Visit Us

Experience the Power of BLUE!!!

The best way to discover if Tennessee State University is the best place for you is to visit our beautiful campus in Nashville and explore TSU for yourself.
You’re welcome on campus anytime. Cheer on our Big Blue Tiger athletic teams. Watch the Aristocrat of Bands blow away the competition. Take in a theatrical play, musical concert, or topical lecture throughout the year. You’re sure to enjoy what you find in Big Blue Country!

Schedule a Campus Tour

The Office of Admissions welcomes prospective undergraduate students, families, and groups to schedule a campus tour to learn more about our university. The Schedule of Tours is noted further below.
Click here to make a reservation for an undergraduate campus visit. If you experience an issue with scheduling an undergraduate campus tour, please email us at recruitment@tnstate.edu, or call 615-963-5120. If you would like to schedule a graduate school tour click here.
MonthDayStart Time(s)
August through May

For Families/Individuals Only (Tour Only):  Monday - Thursday

8:30 am & 3:30 pm
August through May

For Groups (Admissions Presentation and Tour):  Monday - Friday

10:00 am & 2:00 pm
Weekend Tours

For Families/Individuals Only (Tour Only):  Check Schedule for Saturday Tour Dates

10:00 am
June & July

For Individual & Groups:  Monday - Thursday

10:00 am

Saturday Tours (For Families/Individuals Only):  

Saturday Tours are only offered to families or individuals to experience the beauty of our campus who may not be able to make it during the week.  Tours will start in the Floyd-Payne Campus Center promptly at 10:00am.    Reservations are required for all Saturday Tour Guests.  Please check the schedule for available Saturday Tours.  Saturday Tours are not given every Saturday.

Space Availability: There is a limited number of spaces available during the given time slots for guided tours and space reservation are on a first come basis.

Campus visits are scheduled to last one (1) hour. A campus visit will include an information session, walking tour, and a question & answer portion.
Tours are conducted Monday – Friday ONLY with the exception of Holidays, Testing periods, and other times the University is closed.
Please dress appropriately. Also, the walking tour will cover a large portion of the campus and guests should wear comfortable attire and shoes.
Guided tours will be granted to prospective students that walk-in only during designated tour times and will be contingent upon the availability of tour guides. Otherwise, visitors/groups without a scheduled visit will be provided a Visitors Guide for a self-guided tour.
For group tours, you must make your reservation at least 2 weeks before your desired tour date.  Please note that we will do our best to accommodate your request.
Late Policy : If tour guests are 15+ minutes late without prior contact, the tour will be cancelled; if 15 minutes late with advance notification, an Information Session & Self-Guided Tour will be granted; if 30 minutes late, a group will be allowed a Self-Guided Tour only.
Inclement Weather: Walking tours WILL NOT be conducted in the case of inclement weather. We practice this policy in order to protect the safety and welfare of all campus visitors. The status of the tour will be updated at the scheduled time of tour. The information session will be conducted for all visitors during this time.
If you have questions, or need to cancel a scheduled tour, please contact:
Jovon Jones, Associate Director of Recruitment