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Sac State Campus Tours

Join us for a fun and informative tour at Sacramento State

By touring our beautiful campus, prospective students are given the opportunity to learn more about life at Sac State, experiencing firsthand everything our truly amazing campus has to offer. Please carefully review your options and register for the tour that best represents you and your needs.

For virtual and self-guided options, please visit Virtual & Self-Guided Tours

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If you are not feeling well in any way, please take care of yourself and refrain from visiting campus. Information regarding COVID-19 requirements or mask policies may be addressed via the following web pages:

Return to Campus & COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information for Students

Campus Coronavirus/COVID-19 Safety Information

Prospective Student Tours

Thank you for your interest in a Prospective Student Campus Tour! Join one of our student guides as they walk you through a roughly 1-hour tour of our gorgeous, tree-filled campus, and find out why it is so special to become a part of the Hornet Family. A brief admissions presentation immediately precedes all tours. The total tour time is approximately 1.5 hours.

SUMMER 2023 Campus Tours are held on the following days & times (subject to change):

June 6th – August 5th

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 10 AM
Fridays: 10 AM
Saturdays: 9:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 10 AM

IMPORTANT: If a time appears open but you are unable to register, it is because the number of guests you are trying to register exceeds the maximum for a particular time frame. If this happens, you must choose a different tour time

Location & Parking

Campus Tours begin and end at The Welcome Center. Please reference our interactive Campus Map for more information. Please plan to arrive 20-30 minutes before your scheduled tour time. We recommend parking in Parking Structure V (5), next to The Welcome Center.

Upon arrival to campus, follow these steps to purchase a daily parking permit (Two-Hour Parking $4 or Daily Parking $8):

  1. Park on the 3rd or 4th floor of Parking Structure V (5)
  2. Take note of your license plate number
  3. Follow the instructions on the parking machine near the elevator. A receipt will be distributed to you if payment was successful.
  4. See the front desk of the Welcome Center for tour check-in.

Register for Your Tour!

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Large Group Campus Tour- Summer 2023

Thank you for considering a group tour of Sac State for your organization, including up to 80 guests (students and chaperones). Please note that this is not a final confirmation, and tour availability is usually scheduled between 2 weeks to 1 month ahead. If our student tour guides are available, we will confirm your group tour and send you an email with a time based on the date you selected. However, we regret that we cannot accommodate groups larger than 80 guests at this time. If we are unable to fulfill your request, we suggest taking a self-guided virtual tour. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Fall 2023 registration will open in late August.

Inquire for Your Large Group Tour!

Group Campus Tour- Summer 2023

Join us for a group campus tour, suitable for groups with up to 30 guests (including students and chaperones). Registration is to be made by a representative/ lead chaperone on behalf of the group that will be present on the day of the campus visit. The walking campus tour is conducted outdoors and typically lasts an hour. To ensure you are comfortable, please dress appropriately for the weather. It is recommended that you allocate 1.5 hours for the tour to allow time for your group to check in and use the restroom before the tour is scheduled to start.

Register for Your Summer Group Tour!

On-Campus Housing Tours

During your on-campus housing tour, you will learn about student life when living on campus, the amenities offered, student resources, and so much more! The on-campus housing tour in its entirety will last approximately 30 minutes.

Fall 2022 – On-Campus Housing Tours are held on the following days & times (tour times are subject to change when necessary):

Monday – Friday: 12:45 PM

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 10:45 AM

Saturdays: 9:30 AM, 10:15 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:45 AM

LOCATION: On-Campus Housing Tours begin at University Housing Services where guests meet tour guides at the Herky Sign - located right outside of Riverview Hall within North Village. Please reference our interactive Campus Map for more information.

This tour will only be showing the North Village. If you are interested in taking a tour of Hornet Commons, our other on-campus housing option for transfer students, you can contact them directly at (916)-999-7686 or email them at


Parking Permits must be purchased by your party. We recommend purchasing ahead of time using the various options on the University Transportation & Parking (UTAPS) website. Parking may best be found in Structure V, as it is the closest public parking to Riverview Hall.

Register for Your Housing Tour!

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Experience The WELL

The WELL offers guided tours to large groups, small groups, and individuals. Tours may be provided on a walk-in basis, however, we recommend prescheduling your tour to avoid a long waiting period. Tours typically last between 5 - 15 minutes. Individuals on a tour must stay with the group the entire time, and are not authorized to use equipment or take photos inside the facility.

When registering, please always indicate the size and demographic (children, teenagers, college students, or adults) of your group.

Small Tours

A small tour is classified as anywhere between 1 - 10 individuals. Small tours provide a more intimate experience and allow patrons to ask details questions. Small tours are available to prospective students, alumni, affiliates, current students, and campus visitors. We request small tours to be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance.

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Large Tours

The WELL provides large tours to school groups, clubs, organizations, and campus visitors. A large tour is classified as 11 or more individuals. Each tour guide can accommodate 25 individuals per tour. If your group has more than 25 people we will separate them into groups. We request large tours to be scheduled at least one week in advance.

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Specialized Tours

Groups interested in learning about the WELL's LEED certification can schedule a specialized tour. The WELL is a LEED Green Building project. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is governed by the U.S. Green Building Council. We request specialized tours to be scheduled at least one week in advance.

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