|Tour Availability||Posting Online|
|Fall Semester||Tours offered September through November||Begins the third week in June|
|Winter Session||Limited tours offered in January||Begins the third week in December|
|Spring Semester||Tours offered February through April||Begins the third week in January|
|Summer Session||Limited tours offered June through August||Begins the third week in April|
- Guided tours are generally offered weekdays during the above periods (except during campus closures for breaks, holidays and during finals). Limited tours are available during the winter and summer session.
- When guided tours are unavailable, consider visiting the university by using our interactive map (click on Tours and select Self-Guided Tour) or by downloading a Self-Guided Tour.
Visit the campus and bring up to four guests. The one-hour walking tour (that takes place in a group setting) showcases campus facilities and provides a general overview of academic programs, student support services and campus life.
We recommend that reservations be made in advance; space is limited and tours fill quickly. Dates are added intermittently so check online frequently for updates. Once a tour has reached capacity, you will not be able to select that tour. To register, visit Family/Individual Tours.
- Tours are posted 2-3 weeks out from today’s date.
- Check online for available tour dates and times.
- Housing tours are not included in this tour. Visit Housing & Residential Life for more information.
Group (Schools / Organizations)
Note: If you are registering your family, review the Family/Individual tours section above. Group tours are only provided for large groups, such as school groups, church groups and community organizations.
This one-hour walking tour allows large groups (usually 10 or more) the opportunity to visit CSULB. This tour highlights campus facilities and provides an overview of academic programs, student support services and campus life. Note that this is a request only, not a confirmation. To request a group tour, visit Group Tours.
We recommend registering for a tour to visit our campus at the beginning of a CSULB semester because space is limited and tours fill quickly. Once a tour date is booked, that time slot will no longer be available, and you will not be able to select that specific tour date. Please consider our Self-Guided Tour as another opportunity to explore our campus. Maximize your visit by downloading the Self-Guided Tour Guidelines document on this website page to ensure a safe, educational and positive tour experience. Contact UOSR for more information on the Self-Guided Tour.
Due to an overwhelming response for group tours, students ready to transition into the university and schools and colleges in our local area are given first priority. For semester dates, visit CSULB's Academic Calendar. If you will be arriving by bus or oversized vehicle, contact the Office of Parking & Transportation Services prior to your visit.
The Self-Guided Tour brochure features a detailed map and pictures to assist you in finding your way around campus. Our easy to follow, step-by-step tour route is designed to ensure that you get the most from your visit, and provides an opportunity to explore the campus at your convenience. It’s helpful to review theSelf-Guided Tour Guidelinesprior to your visit.
Visit the online Visitor's Guide for additional campus resources and information.
The City of Long Beach
One of the many reasons CSULB is a great place to live and learn is our location. Explore the City of Long Beach, featuring the historic Queen Mary, the Aquarium of the Pacific's exhibits, the Shoreline Village boardwalk and much more. Discover the diverse and thriving coastal community that is the City of Long Beach.
Note: Please plan accordingly as there is ongoing campus construction which may impact parking.
Check Out Our Interactive Tour
Consider visiting the university by using our interactive map (click on Tours and select Self-Guided Tour). It’s convenient, informative and provides you another opportunity to check out the campus.