Monday, November 3, 2008
Prospective students and their families are invited to Fall Preview Day at the University of West Georgia on Sunday, Nov. 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. Located just 45 minutes from Atlanta, the 102-year-old institution boasts a student enrollment of more than 11,000, a beautiful 645-acre campus and state-of-the-art facilities.
The recommended check-in time for Fall Preview Day is 1 p.m. and takes place in the Technology-enhanced Learning Center (TLC). A welcome session begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Gymnasium with welcoming remarks by UWG President Beheruz N. Sethna, an introduction by Director of Admissions Dr. Bobby Johnson and Student Government Association President Robert Kelly.
After the welcome session, the Academic and Department Fair will be held from 2 – 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. The event will spotlight various departments at the university as well as many of the university’s student activities, organizations and departmental services.
There will also be an opportunity for visitors to walk or ride the shuttle bus to tour the campus from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Several residence halls will be open for viewing from 3 – 5 p.m. The residence halls open for viewing are Arbor View Apartments, Bowdon, Downs, Strozier, Tyus and Watson Halls and the University Suites.
Information sessions for prospective students and their families will be held at 2:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. in the TLC. A parent session with UWG President Sethna, the Advanced Academy of Georgia, First Year Programs, Financial Aid, the Honors College, and Residence Life are some of the topics and programs that will be represented.
Guests may also visit the Office of Admissions and the Office of Residence Life, located in Mandeville Hall, and the University Bookstore from 3 -5 p.m. The bookstore carries hundreds of clothing items, posters and UWG souvenirs.
To conclude the day’s activities, students and their families are welcome to dine at the Hubbard Dining Hall located in the Food Services Building (Z-6) beginning at 5 p.m. The award-winning campus dining service costs $6.50 per person for an all-you-can-eat meal that features pizza, stir fry, deli, meats and vegetables, salads and desserts.
For more information or to pre-register, call the Office of Admissions at 678-839-5600 or go to www.westga.edu/admiss/index_1067.php. Students and their families may also register at the TLC starting at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9.