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Special Events

We invite you to join us for a variety of special events designed to help prospective students explore our exciting academic programs. You will learn more about our campus, supportive learning community, and meet the people who make Western New England University great. Don't let these special opportunities pass you by. Register early to reserve your seat!

The events below are designed for current high school seniors and transfer students. Current high school sophomores and juniors should plan to register for a campus tour or the March 3 Open House.

Join our Golden Bears in their natural habitat!

Join our Golden Bears in their natural habitat! As an accepted student, you’re invited to shadow a current student to see what it is like to be a true Western New England University student. This is the perfect chance to participate in classes, meet your future professors, and enjoy lunch in the dining hall. You will also have the opportunity to discuss your financial aid package and make your tuition deposit. We hope you’ll leave at the end of the day feeling part of the Golden Bear family!

There is no formal programming for parents on this day. This event is exclusively for accepted students.

To register for this special event, please click here.

Prospective and Accepted Senior and Transfer Student Event

The Engineering Academic Preview Day is for current high school seniors and transfer students only, and takes place on Monday, February 19, 2018. This event is organized by the College of Engineering and designed for seniors and transfers who are interested in attending, or have already been accepted into, Western New England University, and would like more information about the Engineering program in order to make their decision to apply or attend as early as possible. This is more of a cohort event to allow both prospective and admitted College of Engineering seniors and transfers to begin to get a sense of their future classmates. The event has a clear academic focus, and students and parents will attend a presentation from the Dean of the College of Engineering. During the event, students will receive an in-depth tour of our academic facilities, including the Engineering labs, have a chance to meet a wide array of faculty members, and learn about the internship and job opportunities that are available to students in the College of Engineering. There is also a parent program for this day, where parents can learn more about the curriculum, first year student support services, and Western New England University’s specific financial aid process. Both students and parents will be able to enjoy a complimentary lunch as well! An optional campus tour is offered at 1:15 p.m. from the Welcome Center.

To register for this special event, please click here.

Prospective and Accepted Senior and Transfer Student Event

The Pre-pharmacy Academic Preview Day is for current high school seniors and transfer students only, and takes place on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.  This event is organized by the College of Pharmacy and designed for seniors and transfers who are interested in attending, or have already been accepted into, Western New England University, and would like more information about the Pre-pharmacy program in order to make their decision to apply or attend as early as possible.  This is more of a cohort event to allow both prospective and admitted seniors and transfers to begin to get a sense of their future classmates. The event has a clear academic focus and students and parents will attend a presentation from the Dean of the College of Pharmacy.  During the event, students will receive an in-depth tour of our academic facilities, including the labs, have a chance to meet a wide array of faculty members, and learn about the internship and job opportunities that are available to students in the College of Pharmacy.  There is also a parent program for this day, where parents can learn more about the curriculum, first year student support services, and Western New England University’s specific financial aid process.  Both students and parents will be able to enjoy a complimentary lunch as well! An optional campus tour will be offered at 1:15 p.m. from the Welcome Center. 

To register for this special event, please click here.

Prospective and Accepted Senior and Transfer Student Event

The Social Work Academic Preview Day is designed for both prospective and accepted current high school seniors and transfer students who are interested in the Social Work major, and offers a hands-on learning experience right from the start! The event includes an opportunity for prospective students to observe two Social Work classes and participate in a mock classroom experience. Both students and parents are invited to a complimentary lunch accompanied by current Social Work students and faculty, as well as an optional campus tour at 2:00 p.m. from the Welcome Center.

To register for this special event, please click here.

Prospective and Accepted Senior and Transfer Student Event

The Business Academic Preview Day is for current high school seniors and transfer students only, and takes place on Friday, February 23, 2018.  This event is organized by the College of Business and designed for seniors and transfers who are interested in attending, or have already been accepted into, Western New England University, and would like more information about the Business program in order to make their decision to apply or attend as early as possible.  This is more of a cohort event to allow both prospective and admitted College of Business seniors and transfers to begin to get a sense of their future classmates. The event has a clear academic focus and students and parents will attend a presentation from the Dean of the College of Business.  During the event, students will receive an in-depth tour of our academic facilities, have a chance to meet a wide array of faculty members, and learn about the internship and job opportunities that are available to students in the College of Business.  There is also a parent program for this day, where parents can learn more about the curriculum, first year student support services, and Western New England University’s specific financial aid process.  Both students and parents will be able to enjoy a complimentary lunch as well! An optional campus tour will be offered at 1:15 p.m. from the Welcome Center.

To register for this special event, please click here.