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Visit the School of Design at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia

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The School of Design offers weekly tours of the School and its Programs every Friday during Fall and Spring Semesters.

Tours are led by faculty members and often include student leaders. Visitors will tour our design studios and other instructional spaces. Tour leaders will discuss the program, curriculum, and answer visitor's questions. Each tour lasts between 30 and 60 minutes. You may schedule more than one tour or attend the multi-program tour at 1pm. 

  • Industrial Design: Monday 10:30 a.m.
  • Landscape Architecture: Friday 11:00 a.m.
  • Interior Design: Friday 12:00 p.m. 
  • School of Design (multiple programs): Friday 1:00 p.m.

Tours begin in the School of Design lobby: 121 Burruss Hall, Industrial Design tours begin in 201 Cowgill Hall. Office staff and tour guides will meet you at the scheduled time to begin the tour. 

Undergraduate Tours

Tours are always held on Fridays during the academic year. Times vary based on degree program.

Register here.

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The Undergraduate Admissions Office offers general university information sessions and campus tours as well.

Graduate Tours

Prospective masters and Ph.D. students should email to schedule an appointment and to tour the School's facilities. The Virginia Tech Graduate School also offers campus tours for prospective graduate students.


Weekly tours of the School and its Programs are every Friday during the academic year. Can't attend a Friday tour? Are you visiting during summer or winter break? Please email us at to request a tour, we're happy to find an alternative time for your tour.

Questions about visitor parking? Visit this page.