CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Jan. 29, 2001
UI hosts pre-enrollment program for Cedar Rapids area
IOWA CITY, Iowa --
Cedar Rapids and surrounding area high school seniors planning to attend the
University of Iowa in the fall are invited to learn more about their transition
to the campus in Iowa City at "Next Step, Iowa 2001," hosted by
the UI Office of Admissions. Students and their parents are invited to attend.
The program starts with registration and a reception
at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the Collins Plaza Hotel, 1200 Collins Road
NE, in Cedar Rapids.
"Next Step, Iowa 2001" 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 housing, financial aid, career
services, internships, academic advising, orientation and course registration.
Current UI students and staff will be available to answer questions during
a question-and-answer panel as well as informally afterwards.
The program is free; however, participants should
RSVP by calling 1(800) 553-IOWA or (319) 335-1569.