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Campus Tours

Explore SCU's campus by using the multiple resources our community has put together. We know traveling can be difficult, so tell us if you plan to visit.

We will stop offering tours starting Dec 12 and resume on January 9. You are more than welcomed to come visit campus and do a self-guided tour.  


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Campus Tours

Book your visit to Santa Clara University. The tour begins with a presentation with an admission counselor and is followed with a campus tour with one of SCU's own student ambassadors.

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Unable to make the trip to SCU? We offer virtual sessions and events with admission counselors, current students, staff and faculty.

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Engineering Tours

Join us to experience what's happening at the School of Engineering! We are excited to offer small, virtual and in-person tours to prospective high school or transfer students and families, led by our undergraduate engineering students

Download the SCU Mobile App for our self-guided tour

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Specific for users with an IOS device. Once you download the Mobile SCU app, navigate over to the Visitor's Guide in the app for our tour. 

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Specific for users that use Google Play store. Once you download the Mobile SCU app, navigate over to the Visitor's Guide in the app for our tour. 

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Virtual Tour Options


Franklin Square
Shops, services, and restaurants including Mio Vicino, Jasmine Thai, Taplands, and the Saturday Farmers Market.

Santana Row
The Rodeo Drive of Silicon Valley. High-end shopping, trendy apparel, dining and treats.

Westfield Valley Fair
Upscale shopping mall. 250 retailers and restaurants, 2.2 million square feet of retail space.

Santa Clara Town Center
Sprouts Market, Target, Habit Burger, China
Stix, Chipotle, Peet’s Coffee, Panera Bread, and Mission City Grill.

San Jose Market Center
Large shopping center for anything you need. Target, Trader Joe’s, Office Max.


San Pedro Square Market
Downtown San Jose’s vibrant hot spot. Local food and drinks, patio dining, live entertainment.

San Jose Municipal Rose Garden
Named “America’s Best Rose Garden” with 3,500 plantings and almost 200 varieties.

The Tech Museum
This hands-on museum also features an IMAX
movie theater

San Jose Museum of Art
Modern and contemporary art museum in downtown San Jose

Villa Montalvo
A scenic, tree-themed park filled with gardens

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Games and rides on a mile-long stretch of sandy beach.

Santa Clara Farmers Market
Open every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


The Hut(BBQ)
3200 The Alameda, Santa Clara

Jasmine Thai
1211 Franklin Mall, Santa Clara

Ike’s Sandwiches
2235 The Alameda, Santa Clara

Taqueria La Veracruzana
1510 Jackson St, Santa Clara

Achilles Mediterranean
2521 Newhall St, Santa Clara

Park Station Hashery
1701 Park Ave, San Jose

Kenji Sushi
385 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose

Pizza Antica
334 Santana Row #1065, San Jose

In-N-Out Burger
In-N-Out Burger, 550 Newhall Dr, San Jose


Almaden Quicksilver County Park
County park with a history of mining offers hiking, biking & equestrian trails amid wild flowers.

Alum Rock Park
Spacious park featuring hiking & biking trails, mineral springs & several picnic areas.

St. Joseph’s Hill Preserve
This 270-acre site welcomes dogs & provides challenging trails for hikers, bikers & equestrians.

Castle Rock State Park
Park offers 32 miles of hiking & horseback riding trails among redwoods & other regional trees.

Mission Peak Regional Preserve
Vast mountain preserve popular for biking, hiking, horseback riding, R/C flying and hang-gliding.

Tour Questions

Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission for any questions. 

Front Desk: 408-554-4700

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Group Visits

Book your group visit to Santa Clara University. Group visits are only available for groups of 10-60.