Daily Campus Visits

Let us roll out the blue carpet for you! We offer daily walking tours, while bike tours are only offered during the summer months. We can’t wait to show you around our beautiful campus.

Walking Tour

Take a walking tour of campus. An Admissions Counselor will present a presentation on all things Boise State followed by a walking tour of campus.

Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Monday – Friday: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

*Only the 10 a.m. visit will be offered during Boise State’s winter break and summer months.

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Bike Tours*

Visiting in the summer? Take a bike tour of campus and downtown Boise. An Admissions Counselor will start with a presentation on all things Boise State followed by a bike tour of campus and downtown Boise.

Every Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

*Bike tours are only offered during Boise State’s summer months.

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  • Please provide us two weeks notice prior to the date of your visit for scheduling purposes. We’ll do our best to accommodate requests received less than two weeks in advance, however not all options may be available.
  • If you are joining our 10 a.m. visit time and request to join an Honors College information session, it will begin promptly at 1 p.m.
  • If you are joining our 1 p.m. visit time, the Honors College information session is only available on Mondays and Fridays. These information sessions begin promptly at 3:30 p.m.
  • Try to plan your visit for when classes are in session in order to experience the true campus atmosphere.
  • Come prepared with a list of questions to ask admissions counselors, professors, current students and staff during your visit.
  • Remember to bring comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for the season if you will be participating in the campus tour.
  • Print the itinerary and parking pass that are emailed to you and bring both with you when you come to campus.
  • Arrive on time! Allow yourself plenty of time to find parking and check in.

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I’ve already been admitted to Boise State?

Congratulations on your admission! A campus visit is a great way to confirm your decision to attend Boise State. Please note that the information session does not take the place an orientation program. For more information on orientation, please visit the New Student Programs website.

What is covered in the Boise State Presentation?

Admissions Counselors present a comprehensive view of Boise State’s admission process, scholarships, housing options and student life. If you’re still “shopping” for a college, the presentation provides everything you need to know before making your final college decision! If you have already been admitted to Boise State, you’ll learn more about what to expect during your Orientation program. Please note that the Boise State presentation does not take the place of the Orientation program.

When can I visit the campus?

The best time to visit campus is when classes are in session. Above is a calendar of available dates. We also have visit programs on select Saturdays throughout the year.

Where do I start my campus visit?

All campus visits begin in the Student Union Building (SUB) at the Admissions and Campus Visit Office, located on the first floor of the SUB. An information packet and itinerary will be available for you upon arrival.

Where do I park when I visit campus?

We provide FREE parking in the Lincoln Garage, due south of the Student Union Building. Parking instructions are included in your confirmation email. If you choose to park elsewhere, you are responsible for parking costs.

How do I get to Boise State University?

Boise State is located between Broadway Avenue and Capitol Boulevard, just a short distance from Interstate 84. The Broadway and Vista exits are closest to campus. Several major airlines serve the Boise area including Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Horizon, Southwest and United.

Can I tour the residence halls?

Boise State’s daily campus tours include an inside view of a show room in Chaffee Hall. Photos of all the residence halls can be found on the housing website. If you have questions regarding your options, contact Housing and Residence Life at (208) 447-1001 or housing@boisestate.edu.

Can I make arrangements to stay on campus overnight?

Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate overnight guests.