On Campus Visit Opportunities


COVID-19 Update: Due to the impact of COVID-19, we unfortunately won't be able to welcome you to campus. We encourage you to check out our online visit opportunities when you're ready to explore Carnegie Mellon University. You can also sign up for our Admission Mailing List to receive news about future in-person events once it's safe to return to campus. 

140 acres you'll never forget. 

Carnegie Mellon University's campus is the nexus between cutting-edge research, unique Tartan traditions and engaging student life. It's also yours to explore. 

Tour Campus

Our sixty-minute, student-led tour lets you see Carnegie Mellon through the eyes of the Tartans who live, work and learn here. This is a general campus tour that pairs well with departmental tours, information sessions and some Pittsburgh sightseeing.

Register for a Tour

Admission Counseling Session

An admission counseling session gives rising high school seniors and their families the opportunity to ask questions about our admission process. You'll meet with an admission counselor ready to guide you through admission policies, our unique colleges/programs, financial aid or anything else you'd like to learn.

Register for a Counseling Session

Information Session

This live session is perfect for students and families ready to learn about our unique colleges and programs, admission and financial aid processes and campus community. Each session features a 60-minute presentation and a Q&A.

Register for an Information Session

Departmental Tours and Events

If you want a closer look at one of Carnegie Mellon's programs, many departments offer prospective students the chance to tour facilities, attend an information session or meet with a faculty member while on campus.

Learn More about Departmental Tours and Events

Turn Tartan Overnight

Get ready to live like a Tartan! During this overnight event, you'll meet prospective and current Carnegie Mellon students, stay in a residence hall, sit in on classes and attend special admission events just for you.

Learn More about Turn Tartan Overnight

Celebration of Diversity Weekend

The Celebration of Diversity weekend is a fly-in program open to all students and their families interested in Carnegie Mellon. The festivities stretch over three days and offer unique chances to meet Carnegie Mellon staff, professors and other prospective students.

Learn More about the Celebration of Diversity Weekend

Group Visits

If you'd like to explore Carnegie Mellon's campus with a large group, we're happy to accommodate you. Let us know your plans at least four weeks in advance and we'll work with you to make sure your trip's a success.

Learn More about Group Visits

Arriving on Campus

Get Ready for Your Visit