You've done all your research and read every brochure, but the best way to find out what we're all about is to see it for yourself.

Tour Our Campus

Virtual Tours

If you can't make it to campus, you can still take a tour!

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Guided Tour and Presentation

Tours are designed for prospective, current UC San Diego Students, Academic Counselors, UC San Diego faculty/ staff/administrators, and general guests.

  • Admissions Officer presentation is included.

  • Completely outdoor walking tour led by current UC San Diego Campus Ambassadors.

Register for a Guided Tour

Group Tours

  • Groups of 11 or more students.

Register for a Group Tour

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Self-Guided Tour

If you are unable to attend a guided tour you are welcome to explore the UC San Diego campus on your own using the self-guided tour map.

  • Our campus is open to the public throughout the year.
  • Each self-guided tour route in the map below is about 45 minutes to 1 hour long.
  • Please feel free to stop by the Triton Center for questions if needed.

What to do
While you're here

Explore Geisel Library

Snap a selfie in front of UC San Diego’s iconic Geisel Library, recently named one of the most beautiful libraries in the world and is among the nation’s top 25 public academic libraries.

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Treat yourself to a meal at one of our full-service eateries. Selections around campus include vegetarian, kosher and halal-friendly dining halls, as well as food to grab on the go.

Restaurants & Cafes


Browse bestsellers and outfit yourself like a true Triton at the UC San Diego Bookstore. There is also a full food court in the attached Price Center if you get hungry or just want to grab some coffee.

Visit Bookstore


Zigzag across campus in search of our carefully curated series of one-of-a-kind, site-specific installations from bold artists who proudly disrupt the status quo.

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