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Dear Counselor,

NACAC is offering a full schedule of virtual college fairs in Spring 2021. Would you help us get the word out to students and families?

Below are promotional materials  with downloadable graphics and sample text ― to assist you. 

This short video and this quick start guide provide an overview of how students can make the most of their fair experience. Students are encouraged to sign up at virtualcollegefairs.org and look around several days before each fair date. 

Pro Tip: Students can click the "Remind Me" button when they see a Zoom session that will be offered by a college that interests them. The reminder will get added to their "My Schedule" tab and they'll receive a text when the session is about to start. 

Click below to see the most up-to-date listing of which colleges will be at each fair or download the PDF one-sheet.

  • Sunday, Jan. 31: 1-7 p.m. ET (PDF)

  • Sunday, Feb. 28: 1-7 p.m. ET (PDF)

  • Sunday, March 21: 1-7 p.m. ET (PDF)

  • Sunday, May 2: 1-7 p.m. ET (PDF)

  • More fairs added soon!

We can't thank you enough for your help in letting students know about this opportunity to explore their options and get started on their college dreams. 

Sincerely,
NACAC Virtual College Fairs team 

 


Promotional Kit

Click on the images below to download a student flyer, social media graphics, and more.

Student Flyer for Spring 2021

Download the student flyer PDF and share it with students and families! 

If you'd like to add your school or district's logo to the flyer, you can use the template version. 

 

Social Media and Banner Images for Spring 2021

These graphics are already sized for use on Facebook (1200x630), Twitter (1024x512), Instagram (1080x1080), and Email (600x300). The graphics include the dates for all virtual fairs offered by NACAC in Spring 2021.

 

Social Media Images for Individual Fairs

The following graphics include the date for a single fair only. These graphics are already sized for use on Facebook (1200x630), Twitter (1024x512), Instagram (1080x1080), and Email (600x300).  

  • Jan. 31 Fair: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Email
  • Feb. 28 Fair: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Email
  • March 21 Fair: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Email
  • May 2 Fair: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Email

 

 

List of Exhibiting Colleges by Fair

Download a one-sheet PDF with the list of colleges that will be at each fair. For the most up-to-date listing, please check online.

  • Jan. 31 Fair: Download PDF | View online
  • Feb. 28 Fair: Download PDF | View online
  • March 21 Fair: Download PDF | View online
  • May 2 Fair: Download PDF | View online

 

 

Quick Start Video and Guide

This short video and this quick start guide provide an overview of how students can make the most of their fair experience. Students are encouraged to sign up at virtualcollegefairs.org and look around several days before each fair date. 

 


Sample Social Media Posts

  • The spring college fairs are here! Log in, drop in, ask questions & pursue your college dreams. Virtualcollegefairs.org #nacacfairs #collegeadmissions

  • Want to talk one-on-one with a college's admission counselor? Schedule a virtual meeting at virtualcollegefairs.org. #nacacfairs #collegeadmissions

  • April showers bring spring fairs! Check out virtualcollegefairs.org for Zoom sessions with 500+ colleges. #nacacfairs #collegeadmissions

  • Hey students! Stress less about your college search with #nacacfairs. Register today at virtualcollegefairs.org  #collegeadmissions

 


Sample Newsletter Text

 

[short version]

Sign Up Now for NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Find the college that fits you at an upcoming NACAC Virtual College Fair. It's easy! Just drop in on Zoom sessions offered by hundreds of colleges. It's one day to explore your options and get started on your college dreams. Hear about student life, majors and programs, financial aid, scholarships, and more, plus ask questions and text chat.

Sign up now for free at virtualcollegefairs.orgFamilies invited, too. Fair dates are: Jan. 31, Feb. 28, March 21, and May 2. More fairs will be added soon!

 

[long version]

Sign Up Now for NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Thinking about college? Here's your chance to hear firsthand from those-in-the-know at hundreds of colleges and universities nearby, across the country, and around the world.

How? Attend a NACAC Virtual College Fair!

More than 500 colleges and universities will be online to talk with high school juniors and seniors on each of these days:

  • Sunday, Jan. 31: 1-7 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Feb. 28: 1-7 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, March 21: 1-7 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, May 2: 1-7 p.m. ET
  • more fairs added soon!

Each virtual fair is a free, one-day event. Attend as many as you'd like. Families invited, too.

Sign up now at virtualcollegefairs.org. Select which colleges you're interested in and set a reminder to attend their live Zoom sessions. 

Sessions cover topics such as how to apply, financial aid, student life, and more. You can watch, learn, and get your questions answered about academics, athletics, diversity, study abroad, and other topics. You can also text chat or meet one-on-one with a college's admission counselor by selecting a virtual meeting date and time.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn, connect, ask questions, and discover your best college fit!

NACAC Virtual College Fairs are offered by the association that has represented counselors and admission officers worldwide since 1937. NACAC and its members are dedicated to ethical and inclusive service to students as they make choices about their higher education future.

 


Additional Learning Opportunities 

NACAC Workshops: In addition to colleges' Zoom sessions, NACAC also offers Zoom workshops for students and families. These are general, 30-minute information sessions. Enter "nacac" in the "search by college" to find workshops scheduled for each fair.

Sponsored Sessions: Sponsorship support for NACAC Virtual College Fairs is provided by PNC Bank, which offers informative Zoom sessions at each fair. Enter "pnc" in the "search by college" to find workshops scheduled for each fair.

 

 


Students: Information for students is available at nacacfairs.org/virtual-students.

Colleges and universities: Interested in exhibiting at a NACAC Virtual College Fair? Visit our exhibitor registration page or contact us at virtualfairs@nacacnet.org.