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Campus Tours

Campus Tours

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Schedule a Campus Tour

There's no better way to get a feel for life at UCR than to take a tour with a UCR student as your guide. The route follows a student's walking path to class so you'll get an idea of what a typical day would be like. Visit a library, the Highlander Union Building (HUB), the Campus Store, popular student hangouts and more.

Tour Options

  • Individual Campus Tour

    There's no better way to get a feel for life at UCR than to take a tour with a UCR student as your guide. The route follows a student's walking path to class so you'll get an idea of what a typical day would be like. Visit a library, the Highlander Union Building (HUB), the Campus Store, popular student hangouts and more.

    • Prospective students can reserve a campus tour Monday-Friday.
    • Elementary/Middle School Groups can reserve a campus tour Tuesday & Thursday.
    • High School/Community College Groups can reserve a campus tour Monday, Wednesday & Friday.

    Schedule a Campus Tour
    See Tour FAQ
    Contact us at (951) 827-8687 or tour@ucr.edu

  • Engineering Lab Tour

    The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) offers customized engineering lab tours throughout the year for prospective students, parents and guests. These tours are provided by student ambassadors and give guests an up-close look at the state-of-the-art engineering facilities, departments and hands-on student labs. The tour also provides a student's perspective on the academic experience, social life and ways engineering students have fun and stay connected. 

    • Prospective students can reserve a lab tour Monday-Friday.
    • Elementary/Middle School Groups are not able to reserve a lab tour.
    • High School/Community College Groups can reserve a lab tour Monday, Wednesday & Friday, if their group has 20 visitors or less.

    Schedule a Visit
    See Tour FAQ
    Contact us at (951) 827-8687

  • Group Tours (6+ Students)

    We’re excited that you’re interested in bringing your group for a visit! Our office considers any organization (school, community group, church, camp, etc.) bringing multiple students to be a “group” visit. Groups can have up to 75 total visitors (including both students and chaperones).

    Tour options vary based on the grade level of the students:

      Keep in mind that group tours fill up very quickly, so make your reservation now!

      *Group cannot be larger than 20 total people to attend the lab tour.
      **Residence Hall Tour is for high school groups only, as it is freshman-only housing. Transfer housing cannot accommodate group tours at this time.

    • Housing Tour

      Residence Hall Tour
      Learn more about housing options for freshman students. Residence hall tours typically visit Aberdeen-Inverness (traditional style) and Pentland Hills (suite style). Seeing a showroom is not guaranteed, as it is based on availability.

      • Prospective freshman can reserve a residence hall tour Monday-Friday.
      • Prospective transfers are not able to reserve a residence hall tour, as it is freshman-only housing.
      • Elementary/Middle School Groups are not able to reserve a residence hall tour.
      • High School Groups can reserve a residence hall tour Monday, Wednesday & Friday.
      • Community College Groups are not able to reserve a residence hall tour, as it is freshman-only housing.

      Campus Apartment Tour
      Learn more about housing options for transfer and graduate students. Campus apartment tours typically visit Glen Mor, Bannockburn Village, and International Village. Seeing a showroom is not guaranteed, as it is based on availability.

      • Prospective freshmen are not able to reserve a campus apartment tour, as it is housing for continuing students only.
      • Prospective transfers can reserve a campus apartment tour Monday-Friday.
      • Groups are not able to reserve a campus apartment tour, due to limited space.

      Schedule a Visit
      See Tour FAQ
      Contact us at (951) 827-8687

      ***Current UCR students should not schedule a campus apartment tour on this site, as it is for prospective students only. Please contact housing directly for more information regarding on campus apartments.

    • Information Session

      Information Session
      This sit-down presentation will discuss eligibility requirements, the application process, our academic programs, financial aid, student life and more! Questions are welcome!

      • Prospective freshman can reserve a session with a freshman admissions counselor Monday-Friday.
      • Prospective transfers can reserve a session with a transfer admissions counselor Monday-Friday.
      • High School Groups can reserve a session Monday, Wednesday & Friday. 
      • Community College Groups can reserve a session with a transfer admissions counselor Monday, Wednesday & Friday. 

      Schedule an Information Session
      See Tour FAQ
      Contact us at (951) 827-8687 or tour@ucr.edu

    • Self-Guided Tour

      Explore UCR on your own, at your own pace! Download our fun self-guided tour map:

    • Student Recreation Center Tour

      Come check out the 155,000-square-foot (14,399-square-meter) Student Recreation Center (SRC)! It features a giant weight area with nine Olympic platforms; 100 cardio machines; basketball, volleyball and badminton courts; fitness and dance studios; an indoor and outdoor track; a demo kitchen; a sparkling pool with a lazy river; a rock wall and an Outdoor Excursions shop.

      • Prospective students can reserve a recreation center tour Monday-Friday.
      • Elementary/Middle School Groups are not able to reserve a recreation center tour.
      • High School/Community College Groups can reserve a recreation center tour Monday, Wednesday & Friday.

      Schedule a Visit
      See Tour FAQ
      Contact us at (951) 827-8687

    • UCR Campus Staff

      UCR Campus Departments can schedule tours for a variety of specially hosted guests (faculty candidates, alumni regents, potential donors, etc).

      • Click here to join our daily “prospective student” tours.
      • To request a private tour contact the tours office at tour@ucr.edu or call (951) 827-8687.
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