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Biology Visit Day


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At our Biology Visit Day you will have the opportunity to experience Texas State and get a glimpse into life as a Bobcat. You will also be able to learn more specifically about the undergraduate degree programs available in Aquatic Biology, Biology, Microbiology, Wildlife Biology and Biology with Teacher Certification. During lunch, provided by the HSI STEM IMPACT Program, you will interact with Texas State STEM students during a student panel session. If you are a prospective freshmen or transfer student interested in a degree in biology, we encourage you to join us at our Biology Visit Day.

We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Biology Visit Day 2017

Prospective freshman and transfer students may register for the Biology Visit Day by clicking on the button below. If you have difficulty with the registration process, please call the Welcome Center for help at 512.245.8871.

September 22, 2017

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In an effort to make this program as personalized as possible, we limit the number of participants for Biology Visit Day. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Once capacity has been reached, we will no longer be able to accept reservations.

Biology student examining samples

What to Expect

Biology Visit Day is uniquely designed to provide you with insight into the academics and cultural environment at Texas State, as well as provide specific information about the various Biology degree programs offered by the College of Science and Engineering. Your visit will include:

  • A tour of campus
  • Lunch and an interactive student panel session

Biology Visit Day Schedule*

Time Event Activity
10 - 10:30 a.m. Check-in Check in and pick up a schedule at the Welcome Center.
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Campus Tour Take a student-guided tour of the campus. Campus tours take about an hour. Wear comfortable shoes.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch and Student Panel While enjoying lunch (sponsored by the HSI STEM IMPACT Program), hear from former Undergraduate Researchers, Peer Mentors and other STEM students who will discuss their experiences at Texas State, in the STEM programs and with the HSI STEM IMPACT Program.
12:30 - 2 p.m. Insight into the Biology basics at Texas State A Biology faculty member will share information about the department, followed by a tour of our Biology facility and labs.
2 - 2:30 p.m. Academic Advising Presentation HSI STEM IMPACT Academic Advising and Student Development Specialists will provide information on Biology majors, academic policies, transfer information and more.
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Financial Aid/Budgeting Presentation A CAFÉ representative will discuss how to budget and maximize your financial aid award.
3:30 - 4 p.m. Admissions Wrap-up Learn how to apply to Texas State.

*Schedule is subject to change.

biology student in lab

If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate, please contact the Welcome Center by email or at 512.245.8871 at least 72 hours prior to Biology Visit Day.

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Need to cancel your Biology Visit Day reservation? Cancel here.

For additional information, please call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 512.245.2364 or the Welcome Center at 512.245.8871.