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Tours of Campus


Weekday Tours for Prospective Students and Families

We are excited to welcome groups of 5 or less to campus for an immersive visit. Tours are offered Monday-Friday at 11am and 2pm. Reservations requested; walk-ins welcome

  • Your experience will share information about Cal State East Bay academics, campus life, and include a 45-60 minute walking tour of our beautiful campus 

  • Tours are led by our Student Ambassadors- current students each with a unique perspective on East Bay and the transition to campus life 

  • Add in a tour of Housing to make the most of your experience: contact Housing for more information

  • Come early on First Fridays for an extended Admissions Information Session before your tour!

    • Meet with a Pre-Admissions counselor, hear about Financial Aid, and interact with current students

    • Space is limited so sign up for your Admissions Information Session today! (registration for the walking tour is included) 

Click Here to Reserve your Campus Tour Date! 

**Please note the Welcome Center will be closed August 16th for all day training

Campus Tours for School and Community Groups

Group tours are offered during weekdays 9:30am-3:30pm for groups of 15-60 people

  • We love to accommodate special requests so if you have more than 60 people or would like a specific start time, please indicate in the Special Requests box on the Group Tour Request Form

  • Tours are 45-60 minutes walking around our beautiful campus

  • If you're interested in adding a presentation from a department on campus, please give specifics in the Special Requests box and we will help facilitate

  • If you would like to add a tour of Housing once your visit is confirmed, please email

  • If you are coming with a bus, please find a map for bus parking here

Request your Fall Semester tour date here 

Tours for Prospective Students and Families on Select Saturdays

Saturday tours are special events where groups of 5 or less can have a fun, immersive visit to campus on the weekends

  • Hear about admissions and next steps after being admitted by a Pre-Admissions Counselor

  • Interact with a student panel who will share their real experiences as a Cal State East Bay Pioneer

  • Take a 45-60 minute walking tour with an optional Housing tour after

We are currently closed for Saturday tour registration. Please check back in spring for the next Saturday tour date.

Self-Guided Tours for When Guided Tours are Not Available

If you cannot attend a scheduled tour, please come to campus any time to take a Self-Guided tour. You can move at your own pace and at your own time. There are two options for Self-Guided tours:

  • Print a self-guided brochure with a map at home

  • Take a self-guided tour with your phone; download the free CSU East Bay Mobile App. Available for Android and iPhone users

Parking permits available through the Welcome Center for Self-Guided tours during office hours.

Getting to Your Tour

Navigating to Campus

Tours start at Cal State East Bay's Welcome Center:
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd Hayward, CA 94542
Student and Faculty Support Building, adjacent to Parking Lot H
Bottom Floor: Suite 122 

If you use Google Maps, enter "Welcome Center Cal State East Bay" in order to be navigated directly to our building

If taking BART to Hayward, exit at the Hayward station (not South Hayward). There is a Free Campus Shuttle that picks up outside and will bring you to directly in front of the Student and Faculty Support Building. This shuttle is dedicated for students and small groups only.

Parking on Campus

Cars: park in Lot H. There are 5 parking spaces reserved for Tour attendees in front of the Student and Faculty Support building, right next to a large white cross walk. All cars on campus require parking permits Monday-Friday. Tour attendees will receive free parking permits when they check in at the Welcome Center.

Shuttles and Buses: park along East Loop Road (outside of Lots G & H). If East Loop Road is full, buses may park in the very back of lots G & H. No permit is needed.

For tours of our Concord Campus, please email

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