Campus Tours, Information Sessions, Events, and Chats

A few hours spent on campus can tell you more about an institution than any other kind of experience. The University of Mary Washington offers several ways for students to visit and get to know our people and programs. Click on the links below to register for any of our visit opportunities.

Campus Tour

Events and Visit Opportunities

Information Sessions
The sessions are at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and at 10:30 a.m. on most Saturdays followed by a campus tour. Most sessions are held in Lee Hall with check-in occurring in Room 301. Parking: Please park in the reserved admissions parking spaces or the visitor parking along Double Drive, on College Avenue, or in the parking garage.


Twilight Tours and Information Sessions
Held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m.

Appointments are available for transfer students with the transfer coordinator. Please contact Sarah Lindberg at

Open House
Meet and hear from staff, faculty, and current students. Upcoming dates are September 26, October 17, February 15, and March 25.

Chat online with our current students, faculty, and staff.

Group Tours
School groups of no more than 50 students

Counselor Events
Attend special workshops and get a feel for our culture.

Tips for a Great Visit before coming to UMW.

If you’d like to stop by, Admissions is located on the Fredericksburg campus in Lee Hall, Room 301. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If the office is closed and you’d still like to see what campus is like, check out our virtual tour. Directions to the Fredericksburg campus and a campus map can be found here.

Planning to stay overnight to explore UMW and Fredericksburg? Hyatt Place is the University preferred hotel partner, offering a low rate for all UMW visitors, requesting the “Friends of UMW” rate. You can also visit the Fredericksburg Visitors Center for a listing of other nearby hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, lodges and inns. Many of the hotel accommodations are within 2 miles of campus. You’ll also find information about local historic sites, restaurants, and other area attractions.