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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 in the main lobby of Heafey Hall. 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 summer term on Monday, June 24 and will run until Friday, September 20. Tours will be offered Monday-Friday at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Engineering tours will not be available on the following dates:
June 17-21 (Building Construction Closures)
July 4-5 (University Holiday)
September 2 (University Holiday)

Tours will begin for the winter quarter on Monday, Septmeber 23 and will run until Friday, December 13. 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:
November 25-29 (Thanksgiving Holiday)
December 16-January 3 (Winter Break)

Tours will resume for the winter term on Monday, January 6. 


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

Zach Cameronimage

Zach Cameron

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

Nairu Garcia-Acevedoimage

Nairu Garcia-Acevedo

Major: Electrical Engineering
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Involvements: Theta Tau, Society of Women Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Study Abroad in Madrid, School of Engineering Student Assistant, Summer Engineering Seminar Counselor

Rachael Hanimage

Rachael Han

Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Involvements: American Society of Civil Engineers, Hipnotik, Images Dance, Honors Program, Johnson Scholars Program, Intern at Burr Ridge Public Works, Writer for NDI Opotrak Certus User Guide

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

Chelsea Villanuevaimage

Chelsea Villanueva

Major: Computer Science & Engineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Involvements: Theta Tau, SCU Solar Regatta Team, Campus Ministry Retreats Intern, Barkada, Intern for the Department of Defense 


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

Heafey-Bergin, Bldg. 202
Guadalupe Hall, Bldg. 455

408-554-5474 fax