Group/School Tour Registration

Tours start at:
Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. 11 a.m.* 2 p.m.

*During the months of October and April, we only offer tours at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Good for groups of:
10-125 Students and Chaperones

Groups with fewer than 10 people may join our daily tour any weekday at 10 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.

Prior to submitting your tour request, please review the following:

For planning purposes, please request tours at least four weeks in advance. All tours are tentative until you are contacted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions with a confirmation. All groups will be contacted regarding their request within 2–3 business days. If we have not responded to you within that time, please contact our Group Tour Coordinators at (619) 260-4506.

Priority for tour guides and information sessions will be given to middle school- and high school-aged groups. Unless otherwise stated, all other groups will not be offered an information session.

If your group would like to buy and eat lunch on campus, please note that we can only accommodate lunch for groups before 11:45 a.m. and after 1:45 p.m. in our Pavilion Dining area. Set menus are available for groups of 20 or more at $8.75 per person.

Office Closures and Self-Guided Tour Dates

Prior to registering for a tour, please take note of the dates below. By checking the “Tour Availability” column, you will be able to see when our office will be CLOSED as well as when we are able to offer SELF-GUIDED TOURS only.

If you should register for a self-guided campus tour, please make sure to check in with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions upon your arrival to campus so that we may provide instructions for your self-guided tour. If possible, we will try to provide an information session prior to your tour (based upon availability).

Dates Academic and Holiday Schedule Tour Availability
September 5, 2016 Labor Day OFFICE CLOSED
October 21, 2016 Fall Holiday SELF-GUIDED TOURS
November 23-25, 2016 Thanksgiving Holiday OFFICE CLOSED
December 13-20, 2016 Study Days and Final Exams SELF-GUIDED TOURS
December 23, 2016 - January 2, 2017 Christmas Holiday & New Year's Holiday OFFICE CLOSED
January 3-25, 2017 Winter Intersession SELF-GUIDED TOURS
January 16, 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday OFFICE CLOSED
January 26 - February 10, 2017 Start of Spring Semester SELF-GUIDED TOURS
March 6-10, 2017 Spring Break SELF-GUIDED TOURS
April 13-17, 2017 Easter Break SELF-GUIDED TOURS
April 14, 2017 Good Friday OFFICE CLOSED
May 15 - September 22, 2017  Summer Break and Start of Fall Semester SELF-GUIDED TOURS
May 29, 2017 Memorial Day OFFICE CLOSED
July 4, 2017 Independence Day OFFICE CLOSED

Group Tour Registration

Contact Information

Group Information

Only provided to middle/junior high and high school-aged groups

Tour Information
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Contact Information

Undergraduate Admissions
Manchester Hall
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (800) 248-4873 or (619) 260-4506
Fax: (619) 260-6836

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.