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UCO Event | Open virtual visits

The Claremont Colleges – Outside of the Classroom: Student Life, Residential Life, Internships & Research Opportunities

October 17 at 12 p.m. EST

The Claremont Colleges — Claremont McKennaHarvey MuddPitzerPomona and Scripps Colleges — are united by a unique spirit of collaboration and connectivity that influences every part of academics, athletics and student life. The “5Cs” are located across the street from one another, so students can attend a small, tightly-focused college even as they enjoy the benefits of a bigger, multi-faceted campus.

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Registration will close 24 hours before the event start time. Event details and webinar access will be provided after registration.


Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, Stanford, Duke, Georgetown

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

Exploring College Options is a special informational program sponsored by the undergraduate admissions offices of five of the country’s leading universities: Duke UniversityGeorgetown UniversityHarvard University, the University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University.

This fall they are pleased to invite you and your family to join them for a 90-minute webinar to help you explore your 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 4:00 p.m. EDT

Thursday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. EDT

Sunday, November 8 at 6:00 p.m. EST

Sunday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m. EST


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

October 15, 21 and 22 at 7 p.m. EST

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 the schedule and to registerREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for each session.


Duke, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern and Vanderbilt

October 15 at 7 p.m. EST

Join Duke, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern and Vanderbilt for an information session designed for students in Canada.

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Admissions 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.


University of Alberta IB Exclusive Event

October 17 at 12 p.m. EST

AP & IB students are invited to an exclusive event at Virtual Open House 2020. They want to recognize your hard work and commitment to academics and tell you why the University of Alberta can help you take the next step to achieving your future goals. Connect with current UAlberta students and get all your questions answered as you start building your future U of A community of like-minded high achievers.

Register here