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Choosing a college is an important and tough decision. That is why The Office of Undergraduate Admissions provides prospective students and families opportunities to tour our campus, speak with admissions advisors, tour on-campus housing, and experience life at Auburn first-hand!

Tours

What’s Included on a Campus Tour

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.

Tours are offered Monday through Friday except on University holidays. Due to space limitations, if a particular tour date or time is full it will not allow you to choose that date and time. Please select a date and time that is available to be guaranteed a campus tour.


  • 8:30 a.m.
  • 9:30 a.m.
  • 10:30 a.m.




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.

Parking/Travel Information

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.

Summer and Fall 2017 - Holiday and Break Schedule

Independence Day Holiday

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 (Campus Closed)

Fall Semester 2017 Classes Begin

Monday, August 21, 2017

Labor Day Holiday

Monday, September 4, 2017 (Campus Closed)

Fall Break

Thursday and Friday, October 12-13, 2017 (No Campus Tours – Admissions Office Open)

Thanksgiving Break

Week of November 20-24, 2017 (No Campus Tours – Admissions Office Open Monday & Tuesday)

Christmas Break

Monday, December 18, 2017 through Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Note: Campus will be closed from Wednesday, December 20, 2017, until Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

Monday and Tuesday, December 18-19, 2017 -- All offices will remain open and operating until 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2018 -- All offices will re-open and resume operations at 7:45 a.m.

Fall 2017 Saturday Tours

The Office of University Recruitment will be offering Saturday tours during the Fall 2017 semester. Please visit our website mid-July to register for our select Saturday tour dates and information.

Group tours are offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Tour Times

All tours are on Central Time.

  • 9:00 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m.


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.

Summer 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.

Burton Hall
11:30 AM - Tour of Hill Housing*
Meeting Location: Meets at Burton Hall in the Hill Housing area of campus.
Residence Hall Type: Suitemate style: two double-occupancy rooms connected by a bathroom
Cost Per Semester: $3,000.00

*Note: This is the exact same layout as the Quad Housing only located in a different area on campus.

Broun Hall
Tour of Quad Housing at 12:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Meets in the Quad Center and will take you to Broun Hall in the Upper Quad.
Residence Hall Type: Suitemate style: two double-occupancy rooms connected by a bathroom
Cost Per Semester: $3,550.00

If you require additional information regarding housing, please contact the Housing Office at (334) 844-4580.

Inside the Recreation and Wellness Center
Recreation and Wellness Center

See on Campus Map

For more information about the Recreation and Wellness Center, please visit  auburn.edu/campusrec.

Indoor track inside the Recreation and Wellness Center

Take a tour of the Recreation and Wellness Center at your convenience on the day of your visit. Tours are offered every 15 minutes, starting at the top-of-the-hour, Monday through 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. This tour takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.

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.

Find the college or school which holds your major.

Agriculture
Architecture
Business
Education
Engineering
Forestry
Human Sciences
Liberal Arts
Nursing
Pharmacy
Science and Math
Honors College


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 meetings and tours daily. To schedule a tour or meeting please contact their recruiter, Katherine Buck, at katherine.buck@auburn.edu or (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 beccagrace@auburn.edu or (334) 844-7891.

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering offers engineering tours Monday-Friday at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 12:00 p.m. Group information sessions for engineering are given at 11:00 a.m. Monday-Friday. Please register 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!

If you are unable to participate in a student-led campus tour, you may enjoy a virtual tour at any time. It provides a 360-degree view and an audio description of select areas on campus. 

WEEKDAY TOUR PARKING

Guest parking is on top level of the Stadium Parking Deck only.
Note: Parking pass required


SATURDAY TOUR PARKING

Parking is available in the Library Parking Deck, Comer Parking Lot or the Stadium Parking Deck.



TRAVEL INFORMATION

Nearby Airports

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.

Note: There is a one hour time change (Eastern Time to Central Time) when driving across the Georgia-Alabama state line.

Staying at the Hotel at Auburn University

The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center is conveniently located on the Auburn University Campus at 241 South College Street. The hotel phone number is (800) 228-2876. 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.


Admission Information Sessions

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.

Student recruiters

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.



Questions

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Last updated: 06/21/2017