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Discover what Vanguard University has to offer and see why we’re a top-ranked school. Meet our faculty, eat in the Café and get a taste of college life. You’ll see why we’ve got it all – an excellent education, authentic community and a great location – at Spring Pre-VU, April 1, 2016!

Who can come ?

High school seniors, juniors, sophomores, transfer students and family members!


Cost is free for all attendees!

To register

Registration is now closed.


This is not an overnight event.  If you are traveling from afar and are looking for hotels in the area, click here for our local hotel list.

Getting here

If you’re flying or coming via train, we will provide transportation to and from the John Wayne Airport (SNA) and the Irvine/Santa Ana train stations. If you fly into another airport such as LAX, you must arrange for a shuttle to campus. Click here to see driving directions.

“What if…”

You can’t come to Spring Pre-VU? That’s OK! Set up a personal visit and campus tour at your convenience by submitting an online visit request!

Have questions?

Contact the Admissions Office at 714.966.5400 or


9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.         Check-in

9:30 – 10 a.m.                 Welcome

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.            Chapel

11a.m. – 12 p.m.            Admissions & Financial Aid

12 p.m. -1 p.m.               Campus Tour

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.               Student Lunch

  • Academic Luncheon (family members)

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.               Mock Class

  • Student Services Panel (family members)

3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.         Academic and Activities Fair

3:45 – 5 p.m.                  Insight Sessions

  • Current Parent Panel (family members)

5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.         Student Panel

5:30 – 6 p.m.                  *Individual Admissions Appt.   

5:30 – 7 p.m.                  Dinner

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.        Mock Rock

*The option to schedule an individual appointment with an admissions counselor will be available for high school seniors and transfer students only.