FVSU Open House

What is an Open House?

One of the best ways to learn about Fort Valley State University is to visit our campus during an Open House, which is basically a day of “Getting to Know FVSU.” On these special days, prospective students have the opportunity to tour the campus and talk with faculty, staff, students, and admissions counselors.

Open House – Register Now

  • Spring Open House – Saturday, March 28, 2015

NOTE: Online registration is open until TWO DAYS before an open house. Registrations received AFTER 5 p.m. will require on-site registration on the event day.

A Typical Open House Schedule (activities subject to change)

The schedule below is a sample only — please refer to the specific details you receive from the Office of Recruitment and Admissions after registering for Open House:

  • 8:30 a.m. — 10 a.m. Registration and Meet the FVSU Community
    C.W. Pettigrew Center
    Welcome to The Valley! Enjoy the refreshments while you meet our coaches, faculty, students, and staff who are all eager to share what FVSU has to offer YOU!
  • 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Welcome
    President Ivelaw L. Griffith and members of Fort Valley State University family would like to officially welcome you to Fort Valley State University. You will be exposed to campus life in this FVSU student-led session.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Campus Tour and Information Sessions (Choose 2):
    • Campus Tour — Experience the beauty of our campus as you are guided by a current FVSU student. They are excited to lead you on a tour and share some of their FVSU experiences. As you walk the campus, ask yourself if you can imagine calling The Valley “home.”
    • Admissions/Financial Aid Session — an important part of the college decision is learning how to apply and then pay for college. This information session will allow you to learn more about the Admissions and Financial Aid process at Fort Valley State University and how we can help make your FVSU education a reality.
    • Campus Life Session — this session will answer everything from the process of the housing application to what events are on campus. Learn more about student life and how you can become part of the FVSU community.
    • Music Interest Session & Auditions — this session is for all with an interest in music participation and also for any music auditions for departmental acceptance. Learn more about FVSU’s unique and inclusive music programs, ensembles, and many performance opportunities
  • FVSU Academic Sessions —choose a classroom experience that interests you. Members of our faculty will engage you in discussion about the many academic opportunities available to you at Fort Valley State University.
  • 1 p.m. – Lunch On Your Own
    Consider On Campus Dining with Sodexo
    The FVSU Dining Hall offers a buffet-style menu, available for $7 per person.
  • Optional Activity
    FVSU Wildcat Basketball vs. Paine College • 1 p.m. (Women) and 3 p.m. (Men)
    Open House guests receive a complimentary ticket.