Announcements

Virtual College Tours/Fairs/Forums/On-Campus Events

Starting September 5, 2019 - Ending August 23, 2020

Click here for complete listing of colleges offering virtual campus tours (updated as we receive information)

Suffolk University: Will be hosting a Virtual Open House for Juniors at 10:30 AM ET on June 7! During this event, there will be interactive online breakout sessions on everything from the Admission and Financial Aid process to the academic experience to campus life - and more! Students can also live chat with members of the Suffolk community to get their questions answered and explore campus through our virtual tour.

University of Virginia HOOS First Look:  a three-day, two-night, all-expense-paid program that would allow around 20 low-income/ first-generation, rising-juniors in high school to visit the University in hopes to make them more competitive applicants in the admissions process. Our objective is to show high achieving, low-income/first-generation high school students that getting into a prestigious university is attainable. The program takes place in the fall, October 23-25, 2020.   The Priority deadline for Hoos First Look is Sunday, June 14th, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST and the Regular Decision deadline is Sunday, September 6th, 2020 11:59 PM EST. All materials (transcripts and counselor forms) need to be in by Sunday, September 6th, 2020, for both priority and regular applicants.  APPLY NOW.   For more information, check out our website and our Facebook

 
Sweet Briar College Summer Leadership Courses:  Each course is offered for credit (3 college credits) or audit (no credit).

 Overview:
·All summer courses are offered completely online using synchronous instruction, asynchronous instruction, or a combination of both. A computer and stable internet access is required for each student.
·Courses are open to men and women
·Courses will run from June 15 to July 27
·Registration is open until June 8th
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Fill out the non-degree seeking student form here:  REGISTER

Cost
$1,500 per course, $600 audit option (no credit). Due June 8.

For more information, contact the Dean's Office or visit Summer Session 2020.

Bullseye has put together an online panel series featuring current students and alumni from 13 top colleges in the U.S.  The link to the panel series is here: http://joinbullseye.com/college-panels?utm_bmcr_source=cc.  Our panel series will include a presentation about the school from our panelists, followed by a live Q&A session where students can submit questions.

College Fairs Online will be holding a virtual college fair the week of June 15th-20th.  Go online now to www.collegefairsonline.com to register.  Each student is also entered into a drawing for a $200 scholarship each time they ask a question on a virtual booth.

Ohio State University - In lieu of in-person visits (which remain canceled through July), we've launched a number of virtual resources for prospective students.These resources include live admission events, major exploration resources, videos, and a "Build your Ohio State" tool that allows students to curate information about Ohio State to just the majors and extracurriculars they're interested in.

George Washington UniversityTake a video tour of GW's Foggy Bottom campus.  Before they departed campus in March, our tour guides covered the highlights so you can see what life is like at GW.  Attend an online information session. Hear from us about the admissions process and get your questions answered about life at GW from a current student.  Explore our virtual tour. This interactive map will show you our Foggy Bottom campus in downtown D.C. and our Mount Vernon Campus in Northeast D.C.  Schedule an appointment for a video or phone call with a member of our admissions team. Even though we're working remotely, we're available as a resource for you.

Merrimack College -  We’ve added more virtual events so students can engage with us and get all of their questions answered. We also have a page of virtual resources which includes additional recordings and videos.  We have a selection of Summer Session courses available for rising seniors and juniors; this is a great opportunity to earn college credit, enhance their application, or test their college readiness.

VCU - Campus virtual tour: https://www.vcu.edu/#virtualtour  

Neumann University - Our Visit Page has been redesigned to feature our Virtual opportunities.  You can also view all of our Admitted Student Week events.  

Bates College - Virtual Information Sessions - Join our admission staff and a current Bates student for a virtual information session for greater insight on our campus, community, and our holistic, test-optional admission process. We are scheduling more sessions as I write! 

Virtual Tour
Follow our virtual tour through the Historic Quad, classrooms, residence halls, our award-winning dining Commons, athletic facilities, and more. The virtual tour is available in English and Spanish. 

Bates Visits You
Our staff will be participate in a number of virtual college fairs and presentations in the coming weeks. Follow our armchair travels at the link above, and let us know about your virtual events at admissionfairs@bates.edu!

Penn College - We all know that spring is the ideal time for high school juniors to dig into prospective colleges, but now they're missing out on college fairs and campus visits. Have you heard about the Strive Virtual College Exploration being held online through May 8? High school juniors and counselors can sign up to attend virtual panels with colleges from around the world. 

University of New England - We are hosting a series of virtual event opportunities this spring and we invite your juniors and seniors to join us for one or more of these. Our virtual tour is also available for those who miss visiting our beautiful campus. If you or your students would like to connect with an admissions counselor virtually please reach out and we will make that happen.

Carnegie Mellon University - Our campus is closed, but students can still take in the sights and sounds with a virtual visit. Our improved online content replicates the Carnegie Mellon visit experience for all students, families and advocates. Our Virtual Visit page includes a variety of ways to explore Carnegie Mellon, including an information session from our staff, campus drone footage and an introduction to our faculty. 

