|Below you will find some questions you
may wish to ask university representatives when they come to
campus or when you are on a tour or other program at their campus:
WHAT IS YOUR CAMPUS COMMUNITY
Is your college in an urban, suburban or rural
TELL ME ABOUT YOUR PROGRAMS?
How far away from my home is your campus? How much
time does it take to get there from my home by car, by public
transportation or other transportation (eg. air)?
Will I need a car to get around? Does public
transportation (bus) provide easy access to the campus and
How many students are enrolled? In my major? From my
Are you on the semester or quarter system?
Do you offer my major?
HOW MUCH DOES YOUR COLLEGE COST?
Is my degree program accredited – (by whom and at
what levels (undergraduate, graduate)?
Are advanced degrees (Master’s, Doctorates) also
What other programs do you offer that will support
Can I enroll part-time, take courses in the late
afternoons, evenings, weekends or during the summer?
Are there internship opportunities available on
campus or in the community?
Do you have an honors program for students who enter
with high grades?
IS FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE?
What are the costs of tuition and registration fees,
books and supplies, housing, parking, etc.
When do I pay those fees?
Do I have to send a deposit to confirm my intention
to enroll? How much? When?
What are the chances fees will increase and when
will I know?
What kinds of financial assistance are available:
WILL I BE ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION?
When and how do I apply for financial aid? Do I
apply for campus scholarships separately?
How do you determine if I qualify for financial
When will I be notified if I will or will not
Will financial aid cover my entire need?
Are there special kinds of assistance for students
from certain ethnic minority or low income groups (such as
EOPS)? If so, how do I apply for such a program?
Is it easy to get a part-time job on campus or in
What are your admission requirements for transfer
HOW DO I APPLY FOR ADMISSION?
Will I need to take an admissions test?
Can I take an admissions test over to qualify?
How do you determine my grade if I repeat a course?
Will a course in which I received a “D” grade
What is the admissions priority of transfer students
from community colleges,
Since I attend a community college, will my credits
transfer? How and when will I know?
from four year colleges?
Where, when and how can I get an application? Does
your college have online applications?
When can I first apply? What is your application
Can I apply to more than one campus in your system?
How? Can I have my application transferred from one campus to
another if I change my mind?
do I have to submit transcripts, any applicable test scores, and
When will I be notified if I have been admitted?
Is my major overcrowded (impacted)? If I am not
accepted in my major, what are the options? Can I change to
another major? Have my application sent to another campus for
What else do I need to know?
How do I make arrangements to talk with someone
further at your college to discuss
How do I make arrangements to take a tour of your
Do you have an open house program for prospective
When and whom do I contact for more information?