At Explore SDSU we offer two different types of tours: Academic and Student Life. The Academic Tours give you the opportunity to learn more about the various classroom or academic facilities on campus whereas the Student Life tours focus on the non-academic living aspect of being an SDSU student.
|Backstage Theatre and TV/Film Studios||50 minutes||10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m.||Don Powell Theatre Lobby|
|Behind the Scenes - Visit the Studios and Galleries of Art, Design, and Art History||50 minutes||10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m.||Art South Lobby|
|Donald P. Shiley BioScience Center||25 minutes||10 a.m. and continuing throughout the day||Donald P. Shiley BioScience Center|
|Engineering: Machine Shop||45 minutes||10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.||Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences (EIS) courtyard|
|Engineering: Mechanical Design and Modeling Lab||45 minutes||10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.||Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences (EIS) courtyard|
|Engineering: Wind Tunnel||45 minutes||10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.||Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences (EIS) courtyard|
|Global Disasters as Teaching and Serving Opportunities for SDSU||25 minutes||Departs continuously throughout the day||Viz Center, Chemical Sciences Laboratory (CSL) 120|
|Nursing in Action: A Simulated Experience||25 minutes||Every half hour between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.||Hepner Hall (HH) 124|
Tour six identified areas of the library and exhibitions, including the "Living History: Stories of African American Pioneers in San Diego" photographic exhibit.
|25 minutes||Self-guided. Enter through the Library Dome||Library Dome|
Student Life Tours
|Aztec Recreation Center and Aquaplex||25 minutes||11 a.m., 12 p.m.||Outside Aztec Recreation Center (ARC) entrance|
|Campus Tours||40 minutes||9 a.m. and continuing throughout the day||Canopy in front of Manchester Hall|
|College Area Community Garden Tour||30 minutes||12 p.m.||Departs from SDSU Children's Center (Parking lot next to 2C)|
|Housing: Hall Tours for Freshmen Living
Check out SDSU's on-campus residence halls for freshman students. Ongoing walking tours are provided at Zura, Tenochca and South Campus Plaza halls from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Walking tours take approximately ten minutes per building.
|10 minutes - expect lines||Ongoing from 9 a.m to 2 p.m.||Zura, Tenochca and South Campus Plaza|
|Housing: Tours for Sophomore Living
Ongoing walking tours are provided at Cuicacalli and Aztec Corner or jump on our shuttle to visit SDSU's on-campus apartments for sophomore students. The shuttle departs at the Tula Community Center and stops at Granada, Piedra del Sol, Zapotec and Villa Alvarado apartments for walking tours. The shuttle runs continuously from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will return to the Tula Community Center for drop-off. Walking tours take approximately ten minutes per building.
|10 minutes||Ongoing from 9 a.m to 2 p.m.||Cuicacalli, Aztec Corner and Tula Community Center|
|KPBS Studios and the Joan and Irwin Jacobs KPBS News Center||30 minutes||Every 20 minutes from 9 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.||KPBS Lobby|
|San Diego State Athletics Facilities||30 minutes||10:30 a.m.||Fowler Athletics Center, Hall of Fame, First Floor|
Take a tour of SDSU from the perspective of sustainability. Explore campus while learning about various sustainability initiatives, including climate action, LEED buildings, campus gardens, solar power, and transportation efforts.
|25 minutes||1 p.m.||Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, Visionary Suite 141|