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Whether you're interested in learning about life on-campus as a prospective student or want to bring a group to explore our gardens while learning what college life is like, we are excited to help arrange the perfect visit for you!


The MSU Tour Team is happy to offer the following tour options: 

  • Family Campus Tours (available year-round)
  • Group Campus Tours (Fall and Spring semesters only)
  • Student Residence Hall Tours (Fall and Spring semesters only)
  • Self-Guided Walking Tours (available year-round)

Family/Individual Campus Tours

If you are a family or student interested in attending Michigan State University, we offer a year-round admissions program that provides an opportunity to learn about the admissions process from a member of the Office of Admissions team. This is followed by a 90 minute campus walking tour with a student tour guide that covers the historic campus, student life at MSU, academics and a residence hall tour. Reservations are required to attend these programs.

Click here to reserve your tour.

Group Campus Tours

Our team provides campus group tours for schools, community groups and clubs of 15 people or more from September through April.

Click here for Tour Options.

Student Residence Hall Tours

A limited number of residence hall tours are available for students to learn more about a specific residence hall at Michigan State University. These tours are by appointment only.

Click here to learn more about hall tours.

Self-Guided Walking Tours

There is always something happening at MSU! If you’re visiting East Lansing and want to customize your own visit, please use our Self-Guided Walking Tour to make the most of your visit to campus.

With additional opportunities like the MSU Bug House, the 4H Children’s Garden, Abram’s Planetarium and the MSU Dairy store, there are a multitude of options you can add to customize your visit.

Click here to learn more about how to customize your visit.

If you have any questions, click here to contact our office.

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