St. Bonaventure University -  As is likely the case in your hometown, we here at St. Bonaventure are navigating these uncharted territories to the best of our ability and in the best interest of not only our current students, faculty and staff, but our future Bonnies as well.  As we continue through the enrollment process, especially without a normal spring travel season, we want to offer to do a virtual Zoom presentation and Q&A for students, especially the juniors who aren’t able to get the info they normally would during this time.  We'd love to continue to work with students in these tough times and would be happy to also meet with them individually via Zoom or a phone call. Students can still sign up for these virtual visits on our website: www.sbu.edu/visit or by emailing me: dbrady@sbu.edu

Rice University - We look forward to the day that we can welcome students to the Rice campus. In the meantime, we have established virtual events, which are open to students, parents, and counselors, who would like to learn about the programs and opportunities Rice offers. We are excited to develop new ways to connect with students virtually, and we look forward to offering additional opportunities. 

Stevenson University - While our office remains closed to visitors, we are offering numerous options to learn about our exceptional community virtually. Students and families may register for virtual information sessionsview campus tour videoshear from current students, and sign up for an individual call with their assigned admissions counselor

Marist College - We're offering multiple virtual events each day, students are still able to call, email, or text our office with any questions, and we still are hopeful we can run our summer events and pre-college programs. Staff are available for individual appointments as well.

Duquesne University -  Duquesne University virtual tour, which features 50+ panoramic views, photos of classrooms, labs, residence halls, and more of our park-like campus on the edge of downtown Pittsburgh.  Offering additional insight from our student admissions ambassadors through Instagram stories and posts as well as in our accepted freshman Facebook group.  Answering frequently asked questions via our FAQ page as well as special live events via Zoom and Facebook Live.

West Virginia University - Click here for virtual tour.

Penn State University - Use this self guided, virtual tour to explore Penn State University Park.  Our student tour guides will show you classrooms, residence halls, athletic facilities and much more.  Along the way, you'll learn about Penn State's wide variety of majors and vibrant student community.

Virginia TechUntil we can safely host visitors again, we have put in place a number of virtual options, including a 360-degree campus tour led by one of our Hokie Ambassador student tour guides. And we will continue to add more virtual options to give prospective students and those who’ve been offered admission a feel for the Virginia Tech experience.

Shepherd University - A visit to Shepherd University is ideal, but virtual tours can act to refresh your memory or as a preview for your on-site tour.  

Towson University - Can't make it to campus? Let your fingers do the walking. Our virtual tour allows you to visit many campus landmarks and key academic buildings.

University of Maryland -  Unable to visit campus? Explore Maryland’s beautiful 1,339 acres from anywhere in the world. Sit back and take in our stately—and state-of-the-art!—academic buildings, exciting arts and athletic spaces, tree-lined mall and other must-see stops. Click the YouVisit link and see why Maryland is consistently rated as one of the top and most affordable public research institutions in the country. 

Dennison UniversityWe may not be able show you around Denison in person right now, but we hope you’ll enjoy seeing our beautiful campus. Get a glimpse of the physical space at Denison and learn a bit more about all that Denison has to offer.

Garrett College -  Join us for a virtual open house. Our Let’s Talk Tuesday sessions feature live video presentations and a Q & A session with representatives from Admissions, Advising, Financial Aid, Housing, and Academics to learn more about becoming a student at Garrett College.  Our Financial Aid Office is available to help with any questions regarding the FAFSA, scholarships, grants, and how to make college more affordable. We understand that paying for college can feel overwhelming. We encourage students to review the financial aid information available on our website and reach out with any questions they may have.  Most importantly, know that we are here to help. Making the decision to go to college can be stressful and overwhelming, especially in our current environment. We want to help by alleviating any stress that may be occurring due to the uncertainty of what comes next in a student’s educational career. Students can connect with us to schedule one-on-one appointments to help in making their college decision and/or answer any questions they may have.

James Madison University -  Information about academic programs, virtual tours, live chats and more can be found at our Virtual CHOICES site.

Drexel University - This online opportunity is a great way for students and their families to get answers to their questions and learn about everything D; rexel has to offer. Through live chat sessions with admissions representatives, virtual information sessions and tours, videos, student stories, downloadable brochures, and more, they'll get a better sense of how our innovative model of learning positions our Dragons to excel within their fields and beyond. Plus, they'll get a sense of what it's like to be part of a supportive, close-knit community of ambitious thinkers focused on inspiring the world around them.  Visit Undergraduate Virtual Experience.

University of Connecticut - experience our campus community like never before. Virtual visits are designed to provide students with an overview of our academic and co-curricular offerings, all while giving a virtual glimpse into campus life.  For these and more alternative visit opportunities, visit our virtual experiences page.

Seton Hall University - Virtual Walking Tourhttps://www.shu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/walking-video-tour.cfmInformation Session Video: https://www.shu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/information-session-video.cfmHealth Sciences Campus Tour Video: https://www.shu.edu/interprofessional-health-sciences-campus/video-tour.cfmHear From Our Students: https://www.shu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/great-minds/index.cfm

Auburn University - We have gone live with our registration for our Virtual Information Sessions (one for Admitted student and another for Prospective students) and our new Virtual Tour. This provides students the opportunity to get more Auburn information as well as have a glimpse of our campus at a distance.  Information Session Sign-Up: https://apply.auburn.edu/portal/campustoursVirtual Campus Tour: http://auburn.edu/admissions/visit/index.php# We are now also offering a Virtual Panel with some of our Student Recruiters! These are current students who typically give our campus tours, but now be sitting down to answer any questions your students have about Auburn! We are hosting these panels twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Noon (Central Time).