Visit Opportunities (Virtual & On Campus)


On-Campus Visits
We look forward to hosting you on campus. Each session lasts approximately an hour and 45 minutes.  During that time, you will enjoy a tour of campus and meet with an admissions representative. We have made a few changes to our campus visit policy to ensure the safety of our visitors and campus community.

Register for an On-Campus Visit


Virtual Information Sessions and Tours
Perfect for rising seniors, juniors, and sophomores. Looking for general information about Roanoke?  Connect with us for a virtual information session, complete with a video tour and Q&A. We also have virtual tours of our residence halls available!

Register for a Virtual Visit

residence hall from the air

Virtual Tour
Take a 360 tour of Roanoke College without ever leaving home. Our virtual tour will walk you through campus and give you more information. 

Watch the Virtual Tour

residence hall from the air


Interested in speaking to some of our Roanoke College Alumni? How about speaking with parents of current students? Check out our series of webinars featuring alums in different industries and parents of current students.

Sign up for a webinar

residence hall from the air

Meet-Ups Near You!

We want to get to know you when we are in your area! Meet-ups are an excellent way to learn more about Roanoke College while expressing your interest in our school. Students are encouraged to come prepared to speak about themselves, their academic interests, ask questions, and bring a copy of their most recent transcript. Appointments will last approximately 30 minutes and parents are welcome to attend. 

Sign up for a meet-up

courtesy of Terry Aldhizer; downtown Roanoke at sunset

If you're planning a visit to Roanoke College, you'll find a beautiful campus in a classic college town, with a vibrant city and beautiful countryside just minutes away. We're only 10 minutes from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, with direct flights to more than nine cities in the Midwest and East Coast. Roanoke is on the Northeast Regional Amtrak line. We're 3-4 hours by car from Charlotte, N.C., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C.

Come see our college and stay awhile! The Roanoke Valley offers you the best of both city and country life, with great restaurants, shopping and museums, plus a host of opportunities for outdoor recreation and adventure.  

Map highlighting Salem, as well as other major cities in the country. The cities are: Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Chicago, Washington D.C., Denver, Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, Miami, St. Louis, Nashville, Atlanta, and Charlotte

collage of historical photos and buildings on campus

Historical and Cultural Virtual Tour

As it is with any historic institution, Roanoke College's past is tied to its present and future. Thanks to this new and immersive virtual tour, it's easier than ever to learn about the history and culture of the College. You'll take a journey through nearly 180 years of history, including major events, the evolution of buildings on campus, the artwork we have on campus, how student life has changed over the years, and the groundbreaking research that's leading to important discussions about our past.

"Roanoke College is a treasure, and when you have a treasure, you want to share it with other people," President Michael C. Maxey said about the tour.

Click the button below to open our treasure chest.

Begin the Tour

The fun beckons

Travel resources

Maps & Directions How to find your way here and explore our campus. 

Lodging  Where to stay and experience our southern hospitality.

Dining & Entertainment  What to do in and around the Roanoke Valley.

A recent study ranked Roanoke among the top 20 cities in America for quality of life.