Visit Us In-Person or Virtually!

These unusual times call for flexibility, and we have many options -- both in-person and virtual -- for you to experience our extraordinary campus environment.

Campus Tour

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our Campus Tour Program offering in-person student-led tours has been temporarily suspended. Depending on factors including CDC guidelines, we hope to re-open our program in 2022. Please see the alternate options below.

LIVE Virtual Tour with Student Guides

A live virtual tour led by current UC Santa Cruz students, including 360-photos and live Q&A text chatting.

UCSC student tour guides

S.L.U.G. Video Series

For your convenience, we have a playlist of short topic-focused YouTube videos featuring our Student Life and University Guides (S.L.U.G.s) and lots of footage showing campus life. Tune in at your leisure!


Self-Guided Tour

Sign up for this handy, mobile-friendly tour that you can take with you as you visit our beautiful campus with your family or small group in-person. Includes photos and information and takes 45-60 minutes.

Self Guided Tour

Virtual Tour

Take a campus tour from the comfort of your own computer! Our interactive program is narrated by our own student tour guides, is available in five languages, and includes 360-degree photos.

photo of quarry plaza