IU East’s College GO! Week welcomes high school students to campus

September 20th, 2012

Indiana University East will host events throughout College GO! Week the week of September 24-28. The weeklong event offers high school students the opportunity to explore IU East and its academic programs.

The state of Indiana has initiated College GO! Week to encourage high school students to pursue a college education. Throughout the week, IU East will highlight scholarships, campus spirit and traditions, opportunities for honors students, student-athletes and much more.

“In addition to nationally recognized academic programs and an enriching and diverse campus life, students will receive the resources and support they need to succeed. At IU East, students will find their experience is personalized just for them,” said Molly Vanderpool, director of Admissions at IU East.

With fall enrollment reaching a record high, more high school students are making IU East their university of choice. This fall, IU East has set a new record with 4,186 students enrolled for classes this semester. Since 2007, IU East has had an 85 percent increase in enrollment.

If students choose to apply during the campus visit, the $35 application fee will be waived. Lunch will be provided.

For more information about College GO! Week or the events, visit iue.edu/collegego or contact the Office of Admissions at (765) 973-8208 or applynow@iue.edu.

The event schedule for the week is:
Monday, September 24
“Meet the Pack” Athletics Night: Learn more about Red Wolves Athletics from our coaches and student-athletes from 7-8 p.m. in Springwood Hall.

Thursday, September 27
VIP Day: You are our VIP during this special campus visit program. Students and parents will get a feel for IU East during a student lead tour, informational overview of campus, and a session with your personal admissions counselor to learn about the admissions process, financial aid and scholarships. VIP Day is from 10 a.m. to noon in Whitewater Hall.

Friday, September 28
Red Wolves Day: Ultimate campus visit experience for high school seniors from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Whitewater Hall.
This event includes a series of 20-minute breakout sessions on:
“Know How to Go!” includes all the key details about admissions, financial aid, and scholarships.
“Real Students: Real Answers” is a candid Q and A with current IU East students.
“Main Street Fair” is a chance to meet IU East faculty and learn about IU degree programs on campus.
“Hoosier Hot Jobs!” provides useful information about career paths for bachelor’s-prepared students.

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