Event Planning & Training

Planning All visits, both in-person and virtual, are coordinated with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (OUA) and centralized through our CRM, Slate. Visit planning occurs three times throughout the admissions cycle. Fall Visits For prospective undergraduate students June/July is when OUA reaches out to units to finalize plans Units are required to share all visit plans in our fall planning spreadsheet Spring Visits For prospective and admitted undergraduate students October/November is when OUA reaches out to units to finalize plans Units are required to share all visit plans in our spring planning spreadsheet Summer Visits For prospective undergraduate students March/April is when [...]

2022-04-20T09:08:27-05:00Training, Visits|

Virtual Events

Planning & Training All prospective student events are coordinated with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (OUA) and centralized through our CRM, Slate. Review our event planning and training to know what steps you need to take to properly coordinate your events and enter them into Slate. Planning Considerations Virtual visits are valuable. Time and again, OUA surveys show that students want to hear directly about academics within their intended college. Students don't have to come to campus to do this, which lowers barriers. What's more, much less planning is required for virtual events than in-person events. Virtual events can usually accommodate [...]

2022-03-29T15:59:45-05:00Visits|

Off-Campus Events

Planning Process If you're interested in holding or attending an off-campus event, make sure to contact us so we're aware of your plans and can assist if necessary. Individual colleges and units should not plan high school visits without first reaching out to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (OUA). OUA's Strategy In addition to on-campus efforts, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions conducts a wide range of outreach, recruitment, and yield activities throughout the state of Illinois and beyond. The majority of these events occur in the fall and spring. Different types of OUA off-campus events include: High school visits College fairs [...]

2022-03-10T14:49:19-06:00Visits|

On-Campus Events

Planning & Training All prospective student events are coordinated with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (OUA) and centralized through our CRM, Slate. Review our event planning and training to know what steps you need to take to properly coordinate your events and enter them into Slate. OUA's Strategy Visiting campus can be one of the most important factors when making a college choice. It gives students and parents the opportunity to observe the intangible factors of a college campus. Engaging with families—especially those of first-generation college students—during the campus visit experience is extremely important. OUA's on-campus visit options include: Smaller, shorter [...]

2022-03-29T16:01:10-05:00Visits|
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