medical concerns​