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Ventura College to Host Open House Extravaganza Open to the Community
Event features department presentations, financial aid application workshops, free lunch, and more
By: Ventura College
Special workshops will be held to help anyone apply for college financial aid at all levels, including federal and state aid. The Ventura College Foundation will have its application kickoff for the Ventura College Promise program. Additionally, support will be available for those seeking assistance with the application process.
The Extravaganza will also feature fun and informative presentations, such as “Tips to Succeed,” “How to Budget for College” and more, from various departments including the Financial Aid Office and Counseling. Information booths will be available from areas such as Theater Arts, Athletics, Foreign Languages, Geosciences, MESA, EOPS, Transfer Center, Assessment Office, First Year Experience (FYE), Associated Student Ventura College, English as a Second Language (ESL), CalWorks and more.
“This event is a great opportunity for people of any age or educational background to come and explore the many services and program offerings available at Ventura College,” said Greg Gillespie, Ph. D., president at Ventura College. “We are working to increase access to higher education by providing hands-on support for those who are new to navigating the financial aid and enrollment process.”
Lunch, provided by Carl’s Jr., will be available to the first 250 guests who visit at least three presentations or information booths.
The event is free and preregistration is preferred, to register visit www.surveymonkey.com/