Students, Parents Invited to Attend GC Open House

Prospective students and their parents are invited to tour the Garrett College campus and learn about the admissions process, financial aid, scholarship opportunities and more an Open House on Saturday, April 5, and again on Friday, April 25. Interested students may RSVP online at or call the Office of Admissions for more information.

The agenda for the Open House on Saturday, April 5, has been released. The day’s activities will get underway at 10:30 a.m. with check-in at Laker Café and a chance to meet members of the staff from Admissions, Financial Aid, and Residence Life as well as current Garrett College students.

Ann Wellham, Dean of Marketing and Enrollment Management, will address prospective students and parents and welcome them to Garrett College. Lunch will then be provided in Laker Café.

Rachelle Davis, Director of Admissions, and Cissy VanSickle, Director of Student Financial Aid, will provide an overview and tips for navigating the enrollment and financial aid processes.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to meet with the program representatives from several Garrett College programs of study. Those who will be available include Andy Hershey from Adventure Sports Management; Kevin Dodge from Natural Resources and Wildlife Technology; Ron Skidmore from General Studies, Liberal Arts, Fine and Performing Arts, and Social/Behavioral Studies; Dr. Qing Yuan from Business and Information Technology, and Engineering; and Alex Tuel from Teacher Education.

Tuel also will provide information about math/science and pre allied health majors, such as nursing.

Garrett College Student Ambassadors will lead group tours of the campus followed by tours of both campus residences Garrett Hall and Laker Hall. In addition the Garrett College Store will be open from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. offering a 10% discount on GC gift items.

For further information or to schedule a campus tour at another time, one may contact the Office of Admissions at 301-387-3044, toll-free at 866-554-2773, extension 3044, or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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