Tour Quote
I cannot express how much I enjoyed the UCSB tour. I could really picture myself there. Everyone was so friendly and the tour guides were great.
- Elaina F., prospective student

Registration Questions?

If you need assistance registering or experience any problems with the online reservation scheduler, you are welcome to email the UCSB Visitor Center at

Campus Tours and Presentations

Campus Tour

The UCSB Visitor Center offers guided walking tours and admission presentations. Reservations are required for the presentation and tours. Campus visitors without reservations are welcome in the Visitor Center and will be invited to join activities as space allows. 

Winter Closures: The Visitor Center will be closed on Monday, December 7 for a staff in-service. For winter break, the Visitor Center will be open weekdays through Tuesday, December 22 and then closed from Wednesday, December 23 through Friday, January 1. The Visitor Center will reopen to the public on Monday, January 4.

Note for visitors: As of January 2014 all UC campuses, including UCSB, are smoke-free and tobacco-free. For more information on the policy please visit the campus website.

  • Individuals and Families

  • School or Community Groups

Visitor Center Hours

The center is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (except on administrative closures and university holidays). The Visitor Center is also open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on select Saturdays in April.


UCSB Campus Map

The Visitor Center is located adjacent to the Mesa Parking Structure 18 on the ground floor of the Student Affairs Administrative Services Building (SAASB).

Directions and Parking