Heads Up

Welcome to Heads Up, your one-stop source for news about your son’s upcoming activities and events.

Virtual university events for students and parents

Please join an admission officer who will read UCC student applications to learn more about their university, the application and admission process and have the opportunity to ask questions:

The University of Southern California | Thursday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.

Join the Zoom session here!

The University of Notre Dame | Monday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m.
Please click on the link below to register for this UCC only presentation. After registering you will receive the Zoom link for the presentation: 

Register for the UCC event here.


Other virtual events

Bates College, Claremont McKenna College, Lehigh University, and the University of Chicago | Sunday, Oct. 17, 4 p.m. EDT.

Panelists will share information about their respective colleges and opportunities to engage with them virtually and in-person to learn more.

Register for the event here!

Harvard, Stanford, Pomona and Wellesley | Tuesday, Oct. 19, 6 a.m. EDT.

Join representatives from Harvard, Pomona, Stanford, and Wellesley to hear how they evaluate applications. What role do the various pieces of the application play? What does it mean when we talk about considering the match between the ”whole person” and the institution? We will also share information about financial aid and provide some general tips for your college search.

Preregistration for the event is required!

Columbia University, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan, and Yale University

Meet admission counsellors from all five institutions to discover the exceptional opportunities these schools have to offer. Information sessions will review the college admissions process and give you an opportunity to reflect on your many options for the future.

Upcoming Virtual Information Sessions:
Virtual Group Session
| Thursday, Oct. 14, 6 p.m. EDT.
Register here. 

A Session with the Deans | Wednesday, Oct. 20, 6 p.m. EDT.
Register here. 

Virtual Group Session | Thursday, Oct. 28, 6 p.m. EDT.
Register here.

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Hamilton College, Macalester College, University of Richmond: Sewanee, The University of the South and Vanderbilt University will host group events with admission officers and current students for you to learn all about these southern universities.

Upcoming Virtual International Group sessions:
Monday, Oct. 18, 8 a.m. EDT. | Register here!
Monday, Oct. 25, 8 a.m. EDT. | Register here!

Ryerson University | Nov. 22–27 and Nov. 29–Dec. 4 

You will be connected with current students, professors, and staff who support student success. It’s an opportunity to participate in undergraduate program information sessions, faculty-specific programming, admissions sessions, portfolio workshops, and more!

Save the date for upcoming open virtual events!


Scholarship information

No nomination required for the below scholarships — have your students check them out!

U of T National Scholarship | Deadline to apply: Thursday, Oct. 21.

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership | Deadline to apply: Monday, Nov. 15.

Emory University Woodruff Scholars Program | Deadline to apply: Monday, Nov. 15

  • Those applying Early Decision must apply by Monday, Nov. 1.

Robertson Scholars (Duke or The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) | Deadline to apply: Monday, Nov. 15.