Admissions & Aid

Learn more about Alma College and get answers to any questions you and your family have - all from the comfort of your couch!

On Demand Admissions Content

Future Scot Friday

This new weekly program for prospective students is a glimpse into life as an Alma Scot. Each episode features guests from campus sharing stories about their role at the college, outside interests, and Alma experience.

Learn more and see the schedule for upcoming episodes!

Parent & Family Discussion Panel

In case you missed it live, check out the recordings of our Parent & Family Discussion Panels. Attendees had the opportunity to ask questions and interact with Bill Arnold ’91 (Senior Director of Alumni & Family Engagement), Amanda Slenski ’07 (VP for Admissions), and parents and family members of current students. Each session covers a variety of topics to help you prepare for your student’s next chapter.

Session 1 - Topics: COVID-19 response over the past year, plans for fall semester, preparing for first semester at Alma, introduction to academic advising, the Alma Commitment, how to balance academic and extra-curricular activities, and opportunities for parents and families to be involved and volunteer.

Session 2 - Topics: Tartan 101 (new student orientation), Residence Life, Counseling and Wellness support, disability services/ accommodations, athletics support and preparation.

Session 3 - Topics: COVID-19 updates and plans for fall semester, academic support, explanation of first year seminar, billing information and details, and important date reminders.

A Scot’s Life: Student Panel

Enjoy hearing from current Alma College students about life as a Scot in this recording of a fall 2020 student panel.

Financial Aid Presentation

Learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities at Alma College, including an overview of FAFSA, scholarships, grants, loans, and more!

FAFSA Filing Presentation

Michelle McNier, director of financial aid, shares tips, tricks, and advice to assist you in completing the FAFSA application in this helpful presentation.

Pre-Health Professions Workshops

This two-part series takes a deep dive into the opportunities for students interested in Pre-Health Professions at Alma College.

Part 1
Learn about how the Pre-Health Professions Committee prepares students for med school and graduate programs; hear from current students and alumni about campus opportunities.

Part 2
Tour the science facilities and labs; watch a sample experiment from each department; learn about current student research projects.

Engineering Science Open House

Enjoy this virtual event exploring Engineering Science at Alma College! You’ll learn the details of the Engineering Science program, hear from current students and alumni, and learn about some of the amazing opportunities on and off campus.

Faculty Chats

A group of faculty members sat down together (virtually) for a chat on the Admissions Office Instagram about their departments, courses, and students opportunities. 

Psychology/Neuroscience and Education

New Media Studies and Art & Design

Environmental Studies and Physics/Engineering Science

Nursing and Integrative Physiology & Health Science (IPHS)

Coach Convos

In spring 2020, Alma College coaches teamed up on the Admissions Instagram account for a virtual chat about their athletic programs, players, and Alma experiences!

Cheer/STUNT and Women’s Lacrosse

Men’s and Women’s Basketball

Football and Men’s & Women’s Golf

Volleyball and Cross Country/Track & Field