Visit Us

Come see for yourself all of the great things that are going on here at the School of Engineering.

Join us to experience what's happening at the School of Engineering! We are excited to offer small, guided tours to prospective high school or transfer students and families, led by our undergraduate engineering students. Our tour guides will stop at various laboratory and classroom facilities so you can see the exciting work of our engineering students and faculty, and learn about the undergraduate degree programs and Santa Clara Engineering experience. This is a great opportunity to have all your questions answered about Santa Clara University's School of Engineering!

Engineering Tours run approximately 60 minutes long and begin at the School of Engineering's front reception desk, located on the second floor of the Bannan Engineering Building. Tour groups are kept small (between 5-15 guests) and space is limited, so please see information below regarding our tour schedule and how to reserve your spot. Walk-in guests will be accommodated based on space availability. 

Tours will begin for the fall quarter on Monday, September 24 and will run until Friday, December 7. Tours will be offered at the following times:

  • Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays at 11:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

Thanksgiving Week Tours:
During the thanksgiving break week, we will be able to staff the following tours:

  • Monday, November 19 at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 20 at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Engineering tours will not be available on the following dates:

September 17-21 (due to Engineering Lab Relocations)
November 21-23 (University Thanksgiving Break)
December 10-January 11 (University Winter Break and Engineering Office & Lab Relocations)

Tours will resume for the winter quarter on Monday, January 14. 

Tours will begin for the winter quarter on Monday, January 14 and will run until Friday, March 22. Tours will be offered at the following times:

  • Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays at 11:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

Engineering tours will not be available on the following dates:
January 7-11 (due to Engineering Office, Class and Lab Relocations)
January 21 (University Holiday)
February 18 (University Holiday)

Tours will resume for the spring quarter on Monday, April 1. 


Please email Engineering Undergraduate Programs to schedule your tour:
(408) 554-4600

Our tours are meant to supplement the general campus tours offered through the Office of Undergraduate Admission. If you would like to schedule a general campus tour of Santa Clara University, you can Book Your Visit.

Meet Our Tour Guides

Jonathan Borstimage

Jonathan Borst

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Involvements: Engineers Without Borders, Tiny House Team, Intern at CSA MOOG, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma


Zach Cameronimage

Zach Cameron

Major: Computer Science and Engineering
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Involvements: Computer Engineering Research Student, Audiosync - SCU A Cappella , College Democrats

Kayleigh Dobsonimage

Kayleigh Dobson

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Involvements: Robotic Systems Lab Satellite Operations Intern, SCU Equestrian Team, The Freedom Project

Brianna Emeritaimage

Brianna Emerita

Major: Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego
InvolvementsTiny House Team, Granite Intern, Associated Schools of Construction Competition, Civil Engineering Laboratory Assistant

Nairu Garcia-Acevedoimage

Nairu Garcia-Acevedo

Major: Electrical Engineering
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Involvements: Society of Women Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, School of Engineering Student Assistant

Jo Gopinathimage

Jo Gopinath

Major: Bioengineering
Minor: Chemistry
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fremont, CA
Involvements: Society of Women Engineers, Biological Micro/Nano Systems Lab Research, Feminists for Justice, SCU Global Fellow, Global Engagement Office Ambassador

Keala Johnsonimage

Keala Johnson

Major: Bioengineering
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Involvements: Society of Women Engineers, Biomedical Engineering Society, SCU Own It, Santa Clara Campus Recreation Staff, Intramural Volleyball and Soccer

Lavelle  Simmonsimage

Lavelle Simmons

Major:Mechanical Engineering
Year: Junior
Hometown: Denver, CO
InvolvementsNational Society of Black Engineers, KSCU 103.3 Santa Clara Radio Show Host, Theta Tau, Community Facilitator

James Wangimage

James Wang

Major: Electrical Engineering & Environmental Science
Year: Senior
Hometown: Foster City, CA
Involvements: Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE), STEM Advisory Committee, Center for Sustainability Intern, Silicon Valley Power Intern, Latimer Energy Lab Researcher.  


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

Contact Us

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

Bannan Engineering, Bldg. 404
Guadalupe Hall, Bldg. 455

408-554-5474 fax