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Fall 2018 Recruitment Events

Events Near You

Events Near You
Event Date Location SPA Representative
Northern Shenandoah Valley Region Sept. 25, 2018 Harrisonburg, VA Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
UVA Graduate School Fair Sept. 26, 2018 Charlottesville, VA Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
Binghamton University Grad Fair Sept. 27, 2018 Vestal, NY Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
ODU Graduate and Professional School Fair Sept. 27, 2018 Norfolk, VA Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
Syracuse University Grad Fair Sept. 27, 2018 Syracuse, NY Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment

Washington, D.C. Idealist Grad Fair

Oct. 1, 2018

Washington, DC

SPA Graduate Admissions Office
Earlham College Graduate School Fair Oct. 2, 2018 Richmond, Indiana Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment

Chicago Idealist Grad Fair

Oct. 4, 2018

Chicago, IL

Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
Butler University Grad Fair Oct. 5, 2018 Indianapolis, IN Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment

San Francisco Idealist Fair

Oct. 8, 2018

San Francisco, CA

Sarah Dice, Asst. Director of Graduate Recruitment
Baylor University Oct. 8, 2018 Waco, TX Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
University of Texas—Austin Oct. 9, 2018

Austin, TX

Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment

Los Angeles Idealist Fair

Oct. 10, 2018

Los Angeles, CA

Sarah Dice, Asst. Director of Graduate Recruitment
Duke University GPSD Oct. 22, 2018 Durham, NC Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
UNC—Chapel Hill Graduate Fair Oct. 23, 2018 Chapel Hill, NC Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
Elon University Graduate & Professional School Fair Oct. 24, 2018 Elon, NC Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
North Carolina Central University Graduate Fair Oct. 24, 2018 Durham, NC Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
Emory University Grad School Fair Oct. 29, 2018 Atlanta, GA Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
Georgia State University Graduate School Fair Oct. 30, 2018 Atlanta, GA Jennifer Forney, Asst. Dean of Graduate Enrollment
Temple University Grad School Resource Fair Nov. 7, 2018 Philadelphia, PA Sarah Dice, Asst. Director of Graduate Recruitment
APPAM Ph.D. Fair Nov. 9, 2018 Washington, DC Dr. Alison Jacknowitz, Senior Associate Dean
Dr. Anna Amirkhanyan, Public Administration & Policy Ph.D. Coordinator

Virtual Sessions

Virtual Sessions
Event Date Time (EST)
Prospective Information Session Oct. 3, 2018 6-7PM
Prospective Information Session Nov. 1, 2018 6-7PM
Prospective Information Session Nov. 15, 2018 6-7PM
Prospective Information Session:
Returned/Peace Peace Corps Volunteers
Nov. 19, 2018 6-7PM
Prospective Information Session Dec. 4, 2018 6-7PM
Event Date Time (EST)
Application Q&A Session Nov. 8, 2018 6-7PM
Application Q&A Session Dec. 13, 2018 6-7PM
Application Q&A Session Dec. 18, 2018 6-7PM
Event Date Time (EST)
Meet & Greet: Current Students Oct. 15, 2018 6-7PM
Meet & Greet: Faculty Nov. 6, 2018 6-7PM
Meet & Greet: Career Center Nov. 20, 2018 6-7PM

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Events ON Campus

Events on campus
Major Event Date Register By

Fall Preview Day

Oct. 26-27, 2018

Oct. 20, 2018

Top Prospect Day

Feb. 8-9, 2019

Feb. 1, 2019

Ph.D. Admitted Student Day

March 28, 2019

March 21, 2019

Spring Engagement Day

March 29-30, 2019

March 22, 2019

Spring Engagement Day

April 11, 2019

April 5, 2019

Jumpstart

June 20-21, 2019

June 13, 2019
Small Group Event Date Register By
Information Session Oct. 15, 2018 Oct. 14, 2018
Information Session Nov. 13, 2018 Nov. 12, 2018
Information Session Dec. 11, 2018 Dec. 10, 2018
AU Undergrad Only Event Date Register By
BA/MA Combined Programs (AU Undergrad only) Oct. 23, 2018 Oct. 22, 2018
BA/MA Combined Programs (AU Undergrad only) Oct. 24, 2018 Oct. 23, 2018
BA/MA Combined Programs (AU Undergrad only) March 6, 2019 March 5, 2019
BA/MA Combined Programs (AU Undergrad only) March 21, 2019 March 20, 2019