Daily campus tours resume at MTSU for spring

Daily campus tours resume at MTSU for spring

Daily campus tours have resumed for the spring 2013 semester at MTSU.

The McGuire family, who drove from Columbia, Tenn., for the October 2012 True Blue Experience at MTSU, watch as Melinda Thomas, left, MTSU admissions director of recruitment, directs Columbia Central High senior Salama McGuire to special events in the new Student Union Building. (MTSU file photo by News and Media Relations)

Sponsored by the MTSU Office of Admissions, tours will be available at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tours start at the new Student Union and last approximately 90 minutes.

Campus tours program coordinator Betty Pedigo noted that daily campus tours will not be available:

  • Thursday, Jan. 31, and Friday, April 12, the “True Blue Experience Days”;
  • Monday, Feb. 18, which is the date of the University Honors College’s Presidents Day Open House;
  • during the week of spring break, March 11-15; and
  • on Friday, March 22, which is Spring Preview Day.

The last daily tour of the semester will be Wednesday, May 1.

Led by student guides, campus tours include stops in the James E. Walker Library and the recording industry facilities in the John Bragg Mass Communication Building before ending in Keathley University Center. An admissions counselor also provides a short presentation before each tour begins.

Housing tours are available separate from the campus tour at 12:15 and 3:15 p.m., respectively.

To register for the daily tours, click here. For special events, click here. Both sites include directions to campus; officials encourage attendees to park in the Rutherford Boulevard parking lot.

A printable campus map is available at

For more information, email or call 615-898-5670.