College Fairs & Information Sessions

This is a list of Open Houses and Information Sessions that colleges have notified our office of. Many more are available. Find out by calling the particular school you are interested in. Be sure to call the college in advance to verify the date and time of the event, as some of these dates may change.

Also, be sure to check the bulletin boards throughout the high school for college Open House information.
 
College Fairs
 
"Exploring College Options" Exploring College Options Virtual Program:
Exploring College Options 
is a special informational program sponsored by the undergraduate admissions offices of five of the country's leading universities: Duke UniversityGeorgetown UniversityHarvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Stanford University.  This fall they are pleased to invite you and your family to join them for a 90-minute webinar to help you explore your college options and prepare a strong and reflective application in this time of change and new challenges.  During the program, admission officers from the five universities will introduce their institutions, discuss the college application process, answer general questions, and provide individual school breakout sessions.

Please register for the webinar date and time that best fits your schedule (all times are EDT):

Upcoming dates
Sunday, September 12, 6 PM EDT
Monday, September 13, 7 PM EDT
Tuesday, September 14, 7 PM EDT
Sunday, September 19, 6 PM EDT
Monday, September 20, 7 PM EDT
Tuesday, September 21, 7 PM EDT

If you have questions about accessibility or these programs in general, see their FAQs.
Engaging Distinctive Universities Engaging Distinctive Universities - Student Sessions:
Join Emory UniversityRice UniversityUniversity of Michigan and University of Washington for a virtual information session for prospective students and their families.

Engaging Distinctive Universities - Student Session
Tuesday, September 14 at 7:00 PM (Central Daylight Time)

Engaging Distinctive Universities - Student Session
Sunday, September 19 at 3:00 PM (Central Daylight Time)

To register, visit Engaging Distinctive Universities.

For more information call 713-348-7423 or email admission@rice.edu.
Discover a School for U! Discover a School for U!
Join Columbia University, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan, and Yale University to discover the exceptional opportunities our schools have to offer!  Sessions are offered on various dates in September through November.

The college admissions process is an opportunity to reflect on your many options for the future. Whether you imagine yourself studying in a city, a suburb, or in a rural area; at a large, public university or a smaller, private school; or cheering on your favorite team or sleeping in on game day, you can learn about the features that will make your future college home a perfect fit for you!  Admissions counselors will discuss:

-Academics
-Campus life
-Financial aid
-The admissions process at a variety of top institutions

To find dates and to register visit DiscoveringU.
 "14 on the 14th Colleges"  "14 on the 14th Colleges" to Hold Virtual College Fairs:
14 on the 14th are monthly virtual college fairs with 14 liberal arts colleges!  Designed for prospective students, their goal is to provide students with the opportunity to get to know the institutions in-depth at their own pace.

The 14 colleges are: Bates College, Claremont McKenna College, Colorado College, Davidson College, Harvey Mudd College, Haverford College, Middlebury College, Oberlin College, Sewanee: The University of the South, Skidmore College, Smith College, Union College, Wellesley College, Wesleyan University, and Whitman College.

On the 14th of each month, September through December, the 14 colleges will come together to offer "15 Minutes of Tips" for the college application process followed by an hour-long virtual college fair.  Each institution will have its own Zoom room for students to meet with an admission officer and when available a current student or alum.  The format is the same every month with different opening topics and tips.

14 on the 14th: Liberal Arts College Across the U.S.
Virtual College Fair
7:45 p.m. - 9 p.m. Eastern Time

Register for Upcoming Sessions
September 14 at 7:45 p.m. EDT
October 14 at 7:45 p.m. EDT
November 14 at 7:45 p.m. EDT
December 14 at 7:45 p.m. EDT
2021 Christian College Fair 2021 Christian College Fair:
The 2021 Christian College Fair is offered in Cherry Hill, New Jersey on Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at The King's Christian School, 5 Carnegie Plaza, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.  For more information visit christiancollegefairs.com or call 888-423-2477.
 "Six Colleges" Virtual Events "Six Colleges" Offer Virtual Events:
Six of the nation's top liberal arts colleges — Amherst, Bowdoin, Carleton, Pomona, Swarthmore, and Williams — are joining forces to offer you an opportunity to learn more about each college.

