So you’ve been accepted to Biola. Congratulations!
What’s next? It’s decision time, and we want to help you make that decision. On Monday, March 25, we'll be hosting a day specifically for students like you, that have submitted their application and have been accepted to Biola! We want to provide you with an opportunity to get your final questions answered, meet with Academic Departments, take one last tour around campus, catch a glimpse of your favorite dorms, and much, much more. You can stop by The Collegium if you’re planning on living off campus. You can go to a Q & A Session with Biola’s renowned Torrey Honors Institute. You can even go to Chapel and attend classes.
If you decide you want to come to Biola, you can submit your enrollment deposit the day of the event! Once you’ve submitted, you can even get your Biola Student ID Card printed to take home with you (make sure to bring a valid government ID). Top it off with your favorite piece of Biola apparel from the bookstore and consider yourself one of us! We want to help you get your questions answered and event will do just that.
Thank you for your interest in Admitted Student Day, one of our biggest events of the year! At this time, Registration is closed. Please check our events page for more opportunities to visit our campus.
Grab some Biola gear of your own! Don't forget to use the 20% off coupon in your folder!
Store Hours: 8:30 am – 7:00 pm.
If visiting classes is a priority for you, check out our extensive list of classes in your folder! All of the classes on the list have been approved by professors. Please arrive on time, but feel free to leave early if there's something else you'd like to do.
Convinced that Biola is the place for you? Stop by the table outside of Metzger Hall and submit your deposit today! 8:00 – 9:30 am & 1:30 – 3:30 pm.
If you've already submitted your enrollment deposit (or if you submit it today!), head to Student Services and get your Student ID Card printed! They'll be open for you to stop by anytime between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm. Please bring a valid government issued ID with you to get your card. If you submit your deposit the day of the event, you will need to bring the receipt that shows this transaction.
If you have questions regarding which types of payment plans are available to Biola students, Accounting can talk you through your options. Stop by for a walk-in appointment.
To schedule a vocal or instrumental audition, please contact Lori Fulton in the Music Office at (562)903-4892. Auditions are for students who wish to major or minor in music or are interested in being part of a Biola ensemble.
If you are interested in intercollegiate athletics, please visit our Biola Athletics Website. On the left hand side of the page there is a link that says recruiting. Here, you can fill out a recruiting form that will be delivered to the head coach of your sport, as well as find contact information.
8:45 - 9:15am
Dr. David Horner, Professor of Philosophy and Biblical Studies, Talbot School of Theology.
9:20 - 10:20am
What's Next? Information Session
Crowell Hall Auditorium
We will take time to help you understand your estimate award letter, show you how to confirm your financial aid package and talk through the next steps at Biola including housing, class registration and orientation information.
10:30 - 11:30am
You are invited to a catered lunch where you will hear from Biola's President, Dr. Barry Corey, as well as one of our own beloved professors and the chair of the Journalism & Intigrated Media Department, Dr. Michael Longinow.
Department Open House
See Department Map for locations
Each Major Department will be hosting an Open House for you to come and see facilities as well as ask any questions that you may have.
12:40 - 1:20pm
Choose You Own Adventure! 1:30 - 5:00pm
For the afternoon portion of this event, we'd like you to be able to decide what's important for you to see or experience at Biola. There are lots of options for you to choose from. We hope your questions are answered through these sessions, open houses, and appointments!
See Schedule included in your packet.
Interested in Commuting?
Plan to live off campus? Come visit Biola's home-aways-from-home for off-campus students. The Collegium is located in the Upper Student Union Building.
1:30 - 4:00pm
Financial Aid Office, Right side of Metzger
Have lingering questions after the Financial Aid Session this morning? Our Financial Aid Office will be open all afternoon for you to stop in and ask questions. If you don't get a chance today, feel free to drop by the office or call during normal business hours, Mon-Th 8:00am - 4:30pm and Fri 10:30am - 4:30pm.
Open until 4:30pm
Admissions Counselor Appointments
Admissions Front Desk, Middle Metzger.
You can sign-up at the Admissions Desk in Metzger Hall beginning at 8:00am. These are on a first-come, first served basis.
1:30 - 4:30pm
Thinking of Living off campusthis fall?
Come by the Collegium, Biola's beautiful home-away-rom-home for our off-campus students. Tours available and refreshmets served between 1:30 and 4:30. Stop by the Collegium reception desk in the Upper Student Union Building to sign in and recieve your guest pass. Note: All unmarried students under 20 years old, who are fulltime students, are required to live in University housing unless they are living with their parents.
1:30 - 4:30pm
The Learning Center
Top Level of Library
The Learning Center exists to provide student with assistant in achieving and maintaining an adequate level of academic proficiency in order to be successful within Biola University's competitive and rigorous intellectual environment. They help with tutoring, college study skills and disability services. Stop by if you have questions!
1:30 - 4:30pm
Residence Hall Open House
All Residence Hall Lobbies
Each Residence Hall will have Biola Student Ambassadors in the lobbies, ready to talk to you about dorm particulars, their experience, and give you a look around at what could potentially be your next "Home Sweet Home!" Make your way around to each dorm of your interest. Enjoy cookies, conversation and tours from students who are there waiting for you!
2:30 - 4:00pm
Grab a cup of coffee at Common Grounds, our on campus coffee shop, and put your feet up next to our outdoor fireplace.
At your leisure
Interested in Torrey Honors Institutes?
Talbot East Banquet Room
Join Torrey faculty and students to learn more about the Torrey Honors Institute. All are welcome - wether you've been accepted to the program, you're application is pending, or you are interested in applying.
3:00 - 4:00pm
Transfer Session - Process/Financial Aid/Q&A
Metzger Board Conference Room
Have some last minute questions about your journey in transferring to Biola? Let us help you answer those questions. Meet with the Transfer Team, and talk through your questions!
3:00 - 4:00pm
Departing from Metzger Hall Lobby
3:00, 3:30, & 4:00pm