Visit BGSU


We extend a warm invitation to you and your family to visit our beautiful, friendly campus at Bowling Green State University.

Our goal is to make your visit the best that it can be. In doing this, we ask that all visits be scheduled in advance.  You can also confirm or edit a previously scheduled visit below.

Office of Admissions hours

  • Monday–Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM
  • Select Saturdays, 9 AM to 1 PM

Our office is located at 200 University Hall. We recommend visiting on a weekday when classes are in session.

Guests with disabilities are requested to indicate if they need special services, assistance, or appropriate modifications to fully participate in this event by contacting Accessibility Services at or 419-372-8495 prior to the event.

Visit Options for Incoming Freshmen

Group Information Sessions and Campus Tours

  • Monday–Friday at 10 AM and 1 PM
  • Select Saturdays at 10 AM

A 30-minute presentation provided by an Office of Admissions staff member followed by a 90-minute walking tour of campus.

Visit Options for Transfer Students

Individual appointments

30-minute individual appointments are offered to potential transfer students and include an overview of admission requirements and application procedures (not including transfer of credits). Select the schedule a visit link above to confirm available dates and times.

Student-guided tours

  • Monday – Friday, Noon and 3 PM

A 60-minute walking tour with stops in academic buildings, a typical residence hall room and the chance to interact with a current student.

Additional Opportunities

Class visits

On weekdays during fall and spring semesters you can sit in on a college class.

Financial aid information

Student Financial Aid is located at 231 Administration Building. Student Financial Aid representatives are available from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday on a walk-in basis. An appointment is not necessary.

Academic department visits

During a weekday visit, you may wish to speak with someone in your area of academic interest. To help you identify the department, please call us toll-free at 1-866-246-6732. We will put you in contact with the department that will assist you in scheduling your appointment. This must be arranged prior to your visit.

Admissions counselor appointment

Although an interview is not required for admission, you may wish to meet with an admissions counselor to have individual questions answered. Please call in advance toll-free 1-866-246-6732 to arrange this appointment.

Athletic coaches visit

Appointments need to be scheduled in advance. Please call the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics at 419-372-2401 to arrange your appointment with a coach.

While you’re here

Plan your visit to coincide with one of BGSU’s many cultural or athletic events. The Office of Admissions can advise you of major events on campus, or you may consult the University Calendar.

The City of Bowling Green invites you to enjoy the many specialty shops and wide variety of restaurants near the campus.

Large groups

Group visits are designed for high school classes, college access programs, organizations, or businesses whose needs may not be met by our regular schedule of daily tours and admissions events.