Important Dates & Events

Virtual College Events

College Vine Student Panel College Fair 
Monday, September 21- Saturday, September 26, 2020
A week-long online event featuring more than 100 live Q&A events with current college students. Spots are limited. Please register in advance. 

College Financing MEFA Webinar Featuring Amherst College
Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Presenter: Gail Holt, Dean of Financial Aid, Amherst College
This webinar will provide information and clarity on the entire college financial aid application process. You will learn about financial aid applications and types of financial aid, the factors that determine your aid eligibility, how colleges determine the amount of aid to offer, and the details of financial aid offers.

UMass 4 You 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 6:00-7:30 p.m. 
The University of Massachusetts system is coming together to assist students with their college search. This virtual information session will feature admissions representatives from all four University of Massachusetts campuses (Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, and Lowell). 

Northeast Public Universities Admissions Panel
Friday, October 2, 2020, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Presented by Binghamton University, Pennsylvania State University, Rutgers University, Stony Brook University, University of Connecticut, University of Delaware, University of Maryland, and University of Pittsburgh
Learn about each university’s academic programs, student life and the application process. You’ll be able to provide questions to be answered in advance of the event and hear them answered live.

Financial Aid 101
Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 7:00 p.m. 
Presented by Rollins College
How to file the FAFSA, understanding your options, and more. 

Show Me the Money!: Understanding the Financial Aid Process
Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Presented by Ohio Wesleyan University 

Williams College Virtual Open House
Thursday, October 8, 2020, 6:00-9:45 p.m. 

NACAC Virtual College Fairs
More than 600 colleges and universities will be online to connect with juniors, seniors, and their families. 
Monday, October 12, 2020
1:00 - 9:00 p.m. 

Sunday, October 18, 2020
12:00 - 8:00 p.m. 

Sunday, November 8, 2020
2:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Register for a fair date(s) *Students can register for more than one fair date. 

Applying in the Time of COVID
Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 7:00 p.m. 
Presented by Amherst College, Bowdoin College, Carleton College, Pomona College, Swarthmore College, and Williams College
Worried about how disruptions to extracurriculars, athletics, and exams will affect your college application? What's the one thing you shouldn't write in your application essay this year?