Class of 2021
Senior Planning Information
Click here for a presentation (powerpoint) with information that was shared with all seniors during a class meeting with the counselors..
Many of the colleges both public and private offer free application submission at different times during the year based on a variety of factors. Here are some very valuable links (with descriptions) to look at when making decisions about where and when to apply.
Important Dates to Remember:
Monday, September 28th: College Information Night 6:30 COMPLETED
Wednesday, October 28th: College Application Night 5:00 - 7:00 COMPLETED
Monday, November 2nd: FAFSA Information Night 5:30 - 7:30 COMPLETED NOTHING NEW RIGHT NOW.
National College Fair Virtual https://virtualcollegefairs.org/ CLOSED
*Sunday, October 18th, 11:00 am to 7 pm https://virtualcollegefairs.org/exhibitors/2894/upcoming-events
If applying at a MnSCU college and you have also completed College in the High School classes at ROCORI you will need to activate your STAR ID. To get started follow these steps:
- Go to: https//starid.mnscu.edu
- Click on: activate your STAR ID
- Click on: Activate STAR ID
- Click on: Tech ID (student ID) students can get this from their counselor at school
- You will then have to select Fond du Lac TCC from the drop down options and enter your Tech ID number as well as your Social Security Number.
- You will then be given your STAR ID number and be asked to develop a password.
- Save this STAR ID and Password in your records
Here is a link of Minnesota public and private colleges and universities, including links to their school homepage and admissions information. This list also identifies which schools do not charge fees for applications (during College Knowledge Month and throughout the year) and which schools accept the Common Application.
Students who have limited financial resources and meet the requirements below may use the NACAC Request for Application Fee Waiver Form (toolkit, l) when applying for college. The form helps ensure that access to college is possible for all students. The form is for traditional high school students applying to post-secondary colleges or universities in the fall immediately following high school graduation.
NACAC FEE WAIVER FORM
College Information Night for Junior & Senior Parents
View Presentation from Event (powerpoint)
Financial Aid Completion Event
On November 2nd, from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM we will offer a Financial Aid Completion event. A college Financial Aid officer will offer help, on the spot, to fill out your students financial aid (FAFSA) information for their 2021-2022 College school year. If you have any other questions, feel free to call the guidance office or the financial aid office at your college of choice. This event will take place in the Innovation Center. More details and sign-up to follow at a later date. COMPLETED
VIRTUAL COLLEGE EXPLORATION
PRESENTED BY MACAC
Virtual College Exploration for ALL Minnesota students!
● Hear from Admissions professionals.
● Gain important college knowledge.
● Learn more about 150 different colleges from all over the country.
● Live presentations about college admissions are FREE for students and families.
● Starting February 16, you can register at www.mn-acac.org
College Representatives/Recruiter Visits
With the need to social distance we will not be having College Admissions Reps visiting us during the school day/lunch period during the 2020-2021 school year. Below are links for virtual visits and/or opportunities to connect with the college you may be interested in or want more information from. We will update as often as we get new information to share with you so check back often!
|College and link||Visit Information||Virtual Information|
|Winona State||In-person visits by reservation M,W,F||
Live Virtual Visits Tuesdays at 7 pm or the Zoom Room on Tue & Thur 8-9 am or 3-4 pm
|Southwest State Univ Marshall||Schedule an on-campus or virtual visit through website.|
|St Cloud State University||Campus Visits and tour|
|College of St Benedict/St John's Univeristy||All Visits will be on a virtual platform, Zoom preferred|
|Concordia College Moorhead||Schedule in-person visits||Will set-up Zoom meetings for Virtual visits. Take a Virtual Tour|
|Augsburg University||Virtual Tour|
|Lake Superior College||Available to do chats|
|U of M Crookston||Will do Virtual Visits/Presentations|
|Alexandria Technical College||Viewbook||Program Division Videos: Art & Design, Business & Information Tech, Health & Education, Law Enforcement, Liberal Arts/Transfer Pathways|
|Michigan Tech||Schedule a virtual visit||Virtual Events|
|Minnesota State University Moorhead||Schedule in person or virtual visit|
|St. Cloud Technical & Community College||Will be in person at ROCORI on Tuesday, Feb 16th||
|Bemidji State University||Contact Admissions Rep for appt or virtual visits.|
|NDSU||Schedule appts with admissions office||Watch a virtual campus tour|
|College of St Kate's||Senior Visit Opportunities||
Weekday in-person tours & visits with COVID safety measures, select Saturday dates are also available.- Weekly virtual visits & financial aid appointments
|College of St Kate's||Junior Visit Opportunities||
Just Juniors on Monday, February 15 - a virtual program to kick off their college search!
- Weekday in-person tours & visits with COVID safety measures, select Saturday dates are also available.