Campus Tours

Daily Tours at the Hayward Campus Welcome Center

Join other prospective students on our individual campus tour! Walking tours of the campus depart from the Welcome Center Monday - Friday at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Individual tours are for groups of individuals and/or families interested in attending the university. Individual tours are led by a Student Ambassador, and visit academic facilities, campus landmarks, and residence halls. Tours typically take 45 - 60 minutes. Please wear comfortable shoes. Reservations are requested; however, walk-ins are welcome. MAKE A RESERVATION TODAY!

Group Tours at the Hayward Campus Welcome Center

Are you a leader of a school or outreach group interested in visiting campus? Then please submit an online group tour request form. Group tours are given Monday through Friday at 10:00am for groups of no more than 60 students. If your group is larger, please send an email request directly to Please note that filling out this request form does not guarantee your tour date. You will be contacted within 1-2 weeks by email to confirm all tour details.

Housing Tours

Make the most of your college experience by living on the Hayward Campus at Pioneer Heights. All tours during the Spring 2015 quarter are from 12:00pm – 4:30pm*:

Prospective Freshman Students: Monday – Friday: April 13 to May 29

Prospective Transfer Students: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: April 14 to May 28

Please check in at the front desk of the Pioneer Heights main office located in Lassen Hall upon arrival to complete a short registration form. Please note:

  • Transfer students may view a Single and Triple Apartment
  • There are no tours from June 1st through June 12th due to final exams
  • Go to Lassen Hall in Pioneer Heights anytime during the designated dates and times for a tour

*Tours are subject to cancellation as this is currently based on occupied space availability and permitting weather conditions. Please contact Housing at (510) 885-7444 with any questions.

Saturday Tours

Saturday tour programs at the Hayward Campus are available on select Saturdays. Spend a Saturday morning from 9:00 - 11:30am enjoying a specially designed program. Join in for a tour of our beautiful campus, including on-campus housing, and an opportunity to talk with current East Bay students about what it means to be a Pioneer! Saturday tours meet at 9:00am at Pioneer Heights Lassen Hall. Our Summer and Fall Saturday tour dates are July 11th, August 1st, September 12th, and November 14th. REGISTER NOW!

Please call (510) 885-2556 or send an e-mail to with any questions.

Self-Guided Tours

If are not able to attend one of our scheduled tours of the Hayward Campus, please come to campus anytime to take a self-guided tour. Print a tour guide with map to make the most of your self-guided tour, or pick up a copy in front of the Welcome Center. Tour guest parking passes are only available from the Welcome Center Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Guests must purchase a parking permit for all other weekday time periods and holidays when the University is closed. Parking is free on weekends.

Daily Tours at Concord Campus

Walking tours of the campus depart from the Transfer Center located in the Academic Services Building every fourth Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. Tours are led by a student ambassador, and visit academic facilities and campus landmarks. Tours typically take 45-60 minutes. Please wear comfortable shoes. Reservations are requested; however, walk-ins are welcome.

To reserve your tour, make a reservation by e-mail to:

Meet Your Tour Guides

Learn about our student tour guides who will welcome you to campus.

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