California Baptist University invites all fall 2024 accepted graduate and online students to join us for an evening of great food, fellowship, and getting more acquainted with the campus. Students will have the chance to connect with various campus resources, take a walking tour, enjoy dinner, and connect with other future Lancers. 

Event Date(s):

Thursday, July 18th

Thursday, August 8th


cbu students

  • A chance to mingle and connect with students in your cohort
  • Take care of business, such as obtaining your student ID card & registering your vehicle
  • A tour of our beautiful main campus (excludes nursing and health science campuses)
  • Enjoy an all-you-can-eat dinner at our Alumni Dining Commons

Campus Tour
If you have never been to CBU’s campus before, then we invite you to come see why we’re ranked #2 in California for Best College Campus. Please note that this tour will not include the nursing or health science campuses.

Dining with Faculty
Enjoy an all-you-can-eat dinner on us. This is a great opportunity to mingle with others in your cohort, and connect with future professors. 

Resource Fair
Discover all CBU has to offer students by connecting with various offices and departments during the resource fair. Also, don't forget to pick up your new student gift before leaving! 

If you have been accepted to either an on-campus graduate level program or online program of any level for the fall 2024 semester, come join us!

Our desire is to celebrate your decision to continue your education, and provide an opportunity for you to connect with CBU's campus and community. 

This event is free for each accepted student and a plus one. 

Check back here in early May to register.

Time Activity
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Check-In
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Welcome Session - CBU Overview
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM Campus Tours 
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Resource Fair + Social
6:15 PM – 7:15 PM Dinner Available

*Event schedule is subject to change without notice at any time, if needed.

Getting to Campus and Parking

When you arrive to campus, we recommend driving in through our entrance on Magnolia Ave.

Upon arrival, follow the 'Event Parking' signs to park in either the Admissions & Visitor parking lot or the main parking lot on the right.

After you park, follow the walking signs to the breezeway of the Yeager Center (behind the fountain) where our staff will check you in. 

Top 3 Ways for the Best Experience

  1. Take care of business, such as obtaining your CBU student card and registering your vehicle.
  2. Meet other incoming students during dinner and contiue to connect during our Resource Fair.
  3. Connect with each university office during the Resource Fair.

Having Issues?

Our Admissions team is ready and available to make sure that you have the support you need to have an incredible CBU experience.

If you have any issues or questions, please feel free to email us at, or give us a call at (951) 343-4249.

Will this event be virtual or on campus?

This is an on-campus event. 

What should I do if I need to edit my registration?

No problem! Use this edit registration link to edit your guest count, reschedule your visit, or cancel your registration.

Who should attend this event?

ON CAMPUS -  Fall 2024 accepted Masters and Doctoral students 

ONLINE - Fall 2024 accepted Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral students 

future cbu students eating dinner at the event

Contact Graduate Admissions

Phone: (951) 343-4249

8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504