60+ Black College Tours: 2012
(Black Excel Annual Listing)

This 50+ tour list of Historically Black Colleges Tour List (for 2011) was created by Black Excel: The College Help Network (www.BlackExcel.org). Black Excel has been named as a major help resource in editions of Ebony, Black Enterprise, Emerge, Career Focus, and elsewhere. The African American Student's College Guide is a BlackExpressions.com club book selection (Reference & Hertitage) and has received 5 star praise on Amazon.com book.
The 17th Annual Unity Through Knowledge HBCU Tour

Dates: April 1-5, 2012 from Las Vegas, Nevada.

Participating high school students will tour Bowie State, Coppin State, Hampton, Howard, Morgan State, Norfolk State, Virginia State and Virginia Union. Plus visits to the White House, Washington and Lincoln Memorials and more. Cost: $1050.  This exciting tour package includes round trip airfare, coach travel, nightly hotel accommodations, guided campus tours and college prep workshops.  Please contact Rev. Kelcey A. West at (702) 860-6638 or visit www.32ndst.us for more information.

The 16th Annual Spring Black College Tour

Dates: March 21-26, 2012
(air flight included)
Based in San Jose, CA

Tour is 5 Days and 4 nights to Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, Spelman,
Alabama State, and Tuskegee. Also a visit to the Civil Rights Museum in
Alabama. Price is for $1275.00 (price including airfare, bus, and hotels).
Mail to: Della Tours/ 10123 Bon Vista CT/ San Jose, CA 95127. 
 For Information call Carl Ray at 408-259-6516 or Cell: 408-206-1768.   Email: aray10123@aol.com. Website: http://carlraye.com/bctour.shtml

College Bound of Atlanta

Dates: April 1 to April 7, 2012
Winter Mini-Tour, February 17-18, 2012 :  Tuskegee University, Alabama State University, Tour of M. L. King home and Dexter Avenue King Memorial Church & Parsonage and tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute…$225.  Includes transportation, accommodations, museum entry, and meals. Spring Break Tour 2012 April 1-7 :  North Carolina A&T University, Duke University, University of North Carolina, Hampton University, Morgan State University, and Howard University PLUS Busch Gardens, tour of National Great Blacks in Wax Museum, and a tour of Washington D.C…$525.  Includes transportation, accommodations, tickets to attractions/museums, and daily breakfast.  Payment plans available.  Registration forms available at www.collegeboundatlanta.org or Contact Ms. Starr at 770-672-0845.  Servicing all of Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, and the Carolinas. 


17th ANNUAL Unity Through Knowledge HBCU TOUR

DEPARTURE & RETURN: Las Vegas, Nevada
SPONSOR: 32nd Street Theater
DATE: April 1-6, 2012

COST: $1050 per student includes airfare, hotel, guided coach tours, campus tours, and college prep workshops. VISIT: Howard * Hampton * Norfolk State * Virginia State * Virginia Union * Morgan StateBowie State. ONUS: Tours of all the national monuments in Washington DC, including the new MLK Memorial, The White House, National Zoo, Arlington National Cemetery and the Washington & Lincolm Memorials. CONTACT: Rev. Kelcey West, Founder & Tour Director * 702-860-6638. Http://www.32ndst.us

The Next Level Mentoring Program
Florence, KY
Dates: April 8 to 14th

This tour is open to any student currently enrolled in grades 8th - 12th.
The total cost for the tour is $400/student. The cost covers hotel accommodations,
transportation, and breakfast (Mon - Fri only). Tour stops include: Clark-Atlanta,
Morehouse, Spelman, Florida A&M, Bethune-Cookman, Savannah State,
South Carolina State, Claflin, North Carolina A&T, and Winston-Salem State.
interested in having their child participate in this educational experience must
currently make a DEPOSIT of $150 to reserve a seat!! Visit www.nlmp.org/hbcu2012
for further information and/or to register. Contact: Walter Ingram (859-918-0701)


25th Annual  BLACK COLLEGE TOURS (3 tours)--dates below

Tour A: Bennett College, Clark Atlanta, Hampton, Howard,
Morehouse, Norfolk State, North Carolina A & T, and Spelman
Departs April 1, 2012; Tour B: Bennett College, Clark Atlanta, Hampton, Howard,
Morehouse, Norfolk State, North Carolina A &T, and Spelman
Departs June 24, 2012: Tour C: Clark Atlanta, Dillard, Jackson State,
Morehouse, Spelman, Tuskegee, and Xavier: Departs June 24, 2012.

