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Visit Auburn

Visit Auburn

What is there to see at Auburn University? Plenty. Innovative research that saves lives. Exceptional student experiences. College living in one of the South’s top 10 college towns and the happiest students around.

See for yourself.

A Guide to Auburn Spirit and Traditions

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“By the end of our tour, I had absolutely fallen in love with all that Auburn represents. I loved the sense of family and community Auburn has, and I felt at home walking on campus. I knew right then that this would be my home for the next four years.”

— Miranda Grigas, Mechanical Engineering, Cincinnati, OH

12 Things To Do When You Visit Auburn

Campus Visit

Scheduling a Campus Visit

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 and experience life at Auburn first-hand!

What is included on a campus tour?

The campus tour begins with a thirty-minute information session followed by a walking 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 tour, led by a Student Recruiter, will focus on Auburn's history, tradition and student life.

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.

Campus Tours Important Information

Tours are offered Monday through Friday except on University holidays. We will be offering four tour times daily at 8:30 AM; 10:30 AM; 12:30 PM and 2:30 PM. Our seating will have a limited capacity of twenty people for each tour time. Please select a date and time that is available to be guaranteed a campus tour.

  • Registration is required for all campus tours
  • Do not make flight reservations until after your campus tour registration is confirmed
  • Self-Guided Tour Brochures will be available for walkups with no reservation
  • Masks are required in all campus buildings and during our walking campus tour
  • Hand sanitizers will be available in multiple locations in buildings on campus
  • Only Zoom meetings will be available for meeting with your admissions advisor on the day of your visit. Zoom meetings may also be scheduled prior to your campus visit with your admissions advisor to answer any questions you may have about the admissions process.




Guest Parking

Guest Parking is located on the Top Level Only of the Stadium Parking Deck. Parking on any other level or area on campus may result in a parking ticket.

Housing Tours (Optional)

You can reach the Office of University Housing at housing@auburn.edu or (334) 844-4580 if you should have any questions.

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.

 

Fall 2020 - GROUP TOURS

Due to COVID-19, procedures and regulations we will not be hosting group tours for the Fall 2020 Semester. Please check our campus tour visit page around December 2020 to learn of any updates for the Spring 2021 Semester.
Thank you and War Eagle!

The University Housing and Residence Life Office will suspend all housing tours for the Fall 2020 semester to ensure we keep our residents and staff members as safe as possible during these times. If you have additional questions about on-campus housing, please contact our office at (334) 844-4580 or email housing@auburn.edu.

University Housing Website: Housing Information

Inside the Recreation and Wellness Center

With the safety of students and staff in mind, the Recreation and Wellness Center will not be providing tours for the Fall 2020 semester. We ask that you please view our virtual tour to learn more about this wonderful facility.

If you should have any questions about Recreation and Wellness Center, please contact our office at campusrec@auburn.edu or at (334) 844-0025.

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.

Architecture, Design and Construction

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 student services 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 Chastain, at katherine.buck@auburn.edu or (334) 844-4569.

To learn more about what the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business has to offer during your visit to campus, please schedule a tour here.

To learn more about what the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering has to offer during your visit to campus, please schedule a tour here.

To learn more about what the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences has to offer during your visit to campus, please schedule a tour here.

To learn more about what the College of Liberal Arts has to offer during your visit to campus, please register here for an appointment for an appointment with the College of Liberal Arts.

To learn more about what the College of Sciences and Mathematics has to offer during your visit to campus, please register here for an appointment

If you are unable to attend a weekday or Saturday tour, you are more than welcome 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. Parking in any other location on campus may result in a parking ticket.

Stadium Parking Deck Address: 350 Duncan Drive, Auburn, AL 36849

When planning your visit please allow at least 20 minutes to park your vehicle, walk to the Quad Center and check-in at the front desk.

Below is a map of the walking path from the Stadium Parking Deck to the Quad Center for your information. Follow the Campus Tour signs from the Stadium Deck to the Quad Center.

map givng directions from the 4th floor Stadium Parking Deck to the Quad Center. Follow the campus tour signs.


Find Your Building – Interactive Campus Map
Campus buildings can easily be located by using Auburn University’s Interactive Campus Map.

Guests With Disabilities
Guests with disabilities will need a “University Parking Pass” in addition to your handicap parking tag in order to utilize on-campus handicap parking. To obtain your parking pass, please go to the South Quad Parking Deck to pick up your parking tag. There is a drive-through window you can use to pick up your pass. Please contact Parking Services if you should need more information at (334) 844-4143.

ADA Entrance for the Quad Center
The ADA entrance is located on the first floor of the Quad Center. Please take the elevator to the second floor then turn left and follow the hallway around until you reach the front desk of the lobby.

Parking Services
If you have further questions about parking on campus, please contact Parking Services at (334) 844-4143, Monday-Friday from 7:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

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.


Admissions Advisors are available Monday – Friday from 7:45am-4:15pm CST by appointment. As we continue to work remotely, your Admissions Advisor may not be on-campus during your visit. Make sure you contact your Admissions Advisor via email or phone to learn more about Auburn, admissions and scholarships.

Prefer to meet instead? Schedule a Zoom meeting with your Admissions Advisor. 

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: 10/14/2020