Guided Campus Visits       

    We are excited to welcome you to our campus! Read below to view our different visit options. The Visitor Center is open 9am to 4pm (Pacific Time) on weekdays. The Visitor Center will be closed or have adjusted hours on the following dates:

    • Friday, November 11th
    • Wednesday, November 23rd (closing at 12pm PT)
    • Thursday, November 24th
    • Friday, November 25th
    • Friday, December 16th (closing at 12pm PT)
    Note: No guided tours will be offered the week of the Thanksgiving holiday (November 21-25). The Visitor Center will be open Monday-Wednesday for self-guided visits only. Learn more and register here

    If you are unable to join a guided tour, we encourage you to register for a self-guided visit instead.

    Visit Options

    Admissions Presentation & Guided Tour
    This two-hour visit includes a UCSB admissions overview, followed by a guided campus tour. Our capacity for these visits is strictly limited, so please review our visit policies below. Registration is required. 
    Guided Campus Tour
    This 75-minute visit includes a guided campus tour only. You will receive a recorded version of our admissions presentation in your event confirmation. Our capacity for these tours is strictly limited, so please review our visit policies below. Registration is required. 
    Interested in learning more about the College of Engineering at UCSB? Join the College of Engineering for an hour-long information session focused on the engineering curriculum, research, education abroad opportunities, internships, and more. In-person sessions, offered on select Fridays in October, are limited to 50 participants and advance registration is required.
    Please note, these presentations are hosted by the College of Engineering and will not include admissions content. Registration for these presentations is separate from our campus visit options listed above. If you have any questions about these presentations, please reach out to Frances Thompson at
    Visitor Policies
    • Given our reduced capacity, registration is required for all presentations and tours. No exceptions will be made. 
    • All registrations will be limited to a maximum of two (2) additional guests
    • There is no waitlist or walk-in process for any visits that are full. No exceptions.
    • Non-service animals are not permitted inside any campus buildings, including the Visitor Center. Leashed dogs are permitted outdoors.
    If you are unable to join us for a guided visit, you are welcome to register for a self-guided visit to explore campus on your own or visit at another time.

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