Elijah Hickman | Banner | First-Year Experience leaders are excited to welcome new freshman's on campus.

CBU welcomes students back in person for fall semester

California Baptist University hosted Welcome Weekend on Sept. 3-5 to officially welcome incoming freshmen and transfer students to campus. Events took place across three days, ranging from freshman-exclusive activities to some open to upperclassmen on campus. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Welcome Weekend was an entirely virtual format in 2020. With some restrictions lifted, events […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | The members of the Worship Collective join the worship team during the 16th chapel service of the Fall 2019 Semester.

Live Chapel worship team returns

When California Baptist University closed its campus and moved to an online format, so did Chapel, and with it, Chapel worship. Chapel worship has been recorded with band members performing separately and combining performances together to lead CBU students in worship for the past year. However, with the release of Chapel No. 15, students see […]

Breana Crane, senior psychology major, is a spring 2020 graduate who came back to campus to take her senior photos.

CBU plans in-person graduation

California Baptist University announced on March 19 that graduation for the spring class of 2021 will take place in person. This is the first semester since fall 2019 that features in-person graduation, as pandemic restrictions caused spring, summer and fall 2020 graduations to occur over Zoom in December. After a recent decline in new COVID-19 […]