Open House

Fall Open House
Date: October 13, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Spring Open House
Date: March 16, 2019
Time: 8:30a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

C. W. Pettigrew Center
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, Ga. 31030


One of the best ways to learn about Fort Valley State University is to experience our campus during Open House. You will find our university located in Middle Georgia a place you can call home. Come and see why we were ranked #1 public HBCU in Georgia.

Our open house event includes informational sessions with experts from each undergraduate major, a chance to meet with deans and professors one-on-one and attend breakout sessions for students and parents to learn more about FVSU. These sessions include meeting: Financial Aid, Student Housing, University College, Campus Safety and more.

On our tours, you will visit Wildcat Commons, our apartment style residence halls, see our beautiful historic academic buildings, and meet current Wildcats.

All guests are invited to enjoy a complimentary meal in our dining hall or outside on our beautiful grounds. To climax your visit, you’re invited to Wildcat Stadium to watch the Wildcats take on Tuskegee University  at 6 p.m.

You’ll find a sample agenda below. We encourage you to RSVP in advance by completing our online registration form below or calling the Office of Recruitment and Admissions at 478-825-6520 or toll-free at 1-877-GO-2-FVSU.

Look for #WildcatOpenHouse on social media!

Open House – Sample Agenda*

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Guests check-in and visit student organizations’ displays and learn more about student services, Greek life, and more.

1:30 p.m. Program begins promptly at 1:30 pm. with our University Welcome, student testimonies, and college overviews.

2:30 p.m. Guests attend an academic session of the major of their choosing; Admissions will offer application reviews.

2:30 – 5 p.m. During the second half of Open House, the following opportunities are available:

  • Tour the campus
  • Learn more about scholarships and dual enrollment
  • Learn more about Financial Aid and scholarships
  • Visit the bookstore and find the latest FVSU merchandise
  • Enjoy a complimentary meal in our dining hall
  • Attend 6 p.m. FVSU home football game

*Subject to change without notice

Open House

  • Please note scores below if you have taken the SAT or ACT.
  • If yes, please bring official transcript (in a sealed envelope) and test scores.