Fly-In Reimbursement Program

If you are a high school senior who has applied for admission to Luther College, you may qualify for our Fly-in Reimbursement Program! The program includes:

  • Up to $300 in air travel reimbursement (students only)
  • On-campus overnight accommodations with a current student
  • Complimentary meal passes for the duration of your stay
  • Transportation to and from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (only offered to students traveling alone to our fly-in visit events)

Eligibility Information

  • You must be a high school senior who has applied to Luther College.
  • You are allotted one flight reimbursement throughout your college search.
  • You can utilize the reimbursement program during a visit event or individual visit.
  • Our neighbors in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa are not eligible for this program.

Flight Reimbursement Details

Luther will reimburse you for half the ticket cost, up to $150, following your campus visit. If you enroll at Luther, the remaining half of the ticket cost, up to $150, will be credited to your Luther account upon enrollment. The airline ticket receipt must be presented to the Admissions Office at the time of your campus visit to receive the reimbursement. 

If you use frequent flier miles, a flight itinerary showing the number of miles used should be presented to the Admissions Office during your visit. Mileage reimbursement amounts are as follows: $200 for 20,000 redeemed miles, $250 for 25,000 redeemed miles, and $300 for 30,000 redeemed miles.

Example 1: Brent flies in from Denver, Colorado. The cost of his ticket was $220. Brent will be mailed a $110 check shortly after his visit, and an additional $110 will be credited to his Luther College account upon enrollment.

Example 2: Mackenzie flies in from San Antonio, Texas. The cost of her ticket is $400. Mackenzie will be mailed a $150 check shortly after her visit, and an additional $150 will be credited to her Luther account once she enrolls.

Travel Resources & Recommendations

Visit our website for driving directions to campus, lodging information, and a campus map.

If you are flying in, we recommend using the following airports and renting a vehicle:  

  • Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (Minnesota): Drive time to campus is approximately 2 ½ hours
  • Rochester International Airport (Minnesota): Drive time is approximately 1 ½ hours
  • La Crosse Municipal Airport (Wisconsin): Drive time is approximately 1 hour
  • Eastern Iowa Regional Airport (Cedar Rapids, Iowa): Drive time is approximately 2 hours

For any questions about the fly-in program, contact the Admissions Office at 563-387-1287 or [email protected]

Fly-In Visit Event Shuttle Information

Scholar Recognition Day—February 9-10, 2018

Scholar Recognition Day—March 2-3, 2018

Admitted Student Day*—March 15-16, 2018

*Shuttle service is only offered to students traveling alone.