September 1-3, 2017
Your Chance to Connect
There are many starting points that you will experience in your lifetime that are significant and memorable. And then there's becoming a CBU Lancer. You will embark on that Journey at Welcome Weekend, where you will get a taste for the rich traditions and warm community that you will experience for years to come. Connect with other students at our social events, connect with God as we discover more about Him, and connect with the campus - your new home. Lance-Up Class of 2021!
Who Should Attend Welcome Weekend?
All new students are expected to attend the events of Welcome Weekend. We have planned everything to help students as they transition to being a student at CBU. This includes all incoming Freshman and Transfer students.
Things to do Before Welcome Weekend
Attend New Student Orientation
All students are required to attend New Student Orientation. For those students who register via Virtual Orientation or are a student that cannot make any of the May-July dates in-person New Student Orientations, you will need to attend Alternate Orientation on Thursday, August 31st, the day before Welcome Weekend begins.
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 951-343-4212 or send us an e-mail at email@example.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
Should Parents & Guests come?
Most of the morning and afternoon of September 1 will consist of Residential students moving in to their living areas. The only events for parents & guests will take place on the evening of September 1.
When do classes begin for the Fall Semester?
The first day of classes is Tuesday, September 5. The events of Welcome Weekend will end on Sunday, September 3. This gives you a day to rest and academically prepare for your first day in the classroom.
Will I be able to handle business with offices at the university?
Yes! There will be time to go to the different offices during Welcome Weekend. We encourage you to contact the offices beforehand, if possible, to ensure a smooth transition to school in the Fall. Here are a few offices you can contact if you have questions:
Not sure who to contact? Call your Counselor
Financial Aid Award: Financial Aid 951.343.4236
Paying Your Bill: Student Accounts 951.343.4371
Class Schedule: Academic Advising 951.343.4567
On-Campus Housing: Residence Life 951.552.8000
Meal Plans: University Card Services 951.552.8552
Have questions about Welcome Weekend? Please contact us!
Office of Leadership & Transitions
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Hyatt Place Riverside
3500 Market Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Rate: $105 + Tax + $8 Parking
Includes: WiFi, breakfast buffet
Reserve Room with Special Rate Here or use code 68416 when booking
3400 Market Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Rate: $119 + Tax
Reserve Room Here and use promotional code X89
Here is a more extensive list of Hotels that may also offer CBU guest rates.
8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside CA, 92504