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Visit Vanguard

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Vanguard may be the perfect fit for you – take a lookVisit us and you will know! With multiple events throughout the year, prospective students are given the chance to experience the academic programs and welcoming university community that Vanguard University offers. Drop by our beautiful campus on a day that’s best for you, or register for a visit experience below.
Due to COVID-19 health and safety precautions, on-campus personal visits must be scheduled in advance. In addition to on-campus personal visits, virtual appointments with admissions counselors and "live" virtual tours are available upon request. 
Contact campusvisits@vanguard.edu or 714.966.5400 or click on the Schedule a Visit button below to fill out the web request form. 

Schedule a Personal Visit

We are thrilled that you are considering Vanguard University as one of your college options and are interested in scheduling a campus visit. Campus visits are offered Monday-Friday. A standard campus visit includes a tour (1 hour) and an appointment with an admissions counselor (30 minutes). Fall 2021 semester, standard tour times are 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. 

We are happy to arrange additional components to your visit:
Due to heightened health concern and mitigating risk associated with COVID-19, class visit and overnight options are not available. 

  • Meet with a Professor - at least two week notification is required, may be conducted via Zoom
  • Attend Chapel - Tuesdays/Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at 10 a.m., fall and spring semesters (September through April)
  • Sit in on a Class - at least two week notification is required, fall and spring semesters (September through April)
  • Spend the Night in the Dorm - at least two week notification is required, Monday-Thursday, fall and spring semesters (September through April)

If you are interested in being a student athlete and would like to meet with a coach, all appointments are set up directly through Athletics - click here.

Questions? Please call 714.966.5400 or email campusvisits@vanguard.edu. Undergraduate Admissions is open weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., except holidays.

December 1 // January 15

Learn about financial aid - how to fill out the FAFSA and apply for the Cal Grant, hear from current students, tour the campus and bring your application and supporting documentation for an onsite admissions decision.

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December 10

Looking for the perfect college? Spend a Friday afternoon with us and see how it may be the perfect fit! Tour the campus, learn about our programs, get the scoop on life @ VU!
Offered on-campus and virtual.

December 18

Spend a Saturday morning with us! Tour the campus and meet with an admissions counselor.
Offered on-campus and virtual.

December 8

Thinking about transferring to Vanguard? Spend an evening at with us! Tour the campus, hear from current transfer students and receive an unofficial transcript evaluation.
Offered on-campus and virtual.

Vanguard Virtual Tour

Can't wait to see campus? Take peek before your in-person visit.

Tour the Waugh Student Center

Aerial Campus Tour

University Highlights


Offering outstanding faculty and small class sizes that make each study session a personal journey.


Located a mere ten minutes from Newport Beach, and adventure distance from Los Angeles, Vanguard University encourages students to explore their community and develop themselves as spiritual leaders off campus.


Students from different backgrounds connect, learn, and share their stories.


Vanguard provides options for making every student’s education affordable.


Join a tour or plan your personal visit.


A place where you can take a lunch with your professor, enjoy a vibrant Christian community, and make lifelong friendships.