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Tours/Visit Days

Sometimes you have to see it for yourself. Come down and take a tour, or visit Columbus State at one of our upcoming events.


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Campus Tours

We run regularly scheduled tours throughout the week. Columbus Campus tours begin in the Admissions Office on the lower lobby of Madison Hall; Delaware Campus tours start in the Student Services lobby of Moeller Hall.

Group Tours

Columbus Campus - Special arrangements can be made for groups or organizations that wish to bring groups of 10 or more prospective students to Columbus State. View more information about Columbus State's Campus Visitation Program here

Delaware Campus - To schedule a group visit of the Delaware Campus, call or e-mail for more information, or 740-203-8348.

View campus maps, buildings and directions.

Combo Sessions for Admitted Students

Pair your Next Steps Session for Accepted Students with a Campus Tour. Common days to schedule both an orientation and a tour are: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. You may even have enough time to take your COMPASS placement test the same day.

Sample Day (Monday):

1:00 - 2:00 pm - Columbus Campus Tour

2:15 - 3:30 pm - Next Steps Session for Accepted Students

Take a break

4:00 pm - COMPASS Test

Return the next day, or later in the week to attend a Registration Workshop

Register online for your campus tour and Next Steps Session for Accepted Students here.


Upcoming events


Honors Program Information Sessions

Columbus State offers an Honors Program, giving high-ability students the opportunity to join a community of like-minded individuals who desire the benefits of rigorous curriculum and heightened student/faculty interaction. Attend this information session to find out how graduating with an honors diploma from Columbus State will give you a head start on a four-year degree. Check-in will begin 30 minutes prior to the event start time

February 7 11:00 AM - Delaware Campus

February 21 10:30 AM - Columbus Campus

March 21 10:30 AM - Columbus Campus

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 Visit Day for High School Juniors and Seniors

Monday, February 16

In one fast-paced morning, you will:

  • Tour our vibrant campus.
  • Learn more about the types of degree programs and certificates offered.
  • Discover ways to finance your degree and avoid college debt.
  • Get useful college tips from a professor and students.

 This program will be offered at both the Columbus and the Delaware Campuses

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Get Started - A Step by Step Guide - Applying and Registering for Classes at Columbus State

Future Students, Applying for college doesn't have to be a chore. There are five steps you need to complete:

  • Step 1: Apply For Admission
  • Step 2: Apply For Financial Aid
  • Step 3: Getting Started Information Session (Orientation)
  • Step 4: COMPASS/ESL Placement Testing
  • Step 5: Registration Workshop
  • Step 6: Register and Pay Fees

View the full Get Started Guide