Graduate School Student Orientation

New to a Biola University graduate program? Find your school below to read more about getting oriented into the community! The following information will guide you through academic advising, beginning classes, orientation activities and more.

Cook School of Intercultural Studies

M.A. in Intercultural Studies and Doctoral Students

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2022

Time: 4 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Location: Zoom

Please contact Patti Colombo at 562-944-3051 Ext. 5740 or if you have any questions.


Crowell School of Business

MBA, MM and MALI Orientation

A fully online Canvas Orientation course will be sent out to enrolled students, prior to the beginning of classes.

Location: Virtual

Please contact the Crowell School of Business at (562) 777-4015 or for more information.

MPAcc Orientation

Date: Monday, August 29, 2022

Time: 4 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Location: BUS 102

An online orientation will be held for Fall 2022 students. 

Please contact Amanda Oakes at 562-944-0351 x 5198 or for more information.


Rosemead School of Psychology

Rosemead School of Psychology admits new PsyD and PhD students each Fall semester. Incoming doctoral students will be invited to our Fall Orientation events scheduled for August 2022. These events will be wonderful opportunities for students to meet their cohort and other current Rosemead students, faculty, and staff. 

Please contact Rachel Butag at or (562) 903-4867 for more information.


School of Education

Admitted Students Welcome Celebration

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2022
Time: 10–11:30 a.m.
Andrews Banquet Room

Biola's School of Education is hosting a celebratory breakfast for all admitted/confirmed SOE students which will also include a tour of the campus. We look forward to welcoming you to our community!

If you have any questions, please reach out to our Program Coordinator, Eugenia Park, at


School of Science, Technology and Health

M.S. in Speech, Language and Pathology Orientation

All incoming M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology students are invited to attend the Fall 2022 New Student Orientation. This week-long event will be held on campus during the week of August 22-26. Throughout the week, students will meet their cohort and department faculty, become oriented with the program and prepare for their first clinical placement.

Students will receive an email this summer with more details. Please contact the department at or (562) 777-4072 for more information.


Talbot School of Theology

Talbot New Student Banquet

Date: Thursday, September 1, 2022
Time: 6–9 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Location: Andrews Banquet Room, Talbot East building

You’re invited to join Biola's President, Dr. Barry H. Corey and Talbot's Interim Dean, Dr. Timothy Pickavance for this special event. You'll have an opportunity to interact with Talbot faculty, meet our Associated Student Officers, and connect with other new students. We look forward to meeting you!



International Students

Graduate Student Orientation

Date: Friday, August 26, 2022
Time: 9 a.m.–1 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Next Steps

  1. View the Global Graduate Student Orientation Schedule
  2. Sign up for your School/Department Orientation
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