Cal Maritime is open to all prospective students for in-person campus tours (by appointment only). We continue to offer virtual versions of campus tours and admission information sessions until campus pandemic policies allow all visitors back on our campus.
& Admissions Presentations
We are open for in-person campus tours to all prospective students M-F in the mornings and afternoons. Please note, our tours will be by appointment only and led by cadets. We ask that these requests by made at least three business days in advance. Professional staff members will be available by phone or zoom, but may not be available in-person during the scheduled tour.
Please note: our office will be closed for tours Wednesday December 23, 2021 through Wednesday January 5, 2022.
- Upon arrival, confirmed visitors are asked to park in Lot "A" (www.csum.edu/map) in the Admission spaces near the iron gate where they will meet their tour guide and receive their parking pass. Early arrivers can drive around the campus or wait near their car. Restrooms are available in Rizza Auditorium. Please do not enter any other buildings before meeting the tour guide. Call 707-654-1330 if there is any issue.
- Most of the tour will be outdoors while walking around. The guided portion will be in the campus core, but there are also campus vistas and our Athletics Center available to visit.
- While residence halls will be visible during the tour, it is not possible to tour through a residence hall or individual room. We encourage you to view virtual tours of our residence halls online.
- The Training Ship Golden Bear is not included on the campus tour at this time.
- All tour members must remain masked at all times and maintain social distance while on campus. Each tour member must verify being without COVID-19 symptoms and no exposure to anyone with COVID-19 in the past two weeks via a web questionnaire the day of the tour.
- We are limiting family tour groups to four people including the admitted student and ask that all tour members are at least age 6 and up.
- Virtual Visits are by appointment and are 30 minutes and occur M-F at 10:30am, 3:00pm and 6:00pm.
- Please make reservations at least two business days in advance
- After your reservation is received and confirmed, you will receive a Zoom link for your Virtual Visit with an admission counselor
- Virtual Visits are by appointment and are 30 minutes long. They are offered between 9am and 3pm based on the best schedule for both parties.
- Please make reservations at least one week in advance
- After your reservation is received and confirmed, you will receive a Zoom link for your school's Virtual Visit with an admission counselor
- In-Person campus tours for school groups (up to 50 persons) are offered M-F
- The best time to schedule your visit is an 11am-12pm campus tour. Other times can be accomodated upon request, but are subject to tour-guide avaliability.
- The request includes a 30 minute presentation with an Admissions Counselor prior to your tour.
- The Training Ship Golden Bear and Dining Services are not avaliable for campus tours at this time.
- Group Tours are offered from January through Mid-April.
- Please review the full list of policies before submitting your request.
You can use the links above to schedule an in-person, cadet-led tour or online admission information session with an admission counselor. Limited appointment availability means that online sessions may include other prospective students. Topics in the presentation include our school's unique and successful educational style, our seven majors, campus life, admission requirements, costs & financial aid, and our students' high levels of success upon graduation.
CLICK, CHAT, CONNECT
Click, Chat, Connect sessions are opportunities for students and families to learn more information about special topics, interact with current cadets (students) and hear from Admissions Staff. Held bi-weekly via Zoom, everyone is welcome to participate. All you need to do is click the following link to join the session: https://csum.zoom.us/j/86053513936
|Recording of Zoom Session from Thur., Feb. 11 at 4pm||Strategic Sealift Officer Program (Navy Reserves) for sea-going majors|
|Recording of Zoom Session from Tues., Feb. 23 at 4pm||Participation Pit-Stop, Check out the Makerspace and Library|
|Recording of Zoom Session from Thur., Feb. 25 at 4pm||Womxn @ Cal Maritime|
|Recording of Zoom Session from Tues., Mar. 9 at 4pm||Student Government & Community Engagement/Service|
|Recording of Zoom Session from Thur., Mar. 11 at 4pm||Housing and Residential Life|
|Recording of Zoom Session from Tues., Mar. 23 at 4pm||Career Services at Cal Maritime|
|Recording of Zoom Session from Thur., Mar. 25 at 4pm||CAPS: Counseling and Psychological Services|
Athletics and Recreation: Session 1
|Recording of Zoom Session from Thur, Apr. 8 at 4pm||The Corps of Cadets|
|Tues., Apr. 27 at 4pm||Athletics and Recreation: Session 2|
|Thur., Apr. 29 at 4pm||Campus Live Tour|
FINANCIAL AID FRIDAYS
Financial Aid Friday sessions were opportunities for students and families to ask questions directly to the staff of Cal Maritime's Financial Aid Office. Use the link below to select any of the financial aid topics and view the zoom recordings.
|Recording of Zoom Session from Friday, Feb. 5 at 4pm||Award Letters & the FAFSA|
|Recording of Zoom Session from Friday, Feb. 19 at 4pm||Verification Process|
|Recording of Zoom Session from Friday, Mar. 5 at 4pm||Income Appeals|
|Recording of Zoom Session from Friday, Mar. 19 at 4pm||Scholarships|
|Recording of Zoom Session from Friday, Apr. 2 at 4pm||Loans|
CAL MARITIME DAY
Cal Maritime Day is scheduled for Saturday April 23, 2022. This exclusive open house will be a treasure of information for incoming students on topics ranging from majors, career opportunities, travel, campus activities and clubs, cadet participation in the Corps of Cadets and more! Registration will open late January 2022.
Virtual Tour Videos We Recommend
- Cal Maritime Virtual Tour Video - 7 minutes - Posted 4-10-20
- Moments at Cal Maritime - 1.5 minutes - Posted 4-7-20
- The Golden Bear during Cruise 2019 -3 minutes - Posted 7-3-19
- Athletics and Physical Education at Cal Maritime - 5 minutes - Posted 8-11-20
- Campus Panoramas and Walks - Various lengths - Posted 4-9-20