U of M, Crookston Open House for Prospective Students Scheduled Thursday and Friday, October 15-16; Preview Day on Saturday, October 17, 2009

CROOKSTON, Minn.  - New and prospective students will be able to connect with the University of Minnesota, Crookston during two special events in October 2009. An open house will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 15-16, and a campus preview day is scheduled for Saturday, October 17.

While a schedule has been planned for the open house, students are welcome to stop by anytime during the two day event. Sessions are planned for the morning and afternoon that include an admissions presentation, campus tour and if students request it, faculty appointments can be arranged.

During the preview day, students can explore more than one area of interest and spend more time considering their options with activities that include eating lunch with faculty members in Brown Dining Hall, interacting during question and answer sessions and touring campus.  

"Discover if the University of Minnesota, Crookston is the place for you," says Amber Evans-Dailey, director of admissions. "Preview days and the open house are great opportunities for any student interested in attending the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Our campus has a lot to offer and we would encourage students to take a look at what is available here and use these days as a chance to experience things firsthand."

Register online today for the University of Minnesota, Crookston open house or campus preview day on October 15-17, 2009, at www.UMCrookston.edu/admissions or sign up by contacting the Admissions Office at 218-281-8569 or 800-862-6466.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers more than 25 applied-science undergraduate degree programs and 50 concentrations, including several online degrees, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. To learn more, visit www.UMCrookston.edu.

Contact: Amber Evans-Dailey, director of admissions, 218-281-8568 (evan0331@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu); Stephanie Onken, communications assistant, 218-281-8446 (onken015@umn.edu)