Welcome Center

One of the most important things a student can do before deciding on a college or university is to visit the campus. At LU, we have several opportunities every week to visit campus and get a close-up view of student life and campus. Tours and campus open house events are free for all visiting students!


Spacing is extremely limited. Please use the calendar below to sign up for an available tour dates. Prospective students will be allowed one parent/guardian to join. To ensure your safety, we will implement the following guidelines:

  • Prospective students will only be allowed to bring one parent/guardian
  • Masks will be required inside all buildings
  • Social distancing is strongly encouraged
  • No group tours will be offered at this time. Request a virtual group tour!

The tour will last approximately 45 minutes.

Highlights include stops at the residence halls, Science & Technology, Rec Center, Setzer Student Center and the Reaud Honor's College.

Special Requests/Disability Resource Requests

If you have any special requests or needs regarding your upcoming visit, please email visit@lamar.edu at least 2 weeks prior to your visit.

Do you require an ASL interpreter? Complete the ASL Interpreter request form at least 3 business days prior to your visit. If you have any questions about services provided by the Disability Resource Center, please call 409-880-8347 or email drc.cadh@lamar.edu.

Advanced Notice Policy: Requests should be submitted submitted 3 business days prior to the event. Requests submitted with less than 3 business days notice will be accepted; however, it may be difficult to guarantee services are available.

Group Visits

We currently offer virtual group tours through our Welcome Center! To request a date and time, please fill out this form and we will work with you to schedule a personalized virtual visit.

On-Demand Information Sessions

We've archived all of our virtual sessions for you to revisit or learn more about Lamar University. Watch and share any time you want. Check them out here.

Take our virtual tour

Other Visit Opportunities

Cardinal View

Cardinal View is the best opportunity to see campus and learn about Cardinal life. The next Cardinal View will be February 13, 2021 and we will be celebrating LAMARdi Gras! In-person and virtual event options are available.


Transfer Student Session

Planning to transfer to LU in the future? Join this unique session to learn about the transfer process, get information on financial aid and scholarships and hear from students who have transferred from other colleges. Next session is January 27!


Birthday Bash Tours

Looking to visit LU on your birhday month? Let us celebrate with you with a special birthday tour of the Lamar University campus! Spacing is limited, so don't wait too long to sign up! We will be celebrating January birthdays on January 22!


Contact Us

Lamar University Welcome Center 
John Gray Center, Herman Iles Building
855 Jim Gilligan Way
Beaumont, Texas 77710

Phone: 409-880-8890
Email: visit@lamar.edu

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