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College Open House & Fair Dates

Destination College – College Convention for Juniors and their Parents

Hosted by Plymouth State and NHHEAF on Saturday, March 18th from 8:30 – 2:00 pm. Registration is required by March 10th – spots fill up fast!

College: The Passport to Your Future

The Organizations’ signature event is designed to help high school juniors and their families prepare for entry into college. This annual statewide college preparation convention is held every spring through collaborative efforts between The NHHEAF Network Organizations and New Hampshire colleges and universities.

Attendees will have access to a variety of free college planning workshops (see the Workshops & Presentation tab below), student keynote speaker and have the opportunity to participate in scholarship raffles and attend a college fair. This signature event for high school juniors and parents is a collaborative effort between The NHHEAF Network Organizations and New Hampshire colleges and universities. All of the day’s events are FREE to students and parents.

For more information and to register:
www.destinationcollege.org

 

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:

NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) Sponsored College Fairs
May 7 @ Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, MA, 2:00 – 5:00 PM
October 19 @ Northern Essex Community College, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Sports and Fitness Center

NEACAC (New England Association for College Admission Couseling) Sponsored College Fairs

For a list of all Spring College Fairs click on the link:  NEACAC Spring College Fairs 2017

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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