HAMPTON, Va. (March 15, 2022) — Hampton University’s 42nd Annual High School Day is April 1, 2022, live and in-person, on the University’s main campus. Come visit and see for yourself all of the unique academic opportunities and added-value experiences HU offers. This year’s theme is “Hampton University: Rooted in Academic Excellence, Focusing on Superior Academics, Character-Building, Outstanding Research & Leadership Preparedness.”
"Hampton University High School Day is one of the most enriching programs offered by the Office of Admission and Student Recruitment Team," said Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey. “Since I have been President, we have welcomed students from literally all over the world. I have enjoyed each moment. This program was created to introduce you to Hampton University and acquaint you with our world-class academic programs, services and our beautiful campus.”
At the free, all-day event, prospective students will have the opportunity to speak to faculty and staff from various academic departments at the Open House and Academic/Student Activities Fair. Throughout the day the Hampton University Student Recruitment Team (SRT), which helps plan the event, will provide campus tours.
Planned activities include a morning welcome program, student services organizational fair, academic open houses, campus tours, an exciting performance by the Marching Force, and much more! Please join us for this event and discover what being a part of the Hampton University family means!
"High School Day is an opportunity for high school students, parents, teachers, and guidance counselors to get an up-close and personal look at Hampton University's excellent academic programs and exceptional student services," said Angela Boyd, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admission. "Our guests will experience what it feels like to be a HU college student for a day!”
The schedule of events will begin at the Hampton University Convocation Center at 9 a.m. with a “Welcome Program,” which will be followed by guided tours around campus, academic open houses at each school, an administrative/student activity fair and a performance from the Hampton University Marching Force.
Hampton University, located in Hampton, Virginia, ranks at the top of several prestigious college listings, distancing many institutions of its size across many noteworthy categories. U.S. News & World Report continues to rank Hampton University as one of the top 4 Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Hampton is also a top pick according to The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review.
For more information, call the Hampton University Office of Admission at 757.727.5328. Attendees can also register on-site event day, starting at 8:00 a.m. in the HU Convocation Center. The Morning Program begins at 9:00 a.m.