Regional and Online Campuses COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Updated April 2, 2020

Thank you for considering the University of La Verne to continue your academic journey! Given the ongoing global concerns around COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), we know you have questions and we want to ensure we address all your concerns. To simplify the admission process during this national emergency, the University has made some temporary adjustments to our admission processes. These adjustments pertain to the adult learner undergraduates and graduates. We hope you find the answers to the following FAQs helpful.

Is the University of La Verne closed?

The University of La Verne moved all classes online beginning March 23, and most university employees are working remotely as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). However, you can connect with departments via email, phone, or through a virtual appointment. Please call
800-695-4858 Monday-Friday for assistance.

Can I visit the University of La Verne campuses?

Currently, only essential staff are working on campus. Most office staff are working remotely. Prospective student information sessions and orientations will be offered virtually. You may also continue to connect with the university through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or YouTube.

I haven’t applied yet. Can I still apply for the Summer or Fall 2020 term?

You can still apply to the University of La Verne for the Summer 2020, as well as Fall 2020, Winter 2021 and Spring 2021. The University of La Verne is continuously accepting and reviewing applications.

The Application Process

I’m having trouble obtaining required transcripts, test scores or other admission documents. What can I do?

The University will waive the application fee, official transcripts and letters of recommendation, and will make accommodations for other requirements depending on the academic program.  

  • All application fees have been waived for Summer and Fall 2020
  • We are permitting students to submit unofficial transcripts for admission purposes.  Official transcripts will be due prior to registration for your second term for most programs
  • Letters of recommendation are optional
  • Most programs are shifting towards optional tests for admission
    • Test results, including CBEST, and CSET are waived until available
  • La Fetra College of Education will make admission decisions without fingerprinting/certificate of clearance and TB testing
  • Programs that require an interview will conduct the interview via distance technology or the interview may be waived as deemed appropriate by the dean/program chair

How do I submit application documents?

Items for your application can be uploaded to the La Verne application portal or emailed to   admissiondocs@laverne.edu

How can I request transcripts for my application file?

Check your institution’s website to see if an e-transcript can be ordered directly from the institution or a third party, e.g., Parchment, National Student Clearinghouse.

If an e-transcript is not available, the University of La Verne will accept unofficial transcripts directly from students. Unofficial transcripts will only be used for admission consideration. Final official transcripts will be required prior to registration for your second term. Please note that unofficial transcripts should be submitted in PDF format.  We are unable to accept unofficial transcripts in screenshot format. Please be sure the transcript meets the following guidelines.

Please be sure your unofficial transcript(s) include the following:

  • Legal name
  • Name of institution
  • Dates of attendance
  • Grades earned; credits earned
  • Degree earned (if applicable)
  • Course titles/numbers

How will I be notified about financial aid?

Different types of state, federal and private financial aid are available. To learn more, visit the Office of Financial Aid. Students are encouraged to file the FAFSA to be considered for aid.  After you are admitted to the University of La Verne, the Office of Financial Aid will determine your eligibility for aid based upon your FAFSA.   You will be able view the status of your financial aid through our online portal: MyLaVerne.

What if I still have questions?

We are here to help! Please get in touch with your admission representative via email or phone.

For further information please contact the regional campus or military center of your choice (listed below).

Campus Accelerated Program for Adults
https://laverne.edu/capa/
(909) 448-4981
tklepper@laverne.edu
(909) 448-4531
cmoreno@laverne.edu
La Verne Online
https://laverne.edu/online/
(909) 448-4086
laverneonline@laverne.edu
Centers for Educators
https://laverne.edu/locations/educators/campus-representatives/
(800) 695-4858
Bakersfield
https://laverne.edu/locations/bakersfield/
(661) 861-6800
bakersfield@laverne.edu
Burbank
https://laverne.edu/locations/burbank/
(818) 295-6500
sfvc@laverne.edu
Irvine
https://laverne.edu/locations/irvine/
(714) 505-6936
occ@laverne.edu
Ontario
https://laverne.edu/locations/ontario/
(909) 937-6985
iec@laverne.edu
Naval Base Ventura County
https://laverne.edu/locations/nbvc/
(805) 986-6900
pt.mugu@laverne.edu
Vandenberg Air Force Base
https://laverne.edu/locations/vafb/
(805) 734-6220
vafb@laverne.edu