Upcoming Visits & Events!
Emporia State University: Corky's Corner
Students have one more opportunity to enroll for classes at a Hornet Connection event in May on Tuesday, May 17. They can register for their Hornet Connection enrollment date at emporia.edu/hornetconnection
or contact their admissions counselor to set up an enrollment appointment.
Students who are admitted or enrolled are encouraged to sign up E-Experience this summer on ESU’s campus! Attending E-Experience gives students a chance to get ahead of the game before starting classes in the fall and offers activities, an overnight stay in the dorms and a chance to meet other new students. They can register for the dates below at emporia.edu/e-experience.
- June 25 – June 26
- July 10 – July 11
- July 12 – July 13
Students need final, official copies of their transcripts in order to receive their scholarship funds. Please send electronic documents to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail them to:
Emporia State University Admissions
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS 66801
Need help determining your major? Check out LU's My Majors Quiz!
Missouri Western State University
For students admitted to Missouri Western:
- Please make sure they open their email with the subject “Are you ready to be a Griffon, name?” This is the first step they take in order to sign up for Griffon Orientation.
- They will be prompted to select a Griffon Orientation date once they click yes in the email I just referred to. If they have already said yes, but didn't select a date, they will receive emails from us until they do. Most will have the words Orientation Date somewhere in the subject line.
- Griffon Orientation dates are as follows:
June 14 – Honors and Athletes only
June 15 – Already full
June 16 – Open to all freshmen
June 21 – Open to all freshmen
June 22 – Open to all freshmen
June 23 – Open to all freshmen
July 12 – Open to all freshmen
July 13 – Open to all freshmen
- Griffon Orientation is mandatory! Unlike previous years, students will not have a schedule before they come to Griffon Orientation. They create it alongside their advisor the day of.
For students still unsure:
- It is not too late to apply for admission and be considered for scholarships.
- Every student, regardless of their academic profile, can live on campus in our residence halls. This is new.
Pittsburg State University
Are you starting college in the Fall? Consider taking a summer class from Pitt State! We have special incoming freshmen scholarships available for the summer! If you are interested, contact Jamie Rink at 620-235-4236 or email email@example.com.
Research College of Nursing
This is a no cost, non-binding application process that guarantees them a seat in our TBSN program as they complete their pre-requisite courses at any accredited community college or university. Click here to learn more!
1. Campus Tours –This is a great way for your students to see our college and chat with current nursing students about their experiences. We are alternating a different day of each week through mid-November. The tours take about one hour and always begin at 4pm. We are also offering the opportunity to schedule tours if the days we have planned don’t work for your schedule. Click here to RSVP!
2. One on One Advising –This is a great way for students to connect with our admissions team and get their questions answered! We can help them draft up a plan for their first two years of college using transfer guides we have for many of the local and state community and four-year colleges they might be thinking about attending. Click here to schedule your meeting in person or online.
3. Schedule High School or Community Organization Recruitment Visit – Would you like to have our recruitment and student ambassador team come to visit with your high school class or community organization group about RCoN? We can do both in person and virtual visits, whatever works best for you. Fill out this form to give us your contact information and someone will be in touch to get it scheduled!
University of Chicago
You and your students are invited to join UChicago and a variety of our Coalition for College partners to learn about the ins and outs of the college admissions process in this year’s Coalition Week. Coalition for College member schools are united in their mission to make college a reality for all students through free college planning tools that help students learn about, prepare for, and apply to college.
- Sunday, May 15, 5 p.m. CDT: Self Care 101. A conversation on the importance of self-care throughout the college admissions process with Carleton College, Rice University, and UChicago.
- Monday, May 16, 6 p.m. CDT: Understanding Financial Aid. An overview of the financial aid process. Simultaneous sessions (one in English, one in Spanish) will address popular terms/structures and offer tips for navigating the financial aid process.
- Tuesday, May 17, 6 p.m. CDT: College Essays 101. A discussion with UChicago and University of Michigan on how essays can add an important perspective to a student’s application and learn how different kinds of essays are considered in a holistic review process.
- Wednesday, May 18, 6 p.m. CDT: Look Inside the Admissions Committee: a Case Study Exercise. This is your chance to see what an application looks like and how applications are reviewed! Together, you and admissions counselors from UChicago and Northwestern University will review applications, and decide who is admitted, waitlisted, or denied admission. See you in the committee room!
- Thursday, May 19, 6 p.m. CDT: Making the Most of Your Summer. Join Bates College, Colorado College, Emory University, University of Southern California, and UChicago for a discussion on how to make the most of your summer to prepare yourself for the college search and application process.
Eager to learn more about the many colleges and universities partnered with the Coalition? Check out their events page to explore upcoming events and view recordings of recent events!
University of Mississippi
Junior Preview Day is designed to give current high school juniors and their families a chance to learn what the University of Mississippi is really like, directly from faculty and currently enrolled students. An academic browse fair, tours of the campus and residence halls, and sessions on admissions and financial aid are offered. Students and families can experience a free concert that will take place in the Grove Saturday night. Come down to Oxford and truly understand what it like to be a Rebel! Please sign up here!
Wichita State University
Rising seniors can apply for the Fall 2022 semester beginning on July 1. Encourage students to take home transcripts at the end of their junior year so that they can more easily complete applications (and save you the trouble of sending us their transcripts later!). Students who apply before December 1 of their senior year will also automatically be considered for Wichita State Freshman Merit Scholarships. Click here to apply!
First-Year Programs is here to support students coming from high school, another college, returning from the workforce or joining Shocker Nation as on online student. There is a lot to love about Wichita State and it's their mission to guide all first-year Shockers in transitioning to life as a Wichita State student.
- Orientation Guidebook
- Student Health Services
- Counseling & Prevention Services
- Family and Parent Support
- Student Success
Winona State University
Ways to Meet What’s Possible at Winona State:
- Visit campus in-person by reservation on Mondays – Fridays at 9:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm for the Warrior Life and Admissions Presentation, Housing Exploration, and a Campus Tour (Masks are required and each registered student is allowed 2 supporters)
- “Walk” through campus from the comfort of your couch on our brand-new Virtual Campus Tour
- Flip through ourvirtual viewbook for Warrior Life at a glance
- Check out WSU Campus and Housing Tour Videos as well as a recorded version of our Admissions Presentation
- Sign up for a LIVE Virtual Admissions Presentation held Thursdays at 7:00 PM
Ready to apply? Start your Warrior Life HERE!
RESOURCES FOR COLLEGE PLANNING
SuperMatch College Search - Available through Naviance Student - Log-in through Google Waffle, go to the "Colleges" tab and click on "Find Your Fit", then click "SuperMatch
Fair Opportunity Project - College application and financial aid guide
BigFuture - by College Board
Best Colleges College Guide for LGBTQ Students
Tips to Maximize Your College Visits
Campus visits are an amazing way for students to get a better understanding of what they're looking for in a college or university. But in order to get the most out of a campus visit, it's important that students and families plan/prepare ahead of time so that they leave with as much information as possible to ensure that they ultimately make the best decision for the student's future.
- TIPS to maximize your next college visit
- Possible questions to ask on a college visit
- Additional articles to assist you on your visit
- ACT Student - College Planning "Choosing a College"
- College Board - Big Future "Campus Visit Guide"
- FASTWEB.COM - "College Visit Articles"
- Princeton Review - "The College Visit"
- US News and World Report - "Finding the Right School - College Tours"
- US News and World Report - "10 Tips for an Effective College Visit"