Campus Tours

Student Ambassadors

Welcome to San Jose State University's Campus Tours page! Get ready to explore our vibrant campus, learn about our diverse student community, and discover the many academic opportunities that await you at SJSU.

Student Ambassador Led Tours

If you are looking to book a campus tour with us led by our awesome SOAR student ambassador team, please select one of the following: an Individual/Family tour or a School/Group tour. 

Individual and Family Tours

Student and Family Tour

Join us for a one-hour Individual and Family Campus Tour, led by our knowledgeable student ambassadors, and experience the vibrant and diverse community of San Jose State University as you explore our beautiful campus, state-of-the-art facilities, and academic programs.

School and Group Tours

School Group Tour

Discover all that San Jose State University has to offer with our School/Group Tour program, designed for educational groups (up to 50 individuals per group). Led by experienced student ambassadors, the outdoor walking tour offers an in-depth look at campus life, academic programs, and our state-of-the-art facilities, with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and explore.

*Unfortunately, we are not currently offering guided tours for elementary and middle school groups. However, K-8 groups are welcome to visit campus, take a self-guided tour, and can pick up materials at our Welcome Center. You can also visit the children and teens center in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library.

Self-Guided Tours

self guided tour

Embark on a self-guided walking tour of San Jose State University's vibrant campus and explore at your own pace. The tour provides an excellent opportunity to discover the campus's history, academic programs, and state-of-the-art facilities while following a designated route that includes significant campus landmarks. You can visit the Welcome Center and embark on a personalized journey to learn more about what Ƶhas to offer.

Self Guided Tour Map [pdf]

 

Preparing for Your Visit

Directions and Parking

You may use the following address to guide you to the closest parking garage, our North Parking Garage. If you are using GPS:

Student Services Center
60 S. 9th Street
San Jose, CA 95192

When exiting the North Parking Garage, please cross San Fernando Street onto the main campus. Once on the main campus, go straight toward the Student Union and turn right between the Industrial Studies building and the Student Union. The tour will start at the Welcome Center, located on the north side of the Student Union.

See map below

Weather Advisory  

To ensure a comfortable and enjoyable campus tour experience, it's important to be prepared for the weather.

San Jose State University's campus is located in Northern California, where the weather can be unpredictable, so we recommend dressing in layers and bringing appropriate gear for rain or shine.

Be sure to check the weather forecast and plan accordingly to make the most out of your visit.

 

COVID-19 Regulations

San José State University follows its own COVID-19 regulations that may differ from Santa Clara County’s or other county regulations. Please read the following information to see SJSUs updated COVID-19 information.

Masks are recommended for at-risk community members in all indoor spaces in Ƶfacilities.

Need to Reschedule?

We understand that your plans or interests might change. If that's the case, you can cancel individual visits or your full itinerary in the link provided in your confirmation email.

For all other concerns please call our office at 408-924-2564. 

Map 

Welcome Center

 

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