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Interested in seeing what the Texas Engineering campus is like? There are several ways to visit the Cockrell School and UT Austin and learn more about our buildings and spaces, programs and resources, extracurricular and student group offerings, and life in Austin. Watch our Cockrell Campus Virtual Tour video, explore the engineering campus map, attend an information session, schedule a UT visit and more.

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Campus walking tours and the UT Welcome Center are overseen by the university’s Office of Admissions . Academic programs in the College of Natural Sciences span the campus and many spots you might see. From the Gates-Dell Complex that houses our Department of Computer Science to Welch Hall, UT’s largest academic building, to the iconic UT turtle pond, Natural Sciences is a major presence in any introduction to our campus.

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We hope you will join us for one of our upcoming virtual sessions. Please select a highlighted date on the calendar to see a list of available sessions.   You will need a computer or mobile device and an internet connection to access the virtual sessions. Note that all times are Central Standard Time.  A full listing of virtual sessions can be found here .

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A bustling Austin student campus with colorful buildings, green lawns, and students walking between classes

Are you planning to attend the University of Texas at Austin? Or maybe you're just curious about its facilities and services? In either case, the best way to get the inside scoop on the campus is by taking a guided tour.

Campus tours are an excellent opportunity to see all that the university has to offer, and UT Austin offers a variety of tours to suit every interest and need. From scenic walks around campus to academic building tours, this blog will summarize the key features of UT Austin campus tours.

1. UT Austin Admissions Tour

This tour is specially designed for visitors who are interested in applying to UT Austin. The tour covers the admissions process, academic programs, campus housing, academic resources, and student life.

During the tour, you'll be able to ask the tour guides any questions about the admissions process, and they'll also give you insider tips on applying for scholarships and financial aid. This tour is offered every weekday and on selected weekends, and reservations are required.

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2. Student-Led Campus Tours

These tours are led by UT Austin students, who will take you around their favorite spots on campus. The tours are personalized to your interests, so you'll get a chance to see the parts of UT Austin that resonate with you the most.

Student-led campus tours are offered on weekdays and occasionally on weekends. Keep in mind that the tours can fill up quickly, so it's best to ask for availability ahead of time.

3. Walking Tours

If you're interested in learning more about specific buildings on campus, these tours are for you. The University offers tours of academic, administrative, and research facilities that showcase the state-of-the-art equipment and technology used by students and faculty.

Places to see on this tour:

Welcome Center & Perry castañeda Library (PCL)

Blanton Art Museum (BMA)

Jester Dormitory And Jester Center (JES)

Sanger Learning Center

Gregory Gym (GRE)

Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium (DKR)

Patton Hall (RLP)

Mccombs School Of Business (CBA)

Gates Dell Complex (GDC)

Peter O’donnell Building (POB)

Engineering Education And Research Center (EER)

Norman Hackerman Building (NHB)

G. B. Dealey Center For New Media (DMC)

Turtle Pond

Tower And Main Building (MAI)

Harry Ransom Center (HRC)

4. Virtual Tours

If you cannot make it to the campus, UT Austin also offers virtual tours through its website.

Virtual tours give you a 360-degree view of the campus, complete with audio narration and interactive maps. You can take a virtual tour at any time of day, from anywhere.

Best places on campus for a photo:

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Battle Hall (BTL)

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Visiting the University of Texas at Austin campus is a great way to get a feel for what student life is like and to determine if the university is the right fit for you. With several tour options available, including student-led and admissions tours, as well as building tours and virtual tours, you can customize your experience to your interests and schedule.

So, whether you're an aspiring student or just interested in seeing the UT Austin campus for yourself, start planning your tour today!

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Self Guided Tour of UT Austin

Nestled in the middle of Austin is the University of Texas , home of the Texas Longhorns. Although the university is nicknamed the "Forty Acres," it actually sits on about 431-acres and plays host to nearly 51,000 students annually. Visit one of the many on-campus museums or opt for a self-guided walking tour to see the historic buildings, sculptures and other points of interest.

