Escorted tours are for prospective Academy applicants and their families. If you have the desire and potential to compete for admission to the Academy and would like an escorted tour, request a reservation.

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Escorted Tour Details

If you are interested in pursuing an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) and plan to visit the campus, you may wish to participate in an escorted tour and admissions briefing. Offered during the academic year to middle school, high school, and post-high school students, tours can help individuals gain a deeper understanding of the Air Force Academy environment.

An escorted tour will consist of a presentation given by an admissions advisor (a recent graduate of the Academy), a question and answer session with an Admissions Counselor present, and a walking tour given by a current cadet. The Admissions Directorate does not offer escorted tours during summer and winter breaks. Registration for Fall 2017 escorted tours will open on 1 July for the following dates:

Aug: 28, 29, 31

Sept: 5, 18, 19, 21, 22, 25, 26, 28, 29

Oct: 2, 3, 5, 6, 10, 12, 23, 24, 26, 27

Nov: 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 20

Dec: 1, 4, 5, 7

In addition to the regular tours, three Game Day tours are available

23 Sept, USAFA vs. San Diego State University

14 Oct, USAFA vs. University of Nevada at Las Vegas

4 Nov, USAFA vs United States Military Academy

11 Nov, USAFA vs. Wyoming

Touring campus is a physically strenuous activity that includes walking long distances, often uphill. Please dress comfortably and appropriately for our changing weather.

Escorted Tour Itinerary

Admissions Briefing: 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Question & Answer Session: 1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Walking Tour: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Game Day Tours will only include the Admissions Brief and the Walking Tour. Start time may vary based on the start time of the game.

Campus Access

The Academy is open to visitors between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. daily. If you DO NOT have active duty or retired military identification, you must show your driver's license, registration and proof of insurance. Your vehicle will be searched before you're allowed entry to the Academy.

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