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Visit Concordia University Irvine

Get a tour of CUI's campus


Campus Tour

Come enjoy a taste of Orange County on Concordia University's campus!

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In your college search it's important that you find the right fit for you - that is why we have constructed our campus visit for you to walk in the shoes of a Concordia Eagle.

Individual campus visits are offered year-round Monday through Friday and on select Saturdays in the spring as follows, except holidays:

  • June 2019- August 2019
    Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Your Concordia journey begins with a greeting from our friendly gate attendant. As you drive through our campus, you will be guided toward our main parking lot adjacent to Grimm Hall, where you will find reserved visitor parking labeled Future Eagle. Meet in the Welcome Center in Grimm Hall North (building on the left) to begin your personalized campus experience at Concordia.

What to Expect

A typical tour will include the following:

    • Campus Tour: Take a 60-minute walking tour of our beautiful Irvine campus.
    • Information Session with an Admissions Counselor: Meet an admissions counselor for 30 minutes, who will provide you and your family with in-depth information on the admissions process, academic programs, student services, and financial aid.

Other campus visit opportunities can include:

  • Attend Chapel: Experience a 20-minute spiritual boost to your day! Offered every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.  (fall and spring only)
  • Lunch in the Student Union: Enjoy a delicious complimentary meal prepared by well-known catering and restaurant company, Bon Appétit.
  • Meet with a Coach: Prospective athletes are encouraged to contact the athletic coaches directly to set up a one-on-one meeting. Go to, and please provide your campus visit registration date.
  • Attend a Live Class/Meet with a Faculty Member: See what it's like to be a Concordia University Irvine Eagle and sit in on one of our classes, or meet with one of our faculty members regarding your declared major. This experience is reserved for Juniors or Seniors only. Please email to request your class/meeting. (fall and spring only)

Group Visits

We welcome large groups for special visits. If you are a teacher, counselor or AVID coordinator, pastor, D.C.E., or youth leader and have a group of 5 or more students and would like to visit our campus, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at and a member of our staff will assist you.

Admissions Events

Experience our fun and exciting events where you will have an opportunity to learn about what Concordia University Irvine can offer you as a future student!

CU Soon Summer Orientation

Come join us for CU Soon Summer Orientation, where you can get a head start on your college experience.

Learn More

For more information on upcoming events, please contact the Admissions Events Team at (949) 214-3011 or (949) 214-3026 or by email at

Fly-In Reimbursement Program

To make it more feasible for prospective students to visit CUI, we offer a one-time reimbursement of up to $500* for your own flight to visit us on campus.

Eligibility Information for Travel Reimbursement

  • You must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student through the first two weeks of the semester you start at CUI to be eligible for reimbursement
  • The reimbursement program applies to an individual campus visit or event coordinated by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions prior to the start of the semester. It does not apply to travel for move-in day or the start of school.
  • Please purchase your flight upon confirmation of your visit by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Recommended Airports

  • John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA): Driving time to campus is approximately 17 minutes [8.1 miles].
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB): Driving time is approximately 29 minutes [25.8 miles].
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): Driving time is approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes [44.7 miles].

Additional Information

Admissions Office Hours
Monday-Friday 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.

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