Taking a trip to our destination campus is the best way to know if this academically outstanding and spiritually authentic college is the right fit for you.
College Days is a jam-packed event that immerses prospective students into life at Pacific Union College!
Attend real college classes, speak with professors, worship with the community, attend social activities, stay in the residence hall, and interact with fellow college-bound students. The four-day experiences in February and April will also include special tours of the Napa Valley and San Francisco.
PUC Transfer Days are unique Friday visit days for transfer students to receive a comprehensive look at the college and discover what PUC has to offer. Prospective students are invited to meet some of the people who make PUC such a special place. Taking a trip to our destination campus is the best way to know if this academically outstanding and spiritually authentic college is the right fit for you.
Individual visits are a personalized experience where you’ll learn about the things that interest you:
Hosted campus visits are offered Monday through Thursday at 9am, 11am, 1pm, and 2pm. We do not offer visits on Saturday and Sunday outside of our College Days weekend experiences.
The college provides complimentary guest housing for prospective students travelling from long distances on a space-available basis; please contact us about availability before your arrival.
PUC welcomes visits from groups sponsored by a particular school or organization. Group tours are available on weekdays and must be arranged in advance for days when regular visits are also available (no holidays or College Days dates).
Norman Knight, D.Min., serves as PUC’s outreach chaplain, sharing the Gospel with groups around the world. He has also lectured to over 450,000 students, parents, faculty, and administrators about “Access to Higher Education.” Dr. Knight, who holds a doctor of ministry degree from Trinity Theological Seminary, has over two decades experience as a Seventh-day Adventist pastor. He has also been a police, hospital, and prison chaplain. Look for Dr. Knight at a school or church near you sharing messages of faith and hope.
Connect shares the spiritual experience of the college with groups throughout the Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Connect Ministies serves with spiritual authenticity while promoting a relationship with PUC and a dynamic connection with God. Students, staff, and faculty travel and serve by leading worship, praise, social events, and outreach opportunities. Reach ministry coordinator Alex Dunbar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Throughout the year, PUC representatives attend college fairs throughout the country. To see if you can meet an enrollment counselor at a fair near you, contact us.
Enrollment Counselors regularly visit Adventist academies throughout the Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists to answer questions, offer college counseling, and help with fall quarter registration. Contact your Enrollment Counselor to find out the next time he or she will visit your school!
Most tours of campus begin in the office of enrollment services on the main floor of Graf Hall, with parking available for guests in Graf Oval. To allow time for parking and check-in, please arrive on campus thirty minutes before your scheduled tour time. To avoid receiving a parking ticket, make sure to see the receptionist at the front desk before your tour. You will be provided with a visitor parking permit which must be displayed on your automobile’s dashboard while parked on campus.
When using a GPS system, please do not follow directions to drive up Old Howell Mountain Road from the Silverado Trail. Instead, continue on Silverado Trail until you reach the blinking red lights and proceed east on Deer Park Road.
PUC truly is in the heart of Northern California:
Angwin is 85 miles from San Francisco International Airport (SFO), 78 miles from Oakland International Airport (OAK), and 90 miles from Sacramento International Airport (SMF). Evans Airport Service offers shuttle service from SFO and OAK airports to Napa, where you can be picked up by PUC if you’ve pre-arranged this service.
The Angwin Airport, Virgil O. Parrett Field, located directly above the main campus, is owned and operated by PUC. Tie down, gasoline and oil sale, and mechanical services are available.
From San Francisco International Airport (Tolls Apply)
From Oakland International Airport (Tolls Apply)
Pacific Union College’s destination campus in the Napa Valley is a wonderful place to visit. PUC has limited overnight accommodations available primarily for the use of families and guests of the college. These can be arranged through the visit coordinator in the office of enrollment services.
The Napa Valley is one of the premier vacation destinations in the world, with lodging available throughout the area. PUC has compiled a helpful list of area lodging if you’re looking to make a reservation.
Those coming for College Days should be ready for all sorts of experiences, from church services to social events. The temperature can change throughout the day, so plan to pack some layers. Aside from your everyday clothing and toiletries, here are some recommended items to throw in your bag: