Schedule a Visit

Receive Admissions Counseling and Take a Campus Tour

The Admissions Office is open weekdays from 8:00 am–4:30 pm, except holidays. An appointment with an Admissions Counselor will last 30 to 60 minutes and may include financial aid and admissions information. This is recommended for all Transfer Students and Juniors/Seniors in high school. The tour itself takes up to 60 minutes so don't forget to wear your walking shoes. If you live out of state or can't visit during the day, check out our visit events.

If you are an organization wanting to visit us as a group, please schedule a group visit with us.

Note: Fields marked with a   are required. You will know your visit request has been received when you click the "send request" button below AND you are taken to the "thank you" page.

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Visit Plans

Note: If you require a ride from the airport to Biola, we recommend Prime Time Shuttle, which offers a discount to prospective Biola students (Corporate ID is BIOLA). You are also welcome to contact Prime Time Shuttle at 1-800-RED-VANS - please mention profile #231656.

If interested in on-campus overnight housing during the summer, please contact Conference Services at 562-906-4510 or conference.services@biola.edu.

Monday through Friday. Please know that our office will be closed the following dates: January 20, April 18, May 26, July 4, September 1, November 27-28, and December 24-31. Also note that Missions Conference is March 12-14 and there are no classes or chapels, and Spring break is April 21-25 and there are also no classes, chapel, faculty appointments or overnight stays.

Overnight accommodations will begin February 10. Please plan accordingly. Two week's notice is required when scheduling an overnight stay. You must be between the ages of 16-23, and there is a one-night maximum (some exceptions). There is a non-refundable overnight visit fee of $20. You must submit this fee online for an overnight visit to be scheduled. The fee does include two meal passes for the student. Parents will also be given a meal pass for one meal in the cafeteria. There are no Saturday or Sunday overnights and guests must arrive at the Admissions Office between 8am and 5pm.

If yes, please indicate which night and tell us a little bit about yourself. This will help us in matching you with one of our Eagle Hosts. You will also be directed to a page where you can submit your payment. For example, are you more outgoing or a little on the quiet side?

 
Last week to visit classes, meet with faculty, spend the night is the week of May 5)

We need at least two week's notice to schedule a faculty appointment or class visit. Please use the Biola University Schedule of Classes page to search for class times. Faculty appointments and class visits are available beginning February 10.

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All coaches require that you submit an online recruiting form prior to appointment.

Chapel visits only available on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during the school year at 9:30 am. Friday is a reflection chapel of Monday and Wednesday.

Our regular tour schedule is Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1pm and 3pm. Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30am, 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. Some weeks the tour schedule may vary due to the Torrey Conference, Missions Conference, Finals week, etc. Summer schedule is Monday through Friday at 10 am and 2 pm, which begins May 19 and goes through the end of September.

Please be aware that your visit request is not confirmed until you have received an email confirmation, including an itinerary. You should also receive an automated email stating that we have received your request.

 

  • Junior Sessions

    April 21, 2014

    Juniors in high school!! Do you want a taste of the college experience? Join us at Biola University on one of our many available dates for a Junior Session. You will have the opportunity to go to chapel, attend a Junior (information) Session given by one of our Admissions Counselors, tour the campus, eat lunch in the cafeteria (on us!), and attend a class in the afternoon (optional).

  • Dinner with Director

    April 30, 2014

    Registration for Dinner with Director is OPEN! Bring your high school son or daughter to Biola and join us on this exclusive visit opportunity. We will take you on a tour of the campus, accompany you for dinner in our Cafe Banquet Room, and share with you the distinctiveness of Biola University by André Stephens, Senior Director of Undergraduate Admissions.

  • Dining, Dorms and Deposits

    May 1, 2014

    The Admissions Staff at Biola University understands that making your decision of where to attend college is an exciting time – we're here to help! Come by our office on Thursday, May 1, where you can submit your deposits go on a tour of the dorms, and have a relaxing meal in the cafeteria – on us!

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Biola University
13800 Biola Ave. La Mirada, CA 90639
1-562-903-6000