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College Open House & Fair Dates

College Fairs

Fall and spring of junior year is a great time to look for and visit colleges that match your students goals and college requirements. The following upcoming spring college fairs are open to the public and are a great opportunity to explore many colleges and speak with college admissions reps:

NEACAC (New England Association for College Admission Couseling) Sponsored College Fairs
October 3 @ UNH, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Field House
October 19 @ Northern Essex Community College, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Sports and Fitness Center

 

Community College Open House Dates

Great Bay Community College

Open Houses

November 5, 9 – 11 AM

January 5, 4 – 6 PM

April 14, 4 – 6 PM

Register on-line:  https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ebnojd8j0decdc43&oseq=&c=&ch=

 

Portsmouth Campus
320 Corporate Drive
Portsmouth, NH 03801

(603) 427-7600

http://greatbay.edu/admissions-aid/admissions/events

 

Northern Essex Community College

Information Sessions

October 4, 5 PM

October 17, 10 AM

 

Behrakis One-Stop Student Center
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
(978) 556-3700

Register online – http://www.necc.mass.edu/getting-started/info/

 

Manchester Community College

Open Houses: All open houses are held from 4-7 pm

October 20, 2016

January 4, 2017

March 2, 2017

May 4, 2017

Office of Admissions
1066 Front Street
Manchester, NH 03102

(603) 206-8100

http://www.mccnh.edu/admissions/openhouse

 

Information Sessions:

Every Tuesday promptly at 4:00 p.m. (Please arrive a few minutes early)

http://www.mccnh.edu/admissions/information-sessions

 

New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI)

Open House

Wednesday, November 2 4-6:30 pm

 

https://www.nhti.edu/visit-nhti/open-houses

 

General Information Sessions – Drop-In Tuesdays 4:30 pm – 6 pm

Check on their website for dates.

 

Admissions Office
31 College Drive, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 230-4011

Specialized Info Sessions are held on NHTI’s Health Programs

https://www.nhti.edu/visit-nhti/weekly-drop-tuesdays-health-program-information-sessions

 

UNH Manchester

Open House – Multi-purpose Room

October 8, 2016  9 AM

Or schedule a tour during weekdays  Oct 3, 4, 5, 6, 10  4:30 – 5:30

88 Commercial Street, Room P146
Manchester, NH 03101
(603) 641-4150

Register online – http://manchester.unh.edu/admissions/events

 

Southern Maine Community College

Open House

South Portland  Saturday, October 22  9 am – 12 pm

Midcoast Campus Thursday, November 6, 4-6 pm

2 Fort Road, South Portland, ME 04106
29 Sewall Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 741-5800

Register online – www.smccME.edu/openhouse

College Open House Dates

Spring Open House Dates for Popular Universities and Colleges
College City State Most Popular Majors Email Fall Open House Dates – TBA
Albertus Magnus College New Haven CT Business, Psychology, Liberal Arts www.albertus.edu/visit  9/10/16
American International College Springfield MA Health Professions, Business, Liberal Arts www.aic.edu 10/22/2016
Anna Maria College Paxton MA Criminal Justice, Forensic Criminology, Fire Science, Social Work, Psychology, and Nursing www.annamaria.edu/visit  10/15/16, 11/19/16
Assumption College Worcester MA Business, Psychology, Education, Natural Sciences, and Human Services www.assumption.edu/visit  10/23/16
Bay State College Boston MA Business, Criminal Justice, Nursing, and Fashion www.baystate.edu/admissions/open-house/ 10/22/2016
Bentley College Waltham MA Business, Computer Science www.bentley.edu/open-house  9/25/16
Bridgewater State College Bridgewater MA www.bridgew.edu/campus-tour  see website
Bryant University Smithfield RI Business, Communications, Math www.bryant.edu/social  10/15/2016
Bucknell University Lewisburg PA www.bucknell.edu/OpenHouse  10/1/16 – 11/7/16
Canisius College Buffalo NY  10/22/2016
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA www.cmu.edu  see website
Castleton State College Castleton VT Business, Nursing, and Education www.castleton.edu/admissions/visit/open-house-sign-up/  10/22/2016

