Dates & Links

Important Dates for Fall 2018 Applicants

October 1
Complete 2018/19 FAFSA application
Cal Grant (CA residents only) available with GPA verification by March 2

November 15
Early Action Application deadline #1

January 15
Early Action Application deadline #2

March 1
Regular Application deadline

April 11–May 27
Registration for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018

May 1
Deadline for submitting Enrollment and Housing Deposits
Deadline for completing Academic Profile
Deadline for submitting Housing Application
Complete your Financial Aid file to ensure on-time processing
Late Housing Application Opens

June 15
Housing assignments available at

June (date varies)
Course selection available at

July 15
Final Enrollment begins online at
Payment information available on Down Payment Information page.

August 27
International and global student move-in day

August 27–29
Orientation for International and global students

August 26–30
Torrey Honors Institute orientation

August 30
Move-In Day for all incoming students*
Meal Plans begin*

August 30–September 3
New Student Orientation (mandatory for all incoming students)*

September 4
First Day of Classes for Fall 2018

Important Dates for Spring 2018 Applicants

After application to Biola
Complete 2017/18 FAFSA application

September 2
New students transferring from California community colleges can complete their FAFSA and GPA Verification

October 15
Spring housing Application will be available through

November 15
Regular Application Deadline

December (date TBA)
Select your Biola payment plan

January (date TBA)
Complete online enrollment to avoid $200 late fee

January (date TBA)
Last day to cancel housing to avoid cancellation fees

January (date TBA)
Late enrollment

January (date TBA)
On-campus housing check-in and meal plans begins*

January (date TBA)
Last day to enroll

*If you are an international student, MK, Torrey Honors Institute student, or athlete please keep in mind that you may be asked to arrive to campus prior to this date for housing check-in and additional orientation activities. For important dates, please consult the Student Housing Handbook.

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