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Visiting Auburn

The City of Auburn has a unique character that is the result of a combination of influences from the special atmospheres and energies provided by the diversity of its communities. Visiting your student during their time here on campus is a great way to experience the culture and take part a wide variety of events throughout the year.

  • Auburn Welcome Magazine
    The Auburn Welcome magazine contains helpful information for those new to the area including the history, traditions and resources available in the city.



  • Campus Tour
    Undergraduate Admissions provides tours to prospective students and their families.  Advanced scheduling is suggested for holiday and gameday weekends.


  • Guest Parking
    There are several guest lots located around campus to ensure you have parking when visiting campus. All vehicles that park on the Auburn University campus Monday РFriday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, must display a valid Auburn University parking permit. In order to parking in these areas, you must obtain an appropriate parking pass form the Parking Services office, located at 330 Lem Morison Drive. For your convenience, a drive-thru window is located on the ground level of the Parking Services office. If you intend to park in the guest lot on the fourth floor of the Stadium Parking Deck, an attendant will give you a pass at the booth located at the base of the fourth floor ramp. If you have a handicap placard or license plate, an Auburn University parking permit is still required to park on the campus. Please note that parking rules and regulations change for special events on campus. There are signs at each of the guest lots that note these restrictions. If you have further questions on where to park when visiting campus, please call the Parking Services Office at (334) 844-4143. Guest parking is available on the fourth level of the Stadium Deck located on Heisman Drive, in the Lowder Lot off of War Eagle Way, in the College Street Lot at the corner of Samford Avenue and College Street, on the first level of the Library Deck, on the second level of the South Quad Deck and in the circle in front of Green Hall at the College of Veterinary Science. Please note that the Stadium Parking Deck has the most designated guest parking spaces. The other locations only have a few spots, and if they are full, you will have to move to a different designated guest parking area. Click here to view a Guest Parking map.


  • Hotels
    This website allows you to select your visiting dates and find hotels that are available in Auburn or Opelika during that time.


  • Food
    Here you will find a listing of the top places to eat in the Auburn and Opelika area. These independent restaurateurs and talented chefs have created exceptional establishments with specialty dishes you’ll find nowhere else in the world.


  • Shopping
    From Downtown Auburn to Village Mall, there are a variety of shopping destinations in the city. Use this guide to find the boutique or bookstore you’re searching for.

Last modified: July 21, 2023