Visit Cal U

Visit Cal U


Schedule a campus tour or register for a special event

To decide whether Cal U is your best fit, we want you to experience our dynamic campus for yourself. Join us so we can show you how we care about each student, how we mix excellent academics with plenty of fun, and how we make your safety and well-being our priority.

The best way to evaluate Cal U is to experience Cal U: Walk around our amazing campus, talk to us and get a feel for life as a student at California University of Pennsylvania.

Schedule Your Visit

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



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.  


Cal U grads stand outside in a group.



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.


A fountain shoots water on a hot day at Cal U campus.

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.

Upcoming Undergraduate Events:

Upcoming Graduate Events:

Attend our VIrtual Open House at any time.
Register here

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.

Schedule undergraduate campus tour

Schedule graduate campus tour

Picture of flowers outside Natali Student Center at Cal U.

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.

Schedule undergraduate campus tour

Schedule graduate campus tour

Old Main, with a post in the front holding a brick with the date 1852.

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.