Preview Day this month at William Jessup University

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William Jessup University will hold a Preview Day beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. The full-day event will give high school seniors considering their options for college to get a first-hand look at the four-year private residential university located in Rocklin. During Preview Day, students and parents can attend classes and interact with faculty, students and other parents in a small, intimate setting. Information about majors and financial aid will be available throughout the day. “Preview Day is a unique way for students and their families to understand how seriously we take our commitment to educating the whole student: academically, spiritually and socially,” said Vance Pascua, Director of Admission. “At a time of economic uncertainty, many families and students might overlook the possibility of attending a private university but, the reality is that the financial commitments may not be as great as prospective students think,” Pascua said. The university offers a variety of scholarships and financial assistance. In the current academic year, the university awarded more than $2.2 million in institutional financial aid. “Many people may be surprised to find out that attending a private university could be less expensive than attending a UC institution,” Pascua said. The event, which runs through 4:30 p.m., features hands-on opportunities ranging from campus tours, attending samples classes, and a university fair with information on specific majors and programs of study. Students and parents will have the chance to interact during faculty, student and parent panels, as well as gather information about admission and financial aid. The university’s student/faculty ratio in its traditional undergraduate program is 12 to 1, enabling students to be engaged and accountable in numerous ways. “Our students have little to worry about getting the courses they need which translates to completing their educational goals on time,” Pascua said. The university is located on an expansive, 126-acre campus and includes extensive athletic facilities and dormitories. Degrees offered include Business Administration, Christian Education, English, History, Intercultural Studies, Liberal Studies (Teacher Education), Music, Pastoral Ministry, Psychology, Public Policy and Youth Ministry. For more information or to RSVP, call 577-2222, email, or register online at