11/19/2016

Catholic University of America East Walpole MA http://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/visiting/openhouse.html  10/30/2016
Central Maine Community College Liberal Arts, Business/Marketing, Mechanics/Repair, Health Professions www.cmcc.edu/futurestudents/openhouse  10/15/2016
Champlain College Burlington VT Business, Psychology, Game Design, Professional Writing, and Digital Forensics www.champlain.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/visits-and-events/fall-open-house-2015/fall-open-house-2015-registration  9/17/2016
10/15/2016
Coastal Carolina University Conway SC www.coastal.edu/admissions/visits.html  11/12/2016
Colby-Sawyer College New London NH Nursing, Athletic Training, Business, and Environmental Studies www.colby-sawyer.edu/  10/29/2016
Northeast Catholic College ( formerly College of Saint Mary Magdalen) Warner NH www.northeastcatholic.edu/#!visit-the-campus/ctb6  10/9-10/10/2016
2/26-2/27/2017
4/23-4/24/2017
College of St. Rose Albany NY Education, Business, Communication Sciences, Criminal Justice, and Music www.strose.edu/admissions/visiting  9/18/2016
College of the Atlantic Bar Harbor ME www.coa.edu/admissions/admission-events/fall-open-house/index.php  10/10-11/2016
College of the Holy Cross Worcester MA Economics, Psychology, Political Science www.holycross.edu/visit/fall-open-houses  10/2/2016
11/6/2016
Connecticut College New London CT www.conncoll.edu/fall-open-house/  10/10/2016
Curry College Milton MA Communications, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Education, and Business www.curry.edu/openhouse  10/16/2016
10/30/2016
Daniel Webster College Nashua NH Sports Management, Business Management, Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, Air Traffic Management www.dwc.edu/admissions/campus/openhouse.cfm  10/22/2016
11/19/2016
12/10/2016
Dean College Franklin MA www.dean.edu/Visiting_Campus.aspx  10/15/2016
11/11/2016
DeSales University Center Valley PA  10/1/2016
Emerson College Boston MA Visual Media, Arts, Performing Arts, and Marketing http://www.emerson.edu/admission/undergraduate-admission/visit  10/15/2016
10/29/2016
11/12/2016
Emmanuel College Boston MA Psychology, Biology, English/Communications, Education, Management www.emmanuel.edu/admissions-aid/visit-emmanuel/visit-campus.html#tab-3  10/2/2016
10/25/2016
Endicott College Beverly MA School of Arts and Sciences www.emerson.edu  11/12/2016
Fitchburg State University Fitchburg MA Education, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Biology www.fitchburgstate.edu/admissions/visit/#OpenHouse 10/29/2016
11/12/2016
Great Bay Community College Portsmouth NH Nursing, Liberal Arts, Business www.greatbay.edu/admissions  11/5/2016
1/5/2017
4/13/2017
Hamilton College Clinton NY www.hamilton.edu/Saturdays  see website
Hartwick College Oneonta NY www.hartwick.edu/visit  9/24/2016
10/22/2016
High Point University High Point NC www.highpoint.edu/admissions/visitcampus/  9/17/2016
10/10/2016
11/5/2016
11/19/2016
Hobart & William Smith Colleges Geneva NY www.hws.edu/admissions/open_house.aspx  9/5/2016
Husson University Bangor ME Health, Business, Communications www.husson.edu/openhouse  10/29/2016
11/12/2016
Ithaca College Ithaca NY www.ithaca.edu  9/24/2016
10/10/2016
10/29/2016
11/11/2016
Keene State College Keene NH Education, Management, Psychology www.keene.edu/admissions/tours 10/15/2016
11/5/2016
Lakes Region Community College Laconia NH Liberal Arts, Fire Science www.lrcc.edu/admissions/open-house 10/5/2016
12/3/2016
1/11/2017
4/18/2017
Lasell College Newton MA Business, Communications, Fashion, Sports Medicine, Entertainment Media www.lasell.edu/openhouse 10/2/2016
11/6/2016
Lehigh University Bethlehem PA www1.lehigh.edu/admissions/undergrad/visit/openhousedetails  10/21/2016
Lesley University Cambridge MA Education, Art Therapy, Photography, Digital Film Making www.lesley.edu/admissions/undergraduate/request-visit/  10/30/2016
Lyndon State College Lyndonville VT Education, Health Science, Social Science, Meteorology www.lyndonstate.edu/admissions-aid/admissions-events/open-houses/  10/29/2016
11/12/2016
Marist College Poughkeepsie NY Business, Communications www.marist.edu/visit  See website
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences    Boston MA Pharmacy, Phsyicians Assistant, Nursing, Pre-med www.mcphs.edu/fallOH 10/16/2016
11/12/2016
Merrimack College N. Andover MA Business, Health Sciences, Psychology www.merrimack.edu/visit  10/10/2016
10/16/2016
11/6/2016
Michael’s School of Hair Design Bedford NH Cosmetology www.paulmitchell.edu
Mitchell College New London CT Liberal Arts, Business/Marketing, Security & Protective Services http://mitchell.edu/visit-us/ 10/10/2016
11/12/2016
Mount Ida College Newton MA Dental Hygiene, Criminal Justice www.mountida.edu/openhouse  10/15/2016
10/29/2016
Newbury College Brookline MA Business/Marketing, Criminal Justice, Culinary www.newbury.edu  9/17/2016
