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NJIT Hosts Fall Open House For High School Seniors

Explore the fields of computer-aided design, biomedical engineering, micro electro-mechanical systems and more at New Jersey Institute of Technology’s (NJIT) fall open house.

On Sunday, Oct. 26, high school seniors and their families can meet with NJIT faculty, staff and students on the university’s Newark campus.  The open house, which runs from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., includes campus tours, laboratory demonstrations, and workshops. The university will offer workshops on admissions, financial aid and the Educational Opportunity Program as well as on computer-ownership requirements, the pre-medical program and the pre-dental program. Some of the university’s departments will demonstrate high-tech projects performed by NJIT students.

Campus tours will be offered every half hour; from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tour guides will show prospective students the residence halls, the new campus center, classrooms and labs, the gymnasium and the university library. NJIT President Robert Altenkirch will meet with students and families in the gym from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  There will also be an admissions workshop given in Spanish.

Visitors will register 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the gym. Students and families are free to visit the bookstore, the architecture library, the gym and the university library from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served until 1 p.m. in the gym.

For more information about the Fall Open House, call (973) 566-3300 or toll free 1 (800) 925-NJIT. You can register on line and review a fuller schedule of events by visiting the University Admission’s website: www.njit.edu/admissions/undergraduate.

NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, enrolls approximately 10,000 students pursuing bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 120 programs. The university consists of six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, College of Computing Sciences and Albert Dorman Honors College. U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges ranked NJIT in the top tier of national research universities. NJIT is internationally recognized for being at the edge in knowledge in architecture, applied mathematics, wireless communications and networking, solar physics, advanced engineered particulate materials, nanotechnology, neural engineering and e-learning. Many courses and certificate programs, as well as graduate degrees, are available online through the Division of Continuing Professional Education.