Available Tours

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

Prospective Student/Family Walking Tours

Tours begin from the UC Davis Welcome Center

Admitted Student Tours will be available for registration on March 14, 2015. Admitted Student Tours will be conducted from March 15-April 30.

We welcome future applicants and their families to join our weekday walking tours of UC Davis. Tours begin and end 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 Saturdays starting at Tercero Dining Commons during academic quarters, October through the first week of June (excluding breaks and finals weeks).

2014-15 Academic Year Residence Hall Tour schedule (tours available during the following periods):

Monday, October 6, 2014 through Friday, December 12, 2014

Monday, January 5, 2015 through Monday, March 16, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015 through Thursday, June 4, 2015 (NOT available Friday – Dead Day)

Campus Tours and Guided Residence Hall Tours are not available during university-observed holidays.

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

-March 27, 2015

-April 11, 2015

-April 18, 2015

-May 15, 2015

-May 25, 2015

-July 3, 2015

-September 7, 2015


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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