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Free Guided Walking Tours

Free guided walking tours for individuals and families

We offer free 90-minute walking tours of the campus seven days a week at 10am, rain or shine. Our expert guides are student ambassadors who know the university and student life. Applying to Berkeley? History buff? Nostalgic alum? A campus tour is perfect for you.

These walking tours are for individuals, families, and parties of up to 9 people. If you are a school group, organization, a party of 10 or more people, or you’re interested in a private tour for a fee, please visit the Special Group/Private Tour Page for more information.

Tours start at the Koret Visitor Center at 2227 Piedmont Avenue in the historic California Memorial Stadium EXCEPT on Saturday, January 26, 2019 and Saturday, February 2, 2019 when the tour will start at the Campanile, the tall clock tower.

Tours require an online reservation >>

No campus tours on these dates

Campus tours are offered on most major holidays with the following exceptions:

  • Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 22)
  • Winter Break (Saturday, December 22 through Tuesday, January 1)

The online calendar includes several kinds of tours. Please review the name of the tour before reserving to ensure you are reserving the correct tour.

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Admissions Presentation

The 90-minute walking tour does NOT include information about admissions. If you would like to attend an admissions presentation, please note that a separate reservation are required. Visit the admissions office reservation system to book an admissions presentation.