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Campus Tours

South Carolina State University welcome your visits to our Institution. We want you to have the Bulldog experience. We are excited to share our University with you and look forward to showing you our beautiful campus. Our walking tours are led by current students, called Student Ambassadors or Student Orientation Leaders, who are looking forward to your visit, tell you about the campus, its history and what classes are like and what students do for extracurricular activities.

If you would like to schedule an individual or group tour, please fill out the request that is best suitable for your needs below. Please submit the appropriate campus tour form by email to ssrp@scsu.edu or fax to (803) 533-3724 3724 two weeks in advance of your schedule tour date. You will receive an email confirmation to confirm your tour request NO WEEKEND TOURS.

Group tours are held only on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 10:00am, 12noon and 2:00pm. Tours last about 90 minutes with the informational session.

Special Tours Dates for Schools/Organizations

Elementary/Middle School Group Dates
  • Thursday, October 6, 2016
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016
  • Thursday, March 23, 2017
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017

High School/Organization/Community Group Dates
  • Friday, October 14, 2016
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
  • Thursday, March 2, 2017
  • Friday, March 31, 2017
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017
  • Thursday, April 27, 2017

These programs are designed to give your students a better understanding of college life and the academic expectations. The special program tours will begin in Martin Luther King Jr Auditorium at 9:45 a.m. This event and the walking tour will last for about 90 minutes. We strongly encourage you to attend with your group.

Individual tours are held only on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00noon, 2:00pm and 3:00pm. Tours last about 60-90 minutes, it depends on what you want to accomplish.

Tours will be given during the months of February, March, April, May, September and October. Because this is a walking tour, the months of June (after the first week) to August is weather prohibitive and unavailable because of the heat, however, you can still arrange for your group to visit campus for an admissions informational session. No tours will be given on major holidays, during midterm or final exams and during SCSU student’s spring break from March 6-13, 2016.

Lateness: Tours that are more than 30 minutes late are subject to be rescheduled. Please notify us at 803-516-4125 if you are going to be more than 30 minutes late.

Cancellations/ Changes: Please notify us at least 3 days in advance of any cancellations or changes to the visit at 803- 536-7142.

Lunch: Individual families or groups may eat lunch in Washington Dining Hall by contacting Erika Rodriguez at erodrigu@scsu.edu(803)536-8482, Eric Cronk at eric.cronk@sodexo.com (803-536-8923), Arthur Pinckney at arthur.pickney@sodexo.com (803-536-8482) or South Carolina State Dining Services. There is a fee for lunch.

Please refer to the list below to determine which tour is best suitable for you. We need at least two weeks in advance notice.

If you:
You have been accepted to South Carolina State University for fall or spring
Schedule a visit here
Individual Tour
You are waiting on admission decision
Schedule a visit here
Admission Decision
Schedule a visit for your group
Schedule a visit here
Group Tour