Plan a Visit


The best way to get to know Youngstown State is to schedule an official visit! To make sure we are prepared for your time on campus, you must make a reservation in advance. Please click the “Schedule a Tour” button below to view our current availability.

Our campus is located at One University Plaza, Youngstown, Ohio 44555 - just an hour away from both Cleveland and Pittsburgh.

Due to Covid-19, we will be unable to offer residence hall tours during your visit. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding! Please view the residence hall tour videos under the “Virtual Visit” section of this page for a student-guided walkthrough.

Schedule a Tour


Want to check out Youngstown State University from the comfort of your own home? Please check out the virtual options below.

Click here to learn more about our Virtual Penguin Preview Day, an online open house program taking place this spring!

Click here to watch our Daily Information Session video, covering topics such as academics, support services, student life, admissions, financial aid, housing, and other important information.

Click here to watch our Campus Walking Tour video, hosted by one of our current students here at the university. Get a look around without stepping foot on university grounds!

Click here to view our interactive virtual campus map.

Click here to watch a tour of Cafaro House, one of our first year student residence hall options.

Click here to watch a tour of Lyden House, another first year student residence hall option.

Click here to watch a tour of Kilcawley House, a third residence hall option for first year students.

Schedule a Virtual Visit


Click here for a virtual appointment with an undergraduate admissions representative.

Click here for a virtual appointment with our Cliffe College of Creative Arts.

Click here for a virtual appointment with our Williamson College of Business Administration

Click here for a virtual appointment with our Youngstown State University Honors College.

Other Campus Visits

Penguin Preview Day

Experience the Youngstown State University campus for a college visit that's unlike any other! Visit YSU and explore buildings and classes, talk to professors and students, and learn about majors and offerings — all on your own terms. This event is now virtual! Click here to learn more.

Transfer and Adult Student Visits Day

Come learn about all of the resources we have for Adult and Transfer students! For more information, visit our Transfer and Adult Student Visit Day website.

Upcoming Open Houses & Events