Prospective students invited to MPCC Visit Day

Prospective MPCC students will have the opportunity to tour McCook and North Platte campuses, meet instructors and current students and explore programs of interest during Visit Day on Jan. 22.

Mid-Plains Community College is giving prospective students and their families another opportunity to experience its programs first-hand.

The college is offering a Visit Day on Jan. 22 to showcase its campuses, offerings and services. Among other things, participants will be able to tour their programs of interest, sit in on a class, meet instructors, join in hands-on projects, learn about the various services MPCC offers and meet new friends through fun activities led by current Mid-Plains students.

Specialists from a variety of departments will be available to answer questions and provide information about financial aid, housing and credit transfer among many other topics.

“Visit days are a great opportunity as they offer a different take on the typical campus visit and include several activities students might otherwise have to plan individually,” said Mindy Hope, area director of recruiting and admissions. “They provide a more complete perspective on what it’s like to be a college student. Visit Days let prospective students experience a lot of what the college has to offer, from academic programs, instructors and potential classmates to student organizations, residence halls and life outside of the classroom. Visitors get a complete view of the college’s resources in a single day.”

Anyone thinking about taking college classes is encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided, and all prospective students will receive a free hoodie.

Visit Day will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in North Platte and McCook. Check in will begin at 9 a.m.

Another Visit Day is scheduled for Feb. 26. RSVPs for both events are required at campus.mpcc.edu/ICS/RSVP.

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