Schedule a Tour

* Union will begin offering campus tours in February, once the spring semester starts. Please check back in mid-January for additional information and to schedule your tour. *

Are you interested in pursuing a seminary degree at Union? Visiting campus is a great way to learn more about Union and get a feel for our community. Campus Tours begin at 8:45 a.m. and conclude at 2:00 p.m. or begin at 12:00 p.m. and conclude at 5:00 p.m.

On a full tour, you will:

Attend a Class

There’s nothing quite like a class at Union Theological Seminary. With a world-renown faculty who live and breathe their academic passions, all the while both nurturing and challenging. When it comes to Union students, they arrive to class with the upmost conviction in their spirit and reason, The Union Seminary classroom is a space for discussion, disagreement and discernment. This fall, a number of professors had opened up their classroom to visitors. Scroll below to see availability by day, and read the course descriptions. Please note that some classes have limited seating.

Spring courses to be announced soon.

Spring courses to be announced soon.

Spring courses to be announced soon.

Explore Campus

Built in 1910, our seminary sits in the heart of Morningside Heights. The tour will introduce visitors to the English Gothic Architecture, the enchanting inner quadrangle garden- the largest in New York

City, the historic James Chapel, as well as Burke Library which houses the largest collection of theological publications in the western hemisphere. Union Theological Seminary is a wheelchair-accessible campus with elevators, ramps, and automatic doors. For further information about accessibility, please email us at or call us at 212-280-1556.

Attend a Chapel Service

Chapel is a cornerstone for spiritual and religious life at Union. Every Monday through Thursday at noon Students, Faculty, Staff and administration host chapel services which speak to truly embrace and speak to the diversity at Union Theological Seminary.

With no set liturgy or guiding principles, no Chapel service is like the other. As Union Theological Seminary is committed to the work of interreligious engagement, each chapel is affirming and open to all.

Community Lunch & Conversation with Current Students

With almost fifty-percent of the student body living off-campus, community lunch is the one time in the day when the collective Union community is able to unwind, converse, and be in fellowship. During the tour, visitors will get the opportunity to understand the essence of the seminary through connection with current students.

Full tours will be available Monday to Thursday, February through April. The Summer tour schedule will be updated in May. To schedule your tour, email us at or call 212-280-1556.

Can’t do a full day?

The Union Office of Admissions is happy to offer shorter tour options if you are not able to join for a full day. The shorter tour will last about 1.5 hours and will include, a tour of campus and the opportunity to chat with students and the admissions staff.

We can offer short tours on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Please reach out with at least five days notice before you would like to visit. To schedule your tour, email us at or call 212-280-1556.

Interested in meeting a Union professor? Feel free to reach out using the contact information found in our faculty directory.