Sun setting behind the iconic UT Tower at the University of Texas at Austin.

110 Inner Campus Dr. Standing tall with 27-floors, the UT Tower is the most recognizable building on campus. Take a tower tour and catch a glimpse of the full campus from the observation deck. Also, be sure to spot the Tower glowing burnt orange for special events and after any Longhorn win.

Littlefield Fountain

201 W. 21st St. Just south of the tower, at the university's South Mall entrance sits a World War I memorial fountain, sculpted by Italian-born Pompeo Coppini in 1933. The fountain is a great place to stop to see a full view of the Tower and snap a quick photo. Plus, look south from the fountain for a view of the Capitol building and downtown Austin.

Blanton Museum of Art

200 E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Continue southeast from the fountain to visit one of the largest university art museums in the nation. The Blanton Museum of Art  features an impressive permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. From the first step inside, you are met with " Stacked Waters ," an ombre, blue permanent installation by Teresita Fernández that surrounds the museum's staircase. Make sure to visit the unique marble building and colorful installation aptly named " Austin ," designed by Ellsworth Kelly and located behind the main building.

Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave. Just across East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard from the Blanton is the Bullock Texas State History Museum . For history buffs of all ages, the Bullock is filled with interactive Texas history exhibits and is home to the city's IMAX theater. Don't forget to snap a photo with the 35-foot star in front that represents the Texas flag's lone star.

Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium

2139 San Jacinto Blvd. Back on campus, walk north on San Jacinto Boulevard to pass through the heart of Longhorn sports. On your way towards DRK Stadium, keep an eye out for the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center and the Mike Meyers Track & Soccer Stadium. Home to the Longhorn football team since 1924, the massive Darrell K Royal Stadium holds approximately 100,119 fans and is the heartbeat of the University on game day.

LBJ Library and Museum

2313 Red River St. Just one block northwest of the stadium, pass by the LBJ Fountain on your way to the  LBJ Presidential Library  (temporarily closed). For those interested in political history, you won't want to miss this museum covering President Lyndon Baines Johnson's presidency, political career and American history during his time in office.

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Botany Greenhouse + Turtle Pond

205 W. 24th St. From the museum, head west towards the UT Tower, passing by the statue of Martin Luther King Jr. between the College of Liberal Arts and the Jackson School of Geosciences. Follow Inner Campus Drive just north of the tower to find the turtle pond and Biological Greenhouse, one of several on campus. Pick up lunch from the Texas Union (and peek inside the Cactus Cafe to spot posters of past performers lining the walls), then have a picnic under the grove of trees and take in the view or watch the turtles in the small pond for a peaceful retreat.

Barbara Jordan Statue

307 W. 24th St. Follow Whitis Avenue one block north from the Turtle Pond to see the memorial to Barbara Jordan. Jordan, the first Southern African-American woman elected to the United States House of Representatives, was a politician, a Civil Rights Leader and a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient. Her iconic statue stands underneath the stately Battle Oaks , three live oak trees that are believed to have stood there since before the American Civil War. Just across the street, you'll spot the Littlefield House (not open to the public). Gifted to the university by Civil War veteran George Littlefield in 1935, the Littlefield House is one of the last Victorian style homes in the city. The historic abode was initially built in 1893 for Littlefield, a significant benefactor to UT.

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Battle Hall

302 Inner Campus Dr. Walk two blocks south to see one of the best examples of Spanish-Mediterranean Revival architecture on campus. Recognized for its blue doors, Battle Hall was built in 1911 and was the first on-campus building to be added to the National Register of Historic Places. Once the main library on campus, Battle Hall is now home to the Architecture and Planning Library and other Architectural Archives. The building was designed by architect Cass Gilbert, who helped design for the U.S. Supreme Court Building.

César Chávez Statue

West Mall near Battle Hall Nearby, visit the stunning bronze statue of Mexican-American Civil Rights leader César Chávez, located between Battle Hall and the West Mall Office Building. Unveiled in 2007, the figure was designed by sculptor Pablo Eduardo and mostly funded by students. Chávez was an activist and farm worker who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association.

