Tours of the University


Historical Tours of the University of Virginia are STILL BEING OFFERED DESPITE THE ROTUNDA RENOVATIONS CLOSURE. These tours cover the original University and Lawn area, and they meet in the Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library. During the school year, they will take place every day (except home football game days) at 10am, 11am, and 2pm.

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 operating on its normal schedule.

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.