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 1,000 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.


Biomedical Science Information Session

Dr. Robin Davies, Program Director for Biomedical Sciences, will be hosting a virtual information session on March 10 at 6 p.m.  Learn how this competitive program prepares students for professional schools and pre-health careers.  


Respiratory Therapy Information Session

The Respiratory Therapy program at RUC provides students with the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience that will help you begin your career in this exciting field.  Learn more at our online information session on Thursday, March 11 at 6 p.m. hosted by Dr. Chase Poulsen.  


Surgical Technology Demonstration

The Surgical Technology Program at Radford University Carilion is a two-year/five-semester program designed to prepare students to become an integral part of the healthcare team.  Join us Thursday, March 25 at 6 p.m. where Prof. Tamara Jones will virtually show you around the RUC operating room.


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.