Tour Locations & Hours
For Prospective Students and Visitors:
Walking tours are offered almost every Monday - Friday. Please check the Tour Calendar for available times and to ensure that there is a tour offered on the day you wish to visit UC Irvine.
Participants will begin the tour PROMPTLY AT NOON in the Visitor Center (A138) in the UCI Student Center. The tour takes approximately one hour and tours are given rain or shine. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.
Large Group Tours (more than 10 people):
Walking tours for GROUPS can be scheduled for almost any weekday throughout the year. Group tours are scheduled on a first-come first-serve basis, starting at 9am, 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, or 3pm. Generally, group tours begin at the flagpoles outside Aldrich Hall. Group tours require a reservation.
If you cannot attend one of our guided tours, take an interactive virtual walking tour of the campus. A current student will lead you and provide historical background, school information, pictures and panoramas so you can see how beautiful our
location is and learn more about us. Take a virtual tour now.
You can also download our virtual tour app on iTunes or Google Play
- Campus & Housing Tours will be closed on the following Holidays and Recesses:
- May 25: Memorial Day
- July 3: Independence Day
- September 7: Labor Day
- November 11: Veteran's Day
- November 26-27: Thanksgiving
- December 24-January 3: Winter Break
* Groups of 10 or less for the 12:00 noon campus tour DO NOT need a reservation.
** Special tours for school groups of ten or more can be arranged during the regular academic year. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a specific date and time in mind.