The University of Houston-Victoria will open its doors Saturday to students planning on attending UHV in the fall and to prospective students wanting a firsthand look at the university.
The next UHV Jaguar Day will start at 10 a.m. Saturday and will take place throughout the Victoria campus.
Jaguar Day allows prospective freshmen and their parents to tour the Victoria campus and meet with staff in charge of admissions, financial aid, housing and other areas. It’s also a chance for prospective transfer students to become more familiar with UHV academic programs and student life.
“It’s a great opportunity to see the campus and the dorms, and to talk with advisers and others in a relaxed setting,” said Denee Thomas, senior director of enrollment management and retention. “We’re here to answer questions and show students and their family members what we have to offer.”
Students already admitted to UHV often attend Jaguar Day to get a jump-start on financial aid and housing. It’s also an opportunity to find out about UHV’s student organizations. Refreshments will be served, and students can get their photos taken with jaX the jaguar, UHV’s mascot.
“Not everyone who has been admitted to UHV has had the opportunity to tour our campus and talk with staff members face to face,” Thomas said. “We invite them to do so on Saturday. It’s also a chance to get a lot of things accomplished in one visit. The admissions, financial aid and housing offices will be open.”
To sign up to attend Jaguar Day, visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/jagdaysignup2012-2013. Those attending should make their first stop at the UHV University Center building, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St.
Prospective or admitted students unable to attend on Saturday can make plans to visit during two additional Jaguar Days on March 2 and 23.