Hampton University: Higher Education and Athletics
Set near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay along the scenic banks of the Virginia Peninsula, Hampton University is a progressive, dynamic institution of higher education. One of the top historically black colleges in the world, Hampton U provides a broad range of liberal arts, technical and graduate degree programs. It also boasts a major athletics program, along with a tightly-knit community of educators and learners, representing 49 states and several nations.
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Does the campus provide tours?
Hampton University offers convenient tours for parents and prospective students. Daily tours are available Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Tours are also available the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each Month at 11:00a.m. Tours include passage through the 254-plus-acre campus and historical landmarks, along with entry to the Memorial Church, the library, the Student Center and several academic buildings.
Where is the best parking for visitors?
Guests are allowed to park on any campus lot with a valid visitor parking pass. When visiting the campus, guests are required to check in at the main gate, where they will receive a pass, along with directions to the appropriate parking lot. For more information, view the following campus map.