Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and an effort to practice social distancing, all UC Davis School of Medicine in-person tours have been postponed indefinitely.

Please click on the Tour Dates section below, to register for a Virtual Information Session.

presentation in a lecture hall

Before the visit, I felt passionate towards medicine. But, after our day at UC Davis and hearing from students and staff, I feel even more excited and proud to pursue medicine as a career.

I absolutely loved the school's commitment to a sense of community. This truly feels like a family!

-- 2018 Tour Participants

UC Davis School of Medicine prepares culturally and clinically competent medical students and future physicians to practice in the diverse and growing populations of California. To see our campus in Sacramento, meet our medical students, and learn how we support our community, please submit an interest form below.

Our tours are designed for students who are interested in careers in medicine and for current AMCAS applicants. We do not offer tours to the general public. For inquires, please contact us at hs-somtours@ucdavis.edu.

Please note: Due to limited resources, we do not offer individual private tours.

The material we cover during the tour will vary slightly according to the members of the tour group. Most tours will include the following highlights:

  • Admission and Curriculum presentation
  • Community Health Scholars presentation
  • Medical student panel discussion
  • Campus and resources walking tour
  • Cost: Free for all attendees.
  • Duration: Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. The program begins promptly at 9 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. The walking tour is approximately one hour.
  • Dress code: Business casual for all attendees, with comfortable shoes for the walking tour.
  • Food: Light breakfast is provided.
  • Transportation: All attendees are responsible for their own transportation to and from campus. Click for maps and directions.
  • Parking: Attendees may purchase a visitor permit to park on campus. The rate is $2 per hour or $6 for an all-day permit in Lots 14, 16, 18 and 25. Click for a parking map. Please email us at hs-somtours@ucdavis.edu if you plan to arrive in a coach bus and need parking assistance.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and an effort to practice social distancing, all UC Davis School of Medicine in person tours have been postponed indefinitely.

We will be hosting a Virtual Information Session that will include an Admissions presentation and Q&A, information about student programs and services, and a panel discussion with current UC Davis School of Medicine students.

  • August 4, 2023 (register here)
  • April 12, 2024
  • June 7, 2024
  • July 19, 2024

UC Davis School of Medicine attends many pre-health fairs and community outreach events. To see where we’ll be, check out our calendar here.