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Campus Visits and Tours

UT Dallas is located in Richardson, Texas, just 16 miles north of downtown Dallas. When visiting the area, you can take advantage of the many social and cultural events that the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area has to offer while enjoying the benefits of our spacious campus and suburban conveniences. See our visitor page to plan your visit to the University.

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Walking Tours

Our campus is currently in the midst of several renovation and construction projects. As a result, only walking tours are offered at this time.

Campus tours are scheduled at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on weekdays beginning at the Visitor Center. They showcase specific areas of interest, including classroom buildings and student gathering areas.

Housing tours are offered each weekday at 12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. beginning at Residence Hall West. Group walking tours are available for groups of 10 or more people.

Schedule a campus tour online now, or view our printable self-guided tour. Adobe PDF

Can’t make it to campus? Take a virtual tour.

Group Walking Tours

Group walking tours are designed to introduce UT Dallas to middle school, high school and community college groups of up to 30 guests. During the tour, student representatives will introduce several aspects of college life at UT Dallas, including the University's history, traditions, academic offerings and student life.

Tours are offered 11 a.m. each weekday, depending on student availability. They are designed to last one hour for high school and community college groups and 30 minutes for middle school school groups. The visit also includes a welcome from our admission staff members. Groups should expect the total visit time (excluding meal at the dining hall) to last about 1.5 - 2 hours. Group tour guests will see a sampling of campus facilities, including the

  • Activity Center
  • Student Union
  • Academic buildings

All tours are conducted in English; visiting groups with non-English-speaking participants must provide their own interpreter. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. Groups must have at least one adult for every 10 students, and all chaperones must remain with their group at all times.

Visit the group tour registration page to book a group tour and view guidelines.

Tours are not available during holiday periods. Please see the University's holiday calendar for details.

Special Events

If you're ready for something more than a tour, consider one of our special events.

Dining Facilities

Groups are welcomed to dine at our all-you-can-eat buffet in the UT Dallas Dining Hall.