Friday, Jan. 13, is the deadline for high school seniors to register for the 2017 edition of Time Out for Tech, the annual Arkansas Tech University preview day that provides prospective Arkansas Tech students with an opportunity to learn more about the academic programs, student housing options and campus life opportunities available on the Russellville campus.
Time Out for Tech 2017 will be hosted by the Arkansas Tech Office of Admissions on Thursday, Jan. 26. The event is open to all high school seniors and their families.
Pre-registration is required for high school seniors planning to attend Time Out for Tech. Registration is available online at http://www.atu.edu/admissions/timeout2017.htm.
Time Out for Tech check-in and a registered student organization fair will start at 8:30 a.m. at Tucker Coliseum, followed by the opening session beginning at 9:30 a.m.
There will be a drawing during the opening session for three tuition scholarships to Arkansas Tech for the fall 2017 semester. In order to win, individuals must be high school seniors and present.
Following the opening session, high school seniors and their families will have an opportunity to meet with faculty from the academic program that interests them the most.
Time Out for Tech will also offer residence hall tours, a chance to meet with representatives from student organization and sessions with staff members from such campus entities as financial aid, athletics and Greek life. All Time Out for Tech participants will receive a free T-shirt and a photo opportunity with campus ambassador Jerry the Bulldog.
For more information about Time Out for Tech or about applying to become a student at Arkansas Tech University, call (800) 582-6953 or (479) 968-0343.