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Admitted Students’ Week (ASW)

Online Monday, March 15 - Thursday, March 18, 2021

Admitted Students, Family Members, & Guests

Newly admitted students, welcome to Concordia University Irvine! This week is designed to give you and your family opportunities to interact with our current students, staff, faculty and alumni.

We invite you to participate in this broad spectrum of virtual events as we celebrate you and your admission to CUI. We can’t wait for you to officially become a proud Concordia Eagle!

Schedule of Events

Involvement Fair

Monday, March 15

4:00 - 4:30 PM PST
Student Involvement Fair

Getting involved on campus is a huge part of enhancing your college experience. At CUI, we proudly have numerous clubs and organizations that you could be a part of. Whether cultural, athletic, service or simply interest related, we highly encourage you to check out what we have to offer. Join this panel of student leaders who will share everything you need to know about getting involved as a future Concordia Eagle!

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ATW team class

5:00 - 5:30 PM PST
Adventure Beyond the Classroom

Join Dr. John Norton with a team of CUI Professors and friends, as he shares the exciting new 2022 Around the World: USA Program! Learn about the USA excursions, earning an American Humanities minor while on the trip and the future of the Around the World semester. If you are a student with a passion for traveling, don't miss this exciting opportunity to learn about how you can experience this amazing semester as a CUI student!

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Jeff Held

6:00 - 7:00 PM PST
Music: “The Past Four Years…the Next Four Years”

This session is open to students (regardless of major) who are interested in joining a music ensemble. Assistant Dean Dr. Jeff Held highlights Concordia’s historic music events of the past four years and the tremendous plans for the next four years. Parents and guests are also encouraged to attend.

Concordia offers opportunities for all musicians with high school experience in choirs, band, orchestra, jazz, commercial, handbell, worship ensemble, or chamber music. Providing lifetime highlight opportunities on the finest stages and recording studios, Concordia has one of the most robust small college music programs on the West Coast.

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CUI Students

Tuesday, March 16

5:00 - 6:30 PM PST
New Eagle Mixers

Admitted students: Meet current CUI students, alumni and other newly admitted students from your hometown in our virtual new Eagle mixers! If you have questions or want to get the real-deal insight on life as a Concordia Eagle, don’t miss this opportunity to mingle!

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
California - Central Coast Register Now
Midwest to East Coast Register Now
Oregon & Washington State Register Now
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Arizona & Nevada Register Now
Colorado & Texas Register Now
LCMS Church Work Register Now
Transfers Register Now
Recruited Athletes Register Now
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
California - Central Valley Register Now
California - Inland Empire Register Now
California - Los Angeles county, San Diego & Imperial counties Register Now
California - Northern California Register Now
California - Orange County Register Now
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hawaii Register Now

Bingo Card

Wednesday, March 17

3:00 - 4:00 PM PST
Game Night With CUI: Basket Bingo

Suitcase Bingo has traditionally been one of the most attended and beloved student events at CUI. Students gather to play rounds of this classic game in hopes of winning big themed baskets or ultimately the grand prize getaway. Join us for a virtual edition of “Basket Bingo” with current CUI students! Win fun prizes and play for your chance to win the Grand Basket Prize!

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Woman painting

5:00 - 6:30 PM PST
Paint Night

Grab a canvas, paint, and brushes, and join us for a fun virtual paint night! Tamara Sauer, Director of Alumni & Family Relations will guide you through the steps of making your very own work of art! Admissions Counselors will join in the fun and answer any questions you may have about life as a CUI student. If you don’t already have your own painting supplies, we highly recommend purchasing this set of supplies for this event.

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People playing video games

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST
Game Night With CUI: E-sports

Join us for a fun and exciting E-sport game session with our current CUI students! Learn more about the club, how to become a part of the team, or come play for fun!

Our E-Sports Club strives to bring friends and students together to play a variety of video games with the goal of building friendship, promoting good sportsmanship and teamwork. While maintaining Christian values, our E-Sports club competes in tournaments representing Concordia University Irvine.

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Parents with student

Thursday, March 18

4:00 - 5:00 PM PST
Parent-to-Parent | Out of State

Out of State Admitted Students & Parents: Join us for a very special event, as our panel of beloved parents of current CUI students from all over the country wish to share their stories and experiences with you. From helping their students transition to college from out of state to sunny Southern California, to how CUI has cared for their own, most especially during this momentous time. We invite you to ask your questions, allow us to calm your worries or concerns and embrace this exciting transition!

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President Thomas

5:00 - 5:30 PM PST
Coffee With Our Presidents

Grab a cup of coffee and have a chat with our two presidents, Dr. Michael Thomas, President of Concordia University Irvine and Tyler Haase, president of ASCUI (Associated Students of Concordia University Irvine). Learn about their podcast, Between 2 Presidents and ask questions about everything you want to know about CUI.

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Parents talking

6:00 - 7:00 PM PST
Parent-to-Parent | California

Join us for a very special event, as our panel of beloved parents of current CUI students wish to share their stories and experiences with you. From helping their student transition to college locally, to how CUI has cared for their own, most especially during this momentous time. We invite you to ask your questions, allow us to calm your worries or concerns and embrace this exciting transition!

Northern California Registration
Southern California Registration

For all event related questions, please contact Narleen DePauw, Undergraduate Admissions Events Manager at (949) 214-3026 or by email at [email protected].

Checklist for Admitted Students

Here are the next steps that will assist you with a smooth transition to enroll at Concordia. For questions regarding your admission decision, please contact your Admissions Counselor.

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