Frequently Asked Questions
Toggle ItemWho can take a tour?
Prospective students are defined as the following:
- High school students grade 9-12 (or equivalent)
- High school graduate with no college work
- Transfer students
- Admitted students
- International students
- Graduate students
A prospective student may only bring 2 guests. Additional guests can participate in a self-guided walking tour.
Toggle ItemWhat if I am unable to come to campus for a tour?
You can schedule a live virtual tour! On this tour, one of our tour guides will show you campus and introduce you to the BYU experience.
Toggle ItemHow do group tours work?
We offer group tours to the following groups:
- Elementary school classes
- Middle school/junior high classes
- High school classes
- Church/youth groups
- Other groups
Please keep in mind that group tours require chaperones. For students K-8, you will need to bring 1 chaperone for every 10 students. For students 9-12, you will need 1 chaperone for every 15 students.
Toggle ItemWhen can I take a tour?
Tours should be scheduled prior to your visit. In-person tours leave every other hour and are available Monday through Friday. The first tour leaves at 10 a.m. and the final tour leaves at 4 p.m.
Toggle ItemWhat is on a tour?
Tours are 60 minutes long, and will allow you to do the following:
- Tour campus either on a golf cart or walking
- Receive information about:
- Admission application
- Campus resources
- Student life
Toggle ItemWhat about parking?
One-hour parking is available at the Hinckley Center visitor's parking lot. Before your tour, you will need to ask the Hinckley Center receptionist for a pass to hang on your rearview mirror.
If the Hinckley Center visitor's parking is full, or you plan to stay longer than an hour on campus, additional parking is located at the Museum of Art visitor's parking lot.
Remember to give yourself an appropriate amount of time to find a parking space.
Toggle ItemWill I get to ride a golf cart?
We try to accommodate all our tours with golf carts, but this is not a guarantee. Please be prepared to do a walking tour if golf carts are not available. Groups of eight or more will be walking tours.
If you have questions regarding disability, foreign language tours, or Saturday tours please call 801-422-1280.