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Our Best Answer - Can I take a virtual or self-guided campus tour?

Note: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UCSB campus, including the Visitor Center, is currently closed. Visitors are not permitted on campus outside of designated Coastal Access Areas by order of the California Department of Public Health. The Office of Admissions is offering virtual tours, student panels, and admissions presentations via the Virtual Campus Visits page.

Virtual Campus Tours

Interactive and three-dimensional, our virtual campus visit features a realistic online walking tour with rich media, video content and 360-degree panoramic views. The virtual tour is the next best thing to being on campus! It is available in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Korean. 

Self-Guided Tour App

Visitors to campus can download the free UC Santa Barbara Guides app for a guided audio walking tour of campus. The interactive app helps visitors navigate around campus while providing audio descriptions of important campus locations. Tours are available in English and Spanish. 

Self-Guided Tour Map

In addition to the tour app, a printable Self-Guided Tour Map is available on the Office of Admissions' Publications and Videos page.

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