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Event | Open virtual visits

Canadian universities

Most Canadian universities are hosting virtual visits and events this spring. Check the individual websites for dates and times. Some require pre-registration. This is a great opportunity to get a clear sense of a campus and its culture, especially for Year 12s now that you have submitted your applications.


George Washington University, Northeastern University, Southern Methodist University, Tulane University and University of Miami

Hear from five of the world’s top research universities, each located in a metropolitan city, to help you with your college applications. Learn how to make the best of the COVID-19 pandemic, how to share academic and extracurricular interests and how to display personal passion.

Date: April 8 at 4:30 p.m. EDT.

Please register here.


Colgate University, Hamilton College, Skidmore College, Syracuse University and Union College

The presentation will begin with a brief overview of the Central New York area and then offer breakout sessions with all five participating institutions. Note that they have tried to ensure there will be a presentation focused on your time zone, and have indicated the suggested region below.

China – April 8 at 7 a.m. EDT.
South and Central Asia – April 22 at 9 a.m. EDT.
Southeast Asia and Oceania – May 6 at 6 a.m. EDT.
Europe – May 13 at Noon. EDT.
Middle East and Africa – May 20 at Noon. EDT.

Please register here for the event that works best with your schedule.


NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Drop in on Zoom sessions offered by hundreds of colleges. It’s one day to explore your options and get started on your college dreams. Hear about student life, majors and programs, financial aid, scholarships, and more, plus ask questions and text chat.

Sign up now for free and start exploring – families are also invited.