Contact: EDUCATIONAL STUDENT TOURS/16850 Gresham Street
North Hills, CA 91343/PHONE: (818) 891-8087/ FAX: (818) 892-1384
EMAIL:yasminde@aol.com. Website:http://blackcollegetours.org/


20th Annual “Get on the Bus” HBCU College Tour

Based in Long Branch, New Jersey
(The Pearl of the Jersey Shore)
Dates: April 8 to April 13, 2012

The tour is co-sponsored by the Housing Authority and the Department of Recreation of the City of Long Branch, New Jersey. This years’ tour will visit Clark Atlanta, Spelman, Morehouse, Johnson C. Smith, North Carolina A&T, Virginia Union, Virginia State, and U. of Virginia.The cost of the 6-day/5 night tour is $474.00 per student. The tour cost include round trip transportation on a deluxe coach bus, tour windbreaker, tour T-shirts, college information binder, backpack, 3 meals per day, four night stays at 4 star hotels, pre-tour soul food dinner for students and parents, and 6 adult chaperones screened and approved by the City of Long Branch, NJ. For further information contact Carl F. Jennings at (732) 571-6545 or cjennings@ci.long-branch.nj.us. Teddy Drakeford (732) 222-3747 ex. 165 or drakefordt@lbhousing.org.   


Caring For Young Minds Black College Tour

(14th Annual) 
Based in Maryland 
Dates: March 31 to April 7, 2012 

Each year, Caring for Young Minds takes a group of 230 high school students on a week-long college tour of several HBCU's.  This year, the tour will include: Spelman, Morehouse, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central, Alabama State, Clark Atlanta, Tuskegee, and Florida A&M. The cost is $700.00 which includes transportation, lodging and food expenses. For questions, please call 410-935-7017. Contact: Lawrence Williams at 443-413-4423. or email at lwilliams@caringforyoungminds.org. Website:http://www.caringforyoungminds.com/college-tour/ . Address: Caring For Young Minds/11 North Stead Court Catonsville, MD 21228.


Spring 2012 Annual Black College Tour
Sponsored by the Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter of
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Dates: April 1 to April 6, 2012

The 25th Annual Black College Tour, Inc. is selecting students for its highly renowned Black College Tour. The tour place allows students from Indianapolis, Indiana and surrounding areas the chance to actually visit a number of HBCU's.  Students will speak with admissions counselors and student ambassadors, and take walking tours of all the campuses. The tour will be visiting Spelman, Morehouse, Clark Atlanta, Albany State, South Carolina State, Savannah State,Clafin College, Florida A&M, and Kentucky State.The cost is $375.00, which includes transportation, hotel, tour T-shirt, and tour portfolio.  there are questions, please contact Bridgette Liggons at bridgetteliggons@aol.com. or call (317) 475-1468. Address:Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter/Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc./P.O. Box 1364/Indianapolis, IN 46206-1364.


Union Baptist Church College Tour 2012
Dates: April 11 to April 20, 2012
Based in Hartford, CT
School visited include Spelman, Morgan State, Clark-Atlanta, Florida A&M,
Howard, North Carolina A&T, Tuskegee, and Norfolk State. Cost: Please call. Phone: Ms. Barnes at 860-647-9230. Church: 860-247-0648.
Address: 1921 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120

24rd Annual Educational Student Tours (ETS) 

Based in Los Angeles, California 
Departure Dates: Tour A: Departs April 1, 2012
Tour B: June 24, 2012, Tour 3, also June 24 

ETS is a tour group that's been featured on TV (ABC), and has been around for a long time.  Tour A visits Spelman, Bennett, Clark - Atlanta, Hampton, Howard, Morehouse, North Carolina A&T,  and Norfork. Tour B visits the same schools. Tour C visits Xavier, Dillard, Jackson State, Tuskegee, Spelman, Morehouse, and Clark Atlanta. The cost is $1,376 (students), $1,449 (adults) and includes airfare from LA and back, hotels, buses, meals, and more. There'll be chaperones and supervision. You must make calls for plans and other info. Phone: (818) 891-8087.  Email:  yasminde@aol.com.  For more info go to Website: http://www.blackcollegetours.org/tour.php.  Address: Educational Student Tours/16850 Gresham Street/North Hills, California 91343


William  E. Edwards Annual College Tour (WEE-ACT)
Based in Stamford, CT 
Dates: April 14 to April 20, 2012.

