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UCO | Open virtual visits

Bates College, Colgate University and Wesleyan University

Tuesday, October 13 at 6 p.m. EST

Join representatives from the admission offices at Bates College, Colgate University and Wesleyan University for a virtual information session. The session will provide helpful information about the benefits of a liberal arts education, introduce you to their institutions and allow you the opportunity to ask questions of admission officers. Register here.


Bard, Culinary Institute of America, Marist, Rensselaer, Vassar

October 12, 13, 15, 21 and 22 at 7 p.m. EDT

Welcome to the Hudson River College Cruise! Bard College, the Culinary Institute of America, Marist College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Vassar College all sit along the beautiful Hudson River in New York State and have joined together to create a series of webinars on the topics listed below. Each of these institutions offers unique programs, and they invite you to join any and all tour sessions that interest you using the registration links. You will have the opportunity to connect with admission representatives from each institution during their respective webinars, so bring your questions!

Click here for a look at the schedule and to register. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for each session. 


Duke, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern and Vanderbilt

Thursday, October 15 at 7 p.m. EDT

 Join Duke, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern and Vanderbilt for an information session designed for Canadian students. Register here.

Admission officers from all five schools will be on hand to introduce their universities, speak about the selective college admissions process in the U.S. and answer questions.


Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania and Stanford

October 18 and 22, November 8, December 6 (see times below)

Exploring College Options is a special informational program sponsored by the undergraduate admissions offices of Duke UniversityGeorgetown UniversityHarvard University, the University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University.

This fall they are pleased to invite students and families to join a 90-minute webinar to help you explore college options and prepare a strong and reflective application in this time of change and new challenges. During the program, admission officers from five universities will introduce their institutions, discuss the college application process, answer general questions and provide individual school breakout sessions.

Please register for the webinar date and time that best fits your schedule.

 Sunday, October 18 at 4 p.m. EDT

Thursday, October 22 at 7 p.m. EDT

Sunday, November 8 at 6 p.m. EST

Sunday, December 6 at 6 p.m. EST