SCHEDULE A TOUR

Let us introduce you to our DSU family and beautiful campus. From our historical buildings and state-of-the-art science labs to our bookstore and dining facilities, we have everything you need to make the most of your college experience.

Come see for yourself! Let us roll out the green carpet for you on a campus tour.

Campus visits are offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment.

Please submit the form below to reserve your visit.

Campus Visit Options

PROSPECTIVE STUDENT TOUR

Visit the student-centered parts of campus, including the residence halls, on a student-led tour. Tours are approximately 60 minutes in length and provide information on the history of, academics, and student life at Delta State University. An admissions representative will provide a comprehensive review of the application, admission and scholarship process. For the best experience, groups of 5 or less should participate. If multiple prospective students would like to tour together, a tour request form for each student should be submitted and indicate in the notes and special requests section that you would like to tour together.

ACADEMIC TOUR (Admitted students only)

Admitted students may elect to participate in an academic tour in addition to the tour of campus, residence halls, and student life areas. During an academic tour, admitted students will have the opportunity to meet with a professor in their academic area of interest and tour the academic facilities where most classes will take place. Academic tours must be requested at least 5 days in advance and may accommodate no more than 5 guests. Academic tours are approximately 1.5 – 2 hours in length. Please note that academic tours are not guaranteed during summer months.

WALKING TOUR

Walking tours are designed for groups of 6 or more guests. Groups of 25 or more will be split into smaller groups in order to provide the best experience. The walking tour is approximately 70 minutes in length. To schedule a walking tour, call the Office of Enrollment Services at (662) 846-4020, or e-mail bwiley@deltastate.edu.

BUS TOUR

Planning to visit campus with an elementary or middle school class, church or youth group? Tour guides will hop on your bus to provide a general overview of the main campus and athletic facilities. The bus tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and requires at least a TWO week notice.

 Frequently Asked Questions

HOW DO I SCHEDULE A VISIT TO DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY?

Campus tours are available by appointment only. To request a campus tour visit us online at www.deltastate.edu/visit .  Each prospective student must register for a campus tour separately. This will ensure accurate contact information and interests for each guest.

WHEN ARE CAMPUS TOURS OFFERED?

Campus tours are offered year-round, Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Tours are not available during Orientation sessions, large campus events or when the campus is closed.

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE TO SIGN UP FOR A TOUR?

Tour reservations must be made at least 1 week prior to your desired tour date. However, groups of 6 or more require a two week notice. Tours are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. To ensure your preferred date and time is available it is recommended that you schedule 3 weeks in advance. Please note: September, October, March and April fill-up very quickly.

HOW EARLY CAN I SIGN UP FOR A TOUR?

Tours are scheduled as far as 9 months in advance.

ARE PARENTS ALLOWED ON THE TOUR?

Parents are welcome and strongly encouraged to participate in a campus tour.

IS LUNCH PROVIDED?

A limited number of meal tickets to the Young-Mauldin Cafeteria may be available. Meal tickets should be requested when making your tour reservation (you will be notified of meal ticket availability in the confirmation email prior to your arrival).

Group tours must contact Aramark food services directly at 662-846-4645 to make a reservation for lunch on campus. The cost of lunch for group tour attendees is $7.50 per person, plus tax.  School groups may submit a copy of their Tax Exemption letter before the tour to have sales tax waived.

IS THERE A COST TO ATTEND A CAMPUS TOUR?

No. Campus tours are free of charge.

HOW DO I RECEIVE AN EXCUSE FOR MY SCHOOL?

We are happy to provide an excuse after your tour has been completed.  No excuses will be provided in advance.

HOW DO I KNOW THAT MY TOUR IS CONFIRMED?

An e-mail confirmation will be sent within 2 business days of the request.  If you have not received a confirmation for your tour and it has been longer than 2 business days, please call the office at 662-846-4020 to confirm that your request was received.

WHAT IF IT RAINS?

In the event of rain, campus tours will still be offered. Check the weather report before you come so you can be prepared with an umbrella or rain jacket.

DO YOU GIVE TOURS ON THE WEEKEND?

There is one Saturday event held during each fall and spring semester. We typically do not offer campus tours on Saturday; however, special accommodations can be made for out-of-state residents. Tours are not available on Sundays or when the University is closed.

MAY I MEET WITH AN ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT?

Yes! If you have been admitted to Delta State University we will be happy to request a meeting with a specific academic department on your behalf.  Your meeting will be scheduled to take place either before or after your scheduled tour time, depending on the availability of the academic representative.  Please note that we require at least a 5 day notice to schedule an academic meeting. If for some reason we are unable to confirm an academic meeting, we will notify you within 1 day of your scheduled tour date.

WHO WILL BE GIVING MY TOUR?

Your tour will be led by one of our Delta Diplomats, a group of current Delta State University students who are specially trained to give our visitors the best tour experience possible.

MAY I MEET WITH FINANCIAL AID DURING MY VISIT?

Yes! The Financial Assistance Office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Guests are welcome to visit their office either before or after the tour.

MAY I HAVE A PRIVATE TOUR?

The majority of our campus tours are private and tailored to fit your requests. However, campus tour attendees are occasionally paired with another prospective student with similar academic interests.

DO YOU OFFER GROUP TOURS?

Yes, we offer walking and bus tours. Groups must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance by contacting us directly at 662-846-4020 or email admissions@deltastate.edu.