Representatives from more than 50 colleges and universities will be at Purdue University North Central on Oct. 9, for its 28th College Fair. The event offers area high school and middle school students, as well as interested adults, a chance to find out more about academic programs, application procedures, campus life, costs, and other aspects of college life.
The evening will begin with a financial aid presentation at 6 p.m. that will help students and their families understand what aid is available and how to begin the application process. College representatives will meet with students and answer questions until 7:45 p.m. All events will take place in the PNC Library-Student-Faculty Building. The College Fair is free and open to the public and advance registration is not required.
The public and private colleges will include Purdue University West Lafayette, Calumet and North Central; Ancilla College; Anderson University; Ball State University; Benedictine University; Bethel College; Calumet College of St. Joseph; Calvin College; College of Court Reporting; Concordia University Chicago; DePauw University; Dominican University-River Forest; Ferris State University; Goshen College; Hanover College; Huntington University; Indiana Institute of Technology; Indiana State University; Indiana University Bloomington, South Bend and Northwest; IPFW; IUPUI; Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana; Kendall College; Loyola University of Chicago; Manchester University; Marian University; National Guard -1613th; Northern Illinois University; Northern Michigan University; Northwood University; Olivet Nazarene University; Robert Morris University; Roosevelt University; Saginaw Valley State University; Saint Joseph's College; Saint Mary-of-the Woods College; Southern Illinois University; Trine University; University of Illinois; University of Indianapolis; University of Saint Francis; University of Saint Francis Crown Point; Valparaiso University; Vincennes University; Butler University; Saint Mary's College-Notre Dame and Western Michigan University.
The PNC campus is located just south of the junction of the Indiana Toll Road and U.S. 421.
High school students and others wishing more information prior to the fair can contact high school guidance counselors, or the PNC Enrollment Services Office, 219.785.5200 ext. 5505, or www.pnc.edu. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact ext. 5505.