Spring Open House

Monday, February 16, 2015
Tentative Schedule of Events

8:00 - 8:30 am | Registration at Hough Quad
A light breakfast will be offered until 8:30 am on the Fox Hall patio. Please enjoy breakfast and refreshments - lunch will be served at 1:15 pm.

8:45 - 9:20 am | Welcome and Information Session in Miller Auditorium
Learn what the Eckerd experience has to offer you! During this information session, we will cover aspects that make an Eckerd education a unique experience.

9:30 - 10:30 am  Information Sessions

  • Class Visit - Human Experience (Seniors Only)
    Locations vary, please consult your schedule
  • Inside Eckerd: Academics and Student Life (Juniors Only)
    Fox Hall
    Learn more about the academic experience from faculty and students. Current students will join a panel to answer your questions about Eckerd life.
  • Inside Eckerd: Student Affairs and Financial Aid (Parents Only)
    Miller Auditorium
    Join the Student Affairs staff for an introduction to the Eckerd experience and have your questions answered by the Dean of Students’ staff. A presentation about Financial Aid at Eckerd will immediately follow this question and answer period. 

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Campus Tours begin at 11:00 am and 12:00 pm
Become familiar with our beautiful waterfront campus by taking a student-led tour. Those not attending the first tour will be divided and will attend the workshops. The second tour will leave at 12:00 pm from Fox Hall.

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Workshops
*Each session is 30 minutes long and you will have time to attend both. Workshop times are 11:00 am, 11:30 am, 12:00 pm, and 12:30 pm. Families attending the first two workshops will go on the 2nd campus tour at 12:00 pm

  • The Life of an Eckerd Student (Senior families only)
    Are there certain questions that you have about being a college student but are a little nervous to ask?  Find those answers and other great advice by talking to current students.  
  • Applying and Your First Year at Eckerd  (Junior families only)
    Miller Auditorium
    A look at the admissions process and our unique program for first year students.
  • Outside the Classroom
    Fox Hall
    Learn about specialty areas that complement the Eckerd experience. You will hear from Career Services, Service Learning, and International Education.

1:15 pm | Lunch at the Waterfront

1:45 & 2:15 pm | Student Only Boat Tours (Optional)
Advance registration required.                                 

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