Visit Campus

Many students tell us WPU “just felt right.” Find out if William Peace University is the fit for you by joining us for an in-person or virtual tour.

Welcome Center

During your tour, you’ll get an overview of academic programs, athletics, student life, and discuss student involvement with student ambassadors. Choose one of the tour options below. Need accommodations? Please note your needs in the tour registration form where indicated.

In-person visits begin at the William Peace University Welcome Center in Main. The Welcome Center is the home to our knowledgeable, friendly, and qualified student ambassadors who are ready to provide a personalized (in-person or virtual) campus tour or answer your questions.

Have a question?

Feel free to call us directly and chat with our student ambassadors.

  • Open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Monday through Friday and select Saturdays
  • Contact the Welcome Center 919-508-2214

Visit in Person

Experience WPU in person so you can get a feel for what it would be like to join us on campus.

Take Our Video Tour

Experience our beautiful downtown Raleigh campus through multiple videos.

Schedule a Group Visit

WPU welcomes groups of prospective students anytime!

Sit in on a Class (Fall/Spring only)

Contact Tori LaFevre directly at to schedule this without a tour OR request this option when you schedule your tour.

Parking on Campus

When you turn into the William Peace University main entrance, guest parking is located on the left, adjacent to the campus front lawn. Feel free to park in any “Visitor” space.

Staying Overnight?

William Peace University community members receive discounted rates at the following hotels:

The Longleaf Hotel – Downtown Raleigh

300 N. Dawson St.
Raleigh NC 27603
(919) 867-5770

  • Receive a 15% discount when you mention WPU at booking.

Hyatt House – Seaboard Station

11 Seaboard Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone: (984) 326-7710
Reserve a room at a 20% discounted rate.

Residence Inn Downtown Raleigh

616 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 856-0017

• Rooms are available for $189 per night.
• To book a reservation, visit our corporate rate link.
Thank you to William Peace’s partnership with NCICU for this discount!