Schedule a Campus Visit
The best way to experience Fisk University is to see it for yourself. The Office of Recruitment & Admission offers high school groups, individuals and families an opportunity to explore undergraduate life at Fisk. Our historic 40-acre campus is located just minutes from downtown Nashville. Tours are offered by appointment Monday through Friday. Weekend visits are held on designated Saturdays only and must be scheduled two weeks in advance. Tours will also not be offered during university and public holidays, exam periods, new student orientation, preview days, and commencement.
NOTE: GUIDED TOURS ARE NOT AVAILABLE IN DECEMBER OR MAY (*ONLY SELF-GUIDED TOURS WILL BE AVAILABLE DURING THESE MONTHS*)
GUIDED TOURS WILL BE OFFERED DURING THE FOLLOWING TIME PERIODS:
FALL: Mid August – November
SPRING: Late January – April
SUMMER: June – July
Blackout Dates (University Closed):
Labor Day - Monday, September 3
Fall Break - Monday, October 8 & Tuesday, October 9
Thanksgiving - Monday, November 19 - Friday, November 23
Final Exam - Monday, December 2 - Friday, December 7
Winter Break - Friday, December 21 - Tuesday, January 1
Use our calendar to see our current availability and register.
*Note that only information sessions and tours with availability appear on our calendar.
Each visit will consist of a brief information session by an Admissions Counselor, followed by a campus tour, led by a Fisk University Student Ambassador. The total time spent on campus will be approximately 1 ½ hours.
Reservations are required. To ensure our guests have the most informative and enjoyable visit possible, please reserve your visit 2 weeks in advance.
For walk – in visits, guided tours will be granted to prospective students during designated tour times and will be contingent upon the availability of tour guides. Otherwise, visitors/groups without a scheduled visit will be provided a Visitors Guide for a self-guided tour.
If you experience an issue with scheduling a campus tour, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please do not make non – refundable travel plans until you receive confirmation of your visit registration.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Designated Saturdays (family/individual only)
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. tour
Saturday Tours are only offered to families or individuals to experience the aesthetics of our campus who may not be able to make it during the week. Tours will start promptly at 9:00am. Reservations are required for all Saturday tour guests. Please check the schedule for available Saturday Tours.
Space Availability: Fisk University is a very popular destination for many prospective students and their families. The tour calendar fills quickly, especially in the spring. Therefore, slots for guided tours and space reservation are on a first-come basis.
Late Policy: If tour guests are 15+ minutes late without prior contact, the tour will be cancelled; if 15 minutes late with advance notification, an Information Session & Self-Guided Tour will be granted; if 30 minutes late, a group will be allowed a Self-Guided Tour only.
Reschedule/Cancel your visit
To reschedule or cancel your visit, please contact the Campus Visit Coordinator at 615-329-8666