Likely visits to Tuskegee, Morehouse, South Carolina State, Claflin, North Carolina A&T, and others.  Cost: $300, Students also visited historical landmarks.  For additional info call 203-234-4200, ext. 3377. 326-0029 or e-mail: aedwards@wee-act.org. Address: PO Box 2772/Stamford, CT. 06911-3343.


Northwest Black Pioneers College Tour
Dates: In April 8  to April 20, 2012
Based in Seattle, WA
Howard, Morgan State, Coppin State,Virginia State, Virginia Union,
North Carolina A&M, Winston-Salem, Johnson C. Smith, Spelman, Morehouse, Clark-Atlanta, Alabama State, Tuskegee, Southern University (Baton Rogue), Xavier ,
Jackson State, and Tougaloo. Cost: $1,700, including airfare. Office
– (206)772-4590) ext. 19, Michael Fortson - 425 277-8784 or Robert
Delgardo 206 255-0220. Address: 11900 Beacon Ave South, Seattle, WA 98178.
HBCU Family College Bus Tour

Dates: June 21 to June 23, 2012
Based in Charlotte, NC
Tour heads to Fayetteville State, Livingston College, Shaw, North Carolina Central,
North Carolina A&T, Winston Salem, and Johnson C. Smith. Cost: $375.00.
For more info call 704-241-1135 or visit http://www.thehbcufamily.com.
Address:816 Drummond Ave/Charlotte, NC 28205.

15th Annual Omega Psi Phi Fraternity College Tour
(Iota Phi Chapter)
Dates: March 31- to April 7. 2012

Based in PPittsburgh, PA 15233

In the past this has been a six-day, five night tour headed to schools like Hampton, Delaware State, U. of Maryland at Eastern Shore, Howard. Morgan State, North Carolina Norfolk State, Central, North Carolina A&T, Virginia State, and Virginia Union.  Cost: email for info:412.722.4480. Cost: $600. Iota Phi Foundation, PO Box 99274 Pittsburgh, PA 15233.


Visions For Success College Tour 2012
Dates: April 1 to April 6, 2012
Based in Fairfield, Ohio

The tour includes Morehouse, Spelman, Clark-Atlanta, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central, Bennett, Florida A&T, Norfolk State, and Tennessee State. Cost is $495 student, $350 chaperone. Visions For Success/P. O. Box 18531/Fairfield, OH 45018-0531. Phone: 513-607-8894 or 513-604-4782. Website:www.v-f-s.net. Email: jennell@fuse.net

(Capital City Tours) 
Dates vary in 2012
Raleigh, North Carolina

This tour includes campus visit, Q&A for parents & students, hotel accommodations, continental breakfast, dinner and bus transportation.  The tour list usually includes schools like St. Augustine's, Shaw, North Carolina Central, North Carolina A and T, Bennett, Fayetteville State, Johnson C. Smith, and Livingstone College. Contact for extra info::
1-877-Tours-05 (919-232-2557). email info@capitalcitytours.net
Website: http://www.capitalcitytours.net/Tours.html.


HBCA 20th Annual Historically Black College Tour
Dates: April  4 to April 8, 2012

The 20th annual Black College tour will feature visits to: Howard University, Morgan State University, NC A&T State University, Winston Salem State University, Shaw University, and Saint Augustine University The cost is $285 per student and includes chartered coach transportation and hotel accommodations. Additional visit to the MLK Jr Historic Site may include Atlanta, ATL Underground, and the MLK Jr National Memorial in D.C. Cost $300. For detailed information and tour application visit: New London, CT Historically Black College Alumni at http://hbca-nl.com/Home.html. Phone contact: 860-848-1847. Email:hbca_nl@yahoo.com


Spelman College Alumnae Association College Tour (Maryland)

Tour for young ladies will take place April 2-6, 2012 and will visit Spelman and Bennett College, Clark Atlanta, North Carolina A&T, Florida A&M, Alabama State and Hampton Universities.  The cost is $475 and includes transportation, lodging, breakfast and lunch.  For information contact spelmanalumhbcutours@yahoo.com . Call Stacey Lucas at 301-352-9713, Jennifer LaPoint at 301-809-1024 or Gwenell Bass at 301-577-3062. 


