Experience West Coast Baptist College Up Close

November 13-15

West Coast Up Close

West Coast Up Close is an opportunity for those who are considering college options (students, recent high school graduates, parents, etc.) to experience all that WCBC offers. Through this event, you’ll participate in the day-to-day academic, spiritual, and social aspects of campus life.

Whether you’ve visited the WCBC campus before or have never been to California, you’ll find that West Coast Up Close is a highly concentrated, personal opportunity to see what WCBC life is really like.

Quick Facts


Deciding if, where, and when you will attend college is a big decision, and you should know how WCBC can help you prepare for your future. Do you really want to commit four years of your life to an institution you haven't explored in as much detail as possible?


Any sophomore or above who is considering WCBC as a college option and their parents will appreciate and benefit from this experience.


Three days designed specifically to allow potential students to attend classes, live in the dorms, participate in student activities, make memories, attend Lancaster Baptist Church, ask questions, find answers, and generally experience life as a WCBC student.


On the campus of West Coast Baptist College and Lancaster Baptist Church in northern Los Angeles County, California.


2:00 PM on Wednesday, November 13 - Noon on Friday, November 15 or At Your Leisure through a Virtual WCUC Experience


Register today or call the Admissions team at 661.946.2274. Every high school student who attends will automatically be entered for a chance to win some great WCBC merch.


WCUC is unbelievably affordable at only $35 per person. This includes all meals, activities, a gift, and housing. Committed incoming freshmen (deposit-paid, first-time students) can register for free!

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Have a Question?

Call or Text | 661.946.2274 Email | admissions@wcbc.edu

Admissions Hours

Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Should I Attend?

  • Are you undecided on what to do after graduation?
  • Do you feel overwhelmed by the idea of choosing a career?
  • Is selecting a college intimidating to you?
  • Did someone recommend that you attend Bible college for one year?
  • Do you want to know with certainty if you should apply to WCBC?
  • Can you spend $35 today to make sure you choose the right college?
  • Do you want to meet the teachers under whom your child is going to study?
  • Is attending Bible college for at least one year something that you'd like your child to do?
  • Does your son or daughter want to attend WCBC?
  • Is it time to help your child select a college?
  • Does sending your son or daughter to an unfamiliar college make you nervous?
  • Are you interested in seeing the campus and dorms where your child will live?
  • Do you want to experience the environment in which your child will live?
  • Are your upperclassmen unsure of what to do after high school?
  • Do you have a junior, senior, or recent graduate that is considering attending Bible college?
  • Do you want your students to pray about attending Bible college for one year?
  • Are your students or their parents skeptical of the value of Bible college?
  • Do you want your students to experience WCBC?
  • Will your students or parents be encouraged to meet others who are planning to attend WCBC?

Day 1

November 13, 2024
  • 2:00 PM-6:00 PM | Registration (includes activity sign-ups) in The Hangar
  • 2:30 PM-4:30 PM | Campus Tours meet in The Hangar
  • 5:00 PM | Dinner in the SLC
  • 7:00 PM | Evening Service in the Main Auditorium
  • 8:45 PM | Finger Food & Fun in the Gazebo
  • 10:45 PM | Campus Closes

Day 2

November 14, 2024
  • 6:15 AM-6:45 AM | Breakfast in the SLC
  • 7:15 AM | College Classes
  • 9:00 AM | College Chapel
  • 10:10 AM | College Classes
  • 1:00 PM | Lunch/Q&A in The Hangar
  • 2:30 PM | Campus Scavenger Hunt
  • 4:00 PM | Freetime
  • 6:00 PM | Pre-Game BBQ in The Hangar
  • 7:30 PM | Eagles Basketball Game
  • 10:45 PM | Campus Closes

Day 3

November 15, 2024
  • 7:00 AM–8:00 AM | Breakfast in the SLC
  • 8:30 AM-10:20 AM | Drama & Service in the Walther Center
  • 10:30 AM-12:00 PM | Delegate Brunch in The Hangar

The Details



High school juniors, seniors, and recent graduates are invited to stay in the WCBC dorms on a first-come, first serve basis. If you would like to share a room with a friend, you may request to do so during registration; and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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Unfortunately, our policies and limited capacity don't allow for non-prospective students to stay in our dorms. The good news is that these three hotels have offered a special discount to our West Coast Up Close guests. “West Coast Baptist College” is the magic phrase that will get you our exclusive rate.

TownePlace Suites Lancaster SpringHill Suites by Marriott Oxford Inn
$35/ per delegate


  • Delegate Gift
  • WCBC Brand New Student T-Shirt
  • Multiple Activities
  • Cafeteria Meal Pass
  • Department Meetups
  • Delegate Luncheon
  • Housing (Students Only)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Much more!

Airport Transportation

Many of our guests fly across the country to join us for this special event. If you're one of them, we’ll be glad to pick you up at the airport and take you back when you're headed home. Best of all, we won't charge you a penny. All you need to do is give us your flight info and register here.

Airport transportation is available to and from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), AND Ontario International Airport (ONT). Due to distance and other limitations, we will not be able to provide transportation to or from John Wayne Airport (SNA) or Long Beach Airport (LGB).

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