Campus Life: Fall 2021 FAQs

  • How will new students be welcomed to CBU?

    Welcome Weekend events are scheduled to take place from Friday, September 3, through Sunday, September 5. The in-person events will provide a variety of valuable tools to help new students make the transition to life at CBU as smooth and successful as possible.

    Welcome Weekend Schedule

    Parents are encouraged to join the CBU Parents Association and take advantage of available resources, which include an interactive Parents Guide.

  • When can students move into spring housing?

    In an effort to promote physical distancing and well-being, new and returning students’ move-in schedules have been staggered:

    Returning Student Move-In Days

    New Student Move-In Days

  • Who can help students move in?

    Immediate family members can assist students during move in.  However, families are expected to depart from campus after their student has finished moving into their assigned housing.

  • Will University Offices be open?

    Yes. CBU offices are open to provide in-person service during normal business hours.
  • How will Chapel be delivered? 

    Chapel will be online only until further notice. Videos will be made available according to the current Chapel schedule, and students will have one week to watch the videos through asynchronous access. Students will be required to interact with the video presentation by answering questions and providing reflection every 5-7 minutes to ensure engagement.

      • The first Chapel of the semester will be available on Tuesday, September 7.
      • Students are required to acquire a minimum of fifteen (15) credits to pass Chapel each semester. For details regarding chapel participation, please refer to section 35 of the Student Handbook.

    Specific instructions and information concerning Chapel will be sent to students via LancerMail.

  • Will the Counseling Center and Health Center be available to students?

    Yes. As part of CBU’s commitment to the health and well-being of our community, the Counseling Center and Health Center will be open to serve CBU students.

    Through the CBU Health Center, students will have access to in-person appointments and virtual health and well-being resources. Students are encouraged to contact the CBU Health Center at 951.552.5067 for more information.  

    For more information about the services available through the Counseling Center, including resources, videos and hours of operation, visit the Counseling Center website.

  • Will the CBU Recreation Center be open?

    Yes. Students simply need to present a valid ID card and complete a liability waiver.  Face covering is required until further notice.

    In addition to offering fitness class and instruction, Outdoor Adventure gear will be available for rental via online reservation.

  • Does CBU have a Designated COVID-19 Point of Contact?

    Yes. Students, faculty, and staff experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms should immediately contact the Office of Student Care at or 951.552.8100. If after hours, contact CBU Safety Services at 951.343.4311.