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Admitted Students


Congratulations on your acceptance to Concordia University Irvine! Your unique gifts have set you apart and make you a perfect addition to the Concordia family. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus. Here are the next steps that will assist you with a smooth transition to be enrolled at Concordia.

If you have questions at any step along the way, please don’t hesitate to connect with your Admissions Counselor. We’re here to help.

Checklist for Admitted Students

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1. Activate your student login credentials.

When? Immediately following acceptance.


Go to to activate all of the credentials you will need for online resources. These include your Eagles email address and your MyRecords account to view documents requested by the Financial Aid department, along with your financial aid award.

Be sure to check your Eagles email account regularly. You will receive important information for completing your enrollment, on-campus housing, setting up your course schedule, and all official communication from the university.

Get Started with Login Instructions

2. Access your financial aid award.

When? Beginning in December.
Deadlines: March 2 for FAFSA and Cal Grant.


Notification of financial aid awards begins in December to students with a completed FAFSA. You will receive your award letter via your Eagles email and your mailing address.

To make sure you maximize your financial aid, please make note of the following important deadlines:

After you receive your financial aid award, we encourage you to schedule a financial aid appointment to discuss your anticipated charges, financial aid award and payment options. The appointment will last approximately 30 minutes, and family members are strongly encouraged to participate.

Schedule a Financial Aid Appointment
Guide to Complete Financial Aid

3. Make it official by submitting your deposit.

Deadlines: May 1 for Fall start.*

To confirm your place in the incoming class, you will need to submit a non-refundable $300 enrollment deposit.

Deposits can be made securely online via credit card or electronic check. If you prefer to pay by mail, checks can be sent to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Concordia University Irvine
1530 Concordia West
Irvine, CA 92612

Pay Your Deposit

*or two weeks after your acceptance date

4. Verify your housing and meal plans.

When? Applications open March 15 for Fall start; November 1 for Spring start.
Deadlines: June 1 for priority Housing Application; August 1 for Off-Campus Housing Appeal


Concordia University Irvine requires all full-time undergraduate students who are 21 years of age or younger to live on-campus unless living with a parent, guardian, or family member. The Housing Application and Meal Plan Contract can be completed online when you activate your eRezLife account.

If you are planning to be a commuter student, you must submit the Off-Campus Housing Appeal Form by August 1. This form can be found after activating your eRezLife account.

Complete Housing and Meal Plan Contracts
Guide to Complete Housing Form

5. Register for classes.

When? The Class Registration Survey will be sent starting in May for Fall start; starting in November for Spring start.


The Class Registration Survey will be sent to your email address or can be accessed below. The survey will confirm your choice of major and collect other necessary information to build your first semester class schedule. Please reply immediately.

Transfer students will not be enrolled until all official college and final high school transcripts are received by the Undergraduate Admissions Office.

Your academic advisor will enroll you in classes and direct you to MyRecords to view your class schedule. After classes begin, you are welcome to schedule an appointment to meet with your academic advisor.

Class Registration Survey

6. Review your student billing statement.

When? Following your registration for classes.


Your student account contains a listing of all charges associated with your registered classes for the semester. Any/all financial aid, personal payments, and other credits are reflected within the student account for each semester, and can be settled with the Office of the Bursar. Review deadlines, billing and payment instructions on the Office of the Bursar website.

Once you have been registered for classes, a billing statement will be emailed to your Eagles email address and your personal address listed in our records.

You may view and pay your student bill online through MyRecords (select “My Student Bill”).

View Student Bill
Guide to Complete Payment

7. Complete health clearance requirements.

Deadlines: August 1 for Fall start; December 1 for Spring start


All incoming students – regardless of living on- or off-campus – need to follow the health clearance requirements issued by the Wellness Center. You will have access to a patient portal at to complete forms and upload files.

Complete Health Clearance Requirements


8. Submit official transcripts.

Deadlines: July 1 for Fall Start; December 1 for Spring start


First-year students must submit their official high school transcript (with date of graduation) directly from their high school.

Transfer students must submit their official transcript(s) from each institution attended directly from the college(s) and their official high school transcript (with date of graduation) directly from their high school.

Transcripts can be sent electronically (via Parchment or National Student Clearinghouse) to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or mailed to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Concordia University Irvine
1530 Concordia West
Irvine, CA 92612

Important Dates for New Students

We strongly encourage you to make it to campus for the following events designed specifically for accepted students. We hope that beforehand, you get a chance to visit our beautiful campus!

CU Center

CU Soon: Summer Orientations

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Event Details


WOW and New Student Move-In Day

Week of Welcome

Friday, August 16, 2024

Event Details

Eagle Golf Classic

First Day of Classes

Monday, August 19, 2024

Schedule a Visit
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