Experience Radford University Main Campus

The Office of Admissions is excited to share with you all of the great things happening on our campus. 

Please know that our staff is committed to providing support to prospective students as you continue your college search process. We encourage you to connect with any member of our team by email, phone, or text. 

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In-person Campus Tours

Join the Office of Admissions on campus for an in-person information session and student-led walking tour of campus. This is a great opportunity to experience our supportive campus community firsthand and explore all that Radford has to offer! Click on the button below to view tour options.

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Highlander Day

Have you recently been admitted to Radford University? Join us for a Highlander Day, an event especially for admitted students, to learn more about your academic interest area(s), financing your Radford education, support services available to you and the best ways to get involved on campus. You'll also have the chance to connect directly with current students and enjoy lunch on campus. Check out a sample agenda then click on a date below to reserve your spot:

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Spring Open House

Spring Open House is designed especially with prospective students in mind. Whether you're considering applying to Radford next fall or a later term, join us April 7 to tour our beautiful campus, meet our outstanding faculty and learn more about the admissions application process directly from Office of Admissions team members. Click below to register now:


Virtual Information Sessions

Join the Office of Admissions to learn more about our supportive campus, engaging academics and affordable education.

Virtual sessions are available to all students, whether you've already been admitted or this is your first time exploring Radford. Each session is designed to explore a single topic in more detail, including Honors College, Research Rookies, financial aid awards and transfer student opportunities. 


Self-Guided Virtual Tour

Our new virtual tour gives you the ability to view campus from the comfort of your own home! Experience iconic locations like our fountain, explore academic buildings and see unique spaces not available on regular tours such as our Clinical Simulation Lab, Dedmon Arena, Mock Courtroom and more. Launch our virtual tour from the button below.


Self-Guided Campus Tour

Visitors are always welcome and our self-guided tour is the perfect option for those that prefer to walk themselves around Radford's campus. This tour offers a map with a suggested route. From academic buildings to residence halls, you'll learn all about Radford's history and state-of-the-art facilities. Complete the registration form linked below to receive a PDF of the self-guided tour map and parking instructions.

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Request a Group Tour

We welcome tour groups from schools and other community organizations. Click the link below to complete a request form with information about your group and proposed visit date. During the summer months, we prefer to only offer group tours Tuesday-Thursday. We will review your request and respond by email. Please note we are currently only offering virtual information sessions and tours for groups. 


More About Our Main Campus Location


Driving Distance from Major Cities

  • Roanoke, VA - 40 minutes
  • Charlotte, NC - 2.5 hours
  • Charleston, WV - 2.5 hours
  • Richmond, VA - 3 hours
  • Raleigh, NC - 3.5 hours
  • Washington, DC - 4.5 hours
  • Baltimore, MD - 5 hours
  • Virginia Beach VA - 5 hours
  • Philadelphia, PA - 7 hours    

Directions and Maps

  • Directions and Campus Map
  • GPS: If you are visiting Undergraduate Admissions and using a GPS, please type "Russell Hall, Radford University, VA".
  • Parking: We recommend parking in Lot DD just outside of Russell Hall. If you are unable to park in Lot DD, please park in Lot N or Lot JJ and follow the directions on this parking map.

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