Join us for a tour of CBU! You will begin your visit with an Undergraduate Admissions Presentation hosted by an Admissions Counselor. Afterward a current student will lead you on a walking tour of campus. We hope that by visiting you get all of your questions answered and you see the real picture of what it is like to be an undergraduate student at CBU.

*Some date exclusions apply. See "Important Spring 2024 Dates to Remember" below.

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Our team is excited to host you for a campus tour!

When you check in you will receive admissions material as well as a CBU bag! Then your tour guide will take you on a walking tour of campus, who will highlight the academic, social and spiritual aspects of the Undergraduate CBU experience. Come with questions to ask your tour guide so that you can get a better understanding of life as a CBU student. 

As you're scheduling your visit, please keep in mind the following:

  • The tour is a walking tour, so please wear comfortable shoes.
  • If you require special accommodations please let us know on your registration form or call us at 951-343-4212.

Here are some ways to make the most of your time at CBU’s great location!

  • While you are on campus take some pictures of your favorite spots at CBU. Use #visitcbu and you may be featured on our admissions Instagram account: @cbu_futurelancers. We recommend taking photos at the Kugel, Palm Drive, or the Events Center.
  • A meal is provided for each student and up to two additional guests. Come enjoy our top ranked dining options (#2 in CA*)!

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In addition to your tour, you may have the option to add some personalized elements to your campus visit. Check out these options while registering for your tour:

  • Meet with an admissions counselor.
    • Do you have additional questions? Take this opportunity to meet one on one with an admissions counselor.
  • Eat in one of our top ranked campus dining locations.
    • Meal tickets are available for the student and up to 2 guests.
    • Meal tickets cannot be used for Sunday Brunch at the Alumni Dining Commons.
  • Meet with a professor (for high school juniors, seniors and transfer students).
    • Appointments are based on availability of the professor and the date of your visit and are only offered during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Sit in on a class (for high school juniors and seniors and transfer students).
    • Classes are limited based on availability and the date of your visit and are only offered during the fall and spring semesters. You should plan on attending the entire class session.
  • Attend chapel available in a virtual format.

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Driving Directions

Undergraduate Admissions
Yeager Center
California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside CA, 92504

Driving Directions

Additional Department Locations
Architecture Building
3739 Adams St.
Riverside, CA 92504

Flight Operations Center (Aviation)
6865 Airport Dr.
Riverside CA, 92504

Nursing Annex
3780 Adams St.
Riverside, CA 92504

Health Science Campus
3532 Monroe St.
Riverside CA, 92504
Check-In Location

Please come to the Admissions Office located in the Horn Academic Wing of the Yeager Center to begin your visit. The Yeager Center is the first building you see from the visitors parking lot. Walk up the steps, past the fountains, and enter the Admissions Lobby on the wing to the left.


When you arrive on campus, you should enter from Magnolia Ave and turn onto Campus Bridge Drive. The first parking lot on the right is designated for visitor parking or you can ask the attendant at the Welcome Pavilion to direct you to the visitor parking lot. There is no fee to park on campus. Woohoo!

Airport Information

The closest airport to CBU is Ontario International Airport (ONT) - 15 miles
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - 60 miles
John Wayne Airport (SNA) - 40 miles
Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) - 60 miles

Hotels and Local Accommodations

If you require overnight accommodations, here is a list of places to stay that may offer CBU guest rates. We have a partnership with Ayres hotels, and you can enter in our discount code for a special CBU rate.

Check here for a list of local Riverside favorite restaurants!


CBU Commencement

  • Monday, April 22nd -Wednesday April 24th (Tours still being offered)

CBU Summer Schedule 

  • Monday, April 22nd - Thursday, August 29th (Tours still being offered)

CBU Summer Tour - Seeing is Believing 

  • Monday, July 1st - Friday, August 2nd

The Admissions Office will be closed on Thursday, July 4th for the Independence Day holiday

How long should I expect to be on campus? 

A standard visit to campus takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes which includes an Admissions Presentation and Campus Tour. Additional appointments (admissions counselor or professor) take approximately 30 minutes each.

I have food allergies, will I be able to eat on campus? 

Yes! Our dining services provider is able to accommodate all of the eight most common food allergies. 

Will I be able to talk to an admissions counselor while I am here?

Yes! Our admissions counselors are available and able to answer questions about everything from financial aid, academics, student life and more. 

Can the tour accommodate a wheelchair?

Yes! Our tour route is ADA accessible. If you require any special accommodations, please let us know on your registration form. You can also call us at 951-343-4212. We also have a limited supply of wheelchairs that are available to guests based on your need. 


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