Main Event Youth Organization College & University Tour (Maryland)

Tour for young men will take place April 2-6, 2012 and will visit Florida A&M, Alabama State, Clark Atlanta, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central and Hampton Universities and Morehouse College.  The cost is $475 and includes round trip motor coach, hotel accommodations, breakfast and lunch.  For information contact John Middlebrooks at 301-706-6819 or e-mail him at maineventhbcutour@comcast.net


2012 East Coast Black College Tour (Seattle, WA)

Dates: Saturday, April 14, 2012-Saturday, April 21, 2012. Life Enrichment Group will be leading a trip to the east coast for middle and high school age youth to learn and tour nine Historically Black Colleges & Universities in Washington, DC (Howard), Maryland (Bowie, Coppin, Morgan State), and Virginia (Hampton,Norfolk State,Virginia State, Virginia Union).. Cost: $1,250 The trip will also include time where the youth will be able to see the most popular sites and attractions in the area. The fees include all of the following: air fare; lodging; 2 entertainment attractions; and 3 meals per day. We suggest participants bring at least $150 in spending money which averages out to be $20 per day. Phone 206-302-8114. Email:info@lifeenrichmentgroup.org.


Beta Lambda Educational Institute College Tour
Dates: March 25 to April 1, 2012
Location: MO.
Colleges to be visited are Langston U., Texas College, Huston-Tillotson U.,
Prairie View U., Texas Southern, Wiley College, Grambling, Tougaloo, Jackson
State, Harris Stowe U., Lincoln U. (M0). Cost:$525. Contact: George Ramsey
at 816-516-7630. Email:blei.collegetour@gmail.com
New Rochelle-White Plains Alumni Chapter

(2012 HBCU College Tour)
Dates: April 8 to April 13, 2012
This tour visits 12 HBCU colleges. 8 to 10 adult chaperones. Cost: $500.
Call Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity at 914-714-8074 for more info.. Email:

Union  Baptist  Church  Annual  HBCU College  Tour  2012

Date: April 11-20, 2012  (CT).

Schools visited Morgan State, Hampton, Spelman, Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, Howard, Tuskegee, North Carolina A&T, Florida A&M, and Norfolk State. If Interested Contact: Union Baptist Church= Ms. Barnes  (860) 647-9230  or ubccollegetour@gmail.com. 1921 Main Street, Hartford, CT.

Urban League of Greater Cleveland
Historically Black College Tour 2012
Dates: 2 Tours (Southern & Deeper Southern)
April 8th to April 14, 2012
Based in Cleveland, Ohio
These tours, held at the same time, go to two Southern  regions. One region includes schools like Spelman, Morehouse, and Clark Atlanta. The other might include a group of schools like North Carolina A&T, Winston-Salem State, Kentucky State,Tennessee State, Fisk, Grambling, Prarie View A&M, Texas Southern, or similar schools. Cost is $550 for each tour. Address: 2930 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115. Contact is Darryl Lockhart at 216-622-0999 x219. Email:dlockhart@ulcleveland.org.

Harlem YMCA 15th Annual Black College Tour
Dates: April 8 to April 13, 2012
Based in New York
Tour to Spelman, Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, Fort Valley State U.,North Carolina A&T, Winston Salem, Hampton, Norfolk State, Virginia State, Virginia Union, Hampton, and Howard. Contact for cost & more info: Sonia Allen at 212-912-2159. Harlem YMCA, bai Mentor Program/180 Wesr 136th Street, NY, NY 10030, Email:sallen@ymcanyc.org

Black Achievers 2012 Black College Tour (call for dates)

Based in Charleston, SC

Tour will take place during Charleston County School District 2012 Spring Break. Fees  to be announced. Fees will include lodging; transportation; some breakfast, lunch, dinner; tour souvenir and recreation fees- Tour will visit multiple Florida colleges plus various Historical sites. (TBA).
Contact Myra Chamble or Charlene Bethea at 577-9622 or e-mail to blackachievers@ymcagc.org


Pan-Hellenic Council Suggs/Lyons 2012 HBCU Tour

Dates: in Feb. 2012. Based in Maryland.

