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How does it feel to trace the footsteps of some of our nation's most revered leaders? Come see the United States Air Force Academy for yourself, and find out.

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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 one of our admissions events. We offer two types of events throughout the summer.

Our admissions events are restricted to those students who are eligible and interested in applying to USAFA and their guests. Tours are intended for students in eighth grade (13-years-old) and up. These events can help prospective applicants gain a deeper understanding of the Air Force Academy environment.

Touring campus is a physically strenuous activity that includes walking long distances, often uphill, and several flights of stairs. We recommend visitors drink plenty of water and check the weather forecast one to two days prior to the visit. Please dress comfortably and appropriately for our changing weather.

When nonessential USAFA personnel are directed not to report to work due to weather conditions, the scheduled admissions event will be canceled. This is for the safety of both our visitors and our admissions team. Check local media sources for status when there is current or projected inclement weather.

The Admissions Office offers two types of events: Discover USAFA and Explore USAFA.

Discover USAFA includes our admissions briefing, Q&A session and a guided walking tour of the cadet area.

Explore USAFA includes our admission briefing and Q&A session. Afterwards, our guests can explore the campus on a self-guided tour.

Admissions events are held in the Barry Goldwater Visitor Center unless otherwise noted.

Admissions Events:

To view and register for Admissions Events starting in October, see our USAFA Events Calendar.