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If you have any questions or concerns about your participation in this event, please contact your Admission Counselor as soon as possible.


Top Scholar Weekend Tentative Schedule

Sunday, March 1

1:45 pm – Early Event Check-in

2:00 pm – Early Campus Tour

3:00 pm – Regular Check-in and Luggage Drop-Off

3:30 pm – Welcome and Introductions

4:15 pm – Students: Scavenger Hunt & Trivia

4:15 pm – Parents/Guests: Alumni Mixer

5:45 pm – Overnight Host Meet-Up

6:00 pm – Dinner

8:00 pm – Student Social

Monday, March 2

8:30 am – Breakfast with Interim President Dale Knobel

9:30 am – Students: Classes/Faculty Office Hours

9:30 am – Parents/Guests: Study Abroad/Career Services/Fellowships & Scholarships Q&A Session

11:00 am – Students: Classes/Faculty Office Hours

11:00 am – Parents/Guests: Benefits of a Liberal Arts and Sciences Education

12:30 pm – Lunch and Recognition Ceremony

1:30 pm – Program Concludes & Individual Financial Aid Appointments Offered

A detailed schedule for students and parents will be provided at Check-in.


Things to know

You are invited to Top Scholar Weekend along with up to two guests (i.e., parents/ guardians). We would be happy to host you overnight on campus with a current student, but your guest(s) will need to make their own overnight accommodations. See the link under “Related Content” on the right for local hotels that often have a discount for those visiting Southwestern University.