The Office of University Recruitment campus tour begins with an information session followed by a walking campus tour. The information session includes academic highlights of Auburn University as well as the admissions process, scholarships, and the Auburn community. The 75-minute walking campus tour, led by a Student Recruiter, will focus on Auburn’s history, tradition, and student life.
Note: Our campus tour does not include the following: Housing Tours, Recreation and Wellness Center Tours, tour of the library building or an inside view of classrooms.
Campus Tour Times
If you are flying into the Atlanta Airport, there will be a time change from Eastern Time to Central Time when driving across the Georgia-Alabama state line.
Spring Semester 2017 campus tours begin on January 11 through May 5, 2017. Tours are offered Monday through Friday and select Saturdays during each semester.
Please Note: Due to space limitations, if a particular tour date or time is full (or a tour is not being offered on that day) it will not allow you to choose that date and time. Please select a date and time that is available.
Departmental Visits (Optional)
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 the department before you arrive on campus.
To contact your college or school for an appointment, please click on the Academic Department Visits tab for contact information. Most departmental visits last approximately 30 minutes.
Guest Parking is located on the Top Level Only of the Stadium Parking Deck located at 350 Duncan Drive, Auburn, AL 36849. Please click on the Parking/Travel Information tab for more information.
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.
Monday, March 13, 2017 – Friday, March 17, 2017 (No Campus Tours – Admissions Office Open)
Monday, May 8, 2017 – Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (No Campus Tours – Admissions Office Open)
Memorial Day Holiday
Monday, May 29, 2017 (Campus Closed)
Independence Day Holiday
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 (Campus Closed)
Fall Semester 2017 Classes Begin
Friday, August 18, 2017
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.
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.
Reservations are required for Residence Hall Tours
Residence Hall Tours are available Monday through Friday, except on University holidays. Allow yourself approximately 10-15 minutes to walk to each housing location you would like to view on Campus. All tours begin promptly at the times designated and last approximately 10-15 minutes at each location. Tours will proceed if rain is light to moderate and are cancelled during severe weather, or if severe weather is predicted.
For more information click on each housing option below to learn more and plan your day on campus.
If you require additional information regarding housing, please contact the Housing Office at (334) 844-4580.
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.
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.
The College of Architecture, Design, and Construction (CADC) offers informational sessions and tours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. You can register for a CADC tour here: www.cadc.auburn.edu/tours. If you have any questions please contact their recruiter Katherine Buck by email at email@example.com or by phone (334) 844-4569.
Tours of the Harbert College of Business are available by appointment, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am -3:00 pm, and are led by current Harbert students. To schedule a tour, please contact Becca Grace at firstname.lastname@example.org or (334) 844-7891.
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.
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. 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.