Visit Program: Tours & Presentations
If you're planning on applying to Berkeley Optometry, we encourage you to visit us! We are offering tours of the School of Optometry weekly throughout the fall and spring semesters. Check out the available dates below.
We also have abbreviated tours during the summer months. Please revisit this page in mid-Spring!
Meet your Berkeley Optometry Ambassadors! See BOA Bios and Contacts.
Spring 2016 Friday Visit Schedule
Our tours are exclusively for Berkeley Optometry facilities.
If you are interested in a comprehensive campus tour of UC Berkeley, please contact UC Berkeley Visitor Services at (510) 642-5215 or visit visitors.berkeley.edu/tour/general.shtml. During the academic year, they offer a free daily tour that runs from 10:00-11:30 AM.
Please arrive at Minor Hall (School of Optometry), Room 380, between 9:25 - 9:30 AM for check-in.
|9:30 - 10:00 AM||Tour of non-clinical areas led by a second-year student|
|10:00 - 10:30 AM||Tour of clinical areas led by a third-year student|
|10:30 - 11:00 AM||Q&A with a member of Berkeley Optometry’s Admissions and Student Affairs team|
|11:00 - 12:00 Noon||Shadow a first year student in lab (Clinical Examination of the Visual System)|
February: 5, 12, 19
March: 4, 18
April: 1, 8, 22, 29
Pre-Health Advisers and Pre-Optometry Clubs:
If your group would like to visit on one of these dates, please contact us. We will gladly make accommodations and arrange a program beyond our regularly scheduled events.
Campus Map and Parking
A campus map is here: www.berkeley.edu/map/
A great landmark to find the school is the California Memorial Stadium — we are west of the stadium by one block and adjacent to the Haas School of Business.
Unfortunately, we cannot provide reserved parking. Here is a link to suggested public parking areas: pt.berkeley.edu/park/public
Parking at any major university can be a challenge, so do allow yourself EXTRA time!
Contacting Professional Programs
For tips and tricks to contact professional programs, please review our Etiquette web page.
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More Admissions Information:
If you have additional questions after reading all the material under the
Admissions Topics, please contact us by filling out the following very brief form:
Admissions Contact Form
Admissions and Student Affairs Office (ASAO)
School of Optometry
Berkeley, CA 94720-2020
Tel: (510) 642-9537
Fax: (510) 643-7111