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The best way to discover if Tennessee State University is the place for you is to visit our beautiful campus in Nashville and explore TSU for yourself?

You’re welcome on campus anytime. Cheer on our Tigers athletic teams. Watch the Aristocrat of Bands marching band blow away the competition. Sample the cultural diversity during our annual autumn African Street Festival. Take in a theatrical play, musical concert, or topical lecture throughout the year. You’re sure to enjoy what you find in Big Blue Country!

Tour Information


Please visit the Graduate School website for a tour as a graduate student.


The Office of Admissions welcomes prospective undergraduate students, families, and groups to schedule a campus tour to learn more about our university.  The Schedule of Tours is noted further below. 

Reservations are required Click here to make a reservation for a campus visit! If you experience an issue with scheduling an undergraduate campus tour, please contact us.





Start Time(s)

August - May

For Families/Individuals Only (Tour Only):

Monday - Friday

8:30 am & 3:30 pm

August - May


For Groups (Admissions Presentation and Tour):

Monday - Friday

10:00 am & 2:00 pm

Weekend Tours

For Families/Individuals Only (Tour Only): Check Schedule for Saturday Tour Dates

10:00 am

June and July

For Individual & Groups

Monday - Thursday

 10:00 am

  * Space Availability: There is a limited number of spaces available during the given time slots for guided tours and space reservation are on a first-come basis.


SATURDAY TOURS (For Families/Individuals Only):  

Saturday Tours are only offered to families or individuals to experience the beauty of our campus who may not be able to make it during the week.  Tours will start in the Floyd-Payne Campus Center promptly at 10:00am.    Reservations are required for all Saturday Tour Guests.  Please check the schedule for available Saturday Tours.  Saturday Tours are not given every Saturday.

* Space Availability: There is a limited number of spaces available during the given time slots for guided tours and space reservation are on a first-come basis.

Duration: Campus visits are scheduled to last one (1) hour. A campus visit will include an information session, walking tour, and a question & answer portion.

Tours are conducted Monday – Friday ONLY with the exception of Holidays, Testing periods, and other times the University is closed.

Attire: Please dress appropriately. Also, the walking tour will cover a large portion of the campus and guests should wear comfortable attire and shoes.


Guided tours will be granted to prospective students that walk-in only during designated tour times and will be contingent upon the availability of tour guides. Otherwise, visitors/groups without a scheduled visit will be provided a Visitors Guide for a self-guided tour.

For group tours, you must make your reservation at least 2 weeks before your desired tour date. Please note that we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Late Policy: If tour guests are 15+ minutes late without prior contact, the tour will be cancelled; if 15 minutes late with advance notification, an Information Session & Self-Guided Tour will be granted; if 30 minutes late, a group will be allowed a Self-Guided Tour only.

Inclement Weather: Walking tours WILL NOT be conducted in the case of inclement weather. We practice this policy in order to protect the safety and welfare of all campus visitors. The status of the tour will be updated at the scheduled time of tour. The information session will be conducted for all visitors during this time.

Questions or Issues?

If you have questions, or need to cancel a scheduled tour, please contact Jovon Jones.





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