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 10 a.m., Mondays and Fridays at 2 p.m., and on select Saturdays each month. 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-xlYour visit will begin with a presentation by one of our recruitment coordinators to highlight Marshall’s academic and student success programs, as well as our admissions and financial aid application processes. Then you will depart on 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.

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.


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 Jillian Jones at 304-696-3646 or We look forward to hosting your group!

Special On-Campus Events

Finding 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 students (and their parents) that will reduce the fear and stress of finding the right college fit. You can view a sample agenda here.

This event will take place on Friday, July 28, 2017 and Monday, October 9, 2017.  Register for this event and reserve your spot today. Questions? Call Dr. Sabrina Simpson at 304.696.2246.

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.

Fall Green and White Days

Our Fall Green and White Days will take place on Saturday, September 23, and Friday, November 10, 2017.  Register for this event and reserve your spot today.  Questions? Call Dr. Sabrina Simpson at 304.696.2246.


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.

Becoming One of the Herd dates will be announced soon! Check back here for details.