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Visit Concordia

A Campus and Community You'll Love

Concordia University Irvine​​’s beautiful, gated campus is perched on top of a hill in Irvine, one of America’s safest cities, located just 10 minutes from the beach and 20 minutes from Disneyland. Schedule a visit to explore our small class sizes, student organizations and activities, and close, caring community.

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Visit Scholarship

For a limited time, when you join us for an in-person campus visit, you'll receive a $500 scholarship for the 2024-2025 school year!

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Upcoming Admissions Events

We hope you’ll join one of our admissions events and discover if Concordia is the right fit for you.

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Group Tours

Group Tours

Schedule a group visit to explore Concordia's Campus!

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Saturday Brunch Tours

Saturday Brunch Tours

Spend a Saturday morning with us as you tour our beautiful campus and enjoy an optional brunch in the cafeteria.

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Preview Day

Preview Day

Join us for an opportunity to engage with current students, faculty and staff as we welcome you into the Concordia family!

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Planning Your Visit

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Traditional undergraduate students qualify for the Campus Visit Scholarship by completing a personal campus visit scheduled through the cui.edu/visit page under Schedule a Visit.
  • Campus visit must occur between July 1, 2023 and April 30, 2024.
  • Group visits and event attendance, while highly encouraged, will not qualify students for the Campus Visit Scholarship.
  • For students who begin classes in Fall 2024, the scholarship will be split and dispersed evenly between the first two semesters. For students who begin classes in Spring 2025, the scholarship will be disbursed in full for the first semester.
  • Students being re-admitted to Concordia University Irvine are not eligible for the Campus Visit Scholarship. Not valid for Online Bachelor’s Degree or graduate students.
  • This is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship.
  • Prospective student athletes receiving an athletic scholarship are not eligible for the Campus Visit Scholarship.

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Fly-in Reimbursement

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

  • 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.

Important: To make the most of your visit, please speak with your admissions counselor before purchasing your flight.

*Due to NCAA legislation, prospective student-athletes may not be eligible for this one-time reimbursement. If you have any questions, please contact your Head Coach or the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance.

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].
  • Ontario International Airport (ONT): Driving time is approximately 1 hour [46.5 miles].

Hotel & Travel Information

We partner with local hotels to offer a discounted rate to our visitors.

 

Ayres Hotel & Suites
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Sonesta - Irvine/Orange County Airport Hotel
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Doubletree Hotel - Irvine Spectrum
Offers shuttle to Concordia for $1.50 per person each way

Atrium Style Quality Suites Hotel
Offers complimentary shuttle to/from Concordia and John Wayne Airport

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We are so excited to welcome you to our campus!

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