Christian university in Oregon invites prospective students to preview college life April 4-5

Students who visit George Fox University will have opportunity to meet professors, admissions counselors, current students and coaches

NEWBERG, Ore., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Registration is open for Bruin Preview, a two-day college visitation program that allows prospective undergraduate students to check out Christian college life at George Fox University.


This spring's preview event is scheduled Thursday and Friday, April 4-5, on the university's Newberg, Ore., campus.

The event is for prospective first-year students and college transfers who are interested in seeing firsthand what it's like to live on a Christian college campus. Students will have the opportunity to attend classes, tour the facilities and dorms, attend concerts, participate in department showcases, learn about financial aid, and meet with current students, faculty, admissions counselors and coaches.

The event begins with check-in on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. and continues through Friday afternoon, with the closing session scheduled from 2:40 to 3:15 p.m.

Parents are welcome to attend Bruin Preview and participate in events with their students. They will also learn about life at George Fox through touring the campus and meeting with administrators and admissions counselors. Space is limited and the event is expected to reach capacity, so those interested are encouraged to register as soon as possible. To register or get more information, visit

The cost is $25 per student, which includes admission to events Thursday evening, a full day of activities on Friday, meals for parents/guests on Friday, all meals, lodging and a commemorative T-shirt for students. The cost per parent or guest is $10.

Transportation is available from the Portland airport, train station or bus depot for students traveling from outside the local area without a parent or guardian. Call 800-765-4369, ext. 2240, with your itinerary at least a week before Bruin Preview if you need transportation.

George Fox University is ranked by Forbes among the top Christian universities in the country and is a Christian college classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier regional university. Nearly 3,500 students attend classes on the university's campus in Newberg, Ore., and at teaching centers in Portland, Salem and Redmond, Ore. George Fox offers bachelor's degrees in more than 40 majors, degree-completion programs for working adults, five seminary degrees, and 11 master's and doctoral degrees.

Media Contact:

Mandee Wilmot, George Fox University, 503-554-2248,

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