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When a Virtual Tour is not enough, come get a taste of our on-campus housing options in person! We offer walking tours of our communities Monday through Friday nearly every week of the year.

Things to Know for Your Visit

  • Photo identification, such as a Driver’s license or student ID card, is required for participation in all housing tours.
  • No pets are allowed on housing tours, except officially-designated Service Animals such as Seeing Eye Dogs.
  • Requests to see specific room or apartment styles cannot, unfortunately, be accommodated.
  • Tours average 60-90 minutes in length.

Residence Halls

Residence Hall Tour

Your student-led community tour will include a visit to a room in one of our traditional residence halls, Aberdeen-Inverness (A-I), as well as a room in our suite-style halls, Pentland Hills. Stops along your route will highlight the various community amenities and opportunities of the all-inclusive Residence Hall living experience. 

Eligibility: Freshman students only. 

Make a reservation at

UCR Campus Apartments

Campus Apartments Tour

 Experience the unique flavor of our on-campus apartment communities as a student. Tour Guide leads you on a tour of the grounds of each community, including an actual apartment when available. This combination walking-driving tour will help you envision an environment where privacy and independence complement the benefits of having the campus at your doorstep.

Eligibility: Transfer students only.

For transfer students, make a reservation at

Find Parking

Find Parking lot

A short-term parking permit can be purchased the day of your tour. Short-term parking options are available in designated parking lots around campus. See parking options for campus visitors.

Campus Tours

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Choose from one (or all seven!) of our campus tours to get a feel for what UC Riverside is all about. Visit Admissions to schedule a campus tour now.