Tours of the University


Historical Tours of the University of Virginia, covering the Rotunda and the Lawn, meet in the Rotunda, which can be accessed from the basement level, every day (except home football game days) at 10am, 11am, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

Admissions Tours for prospective University of Virginia students interested in student life across grounds are offered every day at 11am, with a second tour offered Monday through Friday at 2pm. (Click HERE for locations.) Contact the Admissions Office at 434-982-3200 with any questions.

To request a special tour, use the link at the top of the page.

UGS Operating Status


The Guide Service is not operating during the summer recess; tours will be offered through the Office of Admissions (see link at right). Guide Service tours will resume with classes on Tuesday, August 26th.

NOTICE: The Guide Service telephone has recently been experiencing technical difficulties. If your phone call appears dropped or ineffective, please use our tour request form or email our Scheduler.