Prospective Student & Family Tours
When choosing a university, it is essential to become familiar with the campus atmosphere in order to make informed decisions. The Office of Recruitment & Marketing conducts tours of the campus, so that prospective students and their families can become acquainted with Prairie View A&M University.
Family tours for January 16th- April 29th are on most Thursday’s at 9 a.m. Reservations are required. Please select the “Online Campus Tour Request Form” link below to register.
All tours require a reservation. Please allow 5 to 7 working days for processing your request during peak times. Tours are not guaranteed until an email confirmation is received from The Office of Recruitment.
ALL Family Tours will begin in the Johnson-Phillip All Faiths Chapel. (All visitors must stop at the Information Center to obtain a visitor parking permit. The Information Center is located near the campus entrance).
Tours are approximately an hour and fifteen minutes long and include a visit to the freshman learning environment, Memorial Student Center, and a glimpse of several of our prestigious buildings.
Things to know before you come
- Your tour will be a walking tour of campus so please dress for the weather and remember to wear comfortable walking shoes.
- Residence Hall tours are contingent upon availability
- If you are 20 minutes late for your tour, your reservation will be changed to another date.
- If you require assistance, please contact the Office of Recruitment by Email or call 936-261-1081 or 936-261-1087 at least 10 working days prior to your tour
Excuse Letter Policy
High School / College registrar offices may require visiting students to have paperwork turned in to their prospective attendance or registrar’s offices to receive an absence credit from class. The Office of Recruitment will provide a visit letter as part of our tour policy.
* This document is on official PVAMU letterhead, and will have the exact day and time of the tour
* To receive a college visit letter, the student (s) must: Complete a PVAMU information card on the day of the visit & complete the entire tour of campus accompanied by our PVAMU Tour Guide.
Group Tours 10+
We welcome groups of perspective students to Prairie View A&M University. A group is considered to have 10 or more students. All Group Tours for January 16th-April 29th are on most Wednesday’s at 9 a.m. Reservations are required. All Group Tours will begin in the Johnson-Phillips All Faiths Chapel.
We do not have MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURS. We will have a MIDDLE SCHOOL DAY in the Fall 2019. We will post the Middle School Day program date online before the Summer of 2019.
Group Tours are approximately an hour and fifteen minutes long and include a visit to the freshman learning environment, Memorial Student Center, and a glimpse of several of our prestigious buildings. If you are 20 minutes late for your tour, we will have to re-schedule your tour. Tours are not guaranteed until an email confirmation is received from The Office of Recruitment.
Groups must register by selecting the “Schedule a Tour” link below. Groups of 50 or more must contact our office directly to schedule a tour. Please contact the Office of Recruitment by Email or call 936-261-1081 or 936-261-1087. Please have at least 3 preferred dates on a Wednesday when you call.
Dining on Campus
We invite you to grasp the full PVAMU experience by eating in our dining hall. The dining hall has set hours and may vary due to time of the year. Guest/students may eat for $8.25 per person (this is also the group rate). Hours are 11am-1pm. Due to the heavy volume in our Dining Hall, we recommend your group eat at 11am
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Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 936-261-1081 or 936-261-1087 for questions about a campus tour or simply click on the link above.
Tours are not guaranteed until an email confirmation is received from The Office of Recruitment.