CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Nov. 9, 2000
UI hosts college planning program in Sioux City area
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Sioux City and western Iowa high school students and
their parents are invited to learn more about the University of Iowa and college
education planning at PreView Iowa 2000, hosted by the UI Office of Admissions.
The program starts with registration and a reception at 6:30 p.m. Thursday,
Nov. 16 at the Hilton Hotel, 707 Fourth St., Sioux City.
PreView Iowa 2000 is open to juniors and seniors in Woodbury and surrounding
counties, and students in neighboring South Dakota and Nebraska communities.
High school counselors in the area are invited to join the Office of Admissions
for a High School Counselor Informational Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m., Friday,
Nov. 17 at the Hilton Hotel.
PreView Iowa 2000 features a 7 p.m. showing of the Iowa Experience, a multimedia
video about student life and services at the UI followed by information on
the admissions, housing and financial aid processes, and a question-and-answer
panel with current UI students and alumni.
Staff from the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, Engineering, Academic
Advising, and current UI students will also be available to talk one-on-one
with prospective students and their families.
The program is free; however, participants should RSVP by calling 1(800)
553-IOWA or (319) 335-1569.