The University of Texas campus is also home other museums: see dinosaur fossils at the Texas Science & Natural History Museum or head over to the Harry Ransom Center  to see one of the world's 20 remaining Gutenberg Bibles and other artifacts. There are more than 40 noteworthy public sculptures located throughout campus, including the Red Steel Clock Knot located along Dean Keeton Street. Walk across the street directly South of the Blanton Museum and explore the Capitol Mall, which leads you directly to the Texas State Capitol . Or, head west to "The Drag" - a section of Guadalupe Street known for shopping, dining and music offerings. Find more Central Austin hotspots here  and learn more about the University of Texas at Austin (along with information about official tours) here .

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Spend just a minute on our campus and you'll quickly see how The University of Texas at Austin is an immense and beautiful world all its own. And with our dozens of museums, libraries, centers, institutes and special venues spread across the campus and the city, each with its own unique exhibits and programming, you'll never be bored. Designed to enhance the experience of not just current students, faculty, and staff but also community members and visitors from around the world, our many campus destinations will educate, delight and amaze.

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Blanton Museum of Art

One of the foremost university art museums in the country, with the largest and most comprehensive collection of art in Central Texas.

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Cactus Cafe

Located in the historical Texas Union, the Cactus is a live music listening room that showcases top local, regional, national and international acts.

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Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

One of the largest stadiums in the nation — and home to our beloved Longhorns football team.

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Briscoe Center for American History

A leading history research center featuring rich collections on Texas and U.S. history.

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Gregory Gym Aquatic Complex

An impressive aquatic complex with indoor and outdoor lap and leisure pools, a spa, deck space, and more.

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An internationally renowned humanities research library and museum, providing unique insight into the creative process of writers and artists.

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An iconic presidential library and museum covering President Lyndon Baines Johnson's political career and American history.

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Moody Center

Moody Center is a $375M, 15,000+ seat premier venue featuring over 150 nights a year of unique entertainment. Moody Center features the best and biggest names in the music industry while hosting The University of Texas Women’s and Men’s basketball games, family shows and other sporting and local events.

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University Policies are designed to communicate institutional rules for operation, organization, and programming of the university, including policy relating to students.

The University Policy Office (UPO) is an administrative unit with responsibility for the strategic design and implementation of the university policy management program. UPO coordinates policy lifecycle management with key policy owners and maintains the Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOP) policy library and website. 

The HOP contains the university's governing policies. These policies connect the university's mission to the everyday actions of its community, clarify the university's expectations of its individual members, mitigate institutional risk, enhance efficiency, and support the university's compliance with laws and regulations. Policies found in the HOP direct the function of administrative operations or University activities, but do not include educational policies developed through faculty legislation.

The University of Texas at Austin has adopted ComplianceBridge as the primary policy management system for the university. The HOP policy library can be viewed at the UT Policy Library webpage . 

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15 Places to Check out on Your UT-Austin Visit

By Emily Brehe

January 17, 2020

So you’re thinking about becoming a Longhorn? A campus visit should be your next step.

For advice on things to do on a University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin) campus visit, we turned to the President of KD College Prep, David Dillard, UT ‘78, and Thomas Dang, current freshman at UT and former KD student. They each shared their favorite places on campus and insight on what makes each site an authentic piece of the UT-Austin experience.

Scheduling Your Visit

First things first—you need to schedule your UT-Austin campus visit .

A guided tour for prospective students gives families a chance to see various aspects of campus, ranging from campus hangout spots to classrooms to dormitories. Tours are usually led by current college students who can answer your specific questions about the school and tell you what to expect.

Remember to have fun, and don’t forget to look for these 5 Hidden Things to Spot on a College Visit .

UT-Austin offers a lot to do without ever leaving campus. You can spend hours exploring the campus’ variety of museums, landmarks, shops, and restaurants. Try to dedicate a full day to your tour in order to see all that the campus has to offer.

