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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.

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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, Cincinatti, 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, speak with admissions advisors, tour on-campus housing and experience life at Auburn first-hand!

NOTICE:  The office of Undergraduate Admissions will be closed on Wednesday, December 18th for a special event. 

Christmas and New Year’s Break

Students will be on Christmas Break beginning Monday, December 16, 2019 through Tuesday, January 7, 2020.  We will not be providing campus tours during this time, but the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be open December 16-20 and January 6-7 for admissions advising only from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.  If you are interested in visiting Auburn University during this time, please park on the 4th level of the Stadium Parking Deck at 350 Duncan Drive and follow the campus tour signs to the Quad Center where you can pick up a self-guided tour brochure and speak with an Admissions Advisor.

You may also download the Self-Guided Tour Brochure if you are touring Auburn’s campus after hours.

Fall 2019 - Holiday and Break Schedule

Fall Commencement: Saturday, December 14 

Christmas Break: December 16-January 7 (student-led campus tours unavailable. The Quad Center office will be open December 16-20 and January 6-7 for admissions advising only.

Spring Classes Begin: Wednesday, January 8

Martin Luther King Holiday:  Monday, January 20 (Closed)

Spring Break: Week of March 9-13 (student-led campus tours unavailable)

Spring Commencement: Saturday, May 2 through Monday, May 4

Summer Break: Monday, May 4 through Tuesday, May 19 (Student led campus tour unavailable). The Quad Center Admissions Office will be open for advising only.

Memorial Day Holiday: Monday, May 25 (Closed) 

Independence Day Holiday: Friday, July 3

What is 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.

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

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.
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • 2:30 p.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.

Spring 2020 Saturday Campus Tours

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be offering Saturday tours on the dates shown below for spring 2020 semester. Tours include an information session led by an admissions advisor followed by a walking tour of campus led by a student recruiter.

Tour Dates & Times

All campus tours are on Central Time. If you are flying into the Atlanta airport there will be a time change from Eastern to Central Time when driving across the Georgia-Alabama state line.

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. Please note available tours are colored orange and unavailable/full tours are in navy. 





January 25
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
February 1
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
February 15
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
March 21
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
March 28
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
April 4
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.

Parking

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

Campus Parking Map

Village Housing Tour and Recreation and Wellness Center Tour (Optional Tour - Leaves Quad Center at 10:45 a.m.)

This tour will bring you to see the Village Housing area of campus.  The walking tour departs from the Quad Center at 10:45 a.m. and lasts approximately 30 minutes.  Our campus tour will end at the Recreation and Wellness Center for guest interested in seeing this facility; it will last approximately 15-20 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please read our Frequently Asked Questions to learn additional information for Saturday Tours at Auburn University.

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 transfer 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. You must request the information session at the time you are scheduling your group tour. 

Group tours are only offered on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week at 9:00 and 11:00 AM (Central Time). 

To inquire about brining a group of students to campus, please email us at Group Tours and provide the following information.

  • School or organization name
  • Contact information (name, address, phone number)
  • Grade level of students attending
  • Total number of students attending
  • Date(s) you would like to visit Auburn

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Please read our Frequently Asked Questions to learn additional information about group tours at Auburn University.

Residence Hall Tours

Tours of Auburn’s residence halls are available Monday through Friday, except on University holidays. Allow yourself approximately 10 to15 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 20 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.   If you have additional questions about on-campus housing, please contact the University Housing and Residence Life office at (334) 844-4580 or email housing@auburn.edu.

To learn more about housing options on campus, or want to schedule a residence hall tour, please click this link:  Housing Information and Tours

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.

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, 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 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 Auburn Aviation, we invite you to visit our campus and facilities. Aviation tours are led by our Striped Wings Student Ambassadors on Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Visitors meet with aviation faculty and staff to learn more about aviation programs, career opportunities, and tour aviation facilities. To schedule a tour register here.

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.

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 4th level of 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 parking will need a Parking Pass in addition to your handicap parking tag. There are limited handicap parking spaces located at the Quad Center. There are several areas on campus for handicapped parking.

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.

For accessibility assistance getting from the parking deck to the Quad Center, please consider contacting the jAUnt service provided by the Office of Accessibility. Please make arrangements a couple of days ahead of your campus visit to ensure that they are able to accommodate your request. Please also be aware that they are not able to provide transportation during the tour.

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.


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: 12/10/2019