The 35th consecutive HBCU Tour sponsored by the Pan-Hellenic Council of Montgomery County invites students to experience life on a college campus. The tour, which will take place in February 2012, will visit Shaw University, NC Central University, Morehouse, Spelman, Clark/Atlanta, Johnson C. Smith, North Carolina A&T, Hampton, Norfolk State and Virginia Union. The cost of the tour includes transportation, hotel, breakfast and dinner daily. Applications will be accepted until the buses are filled. For information and reservations contact Mr. Darrell Marbury, Chairperson, at 301 390-8402 or visit their website at http://nhpcmc.com.


Historically Black College Tour (Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church)

Dates: Annual, do check (Maryland based)

Students are invited to participate in the Historically Black College Tour which will take place April 2012. Cost: $425. Students will visit Clark-Atlanta, Morehouse, North Carolina A&T, Bennett, Johnson C. Smith, Hampton, Virginia State, and Virginia Union.  For additional information call 301-265-8326 or 301-248-8833. The trip is sponsored by the Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church. Address:7707 Allentown, Road, Port Washington, MD 20744.


Annual Southern College Tour (Call for later in the year dates)

Students are invited to participate in the Annual Southern College Tour which will take place October 19-23, 2011.  Students will visit Clark-Atlanta, Morehouse, Spelman, Georgia Institute of Technology, Emery, North Carolina A&T, The Univ. of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina Central, Duke, Univ. of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Hampton, and Norfolk State.   The trip is sponsored by GapBuster Learning Center, Inc.  For additional information call 301-779-4252. http://www.gapbuster.org/


15th Annual HBCU College Tour

(Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Rho Mu Omega Chapter)

Based in Washington, D.C., (call for later in the year dates)

Sponsored by DC Pearls III Foundation In conjunction with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Rho Mu Omega Chapter. programs@rhomuomega.org. email http://www.rhomuomega.org/scholarship.htm


The Sixteenth Annual Historical Black College Bus Tour

 – April 9th to 13th, 2012 (New York)

Tour to Spelman, Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, Lincoln, Winston-Salem, Morgan State, Hampton, Norfolk State,Virginia State,Bennett College,North Carolina A & T, Shaw, and Johnson C. Smith. Cost: $450 members, $650 non-members. Also heading to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Center, Coca Cola Museum, and the Under Ground/Amusement Park. Call for info at 718-297-8802.
12th Annual Black College Tour--2012
(Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Omega Omega Chapter)
Dates: April 1 to April 5, 2012
Based in Philadelphia, PA
Tour heads to Spelman, Morehouse, Clark-Atlanta, Delaware State, Howard, North Carolina A&T,Bennett, Norfolk State, Virginia State, South Carolina State, and Claflin. Also
Dr. Martin Luther King’s Gravesite and Home in Atlanta and Monument in DC.
Cost:  $500 (includes transportation, hotels, excursions, meals).  mail:AKABkCollegeTour@aol.com. Address: Parkinson-Hall, 1111 East Phil-Ellena, Philadelphia, PA 19150.Website: http://www.akaomegaomegachapter.net/.

26th Annual Prince George Alumnae Delta Foundation HBCU Tour

Must contact for extra info. Based in Maryland

This annual usually includes visits to 13 HBCUs including Clark Atlanta, Spelman, Morehouse, Fisk, Tennessee State, Meharry Medical College, Johnson C. Smith University, North Carolina A&T, and Hampton University.  Sophomores, juniors and seniors with a minimum 2.0 GPA are invited to participate.  The tour costs $500 and includes transportation, lodging, and twelve meals.  For more information visit www.pgcacdst.org, e-mail HBCU@pgcadst.org  Or call 301-736-3250.