Student Events
The "Six Colleges" are hosting a series of student events with themes on academics and research, campus life, campus resources, building community, and more.

•Majors, Minors, and More: The Academic Experience at a Liberal Arts College
Tuesday, September 21 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time

•Beyond the Classroom: Real Talk with Students and Campus Advisors
Monday, October 18 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time

•Navigating and Belonging: A Special Session for First-Generation and Low-Income Students
Monday, November 8 at 7 p.m. Eastern Time
•Home Away from Home: Special Sessions for International Students and Their Families

For more information and to register visit sixcolleges.org.
NACAC NACAC:  Due to the pandemic, the NACAC College Fairs will be virtual.

September 28, 2021 - Northeastern US College Fair
October 3, 2021 - Signature Fair
October 14, 2021 - Midwest US College Fair
October 24, 2021 - Signature Fair
November 2, 2021 - Arts & STEM College Fair
November 14, 2021 - Signature Fair


For additional information and to register visit NACAC College Fairs.
Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) College Fair The New Jersey Department of Education invites interested students and parents to attend the Malcolm Bernard Historically Black Colleges and Universities College Fair of New Jersey, featuring over 40 of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The fair will be presented at various locations, including:

TBD Riverbank State Park, NYC 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
TBD Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
TBD BB&T Pavilion (formerly Susquehanna Bank Center), Camden, NJ
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
TBD School District of Philadelphia, PA
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
TBD New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) - Newark, NJ
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
TBD Raritan Valley Community College - Branchburg, NJ 8:45 am - 1:15 pm

For further information go to 
HBCU College Fair, call 732-305-7003, or email info@HBCU-CFNJ.COM.
Moorestown High School College Fair
Moorestown High School College Fair is TBD.
PAST EVENTS:  PAST EVENTS
NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair
The Philadelphia Performing and Visual Arts Fair will be held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia on Monday, November 4, 2019, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  To register or for more information  visit NACAC National College Fairs or Philadelphia Performing and Visual Arts College Fair.
45th Annual Burlington County School Counselors Association College Fair
BCSCA College Fair – Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at RCBC 
If you are a senior still trying to decide where to apply or you have questions for college representatives, or if you are a junior or sophomore just beginning your college search, the 45th Annual Burlington County School Counselors Association College Fair is a great opportunity.  The Event will take place on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC), Student Success Center, 1000 College Circle, Mount Laurel, NJ.  Over 80 colleges and universities will be represented at the fair.

Rowan College at Burlington County's Financial Aid Department will also be available to provide information and answer questions on options for financing your education.

For more information or to RSVP, visit rcbc.edu/collegefair.  Questions?  Email admissions@rcbc.edu or call 856-222-9311, ext. 1199.
PACAC Delaware County Regional College Fair
The PACAC Delaware County Regional College Fair will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.  For more information visit the PACAC College Fairs web site.  You may also contact Dennis Mejias, 610-892-1225 or email dmejias@psu.edu.
NACAC STEM  College & Career Fair
The NACAC New Jersey STEM College and Career Fair will be held at Rider University - Student Recreation Center, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 on Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  To register or for more information visit NACAC National College Fairs or the New Jersey STEM College & Career Fair.
Philadelphia Architecture & Design College Fair  
The Philadelphia Architecture & Design College Fair will be held on October 19, 2019 from 10 a.m. to  2 p.m.  The fair is free and open to the public.  The fair will take place at Temple University's Tyler School of Art & Architecture, Architecture Building, 2001 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19122.  High school and college students, parents, teachers, and counselors will have the opportunity to learn about programs in architecture and other built environment disciplines.  Attendees will have the chance to speak with over 45 colleges and universities.  If you have any questions about the fair, please contact Miranda Westrick atmiranda.westrick@temple.edu or call at 215-204-9135.  Visit the Student Registration Link to register for the fair.  For a list of attending colleges, visit theCollege Fair List.
NJ Regional College Fair The NJACAC Regional College Fair will be held at Kean University in Union, New Jersey on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.  For more information and to register, visit Kean College Fair.
SEC Spring College Tour/Fair The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is conducting a Spring College Tour, and will be at the following locations in April of 2019:

