On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.
This event is for students who are admitted to The W for the Summer or Fall 2018 term who are receiving a scholarship.
Please RSVP no later than one week prior to event at www.muw.edu/awardrec
11:00-11:30 Registration for All Award RecipientsThe Office of Admissions will be on hand to check you in and give you important information that you will need for the day. Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center
11:30-12:15 Luncheon and Award PresentationsDuring this luncheon you’ll be recognized for your outstanding achievement!Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center
12:15-1:00 Meet your Navigator You have been admitted to The W, now what? Attend this session to meet your very own Student Success Navigator and learn more about what life in the classroom at The W will be like.Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center
1:00-3:00 Financial Aid Q&A, FAFSA AssistanceCurious about the financial aid process at The W? Get your questions answered and also get assistance in completing the FAFSA! Stop by any time between 1:15-3:00 for assistance.McDevitt Hall Campus Computer Lab
1:00-3:00 Housing Application SubmissionAre you planning to live on campus at The W? Stop by McDevitt Hall and complete your housing application online! Stop by any time between 1:15-3:00 for assistance.McDevitt Hall Campus Computer Lab
1:15-2:30 Residence Hall ExplorationCheck out our model room in Kincannon Hall to get a sense of what living on campus is like! Housing Staff will be on hand any time from 1:15-2:30 to show you around. Kincannon Hall Model Room, 1st Floor
2:00-3:00 or 3:00-4:00 Campus ExplorationWant to tour The W’s campus? Tours will leave from McDevitt Hall at 3:00!
Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.