Torrientation 2014

Torrey Honors Orientation Week for the incoming class of 2018!

  • When

    Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22, 2014

  • Location

    Biola University

  • Contact

    Torrey Admissions at (562) 906-4555 or

Register for Torrientation

Students who will be attending the Torrey Honors Institute in the fall of 2014 are required to attend the Torrey Honors orientation week, known as Torrientation.  During the week, incoming students will meet their cohort groups and hear from the Torrey Honors faculty.  Students must register for Torrientation at the link above.  You will also have the opportunity to purchase a T-shirt and register any guests for our Parent and Family Reception. In order to keep up with the announcements about Torrientation, be sure to check your Biola email account. 

Early Move In:  Incoming students to Torrey Honors will have an early move in date on August 18th.  There will be no additional fee for early housing.

We are happy to offer incoming students a ride from the airport to Biola's campus!  The Torrientation staff will be available to pick students up between 10:30 am and 4:00 pm on Monday, August 18th.  We do have limited seats, so we ask students arriving with their families to use an airport shuttle.  To request a ride, please fill out the Airport Pick Up Request Form.

Monday, August 18th

As you and your family plan your arrival on campus, please use this schedule as a refence.

1:00-4:00 pm  Freshman Arrival:  Sutherland Courtyard

Come check in with the Torrientation Staff to get your schedule and information packet.  We will then take you to move into your dorm room!

5:00-6:00 pm Torrientation Welcome: Crowell Music Hall

Join us as our director, Dr. Paul Spears, shares the Institute's vision for equipping students to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ. 

6:00-8:00 pm  Dinner Break

You are welcome to eat dinner with your families or join our Torrietnation staff, who will be gathering outside Crowell Music Hall after the Torrientation Welcome

8:00-10:00 pm Meet Your Group: Metzger Lawn

Meet the other students in your cohort group and the Class of 2018!


Parent Orientation

Parents, as an integral part of this transition, we hope that you will be able to join us for one or both of the events listed below! On Monday, August 18, you can move in your student, see the campus, and join us for the evening as we open the week and introduce the theme for Torrientation. You're also invited to join us Friday evening, August 22, to meet the Torrey Honors faculty, student cohorts, and to hear stories of the week. In addtion to Torrey Honors events, Biola University offers a rich experience for parents during Parent Orientation, August 22-23, 2014.


Torrientation Welcome - Dr. Spears

Monday, August 18th at 5:00 pm - Crowell Music Hall


Torrientation Parent and Family Reception

Friday, August 22nd at 4:00 pm - Tent at McNally Field

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