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collegeMore than 80 colleges to be represented at College Night

by Christian Hollis and Alexis Tucker

Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

Many students at Schoolcraft College transfer out to universities and knowing where to transfer takes a lot of planning. Thankfully, students and community members have the opportunity to meet with representatives of over 80 colleges at College Night Oct. 2 from 6-8 the VisTaTech Center. Representatives from universities—large/small, urban/suburban, public/private, in-state/out-of-state, etc. will be on hand. The event features an open house format to allow for the varying schedules of students and their families.

With over 80 colleges to meet with, the Michigan Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers are making it easier to organize and maintain all of the information given out at College Night by using a barcode and scanner program. This tool is optional, but for those who would like to use it, visit Once printed, students can scan their barcode to easily give information digitally.

“Keep an open mind, and take time to explore options,” said Julie Button, admissions representative. “By asking questions, researching options and applying early, a student can maximize choices to further educational opportunities.”

Students should keep in mind the questions they would like to ask college representatives and compare the answers from multiple colleges to pick the school best suited for the student. Each college has strengths and weaknesses, and not every school has the same programs available. A few question topics to keep in mind include admission requirements, clubs/student activities, academic resources/scholarships available, and tuition costs.

“It’s a good opportunity for both high school students and college students,” said Gillian Drake, Student Ambassador. ”The best college [for the student] could be the unexpected one. Keep a list of schools to see before going.”

Call the Answer Center at 734-462-4426 for more information.

List of Colleges at College Night:

Adrian College

Albion College

Alma College

Andrews University

Aquinas College

Baker College

Ball State University

Bowling Green State University

Butler University

Calvin College

Capital University

Central Michigan University

Cleary University

Cleveland Institute of Art

Cleveland State University

College for Creative Studies

Columbus College of Art & Design

Cornerstone University

Davenport University

Defiance College

Denison University

DePaul University

Drexel University

Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Michigan University

Ferris State University

Grace Christian University

Grand Valley State University

Henry Ford College

Hillsdale College

Hope College

Indiana Tech

Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana Wesleyan University

Iowa State University

IUPUI, Indiana U Purdue U Indianapolis

Jackson Community College

Johns Hopkins University

Kalamazoo College

Kettering University

Kuyper College

Lake Superior State University

Lawrence Technological University

Lourdes University

Loyola University Chicago

Madonna University

Miami University

Michigan State University

Michigan Technological University

Northern Michigan University

Northwestern University

Nova Southeastern University

Oakland Community College – Bloomfield Hills

Oakland University

Ohio Northern University

Purdue University

Rochester College

Saginaw Valley State University

Savannah College of Art and Design

Schoolcraft College

Siena Heights University

Specs Howard School of Media Arts

Spring Arbor University

St. Mary’s College

The Ohio State University

Tiffin University

Trine University

United States Air Force Academy

United States Military Academy (West Point)

United States Naval Academy

University of Alabama

University of Cincinnati

University of Detroit Mercy

University of East Anglia

University of Findlay

University of Michigan

University of Michigan-Dearborn

University of Notre Dame

University of Toledo

Ursuline College

U.S. Air Force R.O.T.C.

Valparaiso University

Walsh College

Washtenaw Community College

Wayne County Community College

Wayne State University

Western Michigan University