Visit Radford University Main Campus

The Office of Admissions is excited to share with you all of the great things happening on our campus. We offer a variety of sessions, both in-person and virtual, designed to fit your needs as a prospective student. Learn more about the different types of programs below or browse our all-inclusive calendar.

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. 


Admitted Student Virtual Events

Radford University Office of Admissions is excited to celebrate your acceptance and help you navigate the enrollment process. We are offering multiple events throughout the spring semester to assist you in learning more about our campus. Events include our student-centered Highlander Days, Financial Aid Packaging Q&A, Academic College Information sessions, and mini-sessions devoted to a variety of campus resources.

Choose the Register Now button to explore upcoming events and register now.


Prospective Student Virtual Events

Radford University is passionate about helping students navigate the college process. We invite high school juniors and sophomores to begin their college search through a variety of upcoming events geared toward helping you learn about our academic programs, the application process and our supportive campus community.

Click the button below to explore all the events we are hosting throughout the spring semester, including Spring Preview Days and weekly virtual information sessions


In-person Campus Tours

Join the Office of Admissions on campus for an in-person information session and walking tour of campus especially for prospective students. We are excited to welcome visitors back to campus with additional safety precautions, including enhanced disinfection, social distancing, and required masks. Please note, tours are limited to no more than three student registrants per session. Click on the button below to explore in-person visit options and register now. 


Transfer Student Events

Hosted specifically for students interested in transferring to Radford University, our Transfer Events will offer students the opportunity to meet with a member of our Transfer Admissions team, talk through the application process, learn about transfer credits and discuss next steps after being admitted.

Click the button below to view event options (in-person and virtual) and register.


Self-Guided 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 as well as descriptions of different places on campus. From academic buildings to residence halls, you'll learn about Radford's history and state-of-the-art facilities. Complete the registration form below to receive a PDF of the self-guided tour map and parking instructions.

Tourgroup on campus.

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 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    

Maps, Directions and Lodging

  • Campus Map,
  • Directions,
  • Lodging Suggestions
  • 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.