(Xi Kappa Lambda Education Foundation) 
Based in Houston, Texas 
Dates: March 10th to March 17th, 2012

This tour will visit Hampton,Central State, Morgan State,Norfork State, Wilberforce U.,North Carolina A&T, and Coppin State.. The cost is $750 (early registration). $850 regular. Luxury coach travel, hotel stays, and two meals per day, including snacks.  There will be at least 8 chaperones/counselors. Call for more info call: Roger McDonald at 713-988-8440. Daryl Walton at (713) -773-0125.  Xi Kappa Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc./PO Box 1522, Missouri City, TX 77459-8522  Web: 


Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Annual College Tour
Eta Theta Lambda Chapter
P.O. Box  501
West Hempstead, NY  11552

At least 30 yearly tours to date. Call for details or visit: http://www.aphia-etl.org/2215.html.

ETL Hotline: (516) 733-0442 email: reachout@aphia-etl.org


Black College Tour 2012
(Stone Mountain-Lithonia Alumnae Chapter 
of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority) 

April 2 to April 5th, 2012
SMLAC’s Black College Spring Break will include visits to  Howard, Georgetown University, Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, and Virginia State University. The cost is $375. The calendar also includes motivational workshops, social/cultural activities, entertainment, and many other exciting opportunities. To apply for this opportunity you may contact smlaccollegetour@gmail.com or Aisha Harrison (678-478-4151), or Kristi Porter (404-202-2533).  


College Choices 4 U Black College Tour
Dates: Call for 2011 dates
Serving San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area, CA

Typical program: Morgan State, Howard, Hampton, Virginia State, Johnson C. Smith, North Carolina A&T, Benedict, Florida A&M, Florida State, Spelman, Clark-Atlanta, Xavier, Dillard, Tuskegee, Alabama A&M and Tougaloo. Cost around $1850. Tour cost includes airfare and transportation and lodging.  Ticket to Disney World and Journal. Contact: Judi Flannery at 510-276-7021 EXT. 2. Email: Collegechoices4u@aol.com.  Website: http://www.collegechoices4u.com/HBCtour.html. Address: 2145 Strang Avenue/San Leandro, CA 94578

Hartford Memorial Baptist Church
Black College Tour 2012
Dates: April 6-15, 2012
Detroit, Michigan
Tour visits Clark-Atlanta, Spelman, Morehouse, Kentucky State, North Carolina Central, North Carolina A&T, Claflin College, South Carolina State, Paine College, Savannah State, and Fort Valley State. Cost: $600. Contact: Georgia M. Daniel, Chairperson at 313-861-1150. Hotels (4 per room), Deluxe coach .Address: 18700 James Couzens Hwy, Detroit Michigan 48235.

College Campus Tours
Dates: May 3-5 (other dates)
Tour originating from Alabama & Georgia regions (others)

This tours head to most of the HBCU's and several other major schools
across US regions. Visited colleges might include Spelman, Hampton, 
Georgetown, Florida A&M, U. of Florida, Dillard, Louisiana State, Southern
U, Xavier, and countless other locations. You must visit the website.
Mississippi U.  Cost: from $325 to $650.  Contact Shaun I. Lain
P.O. Box 355/Fayetteville, GA 30214/Phone: 770-703-1509
Web: http://www.collegecampustours.net/tourdates.htm
Email: booking@collegecampustours.net.


Union Baptist Church HBCU College Tour 2012

Dates: April 11 to April 20, 2012

Hartford, CT.

Schools considered: Morgan State University, Howard University, Hampton University, North Carolina A&T, Spelman College, Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University, Tuskegee University,
Florida A&M, Norfolk State University. Tour experience includes: Orientation, Workshops (getting into and Graduating college), Guided tours, Rap sessions with college students/Admissions and faculty For more information please call: Union Baptist Church (860) 247-0648. Ms. Barnes (860) 647-9230.


Annual Black College Tour 2012
(AKA Sorority, Inc., Omega Omega Chapter)
Dates: April a to April 5
Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Schools visited include Spelman, Morehouse, Clark-Atlanta, South Carolina State, Bennett, Claflin, Delaware State and North Carolina A&T. Cost: $500. Contact: Ms. Parkinsion-Hall at 1111 East Phil=Ellena Street,
Philadelphia, PA 11950. President@akaomegaomegachapter.net

2012 Annual Suited for Success College Tour
Dates: April 1 to April 4
Washington, Metropolitan Area
Tour to Spelman, Morehouse, Clark-Atlanta, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central,Norfolk State,
Virginia State, and Hampton University.Cost: $450. Suited for Success/PO Box 253/Chaitanham, MD 20623

2nd  Annual Black College Tour 2012
during Des Moines Public Schools spring break
(Investing In My Future).
Dates: March 21th – 24th, 2012
Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa .

