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Megan Sherar 
Ashland University, Office of Admissions 


Saturday March 23, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

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Recreation Center 
1000 King Road
Ashland, OH 44805

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V.I.P. Event 

Pre-registration for this event is closed.  However, we'd love to see you there!  You can register when you check-in at 8:30 a.m.


Congratulations on your acceptance to Ashland University!  At A.U., we roll out the gold carpet for our future Eagles.  Exclusively for accepted students, this event provides you with an all access pass to the ins and outs of Ashland University.  You will interact with current students and faculty while learning about what life is like at Ashland.  You'll even create your own V.I.P. schedule!

Saturday, March 23, 2013 Schedule
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.        Check-in (Recreation Center)
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.        Welcome
9:40 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.      Block # 1 (choose one option)
                                                 Option A: Exploration (1 hour)
                                                 Option B: Choose 2 sessions (30 minutes each)

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.    Group activity
11:40 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.    Block # 2 
                                                  Academic Session (1 hour)
12:50 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.       Lunch in our award-winning dining hall
2:00 p.m.                             Optional: Campus tour (Full tour or Residence Hall Only)

Read these descriptions! 
During the registration process you will indicate which sessions you are attending.  Read the descriptions below to prepare for the registration form.

Session Descriptions - Make your selections through registration
Exploration (Block 1, Option A - 1 hour): Uncertain about what to study? Discover the benefits of a liberal arts education that offers more than 70 different majors and receive guidance on how to choose one. (1 hour session)

Academic Program (Block 2 - 1 hour): During this session, you will meet with faculty members and current/prospective students from your intended major.  Learn what to expect and what is expected from you over the next four years. (1 hour session)

Ashbrook Scholar Program (Block 1, Option B - 30 minutes): For students interested in majoring and/or minoring in History and/or Political Science. Learn about our dynamic speakers, exciting internships and engaging History and Political Science class discussions. For more information, go to: (30 minute session)

Career Services (Block 1, Option B - 30 minutes): Begin to discover your career path starting your freshman year. (30 minute session)

Financial Aid (Block 1, Option B - 30 minutes): How to finance college and what to expect. Consultations available by appointment between 1:00 - 2:00. (30 minute session)

Global Education (Block 1, Option B - 30 minutes): Find out what study abroad opportunities are available. (30 minute session)

Honors Program (Block 1, Option B - 30 minutes): Exceptional opportunities for academically talented students. Learn the benefits of the Honors Program through a discussion with honors students and the director who will share experiences in academics, social outings and registration priority. (30 minute session)

Residence Life/Student Involvement (Block 1, Option B - 30 minutes): Learn about the community of Ashland University! Programs, policies, room and roommate assignments, living options and student activities will be discussed. (30 minute session)