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Campus Tours

UC Merced Little Lake - View from the Granite Pass Residence Hall


Due to COVID-19, in-person guided campus tours are currently canceled. We look forward to being able to welcome you back to campus in person. In the meantime, we invite you to sign up for our new drive thru tours below and take advantage of the different options we offer to virtually experience UC Merced.


UC Merced You Visit Virtual Tour

Group Tours

Come experience our virtual group tours for an unparalleled look at our UC Merced campus.

UC Merced You Visit Virtual Tour

Family Tours

A great time for the whole family! Come see our UC Merced campus with the people who matter most.

UC Merced You Visit Virtual Tour

Welcome Center Instagram

Check our Welcome Center Instagram(@UCMercedTours)


Rufus the Bobcat

Live Tours

Check out our LIVE tours and Instagram channels (@LifeatUCMerced) and Welcome Center (@UCMercedTours).

Drive Thru Tours

Drive Thru Tours 

Take a self-guided tour of our campus from the comfort of your car.

UC Merced Drone Tour Student Flying Drone

Drone Tours

We invite you to engage with us and get a bird's-eye view of campus.



New Interactive Foleon Tour

Learn how to help your student navigate the next step in their journey to the University of California, Merced.

Interactive Campus Map Tour

Interactive Campus Map

An interactive map that highlights residence halls, academic buildings, dining options and other points of interests.

UC Merced You Visit Virtual Tour

360 Virtual Tour

Immersive 360 photos and an interactive walking tour that allow you to explore north campus and our residence halls.


UC Merced Tour Guides

Meet your UC Merced Tour Guides

More Information

For additional questions or concerns, please contact:

Juan Roman_Welcome Center Coordinator

Juan Román
Welcome Center Coordinator
Office: (209) 228-4635

Brian Chongtoua
Admissions Public Advisor
Office: (209) 228-4258


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

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8AM - 5PM