Personal Tours and Visit Days

The Office of Admissions welcomes you to experience campus at an upcoming preview day or on a campus tour. Below, you'll find information on our campus tours, preview days, and group tours. We can't wait to see  you!


Campus Tours Preview Days Group TourFrequently Asked Questions


The Best Ways To Visit ATU

We're glad you want to visit - there's no better way to get a feel for our campus. We offer several ways for you to experience Arkansas Tech University while you are making your decision about what college to attend. You have the option to visit us in person or virtually - take a look below to find the options that work best for you.

Take a Tour

You will take a walking tour of campus and learn more about the university from one of our Golden Guides. If you schedule a standard tour, you may bring up to three guests. You and your guests will join a tour group (up to 20 people). Private golf cart tours can be provided if your party has an accessibility need or a request is made in advance.

What You'll See

On our campus tour, you will learn about academic programs, campus resources, student organizations and other ways to be involved from an ATU Golden Guide, a current ATU student. In addition, you'll go inside the M Street Residence Hall and see a furnished room.

Note: If you'd like to see a specific residence hall other than M Street, please register for a Residence Hall Tour.

*Tour registration closes 24 hours before the start time

Schedule Your Campus Tour

Campus Tours are offered Monday - Friday at 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM for up to 5 prospective students and their guests.

Schedule Your Campus Tour

  • If you have questions:
    • Email us at
    • Text us at (479) 888-4117
    • Call us at (479) 968-0343
Preparing for your tour

Where do I go to check in for my tour?
You must check in at the Admissions Office front desk, located on the 1st floor of the RCB Brown Student Services Building.

Where do I park?
Visitor Parking is available on West O Street by the RCB Brown Student Services Building "Brown" (View Campus Map).
Note: there is a residence hall on campus also named Brown Hall. Please be sure to enter the correct address in your GPS: 105 West O Street, Russellville, AR 72801. Click here for a visual of the RCB Brown Building and Visitor Parking out front.

Will I need to wear a face mask?
We currently do not have a mask mandate on campus. 

What if I need to cancel or reschedule?
We understand life happens. You may give us a call/text at (479) 888-4117 or email us at to cancel/reschedule your tour.

Group Tours 

We invite you on a group tour if you are a school, community or oganziation that would like to visit our campus. Please schedule by completing the form below. Be prepared to share your requested tour date, time, number of students/participants, age group(s) of participants, number of chaperones, special accommodations, and your contact information. For additional questions, you may reach out to or call (479) 968-0343.

  Group Tour Request Form      


First Friday Transfer Tours

First Friday Transfer Tours are reserved for transfer students - those who started college at another institution. You will meet current students who transferred to ATU, hear from different academic colleges, and get personalized guidance on your transfer admission process.

    • Friday, February 2
    • Friday, March 1
    • Friday, May 3


Attend an Upcoming Preview Day Event

Preview Days are events for prospective students to take a tour and attend information sessions. Preview days are group events where students and parents can connect with others, meet with campus offices, and do some activities to get plugged in to our campus culture.

Saturday Showcase | September 30, 2023

Bring your friends and family and join us for our Saturday Showcase! Prospective students and their guests will get to:

  • Speak with faculty representing our academic colleges
  • Learn about financial aid and paying for college
  • Cheer on the Wonder Boys at ATU's annual Family Day and home football game

Registration is open to high school students 10th-12th grades and transfer students from other colleges. 


Time Out for Tech | February 22, 2024

Time Out For Tech, aka TOFT, is one of ATU's favorite prospective student events of the year.

This event provides high school seniors a chance to:

  • Learn more about ATU majors
  • Win scholarships
  • Interact with ATU professors and students

Check-in will start at 8:30 AM followed by the opening session beginning at 9:45 AM. This in-person event is reserved for high school seniors graduating in May 2024.

Campus Tours FAQs

What is the best way to get to campus?
You may put our address into your preferred maps app by using this address: 105 West O Street, Russellville, AR 72801 or:

Enter your starting location, and we'll map your path to our campus.


How do I find my way around when I get there?
Take a look at our interactive campus map to get oriented. The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of RCB Brown Student Services Building and is where you will check in for your tour.

Will I get to see inside residence halls/dorms?
Residence hall tours are offered by the Residence Life Office Monday-Friday at 11:00 AM and 2:30 PM. The residence halls available for touring are Nutt Hall, Paine Hall, Turner Hall, Tucker Hall, Hughes Hall, Baswell Hall, and Wilson Hall. These tours are separate from the main campus tour and require you to pre-register on the ResLife website. Schedule your dorm tour now!

Can I schedule an appointment with an academic department or other office?
Yes! Please indicate the department you would like to visit when you sign up for a tour, or email us at

*ATU makes no guarantee that special requests will be met. Once we are able to meet your accommodation, we will email, call or text the information on file. Please email, call/text (479) 888-4117 with any questions or concerns. 

Why am not seeing tour times listed online for the next day?
We close tour 24 hours before the start time.

How do I become a Golden Guide?
Golden Guides are students trained to lead The Admissions Office accepts applications for Golden Guides year-round. You can apply online and/or contact for more information.