October 23, 2014
Saginaw Valley State University will host Saginaw County College Night Monday, Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Curtiss Hall banquet rooms.
About 45 colleges will be in attendance to provide resources and opportunities for local high school students and their families. Michigan public universities will be represented as well as Michigan private universities, Michigan community colleges and universities from Ohio and Indiana.
Students and parents will have the opportunity to speak with admissions representatives from the colleges and universities. Representatives of the U.S. Armed Forces will also be in attendance.
“This is a prime opportunity for Saginaw County high school students, especially juniors and seniors, to explore a wide variety of college options in one setting,” said Jennifer Pahl, SVSU director of admissions. “Whether you are just starting your college selection process or are close to making your decision, this event can provide valuable information to help you make the best choice for you.”
A presentation by representatives of SVSU's Scholarships and Financial Aid office will be given at 7 p.m. Students and families will receive information on how to finance their college education. Tips on how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and how to identify scholarships and grants a student may qualify for will also be given.
For more information, contact the SVSU Admissions Office at (989) 964-4200.