Group visits are a great opportunity to introduce your group of high school or community college students to Illinois State University. Tours are organized with the prospective college student in mind and are not intended for general school field trip purposes. Your visit includes a 20 minute presentation from a representative of the Office of Admissions and a 90 minute walking tour of campus.
For groups requesting to bring middle or elementary school students for a visit, please contact the Bone Student Center at (309) 438-2222 for group tour information.
We appreciate your interest and to best coordinate your visit, the Office of Admissions has established the following guidelines:
Our group visits are scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 11 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Your tour will be confirmed through an email that includes your tour date, time, itinerary, location, and directions.
Arriving on time is important for us to provide your students with a great experience at Illinois State. The program will begin promptly at the scheduled time. Please realize our visit times work with our student tour guide's class schedules. In the event of a late arrival, please contact the Office of Admissions at (800) 366-2478 or (309) 438-2181 to notify us of your approximate arrival time. Your tour and visit session may need to be modified.
If your group would like to dine in one of our on-campus dining locations, requests must be made at least two weeks prior to your scheduled visit via the Group Visit Request Form. Once your request is made, we will check the availability and send a confirmation email verifying your dining schedule and location.
If you find it necessary to cancel your visit, please make every attempt to provide our office with a three day notice.