Family Tours

Come immerse yourself in Hampton University! Find out what you already know; that Hampton is the place for you. We invite you to visit the campus and experience our diverse and exciting culture, see the beautiful scenery, and meet your future classmates through one of our campus visitation options. Come on down, stroll the tree-lined paths, walk the hallowed academic halls, interview the current students and faculty, learn all about what makes Hampton University the Standard of Excellence!

Whether you would like to tour the campus at your own pace or be guided by one of our admissions counselors, your visit to campus will ensure that you make an informed college choice.

Daily Tours

Daily Information Sessions & Tours
Monday- Friday: 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. (excludes most major holidays)

Family tours begin with a 30-minute Information Session conducted by an admissions counselor. The information session is immediately followed by a one hour walking tour of the campus led by our Student Recruitment Team. The campus tour generally includes passage through our 254+ acres and historical landmarks. The tour also includes entry into the Student Center, the library, the Memorial Church, and several academic buildings upon request (not applicable for groups). For the safety and privacy of our students, walking tours will not go inside residence halls. Information sessions and campus tours originate at the Office of Admission in the Multi-Purpose building. Daily tours are offered during the months of June and July.

To make a reservation for a weekday information session and tour, please click here.

11:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. WALKING TOURS WITHOUT INFORMATION SESSION These walking campus tours are led by our Student Recruitment Team, Walking tours of the campus generally include passage through our 254+ acres and historical landmarks. The tour also includes entry into the Student Center, the library, the Memorial Church and academic buildings upon request, (not applicable for groups). For the safety and privacy of our students, walking tours will not go inside residence halls.

Saturday Tour

11:00a.m. (Selected Saturday -excludes campus events and major holidays through September 2017 to April 2018 ONLY)

Saturday tours begin with a 30-minute information session conducted by an admissions counselor. The information session is immediately followed by a one hour walking tour of the campus led by our Student Recruitment Team. Walking tours of the campus generally include passage through our 254+ acres and historical landmarks. The tour also includes entry into the Student Center, the library, and the Memorial Church. For the safety and privacy of our students, walking tours will not go inside residence halls.

Information sessions and campus tours usually originate at the Student Center building in the Student Center theater. To allow for an easy start to your visit, please plan to arrive on campus at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the information session and tour you plan to attend. As walking tours usually last for one hour, we recommend that you wear comfortable shoes and attire appropriate for the weather. In case of light rain, walking tours are still provided. Please pack a small umbrella for your trip. In case of inclement weather conditions, only the information session is offered.

Blocked Out Dates

Specific dates have been blocked out that will prevent a campus tour being scheduled on any campus events and major holidays.  During the 2017-18 academic years, tours are not available on the following dates: 

  • The Month of August 2017
  • September 23-24, 2017(Parent Weekend)
  • November 22-24 2017(Thanksgiving Holiday)
  • December 8 - 31, 2017 (Winter Break)
  • January 1-22, 2018 (Winter Break)
  • February 26-March 2, 2018 (Mid-Term Evaluations)
  • March 3-11, 2018 (Spring Break)
  • April 20, 2018 Last Day for Guided Tours
  • The Month of May 2018
  • The Month of August 2018

Tours are not provided on major holidays and days the University is officially closed.

 

Self Guided Tours

During times when Information Sessions and Tours are not available or when your schedule does not permit you to attend our sessions, self-guided tours are available. This option allows you to tour the campus at your own pace.