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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 min 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. Learn more about the different on-campus options we offer through our Tour Options page.  
Click here for Tour Options


Beginning August 1, 2019, MSU Tours will accept reservations for September 9th - December 6th.
Reservations for January 2020 - April 2020 will become available November 18th, 2019.


There is always something happening at MSU! 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. Contact information for these areas is included on the Customize your tour page.
Click here to learn more about how to customize your visit.

If you are interested in learning more about self guided tour options, please click here to contact our office.

Student Residence Hall Tours

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

Self Guided Walking Tour

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.

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

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