Admissions & Aid

Open Houses

Junior Days

We’ve tailored this event specifically for high school juniors and their families. This is an important time in your college search process! We’ll answer your questions about academics, athletics, performing arts, financial aid and other college selection factors. Your day includes lunch and a tour of campus.

April 6, 2019

Passport to Alma

The event will be held on Friday, March 22nd and is geared toward counselors and the current international exchange students in high school. During the day, you will:

  • hear about the college search and application/visa process for international students who wish to continue their study in the United States;
  • learn about Alma College and what we have to offer international students;
  • hear from current international students about their experiences;
  • tour our beautiful campus;
  • enjoy a complimentary lunch.

Individual students can register here.  Counselors looking to register multiple students can do so by emailing Jenny Cooley at or by calling 1-800-321-ALMA.

Performing Arts Open Houses

Attending one of the performing arts open houses is a great way to experience what it is like to be involved in the arts at Alma College. You do not need to be a performing arts major or minor to be involved in our many ensembles.  

  • Choir Open House, January 21, 2019
  • Theatre and Dance Open House, January 21, 2019

Highlights of the events include the following:

  • Take a campus tour.
  • Meet current Alma students affiliated with your performance area.
  • Speak and interact with faculty members through breakout sessions.
  • Learn more about the Alma admissions process.
  • Enjoy lunch in our dining hall.
  • Audition for one of our many performing arts scholarships.
  • Enjoy complimentary tickets to that evening’s performance.

 Email Kristen Bennett, our Performing Arts Recruitment Coordinator, for more info!  

 Alma College Transfer Open Houses

Come learn more about what it is like to transfer to Alma College at one of our 2018-2019 Transfer Days! Whether you’re looking at transferring right away or if you aren’t sure of your plans, we invite you to attend this event. While you’re on campus, you will participate in the following activities:

  • Take a campus tour.
  • Meet Alma students that were transfer students themselves.
  • Speak with faculty and various campus offices during break-out sessions.
  • Learn more about the transfer admissions process.
  • Participate in auditions or interviews that you may be eligible for or interested in.
  • Enjoy lunch in our dining hall.

April 4, 2019

May 11, 2019

Tartan Days

Are you a true Scot? Find out at Tartan Day! The Student Organization Fair will showcase the many groups and clubs available to students. You’ll also learn more about travel opportunities, the Alma Venture, academic programs and graduate success.  Click here for more information.