Winter Preview Day is on Sunday

Friday, February 1, 2008

Have you found what you are looking for in a university? If you want individualized attention, educational opportunities in a wide-range of academics and a safe, supportive learning environment, then look no more.  The University of West Georgia offers all that and more.

Prospective students and their guests are invited to Winter Preview Day at the West Georgia on Sunday, Feb. 10. The recommended check in time for the event is 1p.m. in the Technology-enhanced Learning Center (TLC).

A Welcome Session will begin at 1:30 p.m. with an introduction by UWG President Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna and University Ambassadors President Joe Gonsalves.

The Academic Fair and the Department and Organization Fair will be held from   2 – 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. These events will spotlight various departments at the university as well as many of the student activities, organizations and departmental services available at West Georgia.

There will also be an opportunity to walk or ride the shuttle bus for a tour of the 375-acre West Georgia campus from 2 – 3:30 p.m. and to visit residence halls from 3 – 5 p.m. The residence halls open for viewing are Arbor View Apartments, Bowdon, Downs, Strozier, Watson Halls and the University Suites.

Information sessions on topics such as Financial Aid and Scholarships, UWG’s Honor College, Residence Life and the Advanced Academy of Georgia will be held at 2:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. in the TLC Atrium.

Guests may also visit the University Bookstore for souvenirs and the offices of Admissions and Residence Life, both located in Mandeville Hall, from 3 – 5 p.m. for more information on the university.

To conclude the Winter Preview Day activities, students, parents and guests are invited to dine in the Hubbard Dining Hall located in the Food Services Building (Z-6) beginning at 5 p.m. Meals cost $6.25 per person plus tax for an all-you-can-eat experience that includes a variety of pizza, stir fry, deli sandwiches, meats, vegetables, salads and desserts.

For more information or to register for Winter Preview Day, please call the Office of Admissions at 678-839-5600 or go to www.westga.edu/~admiss/visit.