Visit our beautiful campus!


Campus tours are held Monday through Friday from 10 AM or 2 PM., for prospective students and families. General tours last about 45-60 minutes, in which you will be walking but making frequent stops. Please dress accordingly, with comfortable shoes. Bakersfield is known for its steamy weather, so dress in breathable clothing and bring water to stay hydrated. We highly recommend you check the weather before your visit to find out if you will need a jacket or sunscreen. Maps and directions to the University are available at If there are any questions about the tours, please don't hesitate to contact us. All daily walking tours meet Monday through Friday in front of the Icardo Center (Basketball Gym). Weekend tours are not available at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. To book a tour, please complete the Campus Tour Request Form below. Click submit, and we will respond with an email confirmation of your reservation within 72 hours.

As part of our safety practices, all schools and organizations must provide a valid proof of insurance prior to any tour. Please submit all insurance certificates to Excludes all schools in Kern County School District.

Any requests sent in after 3 p.m. Friday will not be seen untill the following Monday. If there are any questions about the tours, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Tour Option A: Runners Tour

Time Frame: 45-60 Minutes

  • General Campus Tour
  • No presentation
  • No housing Tour
  • Visit significant buildings
  • Pick up @ Icardo
  • End @ Bookstore/Icardo (optional)

Tour Option B: Run Your Own Road Tour

Time Frame: 60 Minutes

  • Campus Tour - Condensed tour includes visit of the campus and concludes at a location indicated below such as department/major/school
  • School of business, Social Sciences and Education, Arts and Humanities, and Natural Science, Mathematics, Mathematics, and Engineering

Tour Option C: Rowdy's Home Tour

Time Frame: 1 hour - 1hour 15 minutes

  • General Campus Tour
  • Visit significant buildings
  • Pick up/Drop Off @ Icardo
  • Housing Tour

Tour Option D: Rowdy's VIP Tour (15 days advantage)

Time Frame: 1 hour 30 minutes - 1 hour and 45 minutes

  • Campus Presentation - minimum of 15 individuals required
  • Condensed Campus tour
  • Pick up/Drop off @ Icardo
  • Housing Tour

Parking Information: Tour buses, charter buses, shuttle buses, passenger vans, and town cars cannot stop, unload, idle or park on any street/loop at any time, such vehicles must park in parking lot I. Parking passes are not provided for tours.

Dining on campus for large groups: If you intend for your group to dine on campus, advance notice is required. Contact University Campus Dining at (661)-654-2254.

Self-Guided Tours

If you are unable to schedule a guided tour or do not feel the need for a guide, you are welcome to print out the map below and take a tour of our beautiful campus whenever you are free.

Self-Guided Tour Map

Please note: Your tour is not scheduled until you receive a confirmation email from our Tour Coordinator which includes your tour details, parking details, and directions to visit our campus.