Special to the Journal
More than 350 prospective students will arrive at Albany State University on Saturday for Campus Visitation Day.
Check-in begins at 8 a.m. in the ACAD Auditorium with the program starting at 9 a.m. During the program, prospective students will learn about housing, financial aid, financial operations and learning communities. Prospective students will also learn about student organizations and other programs at ASU. A campus tour will be included in the activities.
The Campus Visitation Day program will culminate with prospective students meeting with the dean of the ASU college in which they plan to major.
After Campus Visitation Day ends, at 2 p.m. prospective students can participate in workshops that focus on specific topics.
· In the “Paying Fees Online” workshop, prospective students will learn how to use ASU’s online payment service.
· In the “Housing Applications and Regulations” workshop, prospective students will learn how to complete and submit a housing application. They can also pay the $50 housing deposit and the $200 room deposit fee.
· In the “How to File Your FAFSA” workshop, prospective students will be guided through the process to complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For this workshop, a prospective student will need his/her Social Security card and the Social Security card of his/her parents; his/her driver’s license; his/her 2010 W-2 forms or other records of money earned; a copy of his/her 2010 tax return (1040EZ, 1040A or 1040.
· The “Out-of-State Student” workshop will cover topics specific to students from other states to ease the transition to ASU student.
The next Campus Visitation Day will be held on March 26. For more information, contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 430-4646 or visit www.asurams.edu.