Every spring EAOP’s campus tours program provides an opportunity to visit UCSD’s campus to hundreds of students from San Diego and Imperial Valley County.
For many of the participants, who are in the majority low-income, first generation students, it is the first time they get to visit a university campus. For the students from Imperial Valley, it may be the first time that many students have left the Valley.
The Campus Tours Program gives the students a chance to explore and get the feel of what it is like to be on a college campus and go to college one day. Students are also able take a tour of classrooms and experience what it is like to be in a lecture.
Every year for our Campus Tours, faculty, graduate students, and UCSD staff volunteer their time to give 20 minute “mini-lectures” to the students as a taste of college life.
It is our goal to not only welcome and introduce students to our campus community, but to inspire these young thinkers at such a pivotal stage in their academic careers to continue their pursuit of a college education.
For those people interested in participating in the EAOP Campus Tours, please contact your school's EAOP representative. Check our partnerships page to find out if your school is serviced by EAOP.