College 101 Workshop Series

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The Department of Community Engagement is hosting three virtual College 101 workshops for high school students and parents. These free sessions are open to anyone interested in attending. Staff from the university will share helpful information and tips as you enter your college journey and will be available to answer your questions. This information is helpful for students who may be interested in UT Dallas or other institutions of higher education including community colleges.

Join us for one (or all) of our three sessions below.

College 101 +

Are you enrolling in college soon? Don’t know where to start? This session is for high school juniors and seniors and parents interested in learning more about how to choose the right college. The presentation will include an overview of the steps for college admissions and share important deadlines you need to know.

Dates and times of upcoming sessions: 

January 21, 2021, 5-6 p.m. Central Standard Time
February 11, 2021, 5-6 p.m. Central Standard Time
March 4, 2021, 5-6 p.m. Central Standard Time
April 8, 2021, 5-6 p.m. Central Standard Time

 

College 101 for Parents +

This session is for parents who want to learn more about the college process and how to help their child prepare for college. Learn more about the admissions process and the basics of financial aid.

Dates and times of upcoming sessions: 

January 28, 2021, 6-7 p.m. Central Standard Time
February 11, 2021, 6-7 p.m. Central Standard Time
March 11, 2021, 6-7 p.m. Central Standard Time
April 15, 2021, 6-7 p.m. Central Standard Time
 

Paying For College +

Financial aid is available to most students. Join us for this session that explores the different types of aid programs and an overview on how to complete your financial aid application. The presentation will also include more details about how to search for scholarships and tips for putting together a top notch scholarship application.

Dates and times of upcoming sessions: 
February 4, 2021, 5-6 p.m. Central Standard Time
February 25, 2021, 5-6 p.m. Central Standard Time
March 25, 2021, 5-6 p.m. Central Standard Time
April 22, 2021, 5-6 p.m. Central Standard Time
 
 

How to register

Registration is free and easy using our online sign-up form. Prior to your session, you will receive an e-mail with information on how to login to your session.

College enrollment appointments

Do you need help completing your financial aid or admissions applications? Do you have a unique situation that you want to talk to someone about? The UT Dallas G-Force Mentors are available to meet virtually with students and parents about your college application. Request an appointment by e-mailing our team at [email protected]

For more information

For more information, please call us at 972-883-4519 or e-mail us at [email protected].