Phone(562) 944-0351, ext: 3854
LocationStudent Services Building

What We Do

University chapels and conferences are intended to bring the Biola community together regularly for worship, spiritual nurture and education regarding relevant issues facing us in our lives. The overall program brings a unique distinction to the ethos of Biola as a Christian university.

Due to the central and significant nature of that ethos, attendance at chapel is required of all students.

Open Hours

Monday-Friday 8:30am -4:30pm

Summer/Interterm hours vary (tba)

Services We Offer

What is the chapel/conference requirement?

  • Full Time Student (12+ units): 20 Spiritual Development Chapels + 5 Conference sessions
  • Part Time (7-11 units): 15 Spiritual Development Chapels + 3 Conference sessions
  • 6 units or less: Encouraged, but not required to attend.

“Chapels” are not the only way to fulfill the 20 required Spiritual Development credits. Spiritual Direction, Sabbathing, and designated retreat opportunities also are options for the Spiritual Development requirement.

Additional policies/procedures/answers are available on our website at

Biola University
13800 Biola Ave. La Mirada, CA 90639