1. The UT Tower

History, Culture, Insta-worthy

The UT Tower , aka the Main Building, is hard to miss. The 307-foot-tall landmark can be seen from virtually anywhere on campus and is one of the most recognizable symbols of the university. At night, the tower is lit up to honor special occasions, such as a UT sports victory.

“During the first week of school, they light up the windows with the freshmen class’ graduation year. And then they’ll do the same thing when you graduate,” said Dang.

One hidden gem within the tower is the Life Sciences Library. It’s the original library on campus, and it has a Harry Potter vibe. Dang says it’s a great place to take photos for Instagram.

“Of course, you’ll have to stand on the front steps of the Tower to get your photo taken in front of the words inscribed there,” Dang said. “ …It’s one of the more Instagram-worthy spots on campus.”

During “Tower Tours,” visitors can view the campus from the Observation Deck, located at the top of the Tower. You may even catch a glimpse of Tower Girl , the building’s resident peregrine falcon.

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2. Harry Ransom Center

Art, History

The Ransom Center is home to UT-Austin’s vast archive of manuscripts, rare books, art, film and more. The library houses famous pieces such as the Gutenberg Bible, Edgar Allen Poe’s desk, Albert Einstein’s unpublished notes, and original works by Frida Kahlo, to name a few.

Visitors can take a look at these rare items in the Reading and Viewing Room. If you’re interested in getting up close to these rare and historical materials, view the guidelines here .

3. Littlefield Home

The Littlefield Home is a Victorian house located north of the UT Tower. This historic building was home to Civil War veteran George Littlefield and his wife Alice, who reportedly still haunts the building. The two made significant contributions to UT-Austin in its early years, providing funds for the Main Building, the Littlefield Fountain, and the Littlefield Dormitory.

4. Little Campus

The Little Campus was built in 1857 and is home to some of the oldest buildings on UT-Austin’s campus. The facility predates the university by nearly 30 years.

Over time, this area has served as the Texas Asylum for the Blind, General George Armstrong Custer’s family residence, a barracks for World War I & II, the Texas Hospital for the Senile, and a men’s dormitory.

5. Blanton Museum of Art

Art, Coffee, Insta-worthy

If you like art, the Blanton Museum has it all. With a collection that ranges from ancient Greek pottery to digital comics, you’re bound to find something that piques your interest. You can also grab coffee or a sandwich at the museum’s cafe.

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6. The Drag

Coffee, Food, Shops, Culture, Insta-worthy

UT-Austin has its own shopping and arts district on the edge of campus. Here, you can take Instagram pics next to murals, grab coffee at Lucky Lab Coffee Co. or Caffe Medici, pick up Longhorn merch at the University Co-op, or get queso at the Kerbey Lane Cafe—open 24/7.

“The Drag is the hub where students go after classes. It’s the ideal hang-out spot,” Dang said.

7. The Skyspace

Art, Insta-worthy

UT-Austin is home to one of Texas’ three Skyspace exhibits by artist James Turrell. “The Color Inside” is open to the public. Visit during sunrise and sunset to see color fill the space for about an hour.

“Sitting in this room will make you think about how we see things and how we think about color,” Dang said.

8. Scholz Garten

History, Food, Culture

Scholz Garten is a 150-year-old German restaurant and bar. A mix of college students and congressmen frequent this location, creating a unique atmosphere.

9. Dirty Martins

Want to grab a burger near campus? Try Dirty Martin’s (also known as Dirty’s). This old-school burger joint has fed college students for nearly 100 years.

10. Broken Spoke

History, Food, Dancing

After a long day walking around campus, you’re probably ready to kick off your shoes and get a little Footloose. Luckily, Austin has its very own Honky Tonk bar where you can learn how to two-step or catch a country music legend in the making. Check the calendar to see if there are any interesting events happening while you’re in town.

11. Home Slice Pizza

Food, Culture

Home Slice Pizza is one of the more student-friendly restaurants in Austin. It has a hipster vibe, and you can snag dinner for under $20. They have two locations and also offer delivery.