April 23, 2019 - Richmond, VA
April 24, 2019 - McLean, VA
April 25, 2019 - Hunt Valley, MD

For more information and to register visit SEC Spring College Tour 2019.  Contact info@seccollegetour.org with any questions.  
This event will help students and parents learn more about the 14 universities of the SEC.  The event is free.
Philadelphia College Night in Spanish Philadelphia College Night in Spanish will be hosted by several Philadelphia area colleges and universities.  The Philadelphia College Night in Spanish (Noche Universitaria de Filadelfia en español) will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Olney Charter High School (100 West Duncannon Avenue, Philadelphia, PA).  The program is an opportunity for Spanish- speaking parents and students to learn more about college admissions and financial aid.  The entire program will be in Spanish.  For more information and to register visit Philadelphia College Night in Spanish.
SUNY Spring College Fair The State University of New York (SUNY) Spring College Fair will take place on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at The Armory Track & Field Center, 216 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY.  Session 1 begins at 12:30 p.m., while Session 2 begins at 3 p.m.  Representatives from many of the different SUNY campuses will be available to discuss academic offerings, student life, financial aid, and more.  For more information and to register, visit the 2019 SUNY Spring College Fair.
Notre Dame, University of Virginia, Emory University, Johns Hopkins University, and Washington University in St. Louis Evening Program The University of Notre DameUniversity of VirginiaEmory UniversityJohns Hopkins University, and Washington University in St. Louis will present an Evening Program for students and parents.  The program will take place on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 7 p.m.  The location is Strath Haven High School, 205 S Providence Road, Wallingford, PA 19086.  To register visit Emory In Your Area.
Coast to Coast College Tour Program Dartmouth CollegeNorthwestern UniversityPrinceton University,Vanderbilt University, and the University of California - Berkeley will present an Evening Program for students and parents.  The closest location to Moorestown is the Melville Marriott Long Island, 1350 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747.  The event will take place on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  Visit the Coast to Coast College Tour Program for more information and to register.  Email questions@coasttocoasttour.org with any questions.
Exploring Educational Excellence
Evening Program
Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Rice University, and the University of Chicago will present an Evening Program for students and parents.  There are two programs in our area:

Plainsboro, NJ:  Program will take place on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 7 p.m.  The location is West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North, 90 Grovers Mill Road, Plainsboro, NJ 08536.  To register visit Exploring Educational Excellence.

Valley Forge, PA:  Program will take place on Thursday, June 6, 
2019 at 7 p.m.  The location is the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia - Valley Forge, 301 W Dekalb Pike, King Of Prussia, PA 19406.  To register visit Exploring Educational Excellence.
 

The NJSCA "College Open House" list for NJ, DE, DC, MD, NY, PA & VA is now updated: 
 
New Jersey College Open Houses link:
http://njsca.org/college-open-houses  
 
Pennsylvania College Open Houses link:
http://njsca.org/pa-open-houses  
 
Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New York and Virginia College Open Houses link:
http://njsca.org/de-dc-md-ny-va-open-houses  
 
Click on the college's link in the left column to be taken to their Open House webpage, if available.
 
Be sure to call the college in advance to verify the date and time as some of these dates may change.  Some schools request that you register before coming to an open house. Many schools besides those listed offer open houses.  Call your prospective colleges and universities for their schedule. 
 
It is an excellent idea to include both open houses and college tours in your college exploration.  The open house allows you to see many of the activities available on campus while the traditional college tour lets you experience the college in a more typical environment.