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College Visits

Class of 2021 - Garland High School Owls

Hey, Seniors! Did you know that you can take up to 2 excused college days during the school year?

More Info: Be sure to bring a letter or form of proof back with you. You'll need to turn the letter or form into the attendance office. The letter or form will ensure your college visit day is marked as "excused."


Juniors, you are allowed 1 excused college day during the school year.
More Info: Be sure to bring a letter or form of proof back with you. You'll need to turn the letter or form into the attendance office. The letter or form will ensure your college visit day is marked as "excused."
Can't make it to an out-of-town visitation? Checkout eCampus Tours. You can take a 360 tour of universities across the United States.
Official Campus Maps:


  •    University of Houston – Victoria
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  • Jaguar Days:
    - Date(s): TBA
    - “On behalf of JAXNATION at the University of Houston-Victoria, we would like to invite you and your family to visit campus during Jaguar Day. There is a lot that goes into making a final decision on which university to attend. Experiencing campus in-person gives you the opportunity to see if UHV (or any institution) will be the right fit. During Jaguar Day, you will be able to tour campus and the residence halls (aka Jaguar Village), learn about student and academic services, and to connect with staff and faculty.”


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  •  Texas A&M University - College Station
  • Aggieland Saturday: TBA

    We at Texas A&M University invite you to Aggieland Saturday, an annual campus-wide open house for prospective students and their families. During this one day, you can meet current students, tour the dorms, visit libraries and computer labs and see what Texas A&M has to offer you. You can also learn more about our colleges and majors, get information about admission and pick up some financial aid and scholarship information, too.”

    -Aggieland Saturday Registration:
  • Extra Info: For general TAMU visits, Mondays and Fridays generally are busier. Visiting on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday would be best. (Check the website for schedules during semester breaks and holidays.) Saturday tours will be offered once a month, dates for 2021 TBA.


When: TBA
Del Mar College Center for Economic Development
3209 S Staples St
Corpus Christi, TX 78411 United States
Aggieland is coming to YOU!
    • Aggie Day in Corpus Christi is an open event for Middle School through High School students who are interested in learning more about becoming an Aggie.
    • Students and parents will have an opportunity to speak to different
      college representatives about majors being offered at Texas A&M University.
Bryan Campus - Bryan, Texas (Near Texas A&M)
Brenham Campus - Brenham, Texas (Halfway between Houston and Austin)
  • Explore UT - Discover What's Next:TBA
    • Join us TBA for Explore UT 2021
      "Texans of all ages are invited to experience robust research, hands-on demonstrations and experiments, and participate in the richness of the university's scholarship and knowledge. The event is free, and there's no registration for individuals or groups in activities. Please see the schedule for details, it is at the link below or on the right side of this page."
    • Schedule of Activities:
    • For questions, please visit our FAQ page or contact
    • Link:
Other UT Resources: 
  • Admissions:
  • Texas One Stop:
      • "Welcome to your resource for everything related to registering for classes, financial aid, paying your bill, ordering transcripts and more! Made by UT for UT."
  • Texas Advanced Commitment:
    • "Developed in 2018, the Texas Advance Commitment is UT Austin’s commitment to making a UT education even more affordable for Texas students. By making financial aid more transparent, the Texas Advance Commitment makes it easier for middle- and low-income students who have financial need to understand that they will receive assured financial aid assistance. Beginning in fall 2020, Texas Advance Commitment is expanding to provide additional financial support to Texas students through a new endowment created by The University of Texas System Board of Regents."
A Week at Texas McCombs
The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin invites top high school students to apply for our McCombs summer programs! Our week-long, all-expenses paid summer programs are designed to help students explore and discover opportunities in business while experiencing life as a Longhorn.
Participants have the opportunity to:
  • Spend a week at top-ranked Texas McCombs
  • Learn about careers in business and network with industry professionals
  • Attend classes taught by world-renowned faculty
  • Work on a team as a business consultant to a real company
  • Make new friends and explore the Forty Acres
  • Experience living in a campus dorm
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  • All current juniors and sophomores with GPAs of 3.5 or above are eligible to apply. 
  • Students are required to submit an
    • Online Application
    • Essay
    • One Letter of Recommendation
    • Official High School Transcript
    • Resume (optional)
    • TBA
The application link and additional information for each camp can be found at the McCombs Summer High School Programs site.
*This opportunity will come at no cost to you or your family.