The planned schedule of schools to visit includes Central State University, Wilberforce University, Howard University, Bowie State University, Morgan State University.  Tour also heads to the White House and the Washington. http://investinginmyfuture.org/BlackCollegeTour.aspx.

Go to website.


2012 Black College Bus Tour (AKA Kappa Alpha Sorority
(Omicron Eta Omega Chapter)

Dates: March 20 to 24th
St. Louis, MO
Schools to be visited include Alabama A&M University, Grambling State University, Xavier University of Louisiana, and Southern University. Cost $400. Phone: Dawn Adderley at 314-724-3053
or Saeandice Taylor at 630-3312.

2012 Black College Tour
(New Hope Missionary Church)
March 31 to April 6
Southfield, MI
College visits include Clark-Atlanta, Spelman, Morehouse, Jackson State, Xavier, Albany State, Florida A&M, Alabama State, Tennessee State, and Fisk. Also trip to Six Flags. Cost: $585. Phone:248-353-0675. Contacts: Deacon Rogerrogers@newhope-mbc.org. Jacquelinealbert@newhope-mbc.org.
Perfect Light HBCU Tour
Looking for updated info
Based: Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Area 
(info below is from 2011) 

Tour Package Includes: Package A-  Clark Atlanta, Spelman, Alabama State, Tuskegee, Morehouse, Bethune-Cookman, South Carolina State, Claflin State University & Florida A&M.  Cost per Student: $395.00. Both Package Includes: Lodging, Travel, 9 Campus Tours, Dinner Meals, Snacks, Visits to Historical & Cultural Sites, Campus Events, Breakfast, T-shirt and Back-Pack. Bonuses: Pre College tour Workshops & ALL Chaperones are required to Undergo Background Check and Conflict Management Training. For More Info: Isa Shakir, College Tour Coordinator- 513-253-8853 * Fax: 513-281-1105 or E-mail: info@myperfectlight.com Website: www.myperfectlight.com. Become a fan on Facebook facebook.com/myperfectlight and follow us on Twitter twitter.com/myperfectlight.
(Greater Faith Baptist Church) 
 MARCH 25- MARCH 30, 2012 
Based in IL.
Kentucky State University, Lane College in Jackson Tennessee, Rust College in Mississippi, Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Central State and Wilberforce College in Ohio. Cost: $500. Contacts: Myrna W. Thompson (708) 308-3849 or  Walter Mosby (708) 248-5226. info@greaterfaithbaptistchurch.org. Address: 1417 Emerald Ave
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

(Youth Cultural Education Organization)
Tour Dates: April 14 - 20, 2012
Springfield, MA

Visits to Spelman, Morehouse, Clark-Atlanta, Florida A&M, Savannah State, South Carolina State,Fayetteville State, Saint Augustine State, Norfolk State, Howard,and Hampton. Also tour of MLK Memorial Museums. Total Cost: $ 625.00. Phone: Leo Foster at 413-636-2503, Earl Brown at 413-233-0908. Email:info@mlkjrfamilyservices.org. Address: 106 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, MA 01109


U-Can College Tour 2011 (United College Action Network) 
Looking for updated info 2012 (2011 info below) 
Based in California

Visits include Spelman, Clark-Atlanta, Tennessee State, Fisk, Florida A&M, Alabama State, Dillard, Xavier, Morehouse,Morgan State, MeHarry Medical College,
Morehouse, Spelman, Clark-Atlanta, and Fisk. Cost is $1,555.  Airfare, bus, hotels. Tour Coordinator is Barbara Evans. Phone: 916-591-8558 (after 6:00,  Call time).   Website:www.ucanhbcutour.com.  Other contact. Telephone: 916-921-8226. Email: info@ucangotocollege.com
Address: United College Action Network/PO Box 5249/Fair Oaks,
CA 95826. http://www.ucangotocollege.org/hbcu-tour


Arrow Collegiate HBCU TOUR 2012

Dates: Spring 2012
Based in Maryland

College visited include Florida A&M, Clark Atlanta, North Carolina Central, Bennett, Spelman, Morehouse, and North Carolina A&T. Stops at cultural locations as well as Disney World/Universal Studios.
Hotel stays, meals, and Coach Transportation. Cost: $465.
Contact Sabrina Crowder at 301-505-2204 or Alexander Reese
at 301-312-7914. Address:Arrow Collegiate Tour/PO Box 1022/
Temple Hills, MD 20757.

