Tour UC Merced

Family Tours

  • Students and their families who wish to visit the university can join other visiting students and their families on a student-led tour of the UC Merced campus.
  • In order to make your visit a memorable one, tours provide a 20:1 visitor to guide ratio.
  • Available by reservation.
  • Consist of a 60-minute walking tour led by a student tour guide.
  • Contact the Visitor Center at 209-228-6316 if you have any questions or concerns.
  • Make a reservation

Available Tour Times


Monday through Friday 
10 a.m, 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. PST

Designated Saturdays at noon PST (Excludes major holidays)


Summer Hours

(5/15/17 - 8/11/17):

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
10 a.m., 12 p.m. & 2 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday
9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m.


Virtual Tour

Check out our new Virtual Tour!


Group Tours

  • Schools, community colleges, or community-based organizations wishing to schedule a campus visit should complete the Group Tour Request Form.
  • Please allow 7 to 10 business days for confirmation and arrival directions. 

Meet Your UC Merced Tour Guides


For additional questions or concerns please contact:

Visitor Center
5200 N. Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
Office: 209-228-6316

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