  •   Texas State University
  • Bobcat Day:
    -Date(s): TBA
  •  “Let us show you what makes Texas State so special! At Bobcat Day, you'll explore our beautiful campus, as well as get information about academics, financial aid, housing and more. Our open house gives you opportunities to mingle with faculty, staff and student representatives from across campus for an inside look on what being a Bobcat is all about.”


  •  Baylor University
  • -Premier Day:
  • Date(s):TBA
    -“Are you a high school junior, senior or prospective transfer student who is considering Baylor University? Then Premiere is the event for you! We've planned a jam-packed day to help you learn more about what Baylor offers students. It’s a great time to explore campus, experience college life in person, and ask questions.”



-Campus visits are a great way for students to experience Rice culture on their own. Below are our upcoming fall program dates. Please mark your calendars and encourage interested students to register online. (Counselors are welcome to attend, too!

-Schedule A Visit:

-Explore Rice: TBA for 2021
Our annual fall open house program for high school seniors. Students and families will have the opportunity to interact with current faculty and students in ways that go beyond a normal campus visit. It's truly the best time to visit our beautiful campus before applying. If your seniors are considering Rice, we hope to see them in September. 

-Link to Register for “Explore Rice”:

-Preview Rice: TBA FOR 2021
A campus visit opportunity for students in grades 10 - 11. This is a short half-day program packed with must-have information for students starting their college search. We schedule it for the week of Thanksgiving to accommodate high school calendars. 

-Link to Register for “Preview Rice”:




  •  The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • UTSA Day:
  • Date(s): TBA

  • Experience it for Yourself
    The best way to learn what UTSA has to offer is to experience it for yourself. Come to our Open House and see all that UTSA has to offer.

  • Presentations
    Learn about how and what it means to be a Roadrunner. We’ll have multiple presentations at any given hour about our academic programs, admission requirements, financial aid and much more.

  • Tours
    To help you experience life as a Roadrunner, we’re offering several types of tours including on-campus housing options and our Campus Recreation.

  • Workshops
    We’ll have UTSA staff on hand in one of our Library computer labs to help complete your FAFSA, apply for admission through Apply Texas and answer any questions you may have.
  • FairsLearn more about the services offered to all Roadrunners. The fairs is an easy way to find out about the various offices on campus, such as dining, testing, career services and much more.

  • UTSA Day Registration:
  • Stephen F. Austin University - East Texas
  • Showcase Saturday:
  • Date(s): TBA
    • "Showcase Saturday isn't your typical college visit. Sure, you'll get to see the SFA campus and take a tour of our residence halls. But depending on the time of year you attend Showcase Saturday, there's always something new and exciting to experience at SFA. See you on campus."
    • Link:
 Texas A&M University Kingsville


  • Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
  • -Island Day:
  • Date(s): TBA
  • “We invite you to join other Future Islanders as we welcome you to campus for a day full of Islander pride! At Island Day you will have opportunities to learn about admissions, funding your education, academic programs, tour on campus housing, meet current students, tour the general campus, and discover our student services.”
  • Island Day Registration:


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Creative Careers Begin Here
  • FIDM has produced tens of thousands of graduates working in creative industries around the world.
  • Experience California life and learn from leaders in design, business, entertainment, fashion, tech, and action sports.
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to get a multi-campus/multi-city experience with our option to attend your first year in San Francisco or Orange County.
  • Customize your Bachelor’s Degree and graduate with two degrees in four years.
  • Transfer your Associates Degree credits to FIDM and start as a Junior.
  • Choose from 30+ majors, including Product Development, Digital Cinema, Beauty Marketing, Merchandising & Marketing, Business of Denim, and more.
  • Earn an innovative MBA with a competitive, creative focus.
  • Join a creative community focused on Sustainability, Diversity, and Civic Responsibility.
  • Launch a creative future by learning hands-on, entrepreneurial skills that lead to success in the industry.

Rep. Info:
Beth Newman
College Representative
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Phone: 218-380-8119

For more information on planning your next college visit or college campus field trip, you can contact Ms. Alexis Vega in the Career &  College Center.


Contact Information

Ms. Alexis Vega

Victoria West Career & College Admin. Assistant

 361.788.2830 ext 39656