University of Minnesota, Crookston Preview Day Scheduled for Saturday, July 16, 2011

New and prospective students are invited to visit the University of Minnesota, Crookston on Saturday, July 16, 2011,  to learn more about the campus during Preview Day.  Students are encouraged to bring their families along to visit the campus.

Students may go online to register for the Preview Day on Saturday, July 16 by visiting or by contacting the Admissions Office at 218-281-8569. The welcome and admissions presentation begin at 10 a.m.

During Preview Days, students have the opportunity to interact with current students, faculty, and staff as they learn about the U of M, Crookston. Throughout the day the students will be able to receive detailed information about the various opportunities available on the Crookston campus, enjoy lunch in Brown Dining Hall, participate in a question and answer session, and tour the beautiful campus.   Preview Day is designed to help students and their families as they make decisions about college.

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 Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and more than 40 concentrations, including several online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,400 undergraduates from more than 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit

Contact: Amber Evans, director, admissions, 218-281-8568, (; Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (