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Campus Tours

Let us roll out the blue carpet for you! We can’t wait to show you around our beautiful campus.

Deciding where to go to college can be overwhelming! We know first-hand how important a campus visit can be when choosing your home for the next four years. With your safety in mind, we have created in-person campus visit experiences for you to physically explore campus while engaging with a current Boise State student.
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GUIDED CAMPUS TOURS

Our campus runs along the banks of the Boise River, just a quick walk from the heart of Idaho’s largest city. Join us for a 90-minute walking tour of campus where your tour guide will detail life as a Bronco. From popular study spaces, to residence halls, to involvement opportunities and beyond, you will get an inside look at the Boise State experience.

Offered Monday – Friday and Blue and Orange Saturdays

COME PREPARED

  • Check the weather, bring a bottle of water, wear sunscreen, and lace up your comfiest walking shoes.
  • You will be able to park in the Lincoln Parking Garage free of charge. Parking instructions will be included in your confirmation email. Please note your license plate number on the day of your visit.
  • Arrive on time. Allow yourself plenty of time to park and navigate to the Admissions Office (located on the first floor of the Student Union Building). .
  • Check-in will take place outside of the Admissions Office which is located in the Student Union Building – follow the Campus Tour signs to our check-in station.

Make the most of your time with us!

To help you make the most of your time, schedule a meeting for after your campus tour or from the comfort of your couch virtually!

Connect with your Admissions Counselor

Who: Students interested in learning more

Are you interested in learning more about the city of Boise, the admission process, scholarships or more? Your Admissions Counselor would love to connect with you to help provide you with more information towards becoming a Bronco!
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Meet with the Honors College

Who: Students interested in learning more about the Honors College

This session is designed for students interested in joining the Honors College. Whether you’ve already been admitted to the Honors College or are just starting your college search, we will help answer your questions about the Honors College at Boise State.
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Schedule an Additional Appointment

Who: Students interested in learning more about specific academic departments

Looking to connect with an academic area of interest? Want to meet with a club or organization you are curious about? We are excited to offer the opportunity to connect you with our academic departments and a variety of other clubs and organizations. Please complete the form below and our Campus Visit Coordinator will reach out to you shortly!
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Summer Bike Tours

With so much to see around campus and in downtown Boise, join us on a biking tour to cruise around one of the most bike friendly campuses and cities in the nation! Bikes and helmets will be provided free of charge (unless you prefer to bring your own). Bike Tours will be offered during summer – space is limited to 10 riders, so be sure to sign up soon!

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Do I Start My Campus Visit?

Check in for your campus tour outside of Admissions on the west side of the Student Union Building along University Drive. There will be navigational signage from Lincoln Parking Garage to help you find your way.

Where Do I Park When I Visit Campus?

We provide FREE parking in the Lincoln Garage, located 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 is excited to welcome over 10,000 visitors to campus each year! To minimize disruptions and to respect the privacy of our students, tour groups are unable to go inside residence halls. We thank you for your understanding and encourage you to check out our Housing and Residence Life website for pictures, videos, and information regarding your Residence Hall options.

Can I Make Arrangements To Stay On Campus Overnight?

Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate overnight guests.

What If I Am Experiencing One Or More Of The Symptoms Of Covid-19?

If you have experienced any symptoms of COVID-19, you will not be able to participate in the campus tour. If you experience symptoms prior to arrival, we encourage you to reschedule or join one of our virtual visit options.

Will I Be Able To Meet With An Admissions Counselor, The Honors College Or A Representative From My Academic Area Of Interest?

Yes! We are able to assist you in scheduling a meeting with your admissions counselor or a representative from your academic area of interest either virtually or in-person. To register, please submit this form.

Do You Offer Any Virtual Visits?

Yes! We have created virtual visit options designed to meet your needs. From the Future Student Session, to Tips for Transfers, to Presentación de Boise State en Español, you are bound to find what you need to get your questions answered and better understand the culture that exists at Boise State.

Will I Be Able To See The Blue Turf At Albertsons Stadium?

While on your campus tour, we will be able to take you to Albertsons Stadium and inside the Allen Noble Hall of Fame which has access to see the famous Blue!