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.
Please note in the event of inclement weather, we will 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.
Summer 2015 tour schedule -
- July 27, 29, and 30 at 10 a.m. only
Please note: our tours unit will be closed for reservations 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 large parties of 30 or more 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.
If you wish to visit our campus as a "walk-in" guest for tours (parties of nine people or fewer), please stop by our Guest Relations unit, located in Bayramian Hall 190. Check-in at the front desk and place your student’s name on our “walk-in” list. Please note "walk-ins" are based upon availability and not guaranteed. You must be physically present to register as a "walk-in" guest. No phone or Internet "walk-in" reservations are allowed. We do not offer campus tours on the weekend.