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Cal State East Bay invites prospective students to 'Preview Day' Oct. 29

  • September 9, 2011

Prospective students and their families are invited to visit Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, when the university hosts "Preview Day," an annual fall event that draws thousands of attendee. Representatives from each of the university’s four colleges and administrative departments will be on hand to talk about their programs and tours of the campus will be conducted.

The university is located at 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.

Although advance registration is not required, it is recommended. Register online at www.csueastbay.edu/previewday.

“We want anyone considering attending Cal State East Bay to join us and explore the vast array of academic programs and student services available, as well as to discover the beauty of our campus, which has a panoramic view of the bay and the San Francisco Bay Area,” said Amanda Segura, director of enrollment development and communications for CSUEB. “We encourage parents and other family members to come as well.”

Tours will be offered starting at 9:30 a.m., commencing from the New University Union on the southwest side of the campus.

Attendees will learn about the university’s admission requirements and financial aid, student life, athletics and academic support programs.

Faculty members teaching the most popular majors and courses of study ranging from business to pre-nursing will be on hand to provide information and answer questions, while current students will discuss and answer questions about student clubs and organizations.

Visitors interested in science should be aware that the Cal State East Bay campus also will host its biennial Science Festival on the same day, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free lunch will be available for Preview Day students through the Dining Commons at the south end of campus. Parents and additional guests may purchase lunch for $8.50.

Additional information about Cal State East Bay’s Preview Day is available online at www.csueastbay.edu/previewday or by calling (510) 885-2612.

Prospective students looking to be admitted to CSUEB for the fall 2012 quarter may apply during the priority application filing period of Oct. 1 to  Nov. 30, 2011.

“Students are encouraged to apply early,” Segura said.


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