Visit Our Campus

Tour Options

Daily Campus Visits

Almost any day is a great day to visit Marshall’s Huntington, West Virginia, campus through our daily tour and presentation program. We offer tours Monday through Friday (excluding university holidays) at 11 a.m., Mondays and Fridays at 2 p.m., and on select Saturdays at 11 a.m. In order to ensure the best possible tour experience for our visitors, we do limit the number of reservations for each tour session. See if the date you wish to visit is available on our event calendar.

i-xjhrbnj-xlEach campus visit begins with a student-led walking tour that takes you through our entire campus and highlights such locations as the Drinko Library, the Recreation Center, and the Memorial Student Center. Each tour lasts approximately one hour. Upon finishing the tour, you will receive a presentation from one of our recruitment coordinators to cover the admissions process and provide you with the opportunity to ask questions.

There are many optional activities you can participate in while visiting our campus, such as meeting with a professor, sitting in on a class or visiting the university bookstore. Please let us know when scheduling your tour if you would like to make additional appointments.

There are two ways you can register for a campus tour. You can call our office at 304-696-3646 or 877-GOHERD-1 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday, or you can check date availability and register online. Please note that our online tour registration requires you to create a user account.

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Self-Guided Tour

Will you be here at a time we’re not open? You can still explore our beautiful Huntington campus and learn more about Marshall University with our self-guided tour. Take your time walking through our beautiful campus. See if you can spot one of our famous squirrels and Tweet us your campus selfie @murecruitment!


Video Tour

If you can’t make it to Marshall University for an in-person tour, you can still explore our campus though our video tours.

Our campus video tours provide an opportunity to explore our Huntington, West Virginia, campus through the eyes of current and former students.

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Day-On-Campus Tour (Large Group Requests Only)

Marshall University welcomes teacher/counselor-led groups, classes, clubs and organizations to our campus. We have suggested itineraries for different age groups, but can also accommodate special requests. We will personalize your tour to meet your group’s needs Mondays – Thursdays (excluding holidays). Please note that there may be limitations due to availability of staff, room locations and group sizes. We are better able to accommodate such requests with advance notice.

To schedule, please contact Meghan Copley, Special Projects Coordinator, at sparrowm@marshall.edu or 304-696-5823. We look forward to hosting your group!

Special On-Campus Events

Find a College Without Losing Your Mind!

There’s no question the college search process can be overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be! Join us for an educational program designed for high school juniors and sophomores (and their parents) that will reduce the fear and stress of finding the right college fit. You can view a sample agenda here.

Our next event will take place on Monday, February 20, 2017.  Register for this event and reserve your spot today. Questions? Call Meghan Copley at 304-696-5823.


Green and White Day

Green and White Day is a half-day event intended for high school juniors and seniors who would like a more in-depth look at what Marshall University has to offer. Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet with professors, tour campus and hear from current students about all things Marshall. You can view a sample agenda here.

Spring Green and White Days

Our Spring Green and White Days will take place on Saturday, February 25, and Saturday, April 1, 2017.  Register for this event and reserve your spot today.  Questions? Call Meghan Copley at 304-696-5823.

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Becoming One of the Herd (for admitted students)

To help admitted students finalize their decision to become a Son or Daughter of Marshall, we present Becoming One of the Herd! Spend quality time with faculty and students in your academic major, meet staff members from a variety of student service offices, and learn about the wide range of student organizations and activities available to you. Take part in a tour of campus to see our residence halls and eat lunch in one of our dining facilities. You can view a sample agenda here.

Spring Becoming One of the Herd Days

Our Spring Becoming One of the Herd days will take place on Friday, January 27, Friday, March 3, and Friday April 28, 2017. Register for this event and reserve your spot today. Questions? Call Meghan Copley at 304-696-5823.

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