Upcoming CFAW Dates

September 20-23, 2018

November 8-11, 2018

February 21-24, 2019

April 4-7, 2019

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Need help registering? Speak with one of our Admissions Counselors today! (800) 543 - 5317.

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College For A Weekend (CFAW) is open to:

  • High School Juniors and Seniors all year long
  • Transfer Students between the ages of 15-24 
  • High school sophomores are eligible to attend CFAW during the spring semester
  • Parents of CFAW students 
  • Remember:  Students are only able to attend ONE CFAW event each academic year

If you would like to request disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Disability Academic Support by phone at 434-582-2159 or email  Please make your request as soon as possible to allow the request to be processed in a timely manner. 

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$50.00 Registration cost includes:

  • Lodging
  • Meals from Thursday evening dinner through Sunday lunch
  • Most sporting activities

Note: Cost does NOT include the concert ticket.

*Please note that there are no refunds for CFAW. Payments can be made online during registration, by phone, or by mail. Payment is due at the time of registration.

How to Attend CFAW for FREE

Students who submit their confirmation deposit are able to attend CFAW for free and will not have to pay the $50 registration fee. You may only use this option for one free visit to CFAW. If you are interested in taking this step towards securing your attendance at CFAW, and need assistance submitting the confirmation deposit, speak with an Admissions Counselor today by calling (800)-543-5317.

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Charter Bus Information

 Liberty University sponsors chartered buses during CFAW. We are not offering a sponsored bus for the 2018-2019 school year.

Participation Form

You must submit a signed Participation Form during CFAW check-in. Save time at check-in by filling it out now and bringing it with you.


When you check-in you will be given a room assignment in the residence halls. If you have a friend or sibling who is a student that you would like to room with, they must request that you stay in their room through their Resident Assistant (RA). When you check-in, the Office of Residence Life will make sure you are placed in the right room. 

Transportation from Lynchburg Airport

If you are arriving on Thursday afternoon, a shuttle service will be provided to and from the school to the Lynchburg airport*, and bus and train stations for students who let our office know ahead of time. The shuttle service is only provided for Lynchburg pick-ups. We monitor all arrival times and have shuttles waiting for CFAW guests outside the arrival area. Please look for a Liberty bus and driver in a red Liberty shirt.  If you do not see a shuttle upon arrival call the Visitors Center to confirm a shuttle is on its way. Please contact the Visitors Center in advance at (434) 582-2064 to schedule a pick up time. 

*Please note that transportation is not available for departing flights and/or trains prior to 7 a.m.

Travel Reimbursement Program

If you travel via train, plane or bus (i.e. public transportation) to Lynchburg, VA to come to CFAW and then you come to Liberty as a student, we will reimburse your fare up to $750.Once you arrive on campus as a current Liberty student, contact the Student Advocate Office for more information on what you need to do in order to receive this credit. Feel free to check the Travel Reimbursement Policy for more information!


Register for CFAW

College For A Weekend (CFAW) is a great opportunity for church youth groups, school groups and other types of groups to experience Liberty University. Bringing a group is easy and has its perks. 

Group Leaders

While at CFAW, you are welcome to participate in any of the activities your students enjoy.  From the Thursday evening Welcome Rally to Friday classes and Convocation, we hope you will take the time to experience all Liberty has to offer.

In addition, all group leaders registering and making payment for 10 or more eligible students can receive a free hotel room and meals for the weekend!  At least 10 students must be registered and paid 24 calendar days prior to your chosen CFAW date.

The Free Hotel Room/Meals Promo Deadline is: 


Be advised that CFAW Group Payments for the minimum of 10 eligible students must be made by the Promo Deadline in order to qualify for the free hotel room.

In addition, Group Leaders who do not meet the eligibility requirements during check-in, will need to secure and pay for their own accommodations. For area hotel listings, please visit our local accommodations page.

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All groups must be pre-registered.  However, the same costs and eligibility guidelines established for individual registrants apply to students in groups.  More information can be found on our CFAW Homepage.


Step-by-Step Tutorial

Create a student leader account by visiting the Registration Page. Please input all of your information into the form accordingly and know that your organization’s information will not be needed during this step.

You will set up a personal profile with a username and password. You will need this username and password in order to access your registration and be able to register for future CFAW events.


Step-by-Step Tutorial

Once your username and password are established, log in and select “register your group.” Then, select which weekend you would like to sign-up for. During this step, you will fill in your organization’s information. Once complete, select “submit” and you will receive an email confirming the registration of your group.


Step-by-Step Tutorial

Each student will need to be registered individually. It will be the responsibility of the student and group leader to register for CFAW. See the step-by-step tutorial above for registration steps.

The registration deadlines are as follows:


Payment is due at the time of registration for each student. Acceptable forms of payment include Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Check.

OPTION 1: Group leaders have the option of paying for their group. To make a group payment, “defer payment” on the students registration and please contact the CFAW Group Coordination Team at (434) 582-2064. If a student decides not to attend the CFAW, you may replace the student with another eligible student.

OPTION 2: If group leaders opt to have the students make individual payments, the students may pay at the time of registration or call Resident Admissions at (800) 543-5317.

Payment deadlines are as follows:


Download the Housing Registration Form. Please fill the blue highlighted sections only. Once complete, save it for your records and send to

Please note:

  • Only two students may room together at a time for all available housing locations.
  • Housing preferences are not guaranteed. However, we will do our best to make the accommodation for the group as a whole when possible.
  • The CFAW Groups Coordination Team will not be able to fulfill any LU friend requests.

Housing registration deadlines are as follows:


Congratulations! Your group is now ready to attend the CFAW Event. Remember, every student under the age of 18 prior to CFAW Thursday needs to complete the CFAW Participation Form.

Please keep in contact with the CFAW Groups Coordinator if you have any specific questions. We are here to help in any way we can. You may give us a call at (434) 592-6043 or (434) 582-2064. We will be in contact with you the week of the event to finalize all group information. Please continue to monitor your emails for any updates.

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