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Campus Shuttle Tours. Sign up at Homecoming Information Booth.

Shuttles will transport you around campus with stops at the following locations:

  • Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
  • The Alumni Brick Plaza and University Bookstore
  • The Natural Sciences and Mathematics presents:
    • The Science Learning Center
    • The Marine Biology Lab
  • The College of Health and Human Services Presents:
    • CSI @ CSULB
    • LifeFit Center @ the Beach
  • The Student Recreation and Wellness Center

On your way back to the Homecoming site you will see the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, The Carpenter Performing Arts Center and The Mike and Arline Walter Pyramid.


Shuttles will depart from the Homecoming Site every thirty minutes starting at 11 a.m. Catch the Shuttle by the Balloon Arch.

To sign up for the shuttle, stop by the Homecoming Central Plaza Information Booth.

The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden-

Situated on 1.3 acres, this Hill and Pond Japanese-style garden was dedicated in 1981. The garden advances the university's ongoing interest in international education and student engagement. It serves as an outdoor classroom setting, as well as a site for student mentoring and peer-to-peer relationships through internships and docent positions.  

  • Practice using the garden’s collection of cloth furoshikito learn to wrap gifts "sustainably" in time for the holidays
  • Make a hachimaki headband to wear to the game if you are a Japanese Garden Member, CSULB student or alumnus


The Alumni Brick Plaza and University Bookstore

  • The Alumni Brick Plaza-Visit your brick at one of the Alumni Brick Plaza!  There will be a light reception from 10-11 a.m.
  • The University Bookstore-Near the Brick Plazas is the University Bookstore.  The bookstore is offering 20% Beach emblematic wear.  They are open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Presents

  • The Science Learning Center-is a "hands-on" museum and houses many displays and exhibits from the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, and Science Education.  The concepts of science are most easily understood by direct physical involvement and personal discovery and visitors are encouraged to turn handles, push buttons, and twist knobs to understand the science.  When visiting the Science Learning Center, you will find many exhibits including a Scanning Electron Microscope,Musser Copernican Planetarium, Wimhurst Generator, Vacuum Bell Jar, and Fluorescent Minerals Display, and the Etherwave Theremin. Additional hands-on exploration exhibits include Fossils, Minerals, Butterflies, and Soap Bubbles.


  • The Marine Biology Laboratory

The College of Health and Human Service Presents

  • CSI@ CSULB  from 12-1:15 p.m.- Visitors can view a demonstration of several forensic tools and methods used by today’s law enforcement personnel.  Demonstration by Dr. John Wang from the Department of Criminal Justice.

  • Tours of the LifeFit Center @ The Beach from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  Dedicated to enhancing the physical health of adults 50 years old and above, the full-service gym is located in the northeast corner of the Kinesiology Building in rooms 106, 107, 110A and 110B. Exercise classes will include Stretch and Balance, Fit and Fun, Krank Circuit and Building Strength.  Tour conducted by Ayla Donlin.

The Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC)

The SRWC is a 126,500-square-foot, state-of-the-art recreation facility. The facility contains a three-court gym, a multi activity court gym, indoor jogging track, 20,000 square feet of weight and cardio equipment, racquetball courts, activity rooms for group exercise, a custom-made rock climbing wall, a wellness center, swimming pool and spa, as well as many other services. Must be 18 years or older to tour the SRWC.


The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music Pavilion and Plaza 

  • The Carpenter Performing Arts Center-Built in 1994, the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center is a 1,074-seat theatre that was modeled after the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.  Each season the Carpenter Center presents a variety of music, dance, family, comedy, and cabaret events, as well as newly commissioned works.  The Carpenter Center features a permanent display of awards and memorabilia of the popular music duo, Carpenters, that is open at all events.
  • The Mike and Arline Walter Pyramid- The home of Long Beach State Basketball and volleyball for over 15 years, the Walter Pyramid has become a nationally recognized icon for the university.  It rises 18 stories and can be seen for miles in all directions. Nearly 200,000 visitors pass through the Walter Pyramid's entrances annually.   The Walter Pyramid measures 345 feet on each side of its perfectly square base, and is believed to be the largest space-frame structure in North America. The building's infrastructure utilizes 18,000 steel tubes and connection modules, joined by more than 160,000 three-quarter inch bolts.

Homecoming is brought to you by:

CSULB Alumni Association

Associated Students, Inc.


For more information:

Please contact the Alumni Relations Office at (562) 985-5252 or by email at