Unless otherwise specified, all activities are open to both students and parents.

Thursday Schedule

3-6 p.m. | Check-in on Trinity Lawn
Check-in begins early for those who wish to take advantage of the following:

  • Academic Fair: 3-5 p.m.
  • Tours: 3 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.
  • Residence Hall Open House: 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Check-in between 6 and 9 p.m. at the Welcome Center

5-6 p.m. | Dinner on Campus
Once you’ve checked in, your wristband allows you to enjoy dinner at one of our on-campus dining venues.

6-6:30 p.m.| Welcome Session
Join us as we kick off the weekend and review details about the event.

6:30-8 p.m. | Welcome to the ZU | Parent Dessert Reception
Students: Connect with ambassadors, hear from a student panel, and join in some ice-breaker games.
Parents: Dessert Reception and Student Life Panel
Learn more about student activities, residence life, athletics, student leadership, the women's resource center, and more.

Friday Schedule

7:30-8:30 a.m. | Late Check-In
If you are arriving late, please check in at the Welcome Center.

8-8:30 a.m. | Breakfast

8:30-9 a.m. | Morning Announcements and Updates

9-10 a.m. | Session 1
Students: Q&A with current students
Parents: Spiritual Formation Panel
Learn about APU’s spiritual climate and the network of care surrounding APU students throughout their transformational journey.

10:30-11:20 a.m. | Chapel
Engage in the APU worship experience.

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. | Session 2 (West Campus)

Choose one of the following:

  • Academic Connect
  • Paying for College
  • Freshman 101
  • West Campus Tour
  • Transfer 101

1-1:50 p.m. | Brown Bag Lunch Options

Choose one of the following:

  • Paying for College
  • NCAA Athletics
  • Residence Hall Open House

12:45-2 p.m. | Lunch

2-2:50 p.m. | Session 3 (East Campus)

Choose one of the following:

  • Academic Connect
  • Paying for College
  • Freshman 101
  • East Campus Tour
  • Transfer 101

3-3:20 p.m. | Closing Session

3:30 p.m. | Optional Campus Tour