We’d Love to
Schedule a Visit
We extend a warm invitation to you and your family to visit our beautiful, friendly campus at Bowling Green State University.
Because our goal is to make your visit as personal as possible, we ask that all visits be scheduled in advance online or by calling toll-free 1-866-246-6732.
Office of Admissions hours
Monday–Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM
Select Saturdays, 9 AM to noon
Our office is located in 110 McFall Center. The best times to visit are weekdays when classes are in session.
Students requiring special assistance should contact the Office of Admissions toll-free at 1-866-246-6732, two weeks prior to your visit, to make special accommodations.
Group information sessions
Monday–Friday at 10 AM and 1 PM
Select Saturdays at 10 AM
A 45-minute, multi-media presentation in the Office of Admissions.
Monday–Friday, 11 AM and 2 PM
Select Saturdays at 11 AM
A 75-minute walking tour with stops in academic buildings, a typical residence hall room and the chance to interact with a current student.
On weekdays during fall and spring semesters you can sit in on a college class.
Financial aid information
Student Financial Aid
231 Administration Bldg.
Counselors are available from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday on a walk-in basis. An appointment is not necessary.
Group visits are designed for high school classes, college access programs, organizations, or businesses whose needs may not be met by our regular schedule of daily tours and admissions events.
Academic department visits
During a weekday visit, you may wish to speak with someone in your area of academic interest. To help you identify the department, please call us toll-free at 1-866-246-6732. We will put you in contact with the department that will assist you in scheduling your appointment. This must be arranged prior to your visit.
Admissions counselor appointment
Although an interview is not required for admission, you may wish to meet with an admissions counselor to have individual questions answered. Please call in advance toll-free 1-866-246-6732 to arrange this appointment.
While you’re here
Plan your visit to coincide with one of BGSU’s many cultural or athletic events. The Office of Admissions can advise you of major events on campus, or you may consult the University Calendar.
The City of Bowling Green invites you to enjoy the many specialty shops and wide variety of restaurants near the campus.
Office is Closed
|Move-in Day for First-Year Students||August 22, 2014|
|Labor Day||September 1, 2014|
|Fall Break||October 11, 2014|
|Veterans Day||November 11, 2014|
|Thanksgiving||November 27 — 30, 2014|
|Commencement Day||December 20, 2014|
|Christmas Break||December 25 — 28, 2014|
|New Year's Day||January 1, 2015|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||January 19, 2015|
|Commencement Day||May 9, 2015|
|Memorial Day||May 25, 2015|
|Independence Day Observed||July 3, 2015|
|Commencement Day||August 8, 2015|
|Move-in Day for First-Year Students||August 20, 2015|
Dates to Avoid
To ensure students and faculty will be available we recommend avoiding these dates during the current academic year:
|Fall Break||October 9 — 12, 2014|
|Thanksgiving Break||November 26 — 30, 2014|
|Fall Exam Week||December 15 — 19, 2014|
|Winter Break||December 22, 2014 through|
January 9, 2015
|Spring Break||March 9 — 13, 2015|
|Spring Exam Week||May 4 — 8, 2015|
How do I
Where is Bowling Green?
Bowling Green State University is located in Bowling Green, Ohio. It is a two and a half hour drive from Cleveland, about one and a half hours south of Detroit and three hours north of Cincinnati.
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment or program to allow time to park.
From the east or west via the Ohio Turnpike (I‑80 and I‑90)
Use Exit 64 (Perrysburg). Follow I‑75 South to Exit 181.
From the north or south via Interstate 75
Use Exit 181.
From the east or west via U.S. Route 6
Stay on U.S. 6. At the I‑75 Interchange, follow I‑75 north to the next exit (Exit 181).