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Admitted Student Weekend :: Family Schedule

Friday, March 13, 2020

4 p.m. | Check-in
Receive your schedule for the day, your student will check their luggage, and meet their overnight host. (Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center  - Concourse)

4 p.m. | Activity, Involvement and Resource Fair
 Learn how your student can get involved and receive support at Illinois College. This fair features Student Organizations and Activities, and much more! (Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center - Sherman Gymnasium)

4:30 p.m. |The Illinois College Experience
 Learn about your student’s future Illinois College experience including first year seminars, dedicated student support, getting involved, and how we will support your student throughout their time on campus. (Parker 106)

5:15 p.m. | Family Reception
 Let us escort you to Barnes House, home of President Barbara Farley, where you are invited to join Dr. Farley, faculty, and deans for light hors d'oeuvres and drinks to celebrate your student and complete your day. (Barnes House)

6 p.m. | A Night Out in Jacksonville
Our Admissions Counselors have made recommendations for dinner in Jacksonville, see the handout you received at check in for recommendations. Have a great dinner and have fun exploring Jacksonville. (Various Jacksonville locations)

Saturday, March 14, 2019

9 a.m. | Breakfast
Start your day with breakfast and meet up with your student after their overnight experience on campus. (Caine Student Center - Cummings Dining Hall)

9:45 a.m. | Overview of the Day
Take a moment to get an overview of the schedule for the day. (Caine Student Center - Cummings Dining Hall)

10 a.m. | True Blue Expo
Don't miss this academic and student services expo! Learn more about our academic programs, faculty/student research collaborations and about the many ways we as a college help our students thrive. (Crispin Auditorium)

11 a.m. | Parent & Family Session: Graduate READY with Susie Drake
A lot will change for your student in the next four years! At IC they will complete a major (or two); get involved on campus; and connect classroom learning to life with experiential learning. Join the discussion with the office of Career Readiness & Experiential Learning and current students to learn more about how your student will be prepared to Graduate READY. (Bruner Classroom 3140)
11:30 a.m. | Parent & Family Lounge
While your students participate in the True Blue Challenge, take some time to grab a snack and relax or take some time to talk with Admission Counselors. (Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center - 2nd Floor)

11:50 a.m. | Next Steps
Learn how you can help your student get prepared for success by learning more about what you need to do between now and Move-In Day to make a seamless transition to IC. (Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center - Sherman Gymnasium)

12 noon (Optional) | Campus and Residential Hall Tours (Meet at the Bruner Concourse)