Prospective Student/Family Walking Tours

prospect students on a campus tour

We welcome future applicants and families to join our prospective student walking tours of UC Davis. Tours begin and end at the Welcome Center. Your visit experience will begin with a 30 minute admissions presentation and conclude with a 90 minute walking tour of our beautiful campus. The 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 530-752-0539. Our e-mail address is

Housing tours are held separate from the campus walking tours and run January 8, 2018 through March 16, 2018. Housing tours run on a rolling basis from 11:30am - 12:30 pm, Monday - Friday and 1:00pm-2:00pm on Saturday. Check in at the Tercero Residence Hall. Reservations are not necessary.

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 the summer. Drinking water is highly encouraged during summer months. A hydration station is available at the Welcome Center.

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

January 15, 2018 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February 19, 2018 - Presidents Day

March 30, 2018 - Cesar Chavez Day

May 28, 2018 - Memorial Day

We look forward to your visit soon.

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