The Office of University Recruitment offers information sessions followed by a 75-minute walking campus tour. The information session will include academic highlights of Auburn University as well as the admissions process, scholarships, and the Auburn community. The walking campus tour, led by a Student Recruiter, will focus on Auburn’s history, tradition, and student life. Please note, tours do not include an inside view of classrooms or the library building.
To learn more about your day on campus, click on the Tour Itineraries link below to view our daily schedule of campus tours and housing tour times. If traveling from out-of-state, please note that we are on Central Time.
All fall tours are in session from August 16, 2016 through December 9, 2016.
Please Note: If a tour date does not appear as an option, the University is either closed, or the reservation time is at full capacity.
Not Able to Attend a Campus Tour
You are more than welcome to explore campus on-your-own with our Self Guided Tour (PDF).
Need to Change or Cancel your tour?
Please call 334-844-6425 to reschedule or cancel your tour. By making these changes in advance you will assure the availability of the date you would like to visit and free up times for other guests wishing to visit.
Fall 2016 semester classes in session:
August 16, 2016 – December 9, 2016
Labor Day Holiday
Monday September 5, 2016 (Campus Closed)
Friday October 14, 2016 (No Campus Tours – Admissions Office Open)
November 21-25, 2016 (No Campus Tours – Admissions Office Open - Monday and Tuesday)
Christmas/New Year’s Break
Monday December 12, 2016 – Tuesday, January 10, 2017 (No Campus Tours - Admissions Office Open Monday-Friday during weeks of December 12 -20, 2016 and January 4-10, 2017)
Weekday campus tours are offered Monday-Friday at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tours begin at the Quad Center and last approximately two hours in length.
Please Note: If a tour date does not appear as an option the University is either closed or the reservation time is at full capacity.
Tour Dates / Times
All tours are on Central Time.
Game Day Parking
Parking on Game Days is available at Foy Union. You will receive a parking pass via e-mail one week prior to your visit. Please PRINT this pass and display on the dash of your car. Game day parking is limited and may not be available for everyone holding a parking pass. If parking spaces are filled please park in any legal parking space.
Housing Tour / Recreation and Wellness Center Tour
Housing and Recreation and Wellness Center tours are not available on Game Days.
Tour of Quad Housing/Village Housing/Recreation Center 10:45 a.m. Optional
This walking tour will take you to Broun Hall in the Quad housing to preview a suite-mate housing option then you will walk to Eagle Hall in the Village to preview an apartment-style housing option. After touring the Village Housing, an optional tour of the Recreation and Wellness Center is offered to show all the amenities of this facility.
This tour departs from the Quad Center and takes approximately 30 minutes to tour both of the housing options and another 30 minutes to walk over and tour the wellness center.
Please read our Frequently Asked Questions to learn additional information for Saturday Tours at Auburn University – Thank you.
By making these changes in advance you will assure the availability of the date you would like to visit and free up times for other guests wishing to visit.
Group tours are offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
All tours are on Central Time.
This tour is designed for large groups of high school students grades 10th – 12th or college-aged students who are visiting campus together. Large groups range from 9 to 50 prospective students, although groups of 30 or less will have a better campus tour experience. Group tours can also be arranged to include an information session with an admissions advisor.
Please read our Frequently Asked Questions to obtain additional information on policies and procedures for Group Tours at Auburn University – Thank you.
To inquire about bringing a Group Tour, please email us.
Housing tours are offered Monday-Friday.
All tours are on Central Time.
This tour meets at Burton Hall in the Hill Housing area of campus. This housing layout is the exact same suite-style housing you will see on the Quad Housing tour - only located in a different location on campus. This tour should last approximately 10-15 minutes.
If you are unable to tour the Recreation and Wellness Center during the scheduled 1:45 p.m. tour you may also tour at your convenience at the top of the hour Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Approximately 20-30 minutes).
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions encourages families to make the most of your visit to campus. If you would like to meet with someone in an academic area, we strongly recommend that you make an appointment with them BEFORE you arrive on campus.
To find the college or school which holds your major, click here.
The College of Agriculture provides a variety of programs to host prospective students and their families. Most events include an informational session, tour with an Ag Ambassador, and a faculty advisor meeting. If you would like attend a program, please register here.
The College of Architecture, Design, and Construction offers informational sessions and tours Monday - Friday with their recruiter, Katherine Buck. Please contact Katherine by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (334) 844-4569 to schedule a visit.
The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering offers engineering tours Monday - Thursday at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. and on Friday at 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Group Information Sessions for engineering are given at 11:00 a.m. Monday - Friday. Prospective students can register for engineering tours and information sessions here.
If you are unable to attend a weekday or Saturday tour, you are more than welcomed to visit our campus on-your-own. Please click on our self-guided tour link here when you come to Auburn:
While you are walking around our campus, do not hesitate to speak with anyone you encounter – they’ll be happy to tell you what makes Auburn such a special place!
Guest parking is on top level of the Stadium Parking Deck only.
Note: Parking pass required
If you have plans to fly to Auburn, we would recommend either the Birmingham International Airport (Birmingham, AL) or the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (Atlanta, GA). Driving time from either airport is approximately 2 hours.
Remember, after flying into Atlanta, there will be a time change (Eastern Time to Central Time) when driving across the Georgia-Alabama state line.
The Hotel at Auburn University is conveniently located on the Auburn University Campus and offers a special discounted rate for Campus Tour visitors. Click HERE to make your reservations. For directions to the Quad Center, please see the front desk upon your arrival.
Additional hotel information is also available at www.aotourism.com.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions has a number of Admissions Advisors available to meet with prospective students and families. Advisors are able to answer any questions about admission and scholarships.
These advisors are available Monday through Friday from 7:45am to 4:15pm Central Time with no appointment necessary.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions offers Admission Information Sessions Monday through Friday at 8:30 am, 10:30 am, and 2:30 pm - Central Time. These Admission Information Sessions are given during the first 30 minutes of your campus tour and are included in your reserved tour time.
No one tells the Auburn story better than our students, and the Student Recruiters do just that. Selected through a rigorous interview process, these student representatives are both knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The recruiters lead walking tours of the Auburn campus four times daily, and are ready to provide a student's point of view of what makes Auburn a truly special place.