Visit Radford University Carilion (RUC)

We are continuing to monitor the coronavirus and implications on our campus, including planned tours and events hosted through the Radford University Carilion Office of Admissions. Campus tours are now being offered on a limited basis.

Radford University Carilion (RUC) offers health science students a hospital-based environment with just over 1,100 students from day one. We are thrilled to be able to offer tours of this innovative, immersive facility. Please review the visit options below, then select a date to register for a tour. 

Need assistance planning your visit to Radford University Carilion? Review directions and a map or contact the Office of Admissions by phone at 540-985-8483 or by email at


Weekly Campus & Virtual Visits

Learn more about Radford University Carilion and get a feel for our unique campus by joining us in person or virtual visit.

Campus Tours may be limited due to our location inside of Carilion Community Hospital.

Viritual Visits include a presentation and Q&A with an admissions counselor.


Department of Public Health and Healthcare Leadership Info Session

Join Dr. Sallie Beth Johnson, Chair of the Department of Public Health and Healthcare Leadership, Thursday, October 14 at 6:00 p.m. to explore virtually the Health SciencesPublic Health and Healthcare Administration programs at RUC.


Accelerated BSN Info Session

Join Dr. Tara Chitwood, Program Director for the Accelerated BSN program, along with the Office of Admissions on Thursday, October 21 at 6 p.m. to virtually learn more about this condensed timeline (16-month) program.  Topics will include pre-requisites, application process, and what to expect in the program.


RUC Open House

You're invited to join faculty and admissions staff at the Radford University Carilion campus for an in-person Open House on Saturday, November 6 from 9 am - 1 pm.  This is an opportunity to explore opportunities for prospective ungergraduate RUC students interested in health sciences.

The event is currently full.  Limited spots on the waitlist are available.


Medical Laboratory Science Info Session

Professor Laura Link will be hosting an online information session to explore our Medical Labratory Science program on Thursday, December 9 at 6 p.m.  Learn how our program prepares you to make a difference in your community and offers 100% job placement for graduates.


Connect with an Admissions Counselor

Want to learn more about RUC and speak directly with an admissions counselor?  Sign up for a personlized phone or Zoom meeting today!  

We are here to make sure you get the answers your need to start your journey into the health sciences.