Preview Days

Friday, November 15 - Saturday, November 16

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Come join us for an exclusive two-day event and experience what it's like to be a Concordia University Eagle!

  • Meet our faculty and students as you explore the wonderful academic majors that are available to you.
  • Learn more about financial aid and scholarships.
  • Interact with our current students in a series of fun and exciting events.
  • Attend our inspiring worship services.
  • Take a campus tour and see what the beautiful Concordia University Irvine campus has to offer you as a future student.

The Overnight Dorm Experience

High school juniors, seniors and transfer students: grab your sleeping bag and pillow and spend a night in one of our dorms, hosted by one of our current CUI eagles! The Overnight Dorm Experience is designed to give you the opportunity to meet new people and make new friendships with current and future CUI eagles. This exciting part of Preview Days will be open to the first 100 registrants.

Registration and Confirmation

Preview Days
Friday, November 15 - Saturday, November 16, 2019
Check-in begins at 9:30 am

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One week prior to the event, all those confirmed to stay overnight will receive a confirmation email from the Admissions Events Team ( Please print, read and sign the Overnight Consent Form and Liability Form and bring them with you at check-in on event day. Please do not mail or email these forms to the Admissions Office. Please note that these forms MUST be signed to stay overnight, and if you are under the age of 18, your parents must also sign both forms.

Schedule of Events

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Time Students Parents
9:30 AM Check-in & Continental Breakfast
Grimm Hall Patio
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Welcome
Grimm Hall Patio
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Chapel
CU Center
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Brief Break
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM All About Admissions & Financial Aid
CU Center
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Lunch w/ Current Students
Student Union Cafeteria
Parent Lunch w/ Faculty
GH Conference Room
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM Academic Fair
CU Center Patio
1:20 PM - 2:00 PM Student Panel
CU Center
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Attend a Class w/ Dr. John Kenney
GH 120
Academics & Q&I
CU Center
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Campus Tour
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM "Experience CUI"
Campus Wide
Student Services Panel
CU Center
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM Meet Your Roomie
CU Center
Closing Remarks | Departure
CU Center
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM Icebreaker
CU Center Patio
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Check into "Your Dorm" for the night  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tailgate Dinner & Games
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Basketball Game

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Time Students Parents
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Brunch
Student Union Cafeteria
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Admissions Recap
CU Center
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Optional Sessions & Campus Tours

Parents & Guests

Parents and guests are highly encouraged to attend the informational sessions on Friday which will also include breakfast and lunch with our faculty and staff. However, to give your student(s) the opportunity to connect with our current students, all festivities following the "Parents' Dismissal" are reserved solely for the high school juniors and seniors. Parents and guests are welcome to attend brunch on Saturday morning and partake in the optional sessions. Admissions Counselor appointments and additional campus tours will also be available following the event.

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