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College Fairs

2017-18 College Fairs

College Fair season is back! We encourage high school students to take advantage of these wonderful opportunities to gather information about a wide range of colleges in one stop. Fairs are usually held in Gymnasiums or Fieldhouses. All events are open to the public.


FALL 2018

9/13/2018     6:30-8:30pm  Maine Township District 207 Schools: Maine East High School

                                           Registration Required: Strive Scan


9/29/2018     11am-3pm     NACAC National College Fair: McCormick Place

                                           Registration Required: 



10/10/2018   6:30-8:30pm  District 211: Palatine High School

                                           Registration Required: Strive Scan


10/16/2018   6-8pm            College of DuPage: PE/Gymnasium

                                           Registration Required: Strive Scan


10/20/2018   10am-2pm     Chicago Architecture & Design College Day: Chicago Cultural Center

                                           Information Here: https://www.chicagocareerday.org/EVENT-INFORMATION

                                           Registration Required:



10/23/2018  6:30-8:30pm   Options Fair:

                                           Regional Post-Secondary Planning Night for Students with Disabilities: Wheaton-Warrenville South HS

                                           Information Here: http://www.optionsfair.org

                                           Colleges, College Experience Programs, Trade Programs, and other Agencies will be there.


10/25/2018   7-9pm            NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair: UIC Forum

                                           725 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago

                                           Registration Required: 





Interested in exploring Gap Year options? Students considering a Gap Year, may want to take the survey at the link, below, to determine potential Gap Year options before attending the fair: https://usagapyearfairs.org/gapmatcher/


1/??/2019   6-8:30pm           USA Gap Year Fair: Oak Park River Forest HS

                                             Registration Required: 


1/??/2019  12-3:00pm          USA Gap Year Fair: New Trier HS

                                             Registration Required: 


Traditional College Fairs


3/12/2019   6:30-8:00pm      Lewis University: JFK Sports Rec Center.

                                             Registration Required. Strive Scan 


3/13/2019   5:30-7pm           Chicago Area at DePaul University: 2250 N. Shefield, Chicago

                                             Registration Required: Strive Scan


3/14/2019   6-8:00pm           College of Lake County: Physical Education Center.

                                             Registration Required: Strive Scan 


3/18/2019   6-8:00pm           North Central College: Residence Hall/Rec Center.

                                             Registration Required: Strive Scan


3/19/2019   6:30-8:30pm      Niles Township District 219: Niles West HS

                                             Registration Required: Strive Scan


4/9/2019     6:30-8:30pm      District 214: 2121 S. Goebbert, Arlington Heights

                                             Registration Required: Strive Scan

4/10/2019   6-8:00pm          Lyons Township HS, North Campus.

                                            Registration Required: Strive Scan 


4/16/2019   6-8pm              Addison Trail High School

                                            (Park in north lot, enter Main Entrance Doors, which face Lombard Road)


4/24/2019   6-8:00pm          Hinsdale Fair, Hinsdale Central HS.

                                            Registration Required: Strive Scan



* for information on registering with StriveScan, read this handout: Strive Scan Information

College Fair Tips

Here are some good tips to review before you attend a college fair: College Fair Tips