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Visit Georgia Southwestern

Visit Georgia Southwestern

The best way to experience life at Georgia Southwestern State University is to see it for yourself. Stop by for a daily campus tour, or join us for a virtual event from the comfort of your home. Whether in person or virtually, we'll be sure to give you the personalized attention you deserve. We can’t wait for you to experience our beautiful campus, the friendly faces of our campus community, and the momentum that drives our students.
Student and family on tour

Preview Day

Join us for a Saturday Preview Day to learn about financial aid and scholarships, explore academic programs, interact with faculty, and enjoy a student-led campus tour.

Daily Campus Tour

Daily Campus Tour

This 2-hour campus visit includes an information session with an Admissions Counselor and a walking tour with a GSW student. *Offered twice daily and on select Saturday mornings.

Administration Building

Twilight Tour

Experience GSW's campus after hours by taking a one-of-a-kind Twilight Tour! Your visit includes an admissions information session followed by a student-led sunset tour of campus.

Virtual Tour

Hear from Our Hurricanes

Gain a greater understanding of your future at GSW with a virtual welcome from our president, guided residence hall tour, and student testimonials from current and previous Hurricanes.

student portrait

Accepted Student Day

Exclusive to students who are admitted to GSW—spend the half-day of March 8th immersed in the GSW experience: connecting with faculty, meeting fellow Hurricanes, and learning the next steps to complete enrollment.

Virtual Individual Tour Student

Virtual Admissions Appointment

Meet one-on-one with an Admissions Counselor in a personalized appointment to learn about GSW, the application process, admissions guidelines, and campus resources.

What to Expect

Choosing an on-campus tour gives you a student’s perspective of life at Georgia Southwestern. You’ll see everything from our dining facilities to the fitness center, our historic architecture, the Storm Dome, and the newly renovated Canes Central.

The Office of Admissions and Recruitment will continue to offer alternative virtual visit opportunities as we are fully committed to the health and safety of the GSW community.


How long will the tour take?

Preview Day tours last about half of the day starting at 8:30 AM and ending at lunch. Individual, on-campus tours take about two hours. Online sessions may vary.

Please see the specific tour for more detailed information.

Where do I park?

Parking is available for visitors all around campus. Signs will direct you to the preferred parking depending on the tour or event you are attending.

Special reserved parking for Daily Campus Tours is available near Canes Central and the Marshall Student Center.

What should I wear?

You will be walking around campus throughout the tour, so we recommend comfortable shoes and casual clothes. Since you will be inside and outside, check the weather before you attend your visit.

Where can my family and I eat?

Enjoy lunch on campus at Chick-fil-A or the Dining Hall then grab a locally-brewed coffee and sweet treat at Café Campesino. Americus is also home to many great local restaurants and shops.

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I chose GSW, because as soon as I stepped on campus I was greeted like I already belonged to the school. I felt like it would be a great place to go because of all the possibilities of involvement that were introduced to me.

Chavis Dunbar, '22 Nursing
Morrow, Georgia