Planning Guide

CFAW Resources

Everything You Need to Know

  • What to Bring with You
    • Sleeping bag and pillow (you will be bunking on the floor in a current student's room)
    • Toiletries and towel
    • Shower shoes
    • Spending money
    • Red shirt for Flames home football game (if attending during football season in the fall)
    • Casual/athletic clothes
    • Attire for Class
      • Nice shirt, dress pants or nice jeans (shorts and ripped jeans not permitted)
    • Participation Form signed by parent/guardian
    • Instrument (if attending music tryouts)
    • Guests 18+ must have state-issued photo ID like a driver's license to attend Convocation - this includes parents, guardians and group leaders. CFAW student guests will use their CFAW Flames pass.
  • Transportation

    Shuttle Service To/From Lynchburg Airport
    If you are arriving on Thursday afternoon, a shuttle service will be provided to and from Liberty to the Lynchburg airport, bus stations, 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 pickup time. 

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

    Charter Bus
    We are not offering a sponsored bus for the 2018-2019 school year.

  • Parking
  • Lodging & Dining


    When you check-in, the Office of Residence Life will give you 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).


    Students registered and attending CFAW are provided a meal pass that includes all meals for the weekend at the Food Court at Reber-Thomas Dining Hall. Parents attending CFAW also have the opportunity to purchase meals at a discounted rate in the Food Court at Reber-Thomas Dining Hall during their time on campus.

    CFAW Student Guests

    All meals in the Food Court at Reber-Thomas Dining Hall are provided to all registered and attending CFAW students. CFAW students are encouraged to bring some spending money to enjoy many of our other retail dining options outlined below.

    Parents & Children

    Parents and family members are invited to enjoy meals across campus. Parents are also invited to attend the CFAW Parent Session taking place Friday morning where a light breakfast and coffee are provided.

    Reber-Thomas Dining Hall Pricing

    Parent/Guardian Prices 

    • $7.25 - Breakfast
    • $8.75 - Lunch
    • $9.25 - Dinner

    Prices include all applicable taxes.

    Children (12 and under)

    • $5.50 - Breakfast
    • $6.25 - Lunch
    • $6.25 - Dinner

    Children 4 and under eat for free.

    Retail Dining Options

    Liberty University is proud to offer several dining locations in addition to the main dining hall. Parents, family members, and CFAW students may enjoy the following options during their time on our campus. CFAW student meal passes are not able to be used at the locations below.

  • Disability Accommodations

    Need to request disability accommodations? Contact the Office of Disability Accommodation Support as soon as possible to allow your request to be processed in a timely manner.

    Office of Disability Accommodation Support
    (434) 592-4016

  • 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.

  • Travel Reimbursement

    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.


(800) 543-5317
(434) 658-1111 (text)



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