Admissions & Aid

Tour campus, attend a football game or fine arts performance, talk to current students, alumni and faculty. Learn about all the amazing opportunities we offer at Alma.

On Campus Events

Fall Open House

Join us for a full day of programs, events, tours and more! Attend a home football game or a performing arts event. Meet with faculty and alumni and learn more about what makes the Alma experience so unique. 

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Transfer Open House 

You’ll learn what it’s like to transfer to Alma from students who transferred themselves. Whether you’re looking at transferring right away, or if you aren’t sure of your plans, we invite you to attend this event. At the Transfer Open House, you can: 

  • Take a campus tour.
  • Speak with faculty and various campus offices during break-out sessions.
  • Learn more about the transfer admissions process.
  • Participate in auditions or interviews.
  • Enjoy lunch in our dining hall.

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Junior Day 

This is an important time in your college search! We’ll answer your questions about academics, athletics, performing arts, financial aid, student life and other college selection factors. Your day includes lunch and a tour of campus. 

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Dive Deeper

Model UN Day

Develop your leadership and teamwork skills while exploring international issues. While on campus, you will also have the chance to eat lunch with current students and share in conversation about their experiences with the Model United Nations program.

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Highland Arts Day

Join Kate DeGood, award winning director of Highland Dance, for choreography and championship technique classes. You will enjoy a day filled with workshops, a student panel, admissions overview, auditions and a campus tour.

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P-Global Dinner

Grab your passport! Come see what opportunities await you at this event showcasing students who have experienced a Posey Global Fellowship (known as P-Global). P-Global funds international internships, volunteer opportunities, and research experiences. In the last 12 years, it has enabled more than 370 students to travel to 45 countries on five continents. 

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For Admitted Students

Scholars Summit

This interview competition enables invited students to qualify for an additional scholarship of up to $4,000. You will participate in interviews  and meet faculty and other students. Scholars Summit is by invitation only. Learn more. 

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Tartan Day

We designed Tartan Day with you in mind— whether you are an admitted student looking to decide if Alma is the perfect fit or a future Scot who wants to meet even more members of the Alma family. We can’t wait to see you!

  • Explore student organizations and campus resources
  • Interact with current students
  • Connect with professors from various academic departments
  • Have your financial aid questions answered
  • Grab a selfie with Scotty
  • Enjoy lunch on us
  • Take a second look around campus

If you have already committed to Alma, you will be entered to win one of these great prizes:

  • $250 book voucher
  • $250 in Munch Money (can be used at various locations on and off campus)
  • Residence hall furnishings (futon, bedding, mini refrigerator, and television)

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For Committed Students

Becoming a Scot Day

Congratulations on making your commitment and deposit to Alma College! First year Scots will get set up for a successful first semester at Alma. You will meet with faculty to discuss your program of interest, meet other first-year students, get your student ID, and more to help your first days at Alma be as smooth as possible. Learn more. 

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