Visit Us!

Join us for a student-led, small-group tour of campus. For families who can’t travel to campus for an in-person tour, we continue to offer many virtual and self-guided options to experience our extraordinary campus environment (see below).

Campus Tour

Our S.L.U.G.s (Student Life and University Guides) are excited to take you and your family on a walking tour of campus! Use the links below to check availability and book a tour. Please note that group tours (for larger groups such as school groups and community organizations) will not be available until fall 2022.


Important: Please note our current COVID-19 Visitors and Events Protocol.


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Group Tour Information


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