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High school students invited to explore IU Northwest degree programs during Academic Exploration Days on March 27, April 3

By: Indiana University Northwest Last Updated: February 5, 2020

Gary, Ind. -- Indiana University Northwest’s Office of Admissions invites high school students and their families to learn more about the campus’s 70+ academic programs, and meet with admissions and career services teams, during its Academic Exploration Days.

The opportunity, set for 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 27 and again on Friday, Apr. 3, gives students a chance to go “inside” popular degree programs. Activities include fun, informative workshops, hands-on learning opportunities, and talks with current faculty members and students. Admissions counselors will also be available to answer questions and assist with onsite applications.

According to Admissions Counselor Kevin Smith, the events are designed to give students more insight into the types of career opportunities available to them once they complete their degrees. “We want students to know that with the right preparation and academic experience, they can look forward to a lifetime of success,” he said.

IU Northwest offers a wide range of degree programs—in the classroom and online—to local students seeking to complete their Indiana University education close to home. IU Northwest’s academic units include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, the School of the Arts, and the School of Education.

IU Northwest’s Academic Exploration Days are open to all high school students and their families. Registration is required to 219-980-6991 or admit@iun.edu. Learn more and RSVP at iun.edu/adm-events.

About Indiana University Northwest

One of eight campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park. The campus has a diverse student population of approximately 4,000 degree-seeking students and 1,500 dual-degree-seeking students. The campus offers Associate, Baccalaureate and Master’s degrees in a variety of undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research and engagement on campus and in the community. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity and engagement. Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.