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Moravian College to Host Open House for Prospective Students

Prospective students and their parents can choose October 1 or October 15

Bethlehem, Pa., September 8, 2005— Moravian College will host two fall open houses for prospective students and their parents during October. The first will be held on Saturday, October 1, and the second on Saturday, October 15. Both will begin with registration from 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. in Johnston Hall. Visiting families will be provided with coffee, tea, and a light breakfast.

Visitors will be welcomed with a presentation by college president, Dr. Ervin J. Rokke, and vice-president for enrollment, Bernard J. Story, at 9:30 a.m. in Johnston Hall.

The day’s activities include guided walking tours of the Main Street Campus by “Twenty-Six Points” student ambassadors. Students will visit the dining halls, computer labs, athletic facilities, residence halls, bookstore, and the college grounds.

Tours will be followed by an academic session from 11:00 –11:45 a.m. in the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex and a financial aid session in Prosser Auditorium, Haupert Union Building. The academic session will provide information on various academic majors and other special academic programs provided by the College. Professors and students will give short presentations, answer questions, and distribute academic materials. Staff members from Financial Aid and Admissions will address individual concerns of prospective parents and students. Both sessions will be repeated at 11:45 a.m.

Professors and student panels will give short presentations and answer questions, as well as distribute materials on various academic majors from 12:15 – 1:00 p.m. in the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex.

The Admissions Office will host prospective students from 12:15 – 2:00 p.m. to answers questions and provide information for visitors.

During 12:15 – 2:00 p.m. tours of the Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus (Church Street Campus) will leave from the shuttle stop in front of the Haupert Union Building. Light lunch is available at the Haupert Union Building Pavilion.

Prospective students and their families can register by calling the Admissions Office at 610 861-1320 or register online at www.moravian.edu.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu