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College is For Me Conference

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Join us for the College Is For Me Conference, a free event with breakfast, lunch, and parking included! 

  • Saturday, April 20, 2024
  • 9 AM - 1 PM
  • CSU San Marcos, USU Ballroom


9:00am                       Registration/Breakfast                                                                      

9:25am                        Welcome: President Neufeldt                       

9:30am                        Keynote Speaker: Dr. Shakerra Carter

10:10am                      Workshop Sessions #1 (40 min)

11:00am                      Workshop Sessions #2 (40 min)

11:50am                      Workshop Sessions #3 (40 min)

12:30pm                      Lunch and Resource Fair

                    • Food Trucks
                    • Photobooth

1:30pm                        Opportunity Drawing/Closing

Workshop Sessions


This conference is an opportunity for stuents and families who have never considered college to learn how higher education can create a pathway to social mobility.


  • What higher education/college can do for you
  • How to get to college
  • How to pay for college
  • Connections to make in college
  • The College Experience student panel

Please give us a call at 760-750-6066 or email for more information.

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Individuals with disabilities, who would like to attend this event, please contact EAP at 760-750-6066 or email regarding any special accommodation needs. It is requested that individuals requiring auxiliary aids such as sign language interpreters and alternative format materials notify the event sponsor at least seven working days in advance. Every reasonable effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations in an effective and timely manner.

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