Date: October 16, 2008
Contact: Eric Matanyi
Governors State University
Phone: (708) 534-4044
Fax: (708) 534-8399
For Immediate Release
University Park, IL, October 16, 2008 – Governors State University will host “Instant Decision Day: An Undergraduate Open House” on Saturday, November 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The free event is open to all students looking to transfer into one of GSU’s bachelor’s degree completion programs. Prospective students are encouraged to bring official or unofficial transcripts. Admission counselors and academic program advisors will be on hand to review transcripts and provide students with an instant decision on whether or not they could be admitted to the university.
“Instant Decision Day is not only for traditional college students,” said Dr. Sherilyn Poole, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs. “It is also open to individuals who have been out of school for awhile and want to complete their degrees and for those who are concerned about job security and wish to improve their qualifications.”
General information about the university, specific undergraduate programs, and financial aid will be available. Prospective students will be able to meet with Governors State faculty, academic advisors, and financial aid counselors.
Governors State University offers 22 baccalaureate degree completion programs for students with either 60 college credit hours or an associate’s degree. Programs are offered by the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business and Public Administration, Education, and Health and Human Services.
GSU is both affordable and accessible, with conveniently scheduled classes, financial aid for qualified full and part time students, and extensive career and support services available for students.
For more information, contact the Office of Admission at (708) 534-4490.