Be A Tornado Day

Next Be A Tornado Day:

Saturday, April 6, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm

Austin Main Campus
11400 Concordia University Dr.
Austin, Texas 78726

Take the Next Step Toward Being a Tornado! 

Haven't decided where you'd like to go to college? Avoid the wait by attending Be A Tornado Day!

At this event, you can fill out your application, bring your official transcripts and test scores, and receive a same-day admission decision. (Graduate students can complete their application and will receive an accelerated admission decision within the next week.)

You can also apply online before the event. If you have already been admitted before you attend Be A Tornado Day, you can complete the FAFSA and use the opportunity to complete do any or all of the following: complete the financial aid process, apply for housing, make your commitment, and register for summer orientation.

Spend time at the event touring campus, enjoying outdoor games, visiting our food trucks, learning about campus life, mingling with current students, and attending an NCAA baseball game! Open to the whole family! (Kids activities available.)

If you're unable to make Be A Tornado Day, consider attending one of our Transfer Nights!

Tentative Schedule of Events

Tentative Schedule of Events




10:00 AM

Check-In* (This check-in time is now full)

Welcome Center

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Graduate Student & Professor Panel

Cedel Hall - C-170

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Student Activities Open House

Cedel Hall - C-234

11:30 AM 


Welcome Center

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Graduate Student Mixer

Cedel Hall - C-170

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Residence Hall Room Viewing

Residence Halls

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

NCAA Baseball Game (Tornados vs. Howard Payne)

Tornado Field

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Residence Hall Room Viewing

Residence Halls

All-Day Activities

Food Trucks
Outdoor games
Transfer Student Course Registration
Housing Application Station
Campus-Wide Scavenger Hunt
Orientation Registration
Photo Booth
Kids' Activities

(See Program at Check-In)

*Note that your check-in time depends on the time you choose on your event registration form.

Important details:

  • Self-guided tour booklets are available throughout the day
  • Food trucks will be available throughout the day for our guests to enjoy free of charge
CTX at a Glance

Concordia University Texas at a Glance

  • Concordia's main campus is located on 389 acres in northwest Austin
  • Concordia is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools
  • We offer 24 undergraduate majors in six schools: Business and Communication, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Natural and Applied Sciences, and Nursing; graduate degrees in Business Administration, Nursing, and Education; and one doctorate degree in Education
  • Concordia is home to 2700+ students - 60% female and 40% male
  • 80% of our students receive at least some form of financial aid
  • Our student/faculty ratio is 15:1
  • There is one residence hall with two wings on campus
  • Concordia intercollegiate athletics are NCAA Division III and include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, and track and field
Why Choose CTX?

Why Choose Concordia University Texas?

Concordia is an excellent choice to further your education, but it's important to choose a college that's right for you. Why? Where you go and what you do there will shape the rest of your life.

The classes you take will influence your future career. The activities in which you take part will influence your leadership abilities. The friends you make will create a bright social life. Finally, the college experience as a whole will influence the kind of person you become, your values and ethics, and how you make decisions.

The real question is: Who do you want to be?

Concordia University Texas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Concordia University Texas.

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