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Troy University to hold Global Open House

COVINGTON -- Troy University's East Atlanta/Covington Site will hold a special open house soon.

The institution will hold a Global Open House and Career Chat from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 to assist prospective students in the areas of academic strategy for career development, financial assistance and admissions and credit transfers.

The school is located at 1160 Monticello St. in Covington.

A career chat is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a representative from the Georgia Department of Labor.

Also that day, "we will assist in answering admissions, financial aid and transfer credit questions along with any other educational questions. We plan to have refreshments all day and give aways," said Selena Medina with the university.

The campus features virtual classrooms, administrative offices, a student lounge and a computer lab.

Those wishing to participate in the open house can register by location online at www.troy.edu/openhouse. The registration deadline is April 12.

Application fees, which are $30 for undergraduate students and $50 for graduate students, will be waived for those who apply for admission to TROY during a Global Open House event at a location or online on April 16.

In addition to the local event, the University will host two virtual open house sessions that day one at noon and the other at 8 p.m. Registration for a virtual Open House session is also available at www.troy.edu/openhouse.

The Covington site of Troy University offers a variety of degree programs, including business administration, psychology and criminal justice. Associate, bachelor's or master's degree are available.

The next term starts May 13. Applications must be submitted by May 17. The fall term will begin Aug. 12 with applications due by Aug. 2.

About 100 students regularly attend classes, while about 500 to 600 students attend online only classes.

Troy is an accredited four-year college with more than 60 teaching sites in 15 states and 12 foreign countries.