Think you live too far away to visit Biola University? Biola just made it easier to drop by for the weekend.
As of March 12, 2020:
In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and increased risk of contracting the virus through air travel, we have made the decision to cancel the Biola Bound events taking place March 14-17, 2020 and April 18-21, 2020.
Campus visits are such an important step in your college selection process. However, yesterday the university announced new air travel restrictions for its employees that go into effect this coming Monday and will be in place through April. We do not feel it is appropriate to restrict our employee’s travel yet ask students to fly to Southern California for Biola Bound. We apologize for the inconvenience this will cause, but believe it is in your best interest and the university. We look forward to seeing you for one of our Biola Bounds in the 2020-2021 year.
This event is for students only, and the cost is $135 per person to attend. Come experience what life at Biola could look like for you!
For any questions, please contact our Biola Bound Assistant at email@example.com or call at (562) 944-0351, ext. 3866.
2020-2021 Biola Bound Dates
- Specific dates will be released in the coming months.
Biola Bound is a four-day visit event designed specifically for prospective students who live outside of Southern California. To be eligible, you must be a high school junior, senior, or transfer student living out-of-state or in California zip codes 94000–96199.
Note for parents/guardian: This program is designed for students only. If it is important that you accompany your student to visit the our school, we suggest that you look into one of our other visit events, or set up an individual visit.
Frequently Asked Questions:
We will reimburse flight costs (up to $500) by crediting the cost of your flight to your student account a couple of weeks after you have enrolled and started classes at Biola University. For fall enrollees, this is typically around mid-October. For spring enrollees, this is typically around mid-March. When you register for Biola Bound and purchase your flight, please make sure the Biola Bound assistant has a copy of your flight schedule and costs. You can send an email with any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biola Bound is a four-day visit event designed especially for prospective students who live outside of Southern California. To be eligible, you must be a high school junior, senior, or transfer student living out-of-state or in California zip codes 94000–96199.
Note: This program is designed for students only. If it is important that you accompany your student to visit the school, we suggest that you look into one of our other visit events, or set up an individual visit.
Saturday — You’ll fly into Southern California and be picked up at the airport by Admissions staff. After a quick introduction to Southern California, you'll arrive at Biola for a campus tour, dinner in the cafeteria and Biola Bound orientation.
Sunday — Your day will start with a visit to a local church, and then you’ll head to Disneyland for the day with current students and other students visiting on Biola Bound.
Monday — You’ll visit classes and chapel, interact with current Biola students and professors, tour the dorms and personally meet with an Admissions counselor.
Tuesday — Breakfast will be provided for you, and then you will be dropped off at the airport to fly home.
How To Register
Step 1 — Register and submit your $135 registration fee online.
Step 2 — After we confirm your registration, purchase an airline ticket to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) between 12 to 3 p.m. on the Saturday of your Biola Bound. Your return flight must depart from LAX between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the Tuesday of your Biola Bound. *Please note that we may not be able to provide you with transportation if you choose to arrive earlier or depart later than these timeframes. Please contact us before booking.
Step 3 — E-mail us a copy of your flight itinerary (including the cost of the flight), liability release and medical consent form (will be emailed to you upon registration), a copy of your medical insurance card, and a picture of yourself. Medical insurance is mandatory.
Join prospective students from around the United States as you discover campus, immerse yourself in student life and explore Southern California! To be eligible to participate in Biola Bound, you must commit to the following criteria:
- You must be a first-time visitor to Biola and a junior or senior in high school or a college student interested in transferring (up to the age of 25).
- Your flight must arrive at LAX on Saturday between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. On Tuesday, your flight must depart LAX between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. *We may not be able to provide you with transportation if you choose to arrive earlier or depart later than these time frames.
- To be eligible for flight reimbursement, you must register for Biola Bound, visit Biola during one of the four Biola Bound weekends, participate in all Biola Bound program events and enroll at Biola University. Your online registration must be completed and received by Biola no later than 3 weeks prior to the Saturday of your preferred Biola Bound.
- You must submit a $135 registration fee which covers housing, local transportation, on-campus meals and an all-day pass to Disneyland. It is also recommended you bring at least $40 for off-campus meals and spending money.
- Before booking a flight, you must hear from us regarding space available for the Biola Bound of your choice. Biola Bound is a popular program with limited capacity, and we reserve the right to refuse registration.