BYU Visitors Center and Graduate Studies occupy new locations
June 19, 2008
Public Affairs and Guest Relations (the Visitors Center) has moved to the Gordon B. Hinckley Center, and Graduate Studies can now be found in the Former President's Home on campus.
Those wishing to arrange campus tours or other experiences for visitors can go to the desk at the front doors of the Hinckley Center, or they can call Public Affairs and Guest Relations at 422-4678. General information for visitors is also found at
The web site for Graduate Studies is
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