The Brown/ Parrish Black College Bus Tour
This is an annual bus tour that allows inner city youth the opportunity to visit six Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The tour encourages students to consider attending an HBCU and guide students on how to seek financial assistance. The Brown/Parrish Black College Bus Tour is one of the most popular college Bus Tours on the East Coast. High School students from across the country are enrolling in this tour. http://hbcubustour.ning.com/ or http://washingtondeparture.eventbrite.com/

HBCU Campus Tours
PO Box 4513
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91729
Phone: 909.466.HBCU(4228)
Several 2012 Tours are scheduled. Call.
Black College Tour in April (U. of Detroit Jesuit)

RDT Travel and Tours are offering a Black College Tour in April.  Clark Atlanta University, Florida A&M University, Spelman College, Virginia Union.  Price of $750 includes deluxe motor coach round-trip ground transportation, five night hotel accommodations, daily hot breakfast, lunch and dinner, college tour t-shirt, chaperones, tour guides, admission into two Theme Parks, Universal Studios and Island of Adventure.  For more information, please email rdttravel@gmail or www.rdttravel.com. Contact: Deniece Travis at
(313) 595-9057.


Shiloh Baptist Church of Washington DC
HBCU Black College Tout
(Tour usually late in year)
Washington, D.C.
(Need Updates)
In 2011, this tour made stops at some of the top black colleges in Virginia and
North Carolina. Cost: $300. Contact:Jamil Smart at 240-601-1930. Email:
ShilohCollegeTour@gmail.com. Address: 1500 Ninth Street NW, Washington,

AYA Annual HBCU Tour
Based in Bronx, New York (Looking for updated info)

Call for dates.This tour usually visits 10+ HBCU's. Previous year tours visited
Spelman, Morehouse, Clark Atlanta, North Carolina A&T, Hampton,
Norfolk State, Morgan State, and Lincoln, Bennett, and Virginia
Union. Usually cost is around $700. Contact AYÁ, Inc.
for more info. Address: 3723 East Tremont Avenue, Suite 1/
Bronx, New York 10465/ Tel: 718.989.2166/E-mail: info@aya.org 



Start date : April 2 , 2012
North Carolina

Sponsored by the Raleigh Graduate Chapter of Swing Phi Swing, Social Fellowship, Inc. Visits to Spelman, South Carolina State, Allen University, Benedict College, Morehouse , and Johnson C. Smith University. 
This tour will accept young men and women from sixth to 12th grade. Travel, hotel accommodations, meals and all activities are included in the cost of the trip.
For information email cherylkornegay2@yahoo.com or tra5how@yahoo.com

Pathways Educational Services
College Tour
Dates: March 31 to April 6, 2012
Based in Georgia

Tour will visit Stillman, Southern University, LSU, Florida A&M, U. of Florida, Tuskegee,
Auburn U., and Xavier. Cost: $800. covering Motor Coach(7 days),
3 meals per day (including lunch on colleges).
Address: 1720 Mars Hill Road, Suite 8-353
Acworth, GA 30101.       Http: //www.pathwayseducationalservice.


Annual Historical Black College Tours 2012

sponsored by Gibbs Travel
Based in Houston, Texas
Dates: Usually two tours (one from Houston, another NYC)

Spring Break Tour usually visits the following schools: Florida A&M,Spelman, Howard, Morehouse, Clark-Atlanta, Bennett, Tuskegee, and  North Carolina A&T, Cost: Double,Quad, Triple rooms from $599 to $779.  All by arrangement. Address: Gibbs Travel/ PO 300231, Houston, Texas 77230-0231. Phone: (713) 748-2242. Email:Gibbs_travel@yahoo.com  Website: http://www.gibbstravelagency.com/collegetour.html

Black Excel Disclaimer:

Students and parents should do their research of all tours, in regard to reputation, chaperones, insurance, references, and other concerns. Black Excel is only reporting possible resource/contact gateways. -Isaac Black, Founder, Black Excel.

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