What should I expect for my Campus Tour?
~Tours are led by enthusiastic and knowledgeable Student Ambassadors
~Available for groups or individuals
~Students may request to visit with an academic advisor, financial aid officer, or other campus department representative immediately following the tour (may not be available on weekend tours). Students will need to bring a photo ID to meet with departmental representatives.
~High school students may visit the campus as part of their college visit or part of College Day
~The tour will take approximately one hour
Where are Campus Tours available?
Campus tours are currently available for the Central Park Campus, Preston Ridge Campus and Spring Creek Campus.
When are Campus Tours available?
FALL 2014 TOUR SCHEDULE
Tours are available weekly at the following times starting September 8, 2014 through December 19, 2014 *exceptions listed below:
Spring Creek Campus in Plano:
Tuesdays at 1:00 pm and Fridays at 12:00 pm (Meet at the Information Desk in the main atrium). Tours leave by 1:05 pm on Tuesdays and 12:05 pm on Fridays.
Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco:
Wednesdays at 11:00 am(Meet at the Information Desk in Lawler Hall, formerly Building D). Tours leave at 11:05 am
- Central Park Campus In McKinney:
Mondays at 11:00 am(Meet at the Information Desk outside the Conference Center) Tours leave at 11:05 am
* Tours will not occur on November 26-28 due to campuses being closed and during Final Exam week December 8-14.
SPRING 2015 tours will begin after January 20, 2015. Days and times will be announced
Weekend Campus Tours
Tours are available on the following Saturdays in the spring semester. Please sign-up for the Saturday tours so we can estimate the amount of people attending.
Spring Creek Campus:
February 21, 2015, Tours at 1 pm
Preston Ridge Campus:
March 21, 2015, Tours at 1 pm
Central Park Campus:
April 19, 2015, Tours at 1 pm
To sign-up to attend one of the above weekend tours, please click here to sign up
Campus Visit Letter Policy
High Schools may require visiting students to submit paperwork to their respective offices in order to receive an excused absence from class. The Department of Recruitment and Programs for New Students on the Central Park Campus, Preston Ridge Campus, and Spring Creek Campus will provide a campus visit letter to all students on official Collin College letterhead and have the exact day and time of the visit.
~To receive a campus visit letter, the student (s) must attend and complete the entire guided tour of campus by our Collin College Student Ambassadors during scheduled tour times.
~It is strongly encouraged that students meet with an academic advisor, a financial aid representative, and/or the admissions and records office during their campus visit.
~Students must request the campus visit letter on the day of the campus visit. Faxed and mailed forms cannot be provided.
Collin College will not be able to confirm if the student will be excused or not
How do I schedule my Campus Tour?
~For set tour times listed above, there is no need for an appointment; for individual tours, a Student Ambassador will meet you at the information desk. For weekend tours, please sign-up at the link above.
If you are scheduling a large group tour, appointments are required and group tours must be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance of your desired tour date.
Please refer back this site as times and dates are subject to change.
If you are unable to attend one of our set tour times, you can view a virtual tour of all of the Collin College campuses at
~For more information contact the Coordinator of Programs for New Students, email Stephen Rogers or call 972.516.5047.
Collin College has seven campuses to accommodate the growing need of Collin County. Campuses include: Central Park Campus in McKinney; Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco; Spring Creek Campus in Plano; Allen Center in Allen; the Rockwall Centerin Rockwall; and the Collin Higher Education Center in McKinney. The Courtyard Center in west Plano is home to most of the college's Continuing Education courses. Collin College serves about 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs.