UNA Pressroom

Una Preview Day Slated For Nov. 7

Oct. 16, 2009

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - The University of North Alabama is expecting 1,500 prospective students along with families and guests to attend its annual Preview Day Nov. 7. The event is open to all students and families interested in UNA. No reservations are required.

"We want to give potential students as much information in one day as possible," said Julie Yates, Preview Day coordinator. Attendees will receive a free meal provided by Zaxby's and free tickets to UNA's last home football game of the season, when the Lions face off against the University of West Alabama. At halftime a prospective student will receive a full-tuition scholarship for the 2010-11 academic year. "We also want potential students to have a good time and enjoy themselves while they're on campus," Yates said. Prospective students will have the opportunity to tour a residence hall and meet with administrators and faculty members. Each academic department will have a booth set up on the first-floor atrium of the Guillot University Center, and student organizations will be on the second floor. The schedule for Preview Day: Noon-2 p.m. Residence Life open house beginning at Rice Hall 1 p.m. Official Preview Day check-in at Guillot University Center 1:15 and 3:30 p.m. Campus tours 1:30-4 p.m. Academic/Student Organization Browse Fair 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Preview Day informational session offered on the following topics: Student financial services Career planning and development Honors Program Studying abroad 4:30 p.m. Dinner catered by Zaxby's at Braly Stadium - south end zone 6 p.m. Football game begins, UNA vs. West Alabama For more information on the 2009 UNA Preview Day, e-mail admissions@una.edu, call 800-TALK-UNA or 256-765-4608, and visit the Preview Day website.

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/