12. Ladybird Lake

While in Austin, you can choose from a wide range of parks, trails, and recreational activities. For those who love the outdoors, we recommend renting a paddle board or kayak at Ladybird Lake. You’ll fall in love with the breath-taking views of downtown Austin from the shoreside.

“There’s this really awesome trail. If you go in the morning, the water shimmers, and over the lake you can see the Austin skyline,” Dang said.

13. Zilker Park

Recreation, Insta-worthy

This 351-acre park is most well-known as the location for Austin City Limits Music Festival that occurs every October. Dang says that if you’re going to live in Austin, you have to check it out.

Barton Springs

Within Zilker Park, you’ll find this pool fed by an underground spring that keeps the water cool year-round. The pool itself has a lot of history and is home to Barton Springs Salamander, an endangered species.

“The water is very, very cold so a lot of people go here to swim. It’s really nice in the summer or fall,” Dang said.

14. South Congress Bridge

Large groups of locals and tourists gather at South Congress Bridge from around 7:30 to 8:30 pm to watch thousands of bats take flight . From March to November, these Mexican free-tailed bats congregate under the bridge. They fly out at night and feed on moths, mosquitoes, crickets, and other small insects.

15. Mount Bonnel

For an even better view of the city, we recommend taking the short trek up Mt. Bonnell. The paved trail is 0.3 miles long and will bring you the highest point in Austin.

“Once you hike up the trail, you have this wonderful view. If you go in the evening you can even see the sunset,” Dang said.

So, what’s next?

As you can see, there’s plenty to do on and off campus. After you’ve visited the college, it’s time to decide whether or not you want to apply. We offer college counseling services to help guide you through the college admissions process. Contact a campus near you to learn more.

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SEC Celebration

The University of Texas at Austin and Texas Athletics will host an all-day celebration commemorating the Longhorns’ inaugural day in the Southeastern Conference. The SEC Celebration will take place Sunday, June 30, from 1 to 10 p.m. across campus. In addition to activities at the UT Tower, Main Mall and 21st Street, fans can experience the Forty Acres with free activities at University museums and centers — including the LBJ Presidential Library, Texas Science & Natural History Museum and Blanton Museum of Art — from 1 to 5 p.m.

Parking for the event will be free in designated University of Texas parking garages and surface lots beginning at 11 a.m. *Please note that parking at San Jacinto Garage adjacent to the museum will be extremely limited during this event. 

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TimelyCare is a virtual mental health and well-being platform for currently enrolled UT Austin students. It provides 24/7, on-demand non-crisis emotional support as well as health coaching and counseling.

Clinical Services

Our comprehensive services cater to a variety of needs, ensuring students feel supported and empowered.

Well-Being Resources

Empowering holistic well-being through accessible resources and innovative tools.

Supporting Others

Mental health resources for faculty, staff and parents.

How May We Help you?

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the CMHC open?
  • I’m a new client. How do I make an appointment for clinical and or psychiatric services?
  • How much will this cost?
  • Do I only receive a certain amount of clinical and or psychiatric sessions?
  • Will CMHC refer me to an external clinician?
  • Can my parents access my CMHC records?
  • How do I complete my paperwork for my appointment?
  • How long does it take to get an appointment?
  • When is UHS open?

CMHC is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday-Friday.

Additionally, the CMHC offers various 24/7 services. This includes the 24/7 Crisis Line (512-471-2255), which offers immediate crisis counseling and TimelyCare, a virtual mental health and well-being platform offering round-the-clock support through TalkNow.

Making an Appointment

New clients must first complete the Brief Assessment and Referral Process, which involves a 15-minute phone call to ensure you are matched with the most suitable service for your needs. Returning clients will work with their clinician to book future appointments after their initial session. Appointments are scheduled through the MyUHS/CMHC portal.

Cost of Services

CMHC services are free. Psychiatry services are $10/visit.

The CMHC does not bill insurance.

