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


3 p.m. - Check-in

Please plan to arrive on campus between 3-6 p.m. on Thursday for check-in, to join a campus tour, and to participate in the academic resource fair

Academic Resource Fair

Meet faculty, explore your major, and discover APU's many co-curricular programs

Campus Tours

Explore both East and West Campus and APU's freshman residence halls


All meals will be provided from Thursday dinner through Friday lunch

Dessert Reception and Student Support Panel (parents only)

Engage with Student Life personnel, and discover essential resources and valuable programs available to help students transition to, and thrive in, the college environment

Welcome to the ZU (students only)

Q and A with current APU students; connect, make friends, and have fun

8 p.m. - Anticipated end-time for parents


7:30 a.m. - Late Check-in

Late check-in is available Friday morning for those families unable to attend Thursday

Academic Connect

Faculty discuss the benefits of an APU education and faith integration in the classroom


Attend a weekly chapel

Freshman 101

Get tips on the admission process and discover your next steps in that process

NCAA Athletics

Get all the info you need on APU athletics from one of our athletics representatives

Parent-Only Session

Spiritual formation panel

Paying for College

Get options for affordable financing of a top-tier Christian university education

3:30 p.m. - Event Concludes

Optional Campus Tour

A comprehensive schedule will be emailed to registrants the week of the event.