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Santa Clara invites friends, families, and community members to explore our campus, attend events, and take advantage of all we have to offer.



Welcome to the Mission campus, home to California’s oldest operating university, located in the world’s most innovating region.

Santa Clara University, located at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay in the heart of Silicon Valley, is a nationally recognized, academically challenging, and student-centered Jesuit, Catholic university.

The beautiful mission-style campus, the strong connections with Silicon Valley's high-technology industry, and the Jesuit tradition of educating the entire person has made Santa Clara one of the nation's most highly rated master's universities in the West.

We invite you to explore our campus and all the events and opportunities we have to offer. Enjoy your visit!


Navigate here to Directions to Santa Clara

Best routes to take for a visit to the Santa Clara University campus.

Navigate here to Campus Tours

SCU is open for visits! Navigate to our Campus Tours page to learn more.

Navigate here to de Saisset Museum

The only free museum of art and history in the South Bay.

Navigate here to SCU Presents

Attend our dance, musical, and dramatic presentations!

Dancers performing

Santa Clara has a rich tradition in the theatre, dance and musical arts. See upcoming events from SCU Presents.

Preferred Hotels near SCU

Looking for accommodations near SCU? Check out local hotels and book online.