Visit Carnegie Mellon
The best way to decide if we’re the right fit for you is to visit Carnegie Mellon. There are many ways to experience the Tartan Life. When you visit campus, be sure to experience the following:
- Campus tour
- Interview with an admission counselor
- Attend an information session
- Attend a student panel (not offered over the summer)
- Connect with us
Our online campus map can show you the locations of academic departments, the Cohen University Center, available parking areas for visitors, and most importantly, the location of the Office of Admission.
Depending on the time of year, the Office of Admission may offer information sessions, student panels (not offered over the summer), and tours on weekdays and/or weekends, or overnight weekends for seniors.
A typical weekday during the summmer offers the following events*:
|10:00-11:30||Information Session (registration required)|
|11:00-11:45||Residence Hall Visit|
|11:30-12:30||Campus Tour (registration preferred)|
|1:00-1:45||Residence Hall Visit|
|2:00-3:30||Information Session (registration required)|
|3:30-4:30||Campus Tour (registration preferred)|
A typical Saturday on campus offers the following events*:
|9:30-10:30||Campus Tour (registration preferred)|
|10:30-12:00||Information Session (registration required)|
|12:00-1:00||Campus Tour (registration preferred)|
*Please check our online calendar to ensure visits are offered and space is available prior to making travel arrangments to campus.
For groups/organizations of 10 or more students/visitors wishing to visit campus please visit our Group Visits page for specific information.
Due to security guidelines and space constraints, the Office of Admission will not be able to store any luggage or personal belongings during your visit. We apologize for the inconvenience and ask you to plan accordingly.
Out of respect for all visitors to the Office of Admission, dogs are not permitted to accompany visitors on campus tours. Dogs are permitted on campus grounds when leashed and properly attended. Dogs, cats and other pets are not permitted in any university buildings including residence halls and fraternities and sororities. Service animals are exempt from these restrictions. More information about the university's pets on campus policy can be found here.
On certain high volume visit days, we may need to limit the number of family members who can attend the information session due to space constraints.
Persons with disability challenges who may need additional accommodation are welcome to call the Office of Admission at 412-268-2082.
Please be advised that prospective and university students may be photographed randomly while in the university's common areas either by the university's photographer or third party individuals who may or may not be affiliated with the university. Photographs taken by the university's photographer may be published in marketing or other university materials. The university shall not be liable for any damages or costs whatsoever alleged by any student or third party relating to any photographs taken and/or published.