We offer guided campus tours given by a current Student Ambassador for prospective students and their families, students in elementary, middle school, high school and to community members and business organizations. Guided campus tours are available during regular business hours by appointment only. Please contact the Outreach & Retention at (209) 588-5111 to schedule a tour or click here.
- All tours begin at Manzanita Welcome Desk.
- Allow 60-90 minutes for a tour.
- There are some hills and steps, so plan accordingly. We recommend: comfortable shoes, bring water, sunscreen or hat.
- Columbia campus services and campus tours are closed from December 23, 2022 - January 2, 2023, happy holidays!
Campus Tour Request Form
We are excited that you are interested in going on a campus tour! Click here to submit your request, or call 209.588.5111.
Even if you aren't able to take one of our scheduled tours, you can still see the campus! Take a self-guided tour and explore our beautiful location. Our self-guided tour map highlights the facilities and services and provides you with an opportunity to explore our beautiful campus. Self-Guided Tour map.
If you have any questions regarding a self-guided tour, you can always stop by the information desk which is located on the 2nd floor of the Manzanita Building.
A Peer's Point of View: Current students who are trained to answer your most urgent questions, normalize your experiences, and calmly connect and guide you to campus resources provide an invaluable service to new students at Columbia College.
Connect with an Ambassador TODAY: All students benefit from the perspective of a more experienced student, and Student Ambassadors are available both virtually using Starfish and Zoom, and in person based out of the two primary campus locations of the Ponderosa Student Center and Manzanita Welcome Desk during normal business hours. Call 209.588.2194 to speak with an Ambassador today!