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University Experience 2013

UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE 2013

University Experience is open to high school juniors, seniors and recent high school graduates. Spending a few days at La Sierra will not only give you the chance to see our campus, but also the opportunity to take a sneak peek into the academic, social, and spiritual experiences of a La Sierra University student. Be sure to take advantage of this event as we pack the experience of a university year into one informative, action-packed weekend!

WHY YOU SHOULD COME

There’s no better way to get to know our university than to spend time with our faculty and hang out with current La Sierra students while experiencing the unique community present on our campus. At University Experience you will:
  • Meet faculty and staff from various departments and academic programs.
  • Interact with current and prospective students.
  • Meet activity leaders and representatives from numerous clubs on campus.
  • Participate in hands-on learning activities created by La Sierra University professors and students.
  • Learn about the admission process, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities available at La Sierra.

Our Sunny Location

Whenever you decide to visit, you can expect plenty of sunshine as we tour the campus and our classrooms. Riverside offers great shopping areas and a wide variety of restaurants, along with art museums, city parks, and a farmer’s market. Plus, we’re only an hour’s drive from the beach and the mountains.

If You Can’t Attend

No worries! Give us a call at 800.874.5587 or 951.785.2325 and we’ll be happy to schedule an individual visit that works for you. Organizing a group visit? Please ask for Enrollment Services when you call, and we’ll take care of all the details!

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TOURS: CHOOSE ONE!

Choose a one-day tour:

Tour 1: The Beach and San Juan Capistrano Mission

Tour 1: The Beach and San Juan Capistrano Mission

Hang out for the day at a favorite beach town, where you will enjoy sightseeing around Mission San Juan Capistrano. You’ll spend the afternoon and evening at the beach, complete with hot dogs and s’mores. This tour will give you a glimpse of what students at La Sierra get to experience on the weekends.

Tour 2: Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Los Angeles

Tour 2: Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Los Angeles

One of the biggest cities in the world is only 60 miles away from La Sierra. Los Angeles is a world famous vacation destination and on this exciting tour, you’ll get to see why. You will go behind the scenes in Hollywood and then hop on a bus to see sights like Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, and La Brea Tar Pits in downtown L.A.

Tour 3: Disneyland, the happiest place on earth!

Tour 3: Disneyland, the happiest place on earth!

When the Disneyland opened in 1955, it had 20 attractions. Today it has more than 65— way more than you’ll be able to tackle in one day, but see how much you can get done. Enjoy the happiest place on earth and finish the night with a fireworks show extravaganza!

SCHEDULE, DATES, AND DIRECTIONS

Friday, April 26

Registration will be open from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., but try to arrive by 7:00 p.m, so you can enjoy our Friday evening worship, First Service. This weekly program is our contemporary worship, complete with live bands. Follow the crowd over to the Eagle’s Nest for Midnight Cafe afterwards.

Saturday, April 27

Start the morning with Sabbath School and church, followed by a delicious lunch in the cafeteria. We will take a local tour during the afternoon and end the day with a big social event on campus.

Sunday, April 28

Grab a quick breakfast on campus and then spend the day on one of three tours -- Beach, Los Angeles, or Disneyland. Please refer to the other side of this brochure for more information on the tours. You will need to sign up for one when you register online.

Monday, April 29

Breakfast starts at 9:00 in the cafeteria. The rest of the day, you will experience life as a La Sierra student. Enjoy campus tours, classroom visits, and personal interaction with professors and students. You will also attend an admissions and financial aid workshop before the closing ceremonies at 4:00 p.m.

DIRECTIONS TO LA SIERRA UNIVERSITY


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Eastbound on 91 Freeway (to main campus):
  • Exit Pierce Street/Riverwalk Pkwy.
  • Turn left at Pierce Street (end of off-ramp), follow onto Riverwalk Pkwy
  • Continue on Riverwalk Pkwy and pass Collett Road (traffic light)
  • Pass the first La Sierra sign, turn left at second sign(traffic light)
  • At the fork go left for the Ad building or right for the Gym/Caf/Angwin Hall
Westbound on 91 Freeway (to main campus):
  • Exit Magnolia Avenue
  • Turn right (at first light) onto Pierce Street, follow onto Riverwalk Pkwy
  • Continue on Riverwalk Pkwy and pass Collett Road (traffic light)
  • Pass the first La Sierra sign, turn left at second sign (traffic light)
  • At the fork go left for the Ad building or right for the Gym/Caf/Angwin Hall
VISITOR PARKING
  • Lot C, just off Pierce Street (see campus map)
  • Lot M, by the Alumni Pavilion (see campus map)
AIRPORTS
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Los Angeles, CA
  • Ontario International Airport (ONT) Ontario, CA
  • John Wayne International Airport (SNA) Santa Ana, CA

INFORMATION AND COSTS

ABOUT MONEY

Students get to enjoy the University Experience weekend for free! Parents or chaperons are required to pay a $20 fee. This one-time fee includes your meals, lodging and entertainment while you’re our guest.

Airfare reimbursement is available for all students attending from out of state. For reimbursement and payment information check out the website: www.lasierra.edu/ue2013.

TOUR COSTS

We want to provide all students and their guests with the best possible experience of La Sierra University and Southern California. So choose the tour that appeals to you most!

TOUR 1 —THE BEACH & SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO: FREE

There is no cost for this tour. We will provide you with transportation and a tour guide for this all-day tour to one of the most famous missions in SoCal–San Juan Capistrano and one of the most beautiful beaches in Southern California: San Clemente. You are encouraged to bring spending money for souvenirs and lunch. We will provide you with a breakfast bag, bottled water, and a beach dinner with hot dogs (vegetarian, of course!) and s’mores by the fire! Comfortable and modest beach clothing, a light jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a camera are encouraged.

TOUR 2 —HOLLYWOOD & LOS ANGELES: $35

The cost of this excursion is $35 and includes breakfast and dinner. Don’t forget to wear sunscreen and your favorite shades in order to experience the best of sunny Southern California in style. We will provide you with transportation and a tour guide for this all-day tour of Hollywood and greater Los Angeles. You are encouraged to bring spending money for souvenirs and lunch while on the tour. We will provide you with bottled water, and dinner at a famous SoCal spot. Comfortable walking shoes, a light jacket, and a camera are encouraged.

TOUR 3 —DISNEYLAND: $87

The fee for this tour is at a discounted rate of $87*. We will provide you with transportation and parking for this all-day adventure at the “happiest place on earth,” Disneyland. You are encouraged to bring spending money for souvenirs and meals while you are at the park. We will provide you with a breakfast bag and bottled water. Comfortable walking shoes, a light jacket, and a camera are encouraged. *The fee covers the park entrance.

NEW! INCENTIVES FOR SPONSORS†

If you bring 5 students or more, you will:

  • receive a free NOOK Tablet™!
  • stay at our local Hampton Inn & Suites for free!
  • be reimbursed for your gas!
† Incentives are limited to the first 10 sponsors to sign up. Cost of one-day tours is not included.

REGISTER FOR UE 2013!

To reserve a spot for yourself and friends, call us at 800.874.5587 x2325 or 951.785.2325. You can also email us at universityexperience@lasierra.edu. You MUST register on-line by April 19, 2013

Registration Closed

The registration was closed on April 19th. Thank you for your comprehension.

 

 

National UE 2013 registration is closed. Thank for your comprehension.


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