To kick off LGBTQ+ Pride month, our Center for Cultural Engagement and Inclusion organized a flag-raising ceremony. The flag will be on display for the month of June.

Congrats on being admitted to Cal Lutheran!

Welcome back! This newsletter is packed with information about Pride month, off-campus eateries, and some important next steps. We hope you are excited to embark on your new journey as you transition into becoming a Kingsmen or a Regal.

Make sure to connect with us and your peers on our social media platforms, so we can all stay in touch and highlight your decision to come to Cal Lutheran! 

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Best Off-Campus Food Locations

As we inch closer to the new school year, we'll continue to provide you with awesome insights from our current students. For this newsletter issue we asked our students to give us their favorite off-campus spots. These local eateries range from classic food joints to great energy locations, and even do-it-yourself food experiences!

  1. Little Calf Creamery & Cafe - Here you can enjoy a delicious variety of ice cream desserts while enjoying hearty burgers, delectable sandwiches, and a number of tasty sides!

  2. The Stand - Come to The Stand and enjoy all of your classic American favorites! If you want to taste the best food from the finest local suppliers, The Stand is the place for you. 

  3. Finney's - A family owned and operated restaurant that brings upscale cooking to casual dining. Their local, seasonal ingredients are the soul of their culinary inspired menu options.

  4. Side Street Cafe - Go visit Side Street Cafe to enjoy some amazing classic breakfast plates and lunch options. This establishment is a student favorite as it has been operating for 20 years in Ventura County!

  5. Janchi Korean BBQ - Janchi is a modern "self-grill" Korean BBQ restaurant. They are proud to serve high quality meats while you grill and enjoy all you can eat!

Pride Flag Raising Ceremony

Recently our Center for Cultural Engagement and Inclusion kicked off the celebration of Pride Month with a Pride Flag raising on Regals Way. This flag raising was a campus recognition of the LGBTQ+ communities and celebration of Pride. This event was very engaging as students, faculty and staff shared testimonials while providing educational points to all Cal Lutheran community members. 

As the month of June continues on, Samuelson Chapel will be hosting Chapel services dedicated to the campus-wide celebration of Pride Month.

Click here to view more information about the Campus Ministry series being held here at Cal Lutheran.

45th Scandinavian Festival

Earlier this month Cal Lutheran had the pleasure of hosting the 45th Scandinavian Festival - the largest celebration of Nordic cultures in Southern California. Guests enjoyed music, dancing, cooking and craft demonstrations, specialty Nordic craft vendors, and an authentic Viking village. Younger Vikings were also able to enjoy Hans Christian Andersen puppet shows and make free Scandinavian craft souvenirs. 
And of course food is always a highlight of the festival. Tasty foods like lefse, Viking Dogs, Scandinavian pastries and world-famous Æbleskivers were available to taste! Check out more about the festival here!


To find out what you need to do to enroll, just visit your Admitted Student Portal. If you are interested in exploring our campus, please feel free to schedule an in-person visit or check out our new virtual tour from home!



Tell the world you're #Going2CLU

NEW! You can now tell the world you're Cal Lutheran bound with our downloadable yard signs! Our ready-to-display yard signs are available for purchase, along with our downloadable signs. 

Download and use Instagram AR effects, GIF stickers, Zoom backgrounds and more with our admitted student social media toolkit!

If you use the hashtags in a public post or tag us (@CalLutheran), you just might get a great gift!

Don't forget to follow us on our social media platforms to stay up to date with happenings on campus!


International Financial Aid
Cal Lutheran offers International Grants to international students, based on demonstrated financial need. Click here to access the application! If eligible, an International Grant is awarded in addition to your merit scholarship award and is renewable each year. If you have any additional questions, please email 

International WhatsApp Group
Our International Admission team wants to connect with you! If you are an international student and want to connect with the Admission Team click this WhatsApp link and begin to chat!


To enroll at Cal Lutheran, you'll need to take care of a few things. Log into your student portal and complete the items you see there to win some Cal Lu swag including sunglasses, water bottles, phone-lights, beanies, and pop-sockets! Be sure to finish your admission steps and claim your items!

Submit Your FAFSA

Our Financial Aid Office is happy to assist with any questions that you may have regarding your FAFSA or your Financial Aid package when it is offered to you.

Submit Your Enrollment Deposit

Submit your $450 enrollment deposit to secure your place in the incoming class of 2022!

Submit Your Housing Deposit

For students planning to live on campus, you are still able to submit your housing deposit. Make sure to submit your $400 housing deposit as soon as possible.


We've created a private Facebook group just for Fall 2022 admitted students. Join this group to connect with other new students and ask any questions you may have. There's also a Facebook group just for parents of new students.
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We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation and follow all county, state, and federal guidelines. In all areas except classrooms, laboratories, and health services, indoor masking will be optional for all individuals regardless of vaccination status. Vaccines and boosters are required for all undergraduate students.
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