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You're Invited.

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 heightened health concern and mitigating risk associated with COVID-19, personal visits and events will be conducted via phone or virtually using Zoom through April 17. If you registered for a personal visit, financial aid appointment (new incoming fall 2020 applicants) or event, you will be contacted via phone and/or email to switch to phone or virtual delivery. Contact campusvisits@vanguard.edu or 714.966.5400. 

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. A typical campus visit includes a tour (1 hour, Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.) and an appointment with an admissions counselor (30 minutes).

We are happy to arrange additional components to your visit:

  • Attend Chapel - Tuesdays/Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at 10:00 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)
  • Meet with a Professor - at least two week notification is required
  • Spend the Night in the Dorm - at least two week notification is required, Monday-Thursday, fall and spring semesters (September through April)

Due to heightened health concern and mitigating risk associated with COVID-19, chapel, class visit and overnight options are not available the remainder of spring semester. 

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.

Tour our Waugh Student Center

Vanguard Virtual Tour

The best way to experience Vanguard is in person. Here's a sneak-peek to what we offer.

April 24 // May 15 // June 26 // July 24

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!

April 18 // June 20 // July 18 // August 8

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


April 1 // May 20 // June 3 // July 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.

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.