Number of Clinical or Psychiatric Sessions

The number of sessions provided varies for each client. Clients receive the number of sessions that are most appropriate for their current mental health needs and resources, including transportation, health insurance, and other factors. For more information on receiving clinical or psychiatric services, call 512-471-3515, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

External Clinicians

You may be referred to an external clinician after completing the Brief Assessment and Referral process. Our case management team will assist you with referrals to external providers.

Parents Accessing CMHC Records

Anyone who has access to your UT EID and password will have access to your mental health records. See the mental health records page for information on important privacy considerations.

Completing Paperwork

See the information regarding appointment preparation .

Appointment Wait Time

Same-day crisis appointments are available. For non-crisis appointments, the wait time depends on your needs and the current workload of the clinical team. On average, scheduled appointments take place within 1-2 weeks of booking.

UHS is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Many of our clinics have specific operating hours. For more information on all of our clinic hours, visit the services page.

CMHC services are free. Psychiatry services are $10/visit. The CMHC does not bill insurance.

CMHC offers a wide variety of groups which address a range of concerns. Visit the groups pages for more information.

Groups offered this summer:

Black Voices: Drop-in Mental Health Support Group for Black Students

Coping through art: mental health support through creative exploration, latine voices: drop-in mental health support for latine students, yoga for mental wellness: mental health support through mindful movement, vav drop-in support hour: mental health support for survivors of interpersonal trauma, vav trauma informed yoga: mental health support through mindful movement, dissertation support group: addressing stuckness, balance and mental health, summer associates support circle: drop-in mental health support for navigating legal beginnings, roots of resilience: existential therapy for mental health, understanding self and others counseling group, groups and workshops.

CMHC offers a wide variety of groups and workshops which address a range of issues.

Updates and Events

No Additional Summer Fee and Summer 2024 Usage and Eligibility

Whether you're taking summer classes or just taking a break before the Fall 2024 semester, you can still use the Counseling and Mental Health Center without any additional summer fee. Your eligibility to use these services depends on your enrollment status and where you currently live.

A free 3rd party virtual mental health and well-being platform for currently enrolled UT Austin students. Through either the mobile app or desktop, receive 24/7 access to virtual care through phone or secure video visits from anywhere in the United States.

Healthcare Products Delivered

Get over-the-counter medications prescriptions, first-aid supplies, period products, contraception and more delivered.

Summer 2024 Counseling Groups

Options include drop-in support groups, yoga groups for mental health support, mindful eating groups, other support and skill-building groups and more.

Explore the ideas, artifacts, people, and places that have shaped our history for nearly 400 years.

Harvard Yard is no longer restricted access to HUID holders only. Enhanced security measures will remain in place for the foreseeable future. The safety and security of the Harvard community is a top priority, and we will continue to evaluate the overall situation and adjust our measures accordingly.

Harvard Visitor Center tours

All tours are 45 to 60 minutes long. Registration is required in advance for both in-person and virtual tours. Weekly tour registration will be available every Friday. You can download the Visit Harvard mobile app on iOS and Android devices. During business hours you may purchase a Self-Guided Tour Map for $3 available in multiple languages.

For information about Harvard College Admissions tours for prospective students, visit their website .

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Official Historical Tour of Harvard

The free, student-led public walking tour through Harvard Yard provides a history of the University, general information, and a unique view on the students’ individual experience. 

Register for the in-person tour

Visit Harvard mobile app

Explore Harvard with our free mobile app, featuring a collection of self-guided walking tours. Whichever tour you decide to embark on, you’ll be sure to learn something new.

Download the app on  iOS  and  Android devices.

Historical Tour of Harvard

Learn the history behind well-known spots across Harvard’s campus! Each stop highlights iconic buildings, traditions, alumni, and much more.

Harvard Public Art & Culture Tour: Allston

Explore vibrant public art in Allston! You’ll encounter can’t-miss installations along Western Avenue and learn the stories behind them and their artists.

