Seniors' Preview Days | Undergraduate Admissions | Concordia University Irvine

Seniors' Preview Days

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

Seniors, grab your sleeping bag and pillow and spend a night in one of our dorms. The Overnight Dorm Experience is designed to give you the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends with students who share your same interests.

The Overnight Dorm Experience will be open to the first 100 registrants. All those confirmed to stay overnight will receive a separate confirmation email from our Admissions Events Team. Once you have received your confirmation email from the Admissions Events Team, please print and fill out the Overnight Guest Form and the Liability Form and bring these documents with you at check-in on event day.

Once you have received your confirmation email from the Admissions Events Team, please print and fill out the Overnight Guest Form and the Liability Form and bring these documents with you at check-in on event day. Please do not send these forms to the Admissions Office.

Parents & Guests

Parents and guests are encouraged to attend dinner and the welcome ceremony on Thursday night. Parents and guests are also welcome to attend breakfast and all events on Friday. However, to give your student the opportunity to connect with our current students, all festivities following the "Parents' Dismissal" are reserved solely for the high school seniors.


Thursday Night registration begins at 6:00pm. Friday Morning registration begins at 8:00am.

Thursday, November 29th


Time Event Location
6:00 pm Registration Grimm Hall Patio
6:00 pm Dinner Student Union Cafeteria
6:30 pm CAMPUS TOUR: Full Tour (Optional) Student Union Patio
7:00 pm CAMPUS TOUR: Short Tour/Dorm Only (Optional) Student Union Patio
7:30 pm Welcome CU Center
7:45 pm Meet Your Host Roomie CU Center Patio
7:45 pm Parents' Dismissal* CU Center Patio
8:00 pm Break the Ice CU Center Patio
8:15 pm Grab & Go** Luggage Booths
8:30 pm Concordia Carnival Student Union Lawn
9:30 pm SHOUT! CU Center
10:30 pm Overnight Dorm Experience Residence Halls

* Parents & Guests: enjoy a free night out! We hope to see you tomorrow at 8:00 am for breakfast!

** Overnighters: grab your things from the luggage booths and meet your host along the CU Center path. Your hosts will show you to your assigned dorm room for the night before heading to the Concordia Carnival! If you aren’t staying overnight, no worries... meet your host back at the CU Center Patio.

Friday, November 30th


Time Event Location
8:00 am Registration Grimm Hall Patio
8:00 am Breakfast Student Union Cafeteria
9:30 am STUDENTS: Attend a Class DeNault Auditorium
9:30 am PARENTS: Academics Grimm Hall 3rd Floor Conference Room
10:30 am Chapel CU Center
11:10 am All About Admissions CU Center
11:45 am Lunch Student Union Cafeteria
12:45 pm STUDENTS: Student Panel CU Center
12:45 pm PARENTS: Financial Aid Session Grimm Hall 3rd Floor Conference Room
1:30 pm Closing CU Center
Special Sessions (Optional)
2:00 pm Campus Tours CU Center
2:00 pm Admissions Counselor Appointments* Welcome Center Desk
2:00 pm Track & Field / Cross Country** DeNault Auditorium
2:00 pm Borland-Manske Center Construction Site Visit*** CU Center

* Optional one-on-one session with an Admissions Counselor appointments are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit the Grimm Hall Welcome Center desk to make an appointment.

** This event is an opportunity for any student to learn about our Track & Field / Cross Country program. Our Head Coach, Athletic Director, and current student athletes will talk about the program and answer any questions that you may have

** Put on a CUI hard hat and visit the construction site of our $32 million Borland-Manske Center opening next spring. The 37,000 square foot building will be the new home of Christ College Irvine and offer our music and worship students acoustically outstanding practice and performance rooms and a state-of-the-art recording studio. This building will also house classrooms and gathering spaces for all CUI students to enjoy. Please wear pants and closed-toe shoes for the visit.