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Undergraduate Recruitment

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Campus Tours

Campus tours will be offered Monday through Friday at 11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m., and select Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. only. The campus visit will include an information session, led by a recruiter and/or student ambassador, about admissions requirements, financial aid/scholarships, and campus life. Walking tours are approximately 90 minutes long, including the information session.

Additional Tour Guidelines 

  • All guests are required to pre-register for campus tours in advance.
  • Tour requests must be made a minimum of two weeks before your requested tour date. We will be unable to accommodate tours at short notice. This will allow us the opportunity to properly prepare for your arrival.
  • Your tour is NOT confirmed until you have received a tour confirmation letter. Please allow 48 – 72 hours business days, after the request has been submitted, for tour confirmation.
  • All individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a Parent/Guardian.
  • Chaperones MUST accompany all individual and group tours.
  • There will be limited access to the inside of buildings.
  • Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate walk-in tours.
  • Not adhering to the above guidelines and time designations, without proper notification, within THIRTY (30) minutes of your scheduled tour, results in automatic cancellation.
  • We are unable to schedule meetings for Athletics and Band. You must contact Athletics at (601) 979-2291 and Band at (601) 979-2141 before registering, to ensure someone can speak with you during your visit.
  • If the date of interest is not listed, it could mean, the date is booked or the campus is closed.


If your group would like to eat on campus, you MUST make your arrangements for meals. Ms. Tonia Carson can be reached at 769.610.8570. Meals ARE NOT a part of the campus tour. Please schedule your dining experience before or after your scheduled tour time.

Dining will be closed for summer break: May 5th – 20th

    • Heritage Dining: Cafeteria
    • Legacy Dining: Mr. Beast Burgers, Bistro 1877, Chick-fil-a, Fiesta Grill, Pizza Hut Express, and Tiger Mart.


We suggest preparing accordingly with proper clothing and footwear. Umbrellas are permitted on the campus tour if it is needed. 

Inclement Weather

Walking tours WILL NOT be conducted in case of inclement weather. We practice this policy to protect the safety and welfare of all campus visitors. The tour’s status will be updated before the campus tour or at the scheduled time of the campus tour. To stay up-to-date with our local weather, please click here:

 Black-out Dates

May 16th: New Student Orientation (Transfer)

May 31st – June 1st: New Student Orientation (Freshman)

June 13th: New Student Orientation (Transfer)

June 21st – June 22nd: New Student Orientation (Freshman)

June 25th – 29th: Professional Development

July 1st – 5th: No campus tours/holiday break

July 11th – July 12th: New Student Orientation

July 30th: New Student Orientation (Transfer and Freshman)

Fall Campus Tours

The Office of Undergraduate Recruitment is currently not hosting fall campus tours. Save the date for our Annual High School Day, scheduled for Saturday, November 9, 2024!

Click below to submit your tour request.

* Complete the Individual/Family tour request form if your tour consists of 9 persons or less.
* Complete the Group Tour Request form for 10 or more.


Undergraduate Recruitment


Jackson State University
1400 John R. Lynch Street
P.O. Box 18389
Jackson, MS 39217