Things to Do Before Graduation

by Erin Ganley ’16

Want to know how to make the most out of your APU experience? We put together a list of things APU students must do before graduating, from playing an intramural sport to traveling across the globe on a mission trip. Whether you are starting your freshman year or are heading into your final semester as a senior, this list can help you have fun and create lasting memories while taking advantage of what Azusa and the surrounding communities have to offer.

  • Hike to the “A”
  • Cheer on a team with The Zu
  • Go to the Homecoming game
  • Attend Les Femmes
  • Take a class that is not in your major
  • Go to Midnight Madness
  • And Midnight Breakfast
  • Spend the day at Disneyland
  • Dance like nobody’s watching at GIG
  • Join a club
  • Go to every chapel option offered at least once
  • Play an intramural sport
  • Attend an art opening
  • Have lunch with one of your professors
  • Hike to the Hollywood sign
  • People watch on Hollywood Boulevard
  • See the stars at Griffith Observatory
  • Go to Outdoor Kaleo and stay for the baptisms
  • Eat at every dining option in Citrus Crossing
  • Go on a midnight run to Donut Man
  • Sing the APU fight song
  • Swim in every pool in campus housing
  • Serve the community of Azusa by volunteering
  • Walk around the gardens at Huntington Library
  • Take a day trip to the beach
  • Join a D-Group
  • Meet the dean of your school
  • Serve through a Mexico Outreach trip
  • Or go on a mission trip
  • Study Abroad
  • Hike with the APU President
  • Participate in Common Day of Learning
  • Go to a concert on campus
  • Ride a water slide at Raging Waters
  • Or a roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain
  • Eat at La Tolteca
  • Take a selfie with the Cougar mascot
  • Go on an Outdoor Adventure
  • Watch an APU Theater production
  • Participate in a RezLife or Commuter event
  • Explore downtown Glendora and/or Claremont
  • Hear amazing voices at Final Cut
  • Head to the mountains during winter
  • Attend the Last Bash
  • Learn APU's Alma Mater
  • Join your major's academic honor society
  • Hike to Bridge to Nowhere (and bungee off it)
  • Attend Alumni Initiation and receive your APU Alumni license plate
  • Get your diploma!