Consciousness-Based Education for inner wholeness
Creating a better, more peaceful world
Culture your inner spiritual development
Professors who really care about their students
Healthy lifestyle and natural self-care
We welcome all prospective students and their families to join us at a Visitors Weekend or Visitors Saturday
Or, if you can’t come in person, visit us virtually
(Thursday afternoon through Saturday after lunch)
The fee is $55, which includes meals, lodging (single rooms with bath), and round-trip shuttle transportation from local airports and train and bus stations. Travel reimbursements are available.
If you’re planning to travel to Fairfield by plane, train, or bus, a free shuttle is available to pick you up at the airport/station, and bring you back when the event is over. However, please speak to our Visitor Events Transportation Coordinator, Ismail Erdem, before finalizing your travel arrangements. He can be reached at 641-233-8458 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The best airports to consider are Des Moines (DSM) and Cedar Rapids (CID). The Moline (MLI) and Burlington (BRL) airports could also be considered. The nearest Amtrak stations are in Mt. Pleasant and Ottumwa. Greyhound offers bus service to Fairfield.
If you prefer to arrange your own transportation to and from campus, a list of private drivers is available on request.
Lodging in Fairfield
What’s the cost?
For Visitors Saturdays there is a $10 registration fee. For Visitors Weekends, the registration fee is $55, which partially covers our costs for the following:
Do I need to sign up in advance?
Yes, online registration closes at:
After online registration closes, you can still sign up by calling our Visitors staff at 641-470-1345.
When are Visitors Saturdays and Visitors Weekends held?
Can I bring young children?
Yes, but the schedule of events is very full, and not all events are suitable for young children. It’s best to register someone to come with you to look after your child. Also, if you are staying at the MIU Guest & Conference center, please be aware that quiet hours are observed from 10:00 PM to 8:00 AM. Please inform us if you are bringing young children with you.
Can I learn TM during my visit?
“ An incredibly friendly, open-minded, lighthearted, connected campus community. ”
“ Being here has expanded my awareness, opened my heart, and connected me with so many beautiful souls. ”
“ A sense of peace and connection among everyone. ”
“ How welcoming and truly kind everyone is, even in the town. ”
“ I was affected by the happiness of students and the loving atmosphere. Professors are open and welcoming when approached. ”
“ I feel like this is my place, somewhere I would fit right in. ”