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Hello Biola

Cost and Admission

This is a paid event.

Hello Biola registration is now closed. For more information, please contact us at

Join us for our first in-person event for admitted students this year! While on campus, you will get to experience our vibrant campus community, connect with Academic Advising to finalize your fall class schedule, finish up MyAccount steps with the help of an admissions counselor and connect with other incoming Biola students and families, tour your future dorm and more. Get your final questions answered at Hello Biola!

Health Requirements

  • No one in your party has recently been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • No one in your party is experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or is having trouble breathing.
  • No one in your party is experiencing at least two of the following: fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell.
  • Masks will be required for all guests regardless of vaccination status when indoors during Hello Biola. When outdoors at Hello Biola masks will be optional for all guests. However, if cases continue to climb due to the Delta variant in the next week, this information may change. Please plan to bring a cloth face covering to the event to be worn indoors at all times.


Contact Admissions Events at:
(562) 944-0351, ext. 5353.

Monday, July 26

Virtual Event links will be emailed to the guest's email address used to register for the virtual event! The Hello Biola event schedule is subject to change. The final virtual event schedule will be emailed to guests with virtual links on the day of the event. 

Time Event
10:30–11:00 a.m. (PST) Student Life Panel: Hear from Current Biola Students about Transitioning to Life at Biola! 
11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. (PST)
Mental Health Wellness Session: Transitioning to In-Person University Experience
12:00–1:15 p.m.


Virtual Campus Tour

1:30–2:15 p.m.


Parent Connect and Info Session

Monday, July 26 *Event Schedule 

*The Hello Biola Event Schedule is subject to change, guests will receive the final event schedule with all of the event offerings on the day of the event.

Available All Day (times will vary):

  • Dorm Tours
  • Campus Tours
  • Bookstore Visits
Time Event Location
8:30–9 a.m. Event Check-In Fluor Fountain
9:15–9:45 a.m. Welcome Session Sutherland Hall
10 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Academic Advising Appointments
  • Session A: 10–11:00 a.m.
  • Session B: 11:00 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • Bonus Session: 1:30-3:00pm 
Business Building Computer Lab
Mental Health & Wellness Session: Tips for Caring for Your Holistic Wellbeing as you Transition to College
  • Session A: 10–10:30 a.m.
  • Session B: 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Sutherland Auditorium
How to Understand Your Class Schedule
  • Session A: 10–10:30 a.m.
  • Session B: 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Business 109
Know Before You Go: Tips for Preparing for Orientation Week
  • Session A: 10–10:30 a.m.
  • Session B: 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Calvary Chapel
First Gen & SEID Connect
  • Session A- First Gen & SEID Info Session: 10–10:30 a.m. 
  • Session B - First Gen & SEID Open House: 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

Mosaic Cultural Center

MyAccount Workshop Session with Admissions Counselors
  • Session A: 10–10:30 a.m.
  • Session B: 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Dorm Tours
  • 10:15–10:45 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Campus Tours
  • 10–11:15 a.m.
  • 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch on the Lawn Sycamore Lawn
1:30–2:15 p.m. Student Mixer Calvary Chapel 
1:30–2:15 p.m. Biola 101 - Parent Info Session Sutherland Auditorium
2:15-3:30 p.m.Commuter Student Life Open HouseThe Collegium
2:30–4:00 p.m. Additional Campus and Dorm Tours