Harvard Public Art & Culture Tour: Cambridge

Discover a new side to our campus through an art-filled adventure! Explore outdoor art, famous architecture, renowned cultural institutions, and more.

Discover more Harvard tours

From nature walks to art galleries, these tour offerings include virtual options, in-person experiences, student and staff-led excursions, and more.

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Tour spotlight

Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery

The Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery Walking Tour Experience explores Harvard University’s entanglements with the institution of slavery through a 10-stop tour around Harvard’s campus.

Learn more about the tour

Prospective students

Harvard College In-Person Campus Visit Options: in-person, student-led

Harvard College Virtual Tour Options: virtual

SEAS Tours Options: in-person, student-led

Harvard Business School Options: in-person, virtual, student-led, mobile

Harvard Law School Virtual Tour Video Options: virtual

Arts and culture

Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery Options: mobile

Harvard Art Museums: Student Guided Tours Options: in-person, student-led

Harvard Art Museums: Gallery Tours Options: in-person, self-guided, staff-led

Harvard Forest Field Trips & Tours Options: virtual, in-person, staff-led, self-guided

Arnold Arboretum: All Tours Options: in-person, virtual, staff-led, self-guided

Museums and libraries

Peabody Museum: All Tours Options: in-person, virtual, self-guided, staff-led

Houghton & Widener In-Person Tours Options: in-person, staff-led

Widener 360-Degree Virtual Tour Options: virtual, self-guided

Houghton Library Virtual Tour Options: virtual

Harvard Museums of Science & Culture: Virtual Tours Options: virtual, self-guided

Frequently asked questions

General tour information.

The Harvard University Visitor Center offers several different types of tours. For our in person tour offerings on campus, we provide the Official Historical Tour of Harvard. All tours are provided to the public for free and to private groups for a fee. Our tours typically run 45-60 minutes.

To view the schedule and register for our free public tours (virtual and in person), please visit our Eventbrite page . To request a virtual or in person private tour, visit this link .

We also offer a free self-guided historical tour through the Visit Harvard mobile app, which you can download on iOS and Android devices. You can take this self-guided tour on campus or from the comfort of your own home.

Information about free in-person tours

The in person Historical Tour of Harvard explores Harvard Yard. Tours depart from the Visitor Center which is located at the front desk in the Smith Campus Center. Our address is 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138.

Registration for our in person tours must be made in advance. Registration is made available starting the Friday before your tour week. Parties of up to 14 persons can register for a free in person tour. Parties of 15-60 are encouraged to submit a request for a private tour .

Registered tour goers should arrive at the Visitor Center at least 15 minutes before your tour to check-in. Tours depart from the Smith Campus Center and end in Harvard Yard.

Information about the Visit Harvard mobile app

Visit Harvard is a free mobile app by the Harvard Visitor Center that features a collection of self-guided tours centered around the Harvard University experience. The Visit Harvard mobile app can be downloaded by anyone with a smartphone, tablet, or desktop, to be enjoyed from wherever you might be visiting, whether it’s in-person at Harvard or from the comfort of your own home.

What tours are being offered in the mobile app? Currently on the app, visitors can take a mobile version of our popular in-person and virtual tour, the Historical Tour of Harvard.

How long is the mobile tour? This self-guided tour takes place across 14 mapped stops through Harvard’s campus. At a standard walking pace, it will take between 45-60 minutes to complete the 1 mile long tour.

Can I take the mobile tour in-person or virtually? The mobile tour is designed to be accessed in-person on Harvard University’s campus, starting at the Harvard Visitor Center, located at the Smith Campus Center in Harvard Square (1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA). It can also be viewed from the comfort of your own home. Simply download Visit Harvard in the app store, select the Historical Tour of Harvard, and begin your journey!

Where can I download the Visit Harvard mobile app? You can download the Visit Harvard mobile app on the Apple App Store and Google Play . There is also a desktop version of the app you can access here .

Learn more about the Harvard College admissions process

For more information about Harvard College Admissions, please visit their official website . Their contact information can be found here .

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