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Choosing a college is an important and tough decision. That is why The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Auburn University 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!

  • Campus Tours
  • Virtual Tour
  • Saturday Tours
  • Group Tours
  • Housing Tours
  • Recreation & Wellness Center Tours
  • Academic Department Visits
  • Self Guided Tours
  • Parking / Travel Information
  • Admissions Advisors
  • Student Recruiters

Campus Tours


The Quad Center

The Quad Center

See on the campus map


Holiday and Break Schedule Fall 2016


Tours are available Monday through Friday, except on University holidays and students breaks listed below.

  • Fall 2016 semester classes in session:
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 through Friday, December 9, 2016
  • Labor Day Holiday
    Monday, September 5, 2016 (Campus Closed)
  • Fall Break
    Friday, October 14, 2016 (No Campus Tours – Admissions Office Open)
  • Thanksgiving Break
    November 21-25, 2016 (No Campus Tours)
    Admissions Office Open: Monday and Tuesday
  • Christmas/New Year’s Break
    Monday, December 12, 2016 through Tuesday, January 10, 2017 (No Campus Tours)
    Admissions Office Open: December 12-20, 2016 and January 4-10, 2017
    Campus Closed: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 through Tuesday, January 3, 2017

What’s Included


Weekday campus tours begin at the Quad Center and are offered Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The information session and campus tour will last approximately two hours in length.

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.



Tour Times

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.

Fall Session

All fall tours are in session from August 16, 2016 through December 9, 2016.

  • 8:30 am
  • 10:30 am
  • 2:30 pm


Schedule your campus tour here


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.

Saturday Tours


The Office of University Recruitment will be offering Saturday tours on dates shown below for Fall 2016 semester. Tours include an Information Session led by an Admissions Advisor followed by a walking tour of campus led by a Student Recruiter.

Register for a Saturday tour here:

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.

  • OPEN
  • CLOSED

September 10th

(Arkansas State)

  • 8:30 am
  • 9:00 am

September 17th

(Texas A&M)

  • 8:30 am
  • 9:00 am

October 1st

(Louisiana-Monroe)

  • 8:30 am
  • 9:00 am

October 29th

  • 8:30 am
  • 9:00 am

November 12th

  • 8:30 am
  • 9:00 am

Game Day Tours


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.

Non-Game Day Tours


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

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.

Need to Change or Cancel your tour?


To reschedule or cancel your tour, please call 334-844-6425 or email us at visit@auburn.edu.

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


Group tours are offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Tour Times

All tours are on Central Time.

  • 9:00 am
  • 11:00 am

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 by clicking the button below.

Housing Tours


Housing tours are offered Monday through Friday at the times and locations listed below. There are no tours for South Donahue or Cambridge housing at this time. Residence hall tours will proceed if rain is light to moderate and are cancelled during severe weather or if severe weather is predicted.

Tour Times

All tours are on Central Time.


Burton Hall

Tour of Hill Housing at 11:00 a.m. (Optional)

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.


The Quad

Tour of Quad Housing at 12:30 p.m. (Optional)

This is a student-led walking tour that will take you to Broun Hall in the Upper Quad to preview a suite-style housing option. This tour departs from the Quad Center and should last approximately 10-15 minutes.


Eagle Hall

Tour of Village Housing at 1:15 p.m. (Optional)

This tour begins promptly at 1:15 p.m. in front of Eagle Hall in the Village to preview an apartment-style housing option. This tour should last approximately 10-15 minutes.


The Recreation and Wellness Center

Recreation and Wellness Center

Recreation and Wellness Center tours are offered at the top of the hour Monday-Friday 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. The Recreation and Wellness Center is located across from the Stadium Parking Deck at 601 Heisman Drive. Plan a visit to the center at your convenience; tour will last approximately 25 minutes once you arrive.

Recreation & Wellness Center Tours


The Recreation and Wellness Center

The Recreation and Wellness Center

See on the campus map

This tour begins at approximately 1:45 p.m. at the front entrance to the Recreation Center on Heisman Drive.

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

Academic Department Visits


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.

Agriculture: 334-844-4768
Architecture: 334-844-5350
Business: 334-844-7891
Education: 334-844-4448
Engineering: 334-844-4310
Forestry: 334-844-1050
Human Sciences: 334-844-4790
Liberal Arts: 334-844-4026
Nursing: 334-844-5665
Pharmacy: 334-844-8348
ROTC
  Air Force:
  Army:
  Navy:

334-844-4355
334-844-4305
334-844-4364
Science and Math: 334-844-4269
Veterinary Medicine: 334-844-2685
Honors College: 334-844-5860


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 katherine.buck@auburn.edu or by phone (334) 844-4569 to schedule a visit.

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 School of Nursing offers informational sessions on certain Fridays throughout the year. To find the dates of the information session as well as common information for prospective students you can visit here. Tours of Miller Hall have been postponed due to our new building, to see progress of the new building visit here.

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering offers engineering tours at 10:00 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.; 12:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 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.

Self Guided Tours


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!

Parking / Travel Information


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.

Remember, after flying into Atlanta, there will be a 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 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.

Admissions Advisors


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 9:30 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


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.

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