Office of the President
Lori E. Varlotta
Welcome to Cal Lutheran!
Whether you are a long-time member of our Cal Lutheran community, new to the University, or checking us out for the first time, I am glad you’re here. Please use this site to discover or rediscover the wide range of educational, co-curricular, social, and recreational opportunities our community offers to students, faculty, staff, and friends.
Speaking of our community, there has never been a better time to be a part of this vibrant campus. Our 2022-23 academic year is chock full of exciting planning opportunities that will shape the future of Cal Lu for many years to come.
- We are implementing our new Strategic Plan.
- We are in the midst of formulating a facilities, environmental, and natural plan called the Campus Plan.
- We have designed our first comprehensive plan focused on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ).
Cal Lutheran’s future is a bright one, and you can be a part of bringing that future
to life. Take a close look at our website and then come explore our main campus and
our various centers. It doesn’t take long to see the power and potential of this faith-friendly
and future-focused university...come be a part of it all!
Lori E. Varlotta, PhD
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
AUGUST 26-28, 2022
Welcome to all of our new traditional undergraduate students!View the events
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice
Faculty and staff at Cal Lutheran are called to challenge barriers and prepare students to lead a life of meaning and purpose in pursuit of socially-just communities.
Shared Governance & Decision-Making
Our approach to shared governance is designed to advance the university's mission and promote a common good that prioritizes student learning and experience.
A Strategic Plan for Our Future
As California Lutheran University moves into its seventh decade, three strategic goals that arise from our identity, mission and values will be emphasized through 2022.