Penn State University University Park PA Meteorology, Engineering, Nursing, Pre-med www.admissions.upenn.edu
Plymouth State University Plymouth NH Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Meteorology www.plymouth.edu/admissions/visit 10/10/2016
10/29/2016
11/5/2016
11/12/2016
Quinnipiac University Hamden CT Health Sciences, Business, Communications www.quinnipiac.edu/visit  9/24/2016
10/22/2016
11/12/2016
12/3/2016
Rivier University Nashua NH Education, Nursing, Business, Biology www.rivier.edu/openhouse  9/24/2016
10/29/2016
Sacred Heart University Fairfield CT Business, Nursing, and Physical Therapy www.sacredheart.edu/visitplanner 10/10/2016
10/30/2016
11/13/2016
Saint Anselm College Manchester NH Nursing, Business, Biology, Criminal Justice, Psychology and Politics www.anselm.edu/fallopenhouse  10/29/2016
Saint Joseph’s College in Maine Standish ME Nursing, Biology, Business, and Education www.sjcme.edu/visit 10/22/2016
11/11/2016
Salve Regina University Newport RI Nursing, Business Administration, and Education www.salve.edu/visit  9/25/2016
10/30/2016
Seton Hall University So. Orange NJ International Relations, Business, and Communications www.shu.edu/visiting 10/16/2016
11/20/2016
Simmons College Boston MA Nursing, Communications, Undeclared, Business, and Political Science www.simmons.edu/openhouse 10/15/2016
12/4/2016
Southern New Hampshire University Manchester NH Business, Psychology, Justice Studies, Sport Management www.snhu.edu/visit 10/2/2016
11/6/2016
Springfield College Springfield MA Physical Therapy, Physician’s Assistant, Athletic Training, and Sport Management www.springfieldcollege.edu/openhouse  10/2/2016
11/6/2016
Stonehill College Easton MA Business, Biology, Liberal Arts, and Sciences www.stonehill.edu/visit  10/15/2016
11/12/2016
University of Hartford West Hartford CT Communications, Psychology, Physical Therapy, Biology, and Architecture www.admission.hartford.edu/preview  10/2/2016
University of Maine Orono ME Psychology, Marine Science, and Sciences https://go.umaine.edu/visit/  10/17/2016
11/14/2016
University of Maine at Farmington Farmington ME Education, Psychology, and Human Services www.farmington.edu/visit 9/24/2016
10/15/2016
11/12/2016
University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg VA` Social Sciences, Business/Marketing, English www.admissions.umw.edu/visit  9/24/2016
10/29/2016
11/12/2016
2/20/2017
4/14/2016
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth North Dartmouth MA Nursing, Engineering, Biology, and Medical Lab Science www.umassd.edu/openhouse 10/15/2016
11/6/2016
University of Massachusetts Lowell Lowell MA Engineering , Business, Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Music www.umi.edu/ready 10/23/2016
10/30/2016
University of New England Biddeford ME Health Professions: Pre-Med, Physical therapy, Education, Environmental Science admissions@une.edu  9/24/2016
10/29/2016
University of New Hampshire Thompson School Durham NH Animal Science and Vet Tech, Civil Technology, Culinary Arts & Nutrition, Forest Technology, Horticulture and Agriculture Management www.thompsonschool.unh.edu/openhouse  9/24/2016
University of New Hampshire Manchester NH Biology, Business, Data Analytics, Homeland Security www.manchester.unh.edu/admissions 10/8/2016
University of New Haven West Haven CT Forensic Science, Criminal Justice, Engineering, Marine Biology, Dental Hygeine, Paramedicine www.newhaven.edu/openhouse  9/25/2016
10/16/2016
11/13/2016
University of Tampa Tampa FL Business/Marketing, Communcations/Journalism, Social Sciences admissions@ut.edu 10/2/2016
11/6/2016
12/14/2016
Wellesley College Wellesley MA www.wellesley.edu/admission/visit  9/24/2016
10/10/2016
11/18/2016
Overnight:
10/16-17/2016
Wentworth Institute of Technology Boston MA Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Computer Science, Architecture http://www.wit.edu/admissions/visit/index.html 10/30/2016
11/20/2016
Western New England College Springfield MA Sports Management, Accounting, Communications, Psychology, Biomedical Engineering, Actuary Science www.wne.edu/admissions  10/2/2016
10/22/2016
11/13/2016
12/3/2016
3/5/2017
Wheaton College Norton MA Psychology, Economics, English, Biology, NeruoScience www.wheatoncollege.edu/admission/visit  9/17/2016
10/15/2016
11/11/2016
Xavier University Cincinnati OH Biology, Business, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Physics www.xavier.edu/xday 10/2/2016
11/13/2016

Questions to ask at a College Fair 

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Questions to ask at a College Fair

What type of institution is this?  

  • Liberal Arts focus? Business? Technology?
  • Two year or four year?
  • State controlled, privately endowed, or church related?
  • Coeducational, all men, or all women?
  • How many students? how many undergraduates?  Ratio of men to women?
  • Rural, urban, suburban?

  How much does it cost?  

  • What …

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