Open House Offers An Activity-Filled Weekend For Interested Students

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 the College of Charleston will open its doors to prospective students and their families so they can experience campus life firsthand. An Open House will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The day begins with a welcome session at TD Arena, and then attendees will have the opportunity to talk with current students, meet with representatives from the College’s academic programs, learn about student services, clubs and organizations, and tour the campus and residence halls. Register here.

Visitors are encouraged to plan activities in advance. View the schedule here. Tour tickets will be available on Saturday morning on the concourse of TD Arena.

“Open House is the best opportunity for prospective students and their families to engage with current students, faculty and staff and to get a taste of campus life in Charleston,” says Susan Oakes, associate director of admissions. “Once students visit, they tend to ‘fall in love’ with the College of Charleston.” For more information on Open House, call 843.953.5670.

Other events:

Honors Exploration Day will be held Friday, November 2. Honors Exploration Day is a chance for high school seniors and transfer students who fit the description of an honors student to tour the campus, visit an Honors College classroom, interact with Honors College students, and meet the Honors College Dean. Slots fill up quickly and registration is required. For more information contact Maria Richardson at 843.953.7878.

The College is also hosting a Multicultural Overnight Visit Experience (M.O.V.E.) on Friday, November 2. This is an opportunity for students of diverse backgrounds to learn more about campus life and spend the night in one of eight residence halls. Register here. For more information, call 843.953.5670

The Jewish Student Union/Hillel Prospective Student Weekend will be held on Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4. High school juniors and seniors have the opportunity to stay in a residence hall, join in a unique Shabbat experience and meet other prospective students. (Parents and family are welcome.) Learn more and register or contact Nora Feinstein at 843-953-5657.