Please visit our Virtual Engagements page to register for a Virtual Campus Visit – over Zoom! We currently plan to offer these through August 13, 2021. After that time, you can see a recorded visit on our Visit UC Berkeley YouTube channel.
While on our campus, take a journey through Berkeley history as you cross Sproul Plaza. Relax in the shade along Strawberry Creek. Get a big picture view of the Bay Area from the Campanile. Feel the world-changing energy of over 35,000 students from around the world.
We offer a variety of tours to help you explore the Berkeley campus, from family tours to large groups to self-guided options. We offer Spanish and Mandarin language tours on request with 14 days notice. Read more below to find the best fit for you.
If you would like to attend an admissions presentation in addition to a campus tour, please note that separate reservations are required. Visit the admissions office reservation system to book an admissions presentation.
Please note that we own one wheelchair which is on a first-come first-served basis. It can only be used during the tour.
We are unable to store luggage for our guests. We apologize for this inconvenience.
Reopening with In-Person Campus Walking Tours in August Our campus is now open to visitors! Here is some guidance on our return to campus. We are excited to announce that we plan to offer in-person campus walking tours starting in August 2021. Registration will be required and the total tour group size will be strictly … Continue Reading »
Advance tour reservations are required for parties of 10 or more (including school groups) and any visitors who would like to pay for a private tour. School group tours are offered for grades 6 and above. Special group/private tour reservations must be made at least 14 days in advance. Please note these tours are walking … Continue Reading »
Visitor Services normally offers one-hour golf cart tours of the campus for visitors who wish a shorter, private tour experience and for guests with limited mobility. The information presented on a golf cart tour is the same information you would receive on our free guided walking tour. Golf cart tours are normally offered on Mondays, … Continue Reading »
Engineering Tours Normally, we offer a limited number of engineering tours during the fall, spring, and summer semesters for prospective and newly admitted undergraduate students and their families. The 90-minute guided walking tour will visit several buildings in the College of Engineering, led by specially trained campus ambassadors. Find out about teaching, research, student projects, … Continue Reading »
In partnership with Cal Athletics, we offer tours of California Memorial Stadium and the Simpson Center for Student-Athlete High Performance. These tours are offered during the spring and summer semesters. The tour is free, space is limited, and reservations are required. Please note this is NOT a replacement for the free guided campus walking tour. We … Continue Reading »
We welcome you with open arms on our campus with a variety of guided and self-guided tours. Virtual Campus Experience through YouVisit Wander the campus virtually through our new YouVisit interactive experience! Visitor Services Tours Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour: Want to wander the campus on your own at your own pace or just listen to … Continue Reading »
Congratulations on being admitted or waitlisted to Berkeley! We heartily congratulate you on this momentous achievement. Information will be posted here for our new admits in Spring 2022.
Visitor Services provides specialized tours for groups coordinated by UC Berkeley staff and faculty. Subjects covered include history, traditions, academics, research, and student life. Please note that this form is for internal use only. You must be a UC Berkeley staff or faculty with a @berkeley.edu email address. Availability depends on the time of year. … Continue Reading »
Residence Hall Tours Cal Housing normally offers one-hour guided tours of a Residence Hall on the south side of campus, including a look into either the Unit 1 or Unit 2 residence hall common areas and one room. We hope you will also consider eating lunch at the Crossroads Dining Commons near the starting and … Continue Reading »