Welcome to Adelphi’s Virtual College Awareness Day!

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Welcome to Adelphi’s Virtual College Awareness Day! While we are sad that today, we are not welcoming you to our beautiful Garden City campus, we’ve done our best to bring you all of the excitement and resources this event has to offer online! Take your time to explore all our resources dedicated to the college search experience. Watch videos about college readiness, student life and how to financially prepare for college. Read about majors and how to connect them with career paths. You can even play games to test your Adelphi knowledge! We are still committed to your success and wish to inspire you especially during these challenging and uncertain times. Our community is here to support you throughout your college application process, providing you with the information you’ll need to make an informed decision about your future.

A welcome and presentation from our Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, Alana Dawson focusing on the general college admission requirements, the application process, and the benefits of acquiring a college education.

» Join our welcome and information session.

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Dream Big!

Do you have a plan for your future? What are some of your academic goals? It’s never too late to start planning for your future and college education. Here are some of our community members and their plans. They want to help inspire you on your journey!

We welcome you to create your own “I Have a Plan” card. Please share your card with us by posting a photo online and using our hashtag #AUCAD2022!

I Have a Plan

In order to become successful, one must be able to identify their goals and structure a plan. During this activity, you will take the first step towards shaping your future by determining your academic, professional and personal goals.

Download the Card Template 

Watch the Presentation 

Event Code of Conduct

Upon accessing this virtual event, I understand that I must adhere to the following required event platform (i.e. Zoom, Webinar Platform) guidelines: I will use my full name. I will mute my computer and refrain from joining via video for the duration of the event and/or the portion of the program that is non-participatory. I understand that portions of the program may require my participation and will require me to be live on video and/or be unmuted and that I will be instructed when to do so by the event coordinators. All communication via the provided event platform chat will be appropriate and respectful to all parties involved. I understand that the Zoom meetings will be recorded for security purposes. 


Insider Tips to Navigate the College Process

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

This presentation is a tool to shed light on the new environment and process that many Students of Color may experience. By providing opportunities and solutions to challenges that you may face, we hope to give you helpful tips to assist you with navigating Higher Education.

Lorenzo Laing
Assistant Director
Office of University Admissions

Leslie Jara
Assistant Director
Office of University Admissions

Join the Insider Tips to Navigate the College Process Workshop 

Surviving Your First Year of College – A Student Panel

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Going to college means a clean slate for you and a lot more independence, but watch out! Your first year can be a big transition with many hurdles. This workshop will help you with some guidance on surviving your first year of college.

Nicole Levy (as Moderator)
Associate Director, Events
Office of University Admissions

Join the Surviving Your First Year of College – A Student Panel Workshop


10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

Keep Calm and Write On: Inside the College Essay

10:40 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Learn what admissions counselors look for in a well written college application essay. You’ll be told the tips and tricks to writing a good essay, as well as the common pitfalls students run into.

Ryan Foley
Assistant Director
Office of University Admissions

Join the Keep Calm and Write On: Inside the College Essay Workshop

Event Support: Need help navigating our virtual event? Chat with us now!

Pre-Recorded Content

Please note this content is not live. To participate in the live content with our Adelphi staff and current students, please view the live workshop section above.

Participate in the Closing Remarks: 12:10 p.m.- 12:15 p.m. ET

More Information about Adelphi University

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of our baccalaureate graduates have jobs or are continuing their education within six months of graduation


the average annual starting salary of our baccalaureate grads – 38% higher than the national average


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