Available Tours

Large Group Tours
Large Group Tours Offered Based Upon Tour Guide Availability
Prospective Student/Family Walking Tours
Family Walking Tours are offered to prospective UC Davis students and their families
ICA Tours
Intercollegiate Athletic Tours
Admitted Student Tour
Tours offered to newly admitted students and their families

Prospective Student/Family Walking Tours

Tours begin from the UC Davis Welcome Center

We welcome future applicants and their families to join our weekday walking tours of UC Davis. The tour begins and ends at the Welcome Center, Your visit experience will begin with an Admissions presentation the first 30 minutes and conclude with a one hour walking tour of our beautiful campus. Your tour will take you through the central core of the UC Davis campus and will be student led. Visitors will learn about academic excellence, student services, organizations, clubs, as well as research and internship opportunities at UC Davis. To register for a tour, please either enter your information below or call our tour reservation line at 530-752-8111. Our e-mail address is visit@ucdavis.edu.

Please bring comfortable walking shoes and be prepared for beautiful mild weather during the spring and fall, rainy weather during winter months and temperatures between 80 to 100 degrees during summer season. Drinking water is highly encouraged during summer months.

Guided residence hall tours are available on a rolling basis from 12:00noon-1:00pm Monday-Friday and 12:30pm-1:30pm Saturday-Sunday starting at Tercero Dining Commons during academic quarters, October through the first week of June (excluding breaks and finals weeks).

Summer guided residence hall tours are available during the summer months (June 23rd through September 19th) and are available on a rolling basis from 12:00noon-1:00pm Monday-Friday and 12:30pm-1:30pm Saturday-Sunday starting at the Segundo Dining Commons (excluding holidays).

Mondavi Center for Performing Arts tours can be scheduled, subject to availability, by phoning (530) 754-5399 and leaving a well- articulated message including name, phone number and date & time you would like a tour. This phone number is for Mondavi Center for Performing Arts tours only.

Please note: The ‘Fix 50’ project is scheduled to start April 22 to May 21 and May 27 to June 25. This is a major 1½-month-long highway repair project anticipated to cause at least one-hour delays on the section of U.S. 50 that runs between the UC Davis and Sacramento campuses. While the project doesn’t commence for nearly two months, we advise you to begin preparing now.

Please note our office will not offer tours on the following dates:

-April 5, 2014

-April 12, 2014

-April 20, 2014

-May 16, 2014

-May 26, 2014

-July 4, 2014


To view a calendar of available tours for your group, answer the following questions.*

What month are you planning on visiting the campus?

How many people will be in your group? Between 1 and 5 allowed

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