Visit campus

We hear it all the time - people fall in love with FPU when they visit campus. Is it the feeling of home? The sense of belonging? The possibilities that await? YES. Come, and see for yourself.

Every visit can be tailored to meet all of your needs:

  • Take a campus tour
  • Join us for lunch
  • Sit in on a class
  • Meet professors, advisors and staff
  • Interact with current students
  • Discover how to apply and enroll at FPU
  • Attend a chapel service

Personal Campus Visit

What you do is up to you. Personalize your visit with a campus tour, faculty meeting or a variety of other options. Most weekdays throughout the year.

Schedule a Visit

Virtual Campus Tour

Can't make it to our main campus for an in-person tour? Explore from your computer or mobile device.

View tour

Saturday Snapshots & Evening Tours

Come see campus in a whole new light at a time that is convenient for you.

Saturday Snapshots begin at 10:00 a.m. on designated Saturdays. Evening tours are available Monday – Thursday at 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. 

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FPU Preview Days

Experience a day in the life of a college student at FPU. Interact with current students and faculty in and out of the classroom. You can even spend the night on campus (with advanced notice). There is no cost to attend.

Who: High school and transfer students. Parents welcome.

When: Monday October 28, 2019, Monday February 10, 2020, Friday March 13, 2020

Sign up:

October 28 Preview Day  February 10 Preview Day  March 13 Preview Day

The Encounter

A jam-packed day and a half of the full college experience including staying in the residence halls, eating in the cafeteria and sitting in on classes. You will also meet tons of new friends, play games and stay up way too late! 

When: Sunday November 10 - Monday November 11, 2019

Who: High school juniors and seniors. Parents welcome.

Cost: $25

Registration & Information

New for 2019/2020: Program-Specific Preview Days

All FPU Preview Days during the 2019-2020 school year will have an optional, afternoon portion specific to certain majors or programs. Professors and program representatives will host afternoon sessions so families can get a firsthand look at what being part of FPU is all about. 

STEM Preview Day: October 28, 2019

Hear from faculty from the School of Natural Sciences and gain valuable insights about FPU's STEM Summer Bridge Program.

STEM Preview Day Registration

The Arts and Business Preview Day: February 10, 2020

Auditions for FPU's music and theater department and a session hosted by the School of Business.

Arts/Business Preview Day Registration

Humanities and Nursing Preview Day: March 13, 2020

Afternoon sessions hosted by faculty from Biblical/Theological Studies, Communication, Criminology, Nursing, Psychology and Social Work.

Humanities/Nursing Preview Day Registration

Transfer Talks

Join us the first Wednesday of every month September through June. Meet with a transfer counselor and learn about FPU's transfer process. No sign-up or registration necessary. 

Where: Admissions Office, McDonald Hall - 1717 S. Chestnut Ave, Fresno

When: First Wednesday of the month until 7:00 p.m.

Group Visits

FPU would love to host your youth group, class, home school association or other student group. Come for a few hours or for the day. Contact our campus visit coordinator for more information and to reserve a time.

Contact:, 559-453-3674

FPU Fly-In Program

For non-California residents, visit FPU risk-free!* This program includes reimbursement of flight and/or vehicle costs when you attend one of FPU's Preview Days or The Encounter and subsequently enroll to the university.

To participate, you must commit to the following criteria:**

- You must be a first-time visitor to FPU and a junior/senior in high school or a college student interested in transferring (up to the age of 25).

- To be eligible for reimbursement, you must register for the FPU Fly-In, attend either a Preview Day or The Encounter, participate in all program events and ultimately enroll at Fresno Pacific University. Registration for FPU Fly-In and event sign up must be completed and received by FPU no later than three weeks prior to the event date of your choice.

- Before booking a flight, you must hear from us regarding space available for the FPU event of your choice. FPU Fly-In's have limited capacity and we reserve the right to close registration at any time.

- Reimbursement for up to $500 of flight costs will be applied to your student account four weeks after the start of the semester. If you do not fly into Fresno, the $500 can be applied to travel costs including car rental and fuel. All receipts would need to be submitted within a week of the attended event. Baggage, upgrades and meals are your responsibility and will not be reimbursed. FPU is not liable for lost or damaged luggage.

- For all event dates, FPU can provide transportation to/from the Fresno Airport.

Register for the Fly-In Program

*$500 reimbursable travel expenses. Restrictions apply. Students must follow program criteria to be eligible. Flight and/or gas receipts must be provided within three weeks of attended event to be eligible for reimbursement.
**Overnight housing is for students only. Parents are invited to join in event sessions but need to make their own overnight arrangements. To participate in an FPU Fly-In for The Encounter, the $25 registration fee still applies; this covers housing, local transportation and on-campus meals. There is no registration fee for Preview Days. Students must meet FPU admission criteria to enroll and enrollment cannot be deferred. Reimbursement will be applied as a credit after student enrolls and begins classes (approximately 4 weeks into the semester).