Student Outreach and Recruitment (SOAR) offers guided walking tours of the CSUN campus led by the University Ambassadors. Tours last approximately one hour and allow individuals, families, school groups or organizations to visit major points of interest while learning about life as a CSUN student.
To book a tour, please make a reservation by calling the SOAR office Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., at (818) 677-2879. Depending on the size of your group, we suggest you make a reservation two to three weeks in advance of the requested tour date. After your make a reservation, you will receive an email confirmation that includes information about complimentary parking. Reservations made less than 72 hours in advance will not receive complimentary parking.
In the event of inclement weather, we can not permit walking tours for safety reasons. Tours will continue under light rain but if we are unable to go out, we will host a student panel and provide an opportunity to speak with an outreach counselor.
We will accommodate requests for an American Sign Language interpreter.
Please note that as of Aug. 19, 2015, CSUN is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. To promote a healthier environment for learning and living, the use, sale and distribution of smoke and tobacco products will no longer be allowed anywhere on campus.
Prohibited tobacco products and devices include, but are not limited to, the following examples:
- Electronic smoking devices such as e-cigarettes
- Pipes (including hookah)
- Simulated tobacco products that imitate or mimic tobacco products (e.g., herbal, cloves, bidis and kreteks)
- Smokeless tobacco and nicotine delivery systems (e.g., chewing tobacco, snuff and SNUS)
Food and Drug Administration-approved cessation products for treating nicotine or tobacco dependence are allowed. To learn more about the new policy and CSUN smoking cessation services, visit the Clear the Air website.
Summer 2015 tour schedule -
Please note: our tours unit will be closed between 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. during our regular business hours, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5p.m.
We apologize for the inconvenience but due to the volume of group tour and family tour requests; we are no longer taking reservations for summer 2015 tour season.
However, we do encourage you to come visit our campus. We offer a self-guided tour brochure that you're welcome to pick up at our office. Please stop by Student Outreach and Recruitment (SOAR) in Bayramian Hall 190 to pick one up and a campus map during regular business hours, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5p.m. You may also download our CSUN Mobile App to your mobile device through Google Play or the App Store and then click on the tour icon to begin your campus tour.