Area & Virtual College, Career and Enrichment Events
Many events are virtual; be sure you read the details carefully. Nearly all virtual events require preregistration. Some organizations will offer recordings of sessions if you cannot tune in.
We list some events put on by individual colleges that typically draw our students' interest, but this list is far from comprehensive. Check the websites of the colleges that interest you for their events.
For Seniors: CWU On the Spot Admissions Appointments | various dates
Seniors, this will shorten your application & notification time, and you can apply for FREE! Note that there are slightly different requirements for GPA 3.0+, GPA 2.5-3.0, and GPA under 2.5. See Mrs. Hurley in Counseling for a PDF of your transcript and of your schedule, which you will need!
Juneteenth Celebration 6/19
Go for dance, drill, step, band, spoken word, and other performances!
FREE Concerts in the Park 6/19, 6/28, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26
Take a picnic and a blanket or low-backed chairs and enjoy music in the park!
Construction Job Fair 6/8
Connect with companies and apprenticeship organizations
Music Technology Portfolio Event @ SCC 6/9
If you are interested in Music Technology, consider attending!
Paleontology Pathways virtual event 6/12
Learn about current research and the skills needed to pursue careers in geosciences from UW paleontologists.
Get in the Game: College Athletic Recruiting 6/15
Get advice from colleges about how to handle the recruiting process. It can be tricky, but it is doable!
Discover Whitman Days 6/16, 7/14, 8/11
Register in advance for a day exploring Whitman in Walla Walla!
College Tours: All Summer
Most colleges will offer tours through the summer. Take the opportunity to visit a college near or far.
Washington Wednesdays with UW Seattle Admissions 6/21 - 8/30
If you are interested in applying to UW Seattle, sign up for this webinar series with sessions on topics like holistic review, essays, financial aid, and admission to majors.
College Admissions Workshop Wednesdays with Macalester College July-August 2023
Register to attend these virtual sessions on: the Common App, college essays, letters of rec, and financial aid.
Shades of Purple w/ UW Seattle 7/14, 8/11, or 8/14
One-day student conference for underrepresented minority rising seniors (Class of 2024) who are interested in attending the University of Washington in Seattle. Participation is open to all students regardless of race or ethnic background.
Oregon Private College Week July 24-28
Interested in colleges like Linfield, Lewis & Clark, Willamette, Pacific (or eight others?) visit them during this special week!
Colleges That Change Lives College Fair 8/2
This annual fair is an excellent one! You will have great conversations with college representatives.
Campus Tours, various colleges
Look up the tour schedules & make an appointment to visit.
ARROW Intro to College Week Sessions
Videos produced August 2021 by the college reps who visit us: Intro to College Week 2021
- College Admissions Representatives Panel (covers many topics)
- Financial Aid Basics
- How to Write the College Essay
- The Year Ahead; Senior Timeline and Tips
See similar videos from August 2020 on the ARROW You Tube Channel.
Macalester College Workshops
Watch videos: Mac Workshop Wednesdays from Summer 2021
- What is a Liberal Arts College?
- Writing a College Essay
- Navigating Financial Aid
- Getting Your Letter of Recommendation
- Filling out the Common Application
- Mac Admissions and Financial Aid Deep Dive (U.S. & Int'l)
Visit Colleges Virtually!
Consult this aggregated list of colleges and the visit platforms & links: College Virtual Tours
For a few hints about each platform, see our Visiting Colleges page.
Many colleges of different types have regular virtual information sessions. Here are some we happen to know about:
Northwest Lineman College, a trade school offering training for lineworker positions in the power industry.