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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!


Directions to Santa Clara University

Best routes to take for a visit to SCU


de Saisset Museum

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

Discover and Be Inspired

SCU Presents

Attend our dance, musical, and dramatic presentations!

See a show

Dancers performing

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

Ethics at Noon

President's Speaker Series

Bannan Institute