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.

SPRING 2020

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: https://usagapyearfairs.org/gapmatcher/

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                                                                                                                             Donald E. Stephens Convention Center: 5555 N River Rd. Rosemont, IL                                                  Registration Required: HERE

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: