SOAR 2020

Parent & Family Orientation

First-Year Experience

Parent & Family Orientation

Saturday, August 29
An Online Event

Welcome to the Concordia Experience. We invite you to attend orientation with your student as we believe you play an integral role in your student's transition to Concordia University Irvine. We have both Student and Parent Workshops scheduled for Orientation. In addition to ensuring that your student receives the necessary support to settle in comfortably, we also want to prepare you as a member of the Concordia Family.

2020 SOAR - A Class of New Heroes

Through orientation and a student’s time at CUI, we strive for them to take on life’s challenges with the “super strength” granted by the Holy Spirit to persevere while demonstrating the “heroic” love of Christ to others.

Saturday, August 29th
12:00pm - 12:10pm Welcome
12:10pm - 12:30pm Family Devotional
12:30pm - 1:00pm Presidential Welcome
1:00pm - 1:30pm Campus Resources: Student Affairs, Tutoring, Writing, Library, DLRC
1:30pm - 2:00pm Parent/Family Session and Student Session - Split

Parents/Families - Hear from a parent panel. Learn about helpful parent resources and how to best support your student during their transition to Concordia.

Students - Receive important information to prepare for your first classes at CUI, learn how to connect with campus and get involved, and meet your classmates.

2:00pm - 2:30pm Q&A with CUI Leadership

CUI Parent Connection

Families often experience an adjustment period when a child enters a new university, whether they are entering as a first-year student, transferring from another college or university, living on campus, or commuting. As a parent, you have also begun a new phase in life as you take a supportive role in your student's newest endeavor.

We want to assure you that you will not be alone in experiencing this transition. Our campus staff is dedicated to support and assure the well-being of your student as well as address any questions or concerns you have. Specifically, the Office of First-Year Experience is geared toward providing you student resources that ensure a smooth transition.

We value our partnerships with parents and family members as we strive to develop your student into a wise, honorable, and cultivated student. To successfully develop a supportive network for your student, we ask for your assistance in fostering your student's growth as they will be seeking your guidance and advice throughout their time at Concordia.

We encourage you to be a member of our parent mailing where you will receive newsletters, our University's magazine, The Concordia Today, and event invitations by enrolling in the free CUI Parent Connection Association.

Join the CUI Parent Connection Association »
Join the CUI Parent Facebook Page »

Helpful Resources

Contact Us

Concordia University Irvine
First-Year Experience

Phone: (949) 214-3065
Email: fye@cui.edu

Back to top