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SCDI Tours

We are pleased to offer in-person engineering tours throughout the year! Our tour guides, current engineering undergraduate students, lead walking and virtual tours of our engineering facilities in the new Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation. During these 60-75 minute tours our students will showcase our teaching and research facilities, discuss the various engineering programs and opportunities, and share their experiences as students in the School of Engineering at Santa Clara University. In accordance with local health guidelines, our in-person tours will be kept small and all participants must be masked while inside our facilities on campus. We hope you will join us to discover Engineering at SCU!  

The School of Engineering is offering in-person tours of our new facilities in the Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation from Monday, April 3 through Thursday, June 15 for the spring quarter. Our in-person tour, hosted during the week by our School of Engineering Tour Guides, will introduce you to SCU’s School of Engineering, take you on a walking tour of our facilities, and allow you the opportunity to ask questions and hear about first-hand student experiences. Virtual tour options will be added soon!

In-person tours will be offered at the following times during the spring quarter:

  • Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. & 3:45-4:45 p.m.
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays from 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. & 3:45-4:45 p.m.
  • Selected Saturdays from 12:45-1:45 p.m.

We will be unable to offer tours on the following days:

  • April 7 (Good Friday Holiday)
  • May 11 (Senior Design Conference)
  • May 29 (Memorial Day Holiday)
  • June 16 (University Commencement Activities)

Sign up for a session here.

Our engineering tours are meant to supplement the sessions offered through the Office of Undergraduate Admission. If you would like to explore more of Santa Clara University as a whole, please visit Undergraduate Admission for a variety of other options including in-person and virtual campus tours, podcasts, videos and more.

If you have any further questions about the School of Engineering, we would love to connect with you! We are happy to put you in touch with some of our current students and faculty to share more information about their department and majors, student opportunities, and life at the School of Engineering. If interested, please send a request to and include any particular majors of interest. As soon as we receive your request, we will connect you with a student or faculty member for a conversation. We hope to hear from you soon! 

If you are a high school counselor or looking to schedule a group tour, please email Engineering Undergraduate Programs to schedule your tour:


Please email the Engineering Graduate Programs for more information:
(408) 554-4313

Meet Our Tour Guides

Sarah  Abruzzo

Sarah Abruzzo

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Electrical Engineering
: Junior
Hometown: Collegeville, PA
Involvements: Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team, Society of Women Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Mack  Atencia

Mack Atencia

Major: Electrical Engineering
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Goodyear, AZ
Involvements: Theta Tau, SCU Hipnotik, Events and Activities Coordinator at Barkada 

Logan  Barnes

Logan Barnes

Major: Electrical Engineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Involvements: RF Research, Ultimate Frisbee, Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers, Intern at MiniRF 

Sophie  Criscione

Sophie Criscione

Major: Bioengineering
Year: Junior
Hometown: Granite Bay, CA
Involvements: Theta Tau, Biomedical Engineering Society, Society of Women Engineers, CHAARG

Vanessa De La Rosa

Vanessa De La Rosa

Major: Civil Engineering
Minor: Construction Management
Hometown: West Covina, CA
Involvements: LEAD Scholars Program, American Society of Civil Engineers, Associated General Contractors, Latinx Student Union, Multicultural Greek Life

Zena  Fasheh

Zena Fasheh

Major: Bioengineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Involvements: Society of Women Engineers, Middle Eastern & North African Club, Intern at Bristol Myers Squibb & Intuitive Surgical

Niyibitanga Inosa

Niyibitanga Inosa

Major: Computer Science and Engineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tucson, AZ
Involvements: National Society of Black Engineers, Intership at Microsoft

Mubashir  Hussain

Mubashir Hussain

Major: Computer Science and Engineering
Year: Junior
Hometown: Santa Clara, CA
Involvements: Student Advisory Board at Ciocca Center, Intern at TinyStacks and Dell, ACM Board, University Innovation Fellow at Ciocca Center, Research Assistant at EPIC Labs 

Misha  Manushree

Misha Manushree

Major: Bioengineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: Laguna Niguel, CA
Involvements: Society of Women Engineers, Engineers Without Borders

 Zara  Shariff

Zara Shariff

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Involvements: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Engineering Peer Advisor, Santa Clara Community Action Program, Alpha Kappa Psi, Intern at Cisco
Shanelle Smith

Shanelle Smith

Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: Richmond, CA
Involvements: National Society of Black Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Igwebuike

Julia Yaklich

Julia Yaklich

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Technical Innovation, Design Thinking, and the Entrepreneurial Mindset
Hometown: Woodland, CA
Involvements: Society of Women Engineers

Contact Us

Santa Clara University
School of Engineering
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Heafey-Bergin, Bldg. 202
Sobrato Discovery, Bldg. 402

408-554-5474 fax