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Purple and Gold Days

Nov 9 - 10

Join other high school seniors and their parents for an in-depth look at Olivet. Some of the opportunities afforded to students and their families during this weekend include touring the campus, meeting with admissions counselors, meeting with financial aid representatives, meeting with professors, campus meals, and a trip for pizza and Starbucks in Chicago! Students stay overnight in a campus resident hall with a current Olivet student. Reduced lodging rates are available for parents at area hotels.


9:00-10:30 a.m. Check-in and tours

9:00-11:00 a.m. Admissions counselor appointments

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Welcome luncheon

1:00-3:00 p.m. Class options, professor appointments, Shine.FM open house

3:00-3:15 p.m. Refreshment break

3:15-4:00 p.m. Student panel discussion

4:15 p.m. Meet overnight student host

4:30 p.m. Financial aid session for parents

5:00 p.m. Students depart for Chicago

5:30 p.m. Parent dinner and Q&A

11:00 p.m. Students return from Chicago



8:00-9:00 a.m. Breakfast

9:00-9:15 a.m. Student led devotional

9:00 a.m.-noon Additional appointments by request


There is no charge for this event, but space is limited, so register early!


Registration for this event is now closed. For other Purple and Gold Days dates and Admissions events, click here. 


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