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The Undergraduate Office of Admissions organizes a wide range of opportunities to visit the University of Cincinnati all year long. We require registration for campus tours and on-campus events in advance so that we can provide you the best experience possible. 

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Campus Tours

Preview UC and College Close-Up

A Preview UC includes a thorough presentation about general admission and university information followed by a walking-tour of campus.

  • Morning, Afternoon, and Saturday sessions available
  • 30-minute presentation from an admissions representative
  • 75-minute student-led walking-tour of campus

College Close-Ups may follow a Preview UC on select days. Scroll down for a current schedule. 

  • Morning sessions only
  • Times and dates vary based on college of interest

A Preview UC for transfer students includes a thorough presentation about general transfer admission and university information followed by a walking tour of campus. 

Afternoon: Friday, 2:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Check-in
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Welcome and Cincinnati Overview
  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Walking Tour of Campus

A Group Tour includes a thorough presentation about general admission and university information followed by a walking tour of campus. 

Select Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Check-in
  • 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Admissions overview with admissions counselor
  • 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tour of campus with student ROAR guide

Guidelines

  • Group tours are available for students in grades 9-12 and community college students. We cannot accommodate elementary or middle school students.
  • All groups must have one chaperone for every 20 students in attendance who will accompany the group on the campus tour.
  • Group tours must be arranged at least three weeks in advance of the visit date.
  • Group tours are unavailable during the months of May, August, and December, during university breaks, between semesters, and during finals week.
  • We can accommodate up to 70 students.

Open House

Open House allows you to build your own day to experience Cincinnati like a Bearcat! View event details to plan your visit and register. 

Friday, April 17, 2020

*Registration will open 4-6 weeks prior to April 17, 2020. 


College Fair

Throughout the year, representatives from the Undergraduate Office of Admissions travel to various high schools and college fairs throughout the country and the world. Find out when we will be coming to you and learn more about the opportunities available at Cincinnati. 

Domestic Students

International Students


Campus Parking

On-campus parking is available for all of our guests. When attending a campus tour or event the cost of parking will be covered by us. 

Before you arrive, please take a look at these resources to locate garages, parking availability,  and where to walk once parked.

Note: The Stratford Garage and University Avenue Garage (except ADA parking) aren't available to non-permit holders due to space available.

Campus map with walking pathways from garages to event locations.

  

Walking Directions to University Pavilion

  • Exit garage at street level
  • Head west on Corry Blvd. toward Dennis St. 
  • At the traffic circle, take 2nd exit onto CCM Blvd. 
  • At CCM Circle, take stairs on the right side
  • Turn left at top of stairs
  • Proceed torward University Pavilion
  • Turn right onto Veterans Bridge and cross bridge
  • Turn left at end of bridge 
  • Enter University Pavilion on left
  • Exit the garage at the west corner on ground level
  • Walk north on Varsity Village Dr.
  • At the traffic circle, head west onto CCM Blvd. 
  • At CCM Circle, take stairs on the right side
  • Turn left at top of stairs
  • Proceed torward University Pavilion
  • Turn right onto Veterans Bridge and cross bridge
  • Turn left at end of bridge 
  • Enter University Pavilion on left
  • Take elevator to third floor 
  • Exit elevator and turn right
  • Admissions front desk is on the left 
  • Exit garage on ground level
  • Head west on Campus Green Dr. toward Woodside Dr.
  • Turn left onto Woodside Dr.
  • Continue onto UC MainStreet
  • Head up UC MainStreet
  • At dead end, turn left 
  • Head towards University Pavilion
  • Enter University Pavilion 
  • Exit building on 4th floor and turn left
  • Head toward University Pavilion
  • Turn right onto Veterans Bridge and cross bridge
  • At end of bridge turn left 
  • Enter University Pavilion on the left
  • Exit garage on street level
  • Head south up the stairs
  • Cross over College Dr. 
  • Head to the right up hill towards Geology-Mathematics-Physics Library
  • Head left up stairs towards Schneider Quadrangle
  • Continue torward University Pavilion
  • Enter University Pavilion

 

  • Exit garage at street level
  • Head west on Corry Blvd. towards Dennis St. 
  • At the traffic circle, take 2nd exit onto CCM Blvd. 
  • At CCM Circle, take stairs on the right side
  • At top of stairs turn left
  • Head toward University Pavilion
  • Turn right at Veterans Bridge 
  • At end of bridge turn left
  • Enter University Pavilion on the left
  • Exit garage on ground level
  • Head south on Woodside Dr. toward West University Ave. 
  • Continue onto UC MainStreet
  • Head up UC MainStreet
  • At dead end, turn left 
  • Head towards University Pavilion
  • Enter University Pavilion 

Walking Directions to Tangeman University Center (TUC)

  • Exit garage at street level
  • Head west on Corry Blvd. toward Dennis St. 
  • At the traffic circle, take 2nd exit onto CCM Blvd. 
  • At CCM Circle, take stairs on the right side
  • Turn left at top of stairs
  • Proceed torward University Pavilion
  • Turn right onto Veterans Bridge and cross bridge
  • Enter Tangeman University Center (TUC)
  • Exit the garage at the west corner on ground level
  • Walk north on Varsity Village Dr.
  • At the traffic circle, head west onto CCM Blvd. 
  • At CCM Circle, take stairs on the right side
  • Turn left at top of stairs
  • Proceed torward University Pavilion
  • Turn right onto Veterans Bridge and cross bridge
  • Enter Tangeman University Center (TUC)
  • Exit garage on ground level
  • Head west on Campus Green Dr. toward Woodside Dr.
  • Turn left onto Woodside Dr.
  • Continue onto UC MainStreet
  • Head up UC MainStreet
  • On left, enter Tangeman University Center (TUC)
  • Exit building on 4th floor and turn left
  • Head toward University Pavilion
  • Turn right onto Veterans Bridge and cross bridge
  • Enter Tangeman University Center (TUC)
  • Exit garage on street level
  • Head south up the stairs
  • Cross over College Dr. 
  • Head to the right up hill towards Geology-Mathematics-Physics Library
  • Head left up stairs towards Schneider Quadrangle
  • Continue torward Tangeman University Center (TUC)
  • Enter Tangeman University Center (TUC)

 

  • Exit garage at street level
  • Head west on Corry Blvd. towards Dennis St. 
  • At the traffic circle, take 2nd exit onto CCM Blvd. 
  • At CCM Circle, take stairs on the right side
  • At top of stairs turn left
  • Head toward University Pavilion
  • Turn right at Veterans Bridge and cross bridge
  • Enter Tangeman University Center (TUC)
  • Exit garage on ground level
  • Head south on Woodside Dr. toward West University Ave. 
  • Continue onto UC MainStreet
  • Head up UC MainStreet
  • On left, Enter Tangeman University Center (TUC)