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 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 530-752-0539. Our e-mail address is

Summer tours will become available Mid-May. Please check back then to make a reservation.

Residence Hall tours are offered Monday-Friday from 11:30am - 12:30pm and on Saturday from 12:30pm - 1:30pm. Check in at the Tercero Residence Hall and tours will depart on a rolling basis. Reservations are not necessary for residence hall tours. Residence Hall tours are not available during finals week (June 9th-June 15th), breaks and university-observed holidays.

Summer housing tours will be offered Monday, July 3rd through Friday, September 15th. They will be available seven days a week from 9am-11:30am and 1:30pm-4:30pm. Check in at the Segundo Area Service Desk. 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:

May 29, 2017 - Memorial Day

July 4, 2017 - Independence Day

September 4, 2017 - Labor 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