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Spring Preview Day

Cost and Admission

This is a paid event.

Registration for Spring Preview Day will open January 5th 2021.

Spring Preview Day is a two-day event, Sunday to Monday, where students and parents have the chance to explore different parts of the Biola community. You'll spend time chatting with current students, connecting with faculty at academic open houses, worshiping at chapel, touring the campus and dorms and much more! The event also includes Admissions and Financial Aid sessions loaded with information and an open time for Q&A. Our desire is to help you get your questions answered so that you can more adequately navigate through this vast college decision process!

Registration will close at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, February 9th, so make sure to register early!

COVID protocols for Spring Preview Day: 
We are very excited to have guests back on campus for visit events! Prior to attending Spring Preview Day, all guests will be asked to sign an Event Liability Release Waiver and complete a Symptoms Self Check Form 24 hours before arriving on campus.

Mask/facial covering requirement: All guests will be required to wear masks/facial covering at all times when indoors on campus regardless of vaccination status. Masks will be available for those who may forget one. Masks are currently optional outdoors but are strongly encouraged where physical distancing may not be possible such as when standing in line for chapel or lunch.

Please note: We are closely monitoring the Delta variant and its effect on our community locally and at large. In light of the current surge in COVID cases across the country, we do have contingency plans in place for this event in case we need to implement additional health measures to prevent the spread of COVID during the event or if we need to host the event remotely. We will keep our attendees updated. Additionally, on-campus overnight housing for Spring Preview Day will not be an option for guests. If you're coming from a further distance please check out local accommodations near campus. 


Contact Admissions Events at:
(562) 903-4752 x5353

Spring Preview Day Schedule of Events

Sunday, February 20

Time Event Details
1-3 p.m.Honors Hour

If you're interested in learning more about Torrey Honors College and want to connect with their team to get your questions answered, make sure to register for Honors Hour.

Location: Talbot East Banquet Room 

2-4 p.m.Event Check-In
During event check-in you’ll receive your event schedule for the weekend and get connected with our admissions team. You’ll also have the opportunity to join a campus tour, explore our brand new home of the arts, Bardwell Hall and chat with an admissions representative! 
  • Campus Tours
    • 2:30-3:45pm

    • 2:45-4:00pm

    • 3:00-4:15pm

    • 3:15-4:30pm (Spanish Tour)

  • Bardwell Art Gallery Tours (Self Guided)

Location: Fluor Fountain

4:30-5:15 p.m.Event Kickoff Session

Spring Preview Day Kickoff! During this session you'll hear a word from our University President and get and overview of the event schedule and all the opportunities to take advantage of during your time on campus. 

Location: Sutherland Auditorium
5:15-6:45 p.m. Student Dinner

Prospective students have the opportunity to enjoy dinner in our Cafeteria! Along with other prospective students and our current student ambassador team.

Location: The Caf
5:15-6:45 p.m. Welcome Banquet Parent & Family Members Dinner

Parents and family members are invited to dinner for the opportunity to connect with other prospective families and get a glimpse of the heart of Biola through stories from current students and parents, and a word from one our esteemed faculty members.

Location: Tent on Fountain parking lot
7-7:50 p.m. Freshman Admissions 101 and Q&A -
Biola Admissions Made Easy

Location: Sutherland Auditorium

7-7:50 p.m. Freshman Admissions & Financial Aid Overview and Q&A (Spanish Preferred)

Location: Andrews Banquet Room

7-7:50 p.m. Transfer Admissions Overview and Open Q&ALocation: Calvary Chapel
8-8:50 p.m. Singspiration Worship Chapel
Join in with our current student body for our weekly, student favorite, Sunday evening worship chapel! 
Location: Chase Gymnasium

    Monday, February 21

    Time Event Details
    7-9:30 a.m. BreakfastLocation: The Caf
    7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Late Check-In

    Just joining us? No worries! Be sure to check-in at the Event Information table before continuing with your experience! 

    Location: Fluor Fountain
    8:30-9:20 a.m. Financial Aid 101 Workshop - Funding Your Future

    Location: Sutherland Auditorium

    8:45-9:15 a.m. Student Mental Health & Wellness Session - Practical Tips for Caring for Your Mental Health During Your College Search Journey & Onward (Tentatively)Location: Andrews Banquet Room
    9:30-10:20 a.m. Monday Morning ChapelLocation: Chase Gymnasium
    Various TimesCreate Your Own Adventure - Morning Opportunities:

    Various Times - Class Visits

    Various Times - Counselor Appointments

    10:30-11:45 a.m. Campus Tour

    10:30-11:30 a.m Parent Resources Session 

    11:30-12:15 p.m. Student Panel Life Panel 

    11:30-12:30 p.m. Dorm Tour

    11:30-12:00 p.m. Lim Center Tour

    Various Locations - See visit folder for specific session location

    12-1:30 p.m. The Biola Fair & Luncheon

    The Biola Fair & Luncheon is your opportunity to chat with a wide variety of our departments on campus and get a glimpse of what resources are available to our Biola students! You can chat with departments like the Student Missionary Union, Student Government Association and Study Abroad as well as Spiritual Life, Pastoral Care, Campus Safety and more! 

    Location: Lot F - Fluor Fountain
    1-2:30 p.m. Academic Department Open Houses
    If there is any opportunity we recommend attending most, it would be this one! As a potential Biolan the majority of your time would be spent in classes, doing homework and projects and connecting with our dynamic faculty. You'll have the opportunity to chat with current students, staff and faculty from your field of interest during these open houses and get an idea of what it might be like to study in that major as a student at Biola!   
    Various locations
    2:30-3:30 p.m.Biola Application Help Workshop Library
    2:30-3:15 p.m.Study Abroad Info Session Talbot East