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Campus tours offered for prospective students (Released: 2/15/00)

Office of University Communications

STORRS, Conn. -- The University of Connecticut will run tours of the Storrs campus on weekdays and Sundays through Sunday, May 7.

The tours are intended for prospective students (high school juniors, seniors, and transfers), their families and guests. The programs focus on the undergraduate admissions curriculum at the university and are general in nature. Reservations are required.

Campus tours consist of an information session with a undergraduate student tour leader and a walking tour through the Student Union, Homer Babbidge Library, a classroom, a residence hall and student recreation facilities. The program runs approximately two hours.

Weekday tours are scheduled at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and will include Good Friday (April 2). Sunday tours are given at 1 p.m. There are no tour programs offered on Saturdays.

There will be no tours offered during the March 18-24 spring recess or on Sundays, March 26, April 4, 23, and 30.

In order to reserve a place on a tour, call the Office of Orientation Services at (860) 486-4866 or write to: Dept. of Orientation Services, Box U-3088X, 2131 Hillside Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-3088. Tour programs will close when their capacities are reached.