College Fairs

College Fair season is back! We encourage high school students to take advantage of these wonderful opportunities to gather information about a wide range of colleges in one stop. Fairs are usually held in Gymnasiums or Fieldhouses. All events are open to the public.


Interested in exploring Gap Year options? Students considering a Gap Year, may want to take the survey at the link, below, to determine potential Gap Year options before attending the fair:

1/24/2020   6-8:30pm           USA Gap Year Fair: Oak Park River Forest HS
                                                 Registration Required: Click HERE to Register

1/25/2020  12-3:00pm          USA Gap Year Fair: New Trier HS
                                                  Registration Required: Click HERE to Register

Traditional College Fairs

3/3/2020     6:00-8:00pm     North Central College  Info HERE                                                                                                                      Registration Required. Strive Scan 

3/4/2020     6:00-8:00pm     Hinsdale District 86     Hinsdale South HS                                                                                                       Registration Required. Strive Scan 

3/10/2020   6:30-8:00pm     Lewis University: JFK Sports Rec Center.
                                                 Registration Required. Strive Scan 

3/11/2020   5:30-7:30pm     Chicago Area at DePaul University: 2250 N. Shefield, Chicago
                                                 Registration Required: Strive Scan

3/14/2020   11am-3pm      NACAC National College Fair                                                                                                                             CANCELLED

3/17/2020   6:30-8:30pm     Niles Township District 219: Niles West HS
                                                 Registration Required: Strive Scan

3/31/2020   6:30-8:30pm      District 214: 2121 S. Goebbert, Arlington Heights
                                                  Registration Required: Strive Scan

4/1/2020     6-8:00pm           Lyons Township HS, North Campus.
                                                 Registration Required: Strive Scan 

* for information on registering with StriveScan, read this handout: Strive Scan Information

FALL 2019

  • 10/5/2019     Chicago Architecture and Design College Day 
  • 10/8/2019     6:30-8:30pm Christian College Fair at Timothy Christian HS:
  • 10/10/2019   6-8pm College of Lake County: 
  • 10/15/2019   6-8pm College of DuPage: 
  • 10/22/2019   6:00pm-8:45pm: Choices College Fair at New Trier HS:
  • 10/23/2019   6:30-8:30pm District 211 College Night: