Middle Tennessee State University welcomes prospective high school students and their families to visit the campus Saturday (9/24/2016), In addition to today, November 5th and March 17, 2017, are additional Saturdays for a tour.
Saturday's preview day includes breakfast, lunch and an option to attend the 6 p.m. MTSU-Louisiana Tech football game.
MTSU holds preview days as a way for prospective students to see the campus, take tours given by student guides, learn about departments, programs and student organizations and meet faculty and staff from academic areas and Student Affairs.
To register for any preview day or other special events, visit http://www.mtsu.edu/schedule-a-visit/special-events.php. Events begin in the Student Union. To find various buildings and parking, visit http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParkingMap.
Campus officials urge students to apply by Dec. 1 in order to be considered for scholarship consideration if they meet ACT score, high school GPA and other academic criteria. To learn about scholarships, visit http://mtsu.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/.
"We're really promoting high school seniors to come out and spend the day with us," said Linda Olsen, director of undergraduate recruitment. "This will be their first opportunity to get the full celebration and display of departments and campus tour. ... It's a way to have a full day's experience of what it means to be True Blue and a Blue Raider.
MTSU also takes the campus on the road with its annual True Blue Tour. Stops will include Chattanooga, Tennessee, Oct. 4; Atlanta, Georgia, Oct. 5; Huntsville, Alabama, Oct. 11; Johnson City, Tennessee, Oct. 18; Knoxville, Tennessee, Oct. 19; Franklin, Tennessee, Oct. 26; Nashville, Nov. 1; Memphis, Tennessee, Nov. 9; Jackson, Tennessee, Nov. 10; Bowling Green, Kentucky, Nov. 15; and Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 16.
All True Blue Tour student and family receptions will begin at 6 p.m. local time, except for Nashville, which has a 6:30 p.m. start.
MTSU offers daily campus tours at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. every day the university is open, Olsen said. There also will be one other Saturday tour, scheduled for Nov. 19.
Transfer student tours will be held Friday, Oct. 14, and Friday, Nov. 11.