Campus Visits & Tours

Take Away from Campus Visits

TTS members who attended recent campus visits share feedback from their trips. Participating in these events helped them realize the importance of:

  • Dorm size matters
  • Getting out and seeing campus in-person
    • feeling the “vibe” of campus
    • realizing size of campus matters
    • envisioning what campus life would be like
    • discovering extracurricular activities/programs offered
      • do they offer my program of interest?
  • Comparing advantages of campuses (smaller university to larger)
    • Smaller campus offer:
      • a better fit for people who get overwhelmed in a crowd
      • buildings are closer together
      • smaller class sizes and instructor-to-student ratio
    • Larger campus offer:
      • more opportunities to interact with a wider variety of people
      • greater distance between buildings means time management is crucial
      • larger class size and instructor-to-student ratio
  • Eliminating/falling-in-love with campus
    • “Now I know I don’t want to go there.”
    • “I wasn’t sure if I wanted to go [here] until now.
  • Learn about scholarship opportunities
    • FREE money available
  • Some campuses allow pets

Photos from Campus Tours

TTS members are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities to explore the campuses some of Michigan’s top public univerisities including: Central Michigan University, Ferris State Univeristy, Grand Valley State University, Lake Superior State University, Michigan State Univeristy, Northern Michigan University, and Saginaw Valley State University. These tours are provided courtesy of TRiO Talent Search, so our members can tour prospective universities to get a feel of campus life – without having to worry about obstacles like cost or transportation. These campus visit are FREE to TTS members and only take place during the academic year.