Tuesday, January 29, 2013

[253] Daily campus tours resume at MTSU

For release:  Jan. 24, 2013

News and Media Relations contact: Randy Weiler, 615-898-5616 or Randy.Weiler@mtsu.edu
MTSU admissions contact: Melinda Thomas, 615-898-5280 or Melinda.Thomas@mtsu.edu

MURFREESBORO — MTSU Office of Admissions-sponsored daily campus tours have resumed for the spring semester. Tours starting at the New Student Union Building and lasting approximately 90 minutes will be available at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Campus tours program coordinator Betty Pedigo said no daily tours are available Thursday, Jan. 31, and Friday, April 12 (True Blue Experience Days); Monday, Feb. 18 (University Honors College Presidents Day Open House); Monday through Friday, March 11-15 (spring break) and Friday, March 22 (Spring Preview Day). The last daily tour of the semester will be Wednesday, May 1.

Led by student guides, campus tours include stops in the James E. Walker Library, the recording industry facilities in the John Bragg Mass Communication Building and end in Keathley University Center. An admission counselor provides a short presentation before the tour begins.

Housing tours are available separate from the campus tour at 12:15 and 3:15 p.m., respectively.

To register for the daily tours, visit http://www.mtsu.edu/admissn/tour_admissn.php. For special events, visit http://www.mtsu.edu/admissn/_RSVP.php. Directions to the MTSU campus can be found at those sites. It is recommended attendees utilize the Rutherford Boulevard parking lot. A printable campus map is available at http://tinyurl.com/MTParkingMap12-13

For more information, email tours@mtsu.edu or call 615-898-5670.


Photo caption

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The McGuire family, who drove from Columbia, Tenn., for the October 2012 True Blue Experience at MTSU, watch as Melinda Thomas, left, MTSU admissions director of recruitment, directs Columbia Central High senior Salama McGuire to special events in the new Student Union Building. (MTSU file photo by News and Media Relations)

       MTSU is committed to developing a community devoted to learning, growth and service. We hold these values dear, and there’s a simple phrase that conveys them:  “I am True Blue.” Learn more at www.mtsu.edu/trueblue. For MTSU news any time, visit www.MTSUNews.com.


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