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UNG hosting Open House events for prospective students

Open House - Oconee

With high school students in the midst of the college application process, each of the University of North Georgia's (UNG) campuses is hosting Open House events to give future Nighthawks a chance to see what opportunities await at UNG.

"We have an Open House on each campus every semester. These are tremendous opportunities for prospective students and parents to learn about how UNG can prepare students for careers or further education after graduating college," said Keith Antonia, executive director of undergraduate admissions. "Prospective students learn about academic programs, co-curricular programs and activities, financial aid, admissions process, take a campus tour, and more."

The dates and locations for Fall Open Houses are:

  • Gainesville Campus: Oct. 12, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Continuing Education Center, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood, Ga.
  • Oconee Campus: Oct. 19, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Student Resource Center, 1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy., Watkinsville, Ga.
  • Cumming Campus: Oct. 24, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., 300 Aquatic Circle, Cumming, Ga.
  • Dahlonega Campus: Nov. 9, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Memorial Hall Gymnasium, 130 Georgia Circle, Dahlonega, Ga.

The itinerary for the Gainesville Campus begins with a registration period in the lobby of the Continuing Education Center; breakfast will be included. This will be followed by a short welcome ceremony in the auditorium of same building, then, between 9:30 and 11 a.m., prospective students will be free to take a tour of campus and attend half-hour information sessions about admissions, financial aid, the Honors Program, and adjusting to UNG. At 11 a.m. attendees will return to the Student Center for an activities showcase that will conclude the event.

The Oconee Campus Open House will begin with registration and continental breakfast in the Student Resource Center at 8:30 a.m., followed by a welcome presentation. Between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. students will have an opportunity to attend information sessions about admissions and financial aid. There also will be a special student and parent Q&A session during the same time period. From 10:30 to 11 a.m. there will be a guided tour, followed by an activities showcase.

Open House at the Cumming Campus will focus on students interested in continuing education opportunities as well as traditional students. Beginning at 4:30 p.m., prospective students can visit the campus and learn more about degree program offerings.

The Open House event on the Dahlonega Campus will be held on Nov. 9. Last-minute registration and check-in for pre-registered students will be between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. A welcome ceremony will begin at 8:30, and between 9 and 11 a.m., there will be opportunities to take guided tours and attend select information sessions. The information session topics include admissions, campus housing and meal plans, Corps of Cadets, Q&A with current students, Honors Program, language programs, study abroad, and transferring to UNG. From 10 a.m. to noon, there will be an academics and activities showcase.

For more information about locations, tours and registration for any of the open houses, visit

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