(Rockville, Md.)--Hundreds of prospective students and families are expected to attend the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) Spring 2013 Open House on Saturday, October 19, from 9 a.m.-noon. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about 80 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs offered at USG. They will be able to meet with representatives from USG’s nine partner universities to learn about admission requirements, transfer of previous credits, career tracks, financial aid, and more.
Participants will also have the opportunity to meet USG Student Ambassadors, who will speak to the personalized student experience at USG. The open house will also feature tours of the state-of-the-art campus, including the award-winning, “green” Camille Kendall Academic Center. Select programs will offer fee waivers to those who apply for admission during the event.
Prospective students will also have the opportunity to participate in informational workshops, in which they will be able to interact with representatives from their preferred programs of study and learn how their chosen degrees will relate to career opportunities.
Prospective attendees can learn more and pre-register for the open house by visiting: www.shadygrove.umd.edu/open-house. For more information about USG and directions to the campus, visit www.shadygrove.umd.edu or call 301-738-6000.
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About The Universities at Shady Grove:
The Universities at Shady Grove is an innovative model for delivering top-quality college degree programs. USG is not one university; instead it is a collaboration of nine leading public universities in Maryland offering 80 and graduate degree programs in Montgomery County. Established in 2000, USG serves more than 4,000 full- and part-time students. www.shadygrove.umd.edu.