Visit Cal U

Visit Cal U


Choose a campus tour or register for a special event

In addition to academics, your college choice depends a lot on how you feel when you're on campus. Let us show you how Cal U cares, how we like to have fun, and how your safety is our priority. Visit our amazing campus and experience what it's really like to be a student at California University of Pennsylvania.  See you soon!

Undergraduate students walk outside of Natali Student Center on Cal U's campus.

Schedule an Undergraduate Campus Tour


Come to campus to spend time with us and get a feel for life as a Cal U student. On your campus visit, you can explore your options, ask questions, get important information and take a closer look at places to live, learn and have fun at Cal U.  

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Schedule a Graduate Campus Tour


Find out firsthand why Cal U is the best university for you to invest in your future. See why our campus is a great fit for you, whether you are looking to earn a master's or doctoral degree or pursue certification, a certificate or licensure in a specific field.

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On-Campus Events

Immerse yourself in a fun experience as you explore Cal U. Meet faculty and students (and maybe Blaze, our mascot!) at one of our special events, including Open House programs for all types of students. Programs include campus tours, more information about academic programs and answering your questions about Cal U.

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Self-Guided Campus Tour

If you want to take a campus tour on your own, let us know. Your visit will start at our Welcome Center (open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.) where you can get a map and go. Walk around campus and spend as much time as you like taking it all in. Be sure to check out the unique sculptures on campus and enjoy the remarkable trees in our University Arboretum.

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Guided Campus Tour

For an in-depth look at Cal U, register for a campus tour with a student leader who will guide you on a customized tour and share great stories about the Cal U experience. After your campus tour, you can talk one-to-one with an admissions counselor. If you'd also like to meet with a faculty member, let us know when you register! Campus tours are offered Monday through Friday, at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Check our calendar for evening and Saturday opportunities, or ask us about scheduling a group campus tour.

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Campus Info

Cal U's beautiful 294-acre campus is located on a bend of the Monongahela River in the borough of California, Pa., 35 miles south of Pittsburgh.  Get directions and find out where to park on campus. 

If you plan to stay in the area while you visit Cal U, see our list of area hotels to help you make plans for an enjoyable visit.