Upcoming CFAW Dates

  • February 16-19, 2017
  • April 6-9, 2017

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Join Us!

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

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.


CFAW Registration: $75.00*

If you have applied to Liberty and submitted the $250 Confirmation Deposit you can attend one  CFAW for only $25.00! Payment is due at the time of 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.


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. 

If you travel via train, plane or bus (i.e. public transportation) to Lynchburg, VA to get 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. 


Come to see CFAW as a group by following the steps below:

Deadlines for Group Registration:

February CFAW: February 6, 2017
April CFAW: March 27, 2017

Steps for Group Leader:

  1. Create a student leader account
    • 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.
  2. Register your group name
    • Log in to your account 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.
  3. Individually register your students
    • Each student can register online and select your group by name. An option for this will be available during registration.
  4. Submit Payment for your Group
    • Group Leaders can for their group or have the students make individual payments. Students may pay for this in their event registration or by calling the Resident Admissions Office at (800) 543-5317.
      • Students who have submitted the $250 Confirmation Deposit are able to attend one (1) CFAW for $25! Students may pay for this in their event registration or contact the Resident Admissions Office to redeem this offer.
    • Payments can be made ANYTIME after Step 3. To make a payment, please contact the CFAW Group Coordinator Team at (434) 582-2064. Acceptable forms of payment include credit card, debit card or check. Cash is accepted at Check-in only. 
    • The payment deadlines are as follows: 
      • February 6, 2017 (For February CFAW)
      • March 27, 2017(For April CFAW)
  5. Submit Housing Registration
    • Download the Housing Registration Form and fill the blue highlighted sections only. Once completed, save it for your records, and send to
    • Only two students may room together at a time for all housing locations.
      A student housing preference is not guaranteed, but we will do our best to make the accommodation when possible. The CFAW Groups Office will not be able to fulfill any LU friend requests and cannot guarantee a specific housing assignment. 
    • The next free hotel/meals promo deadlines are: 
      • February 6, 2017 (For February CFAW)
      • March 27, 2017 (For April CFAW)
  6. Attend CFAW
    • Every student under the age of 18 needs to complete the Participation Form and turn it in during CFAW Check-In.
    • 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.


NOTE: If a student decides not to attend the CFAW, you may replace the student with another eligible student.  You can do so by emailing and providing the registration change information.


Please contact the CFAW Groups Coordination Team if you have any questions. 

Phone: (434) 582-2043 or (434) 582-2064