Grand Rapids Area College Fair at Aquinas College

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

High School Bus Registration

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Representatives from more than 80 colleges, universities, the United States military and community organizations will be available to speak to prospective students and their parents. High school sophomores, junior and seniors, and their families are encouraged to attend. This is the largest fair in Kent County during the fall 2017 semester.   

Time: 12:00 to 2 p.m. (open to all Grand Rapids area high schools); General Public from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. 
Parking: Fulton Lot adjacent to Sports & Fitness Center  >AQ Parking Map (pdf)
Location: Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center, 1700 Fulton St. E, Grand Rapids, MI 49506


Participating Colleges

Adrian College Manchester University
Alma College Marian University
Andrews University Marquette University
Aquinas College Michigan Air National Guard
Army ROTC Michigan State University
Baker College Michigan Technological University
Butler University Muskegon Community College
Central Michigan University Northern Michigan University
College for Creative Studies Oakland University
Cornerstone University Olivet College
DePauw University Penn State University
Eastern Michigan University Ripon College
Elmhurst College Saginaw Valley State University
Ferris State University Spring Arbor University
Finlandia University The Ohio State University
Grace Bible College The University of Alabama
Grand Rapids Community College The University of Toledo
Grand Valley State University Trine University
Hillsdale College Trinity Christian College
Holy Cross College United States Coast Guard Academy
Hope College University of Cincinnati
Indiana Tech University of Detroit Mercy
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis  University of Michigan
Indiana Wesleyan University University of Michigan-Dearborn
Johnson & Wales University University of Michigan-Flint
Kettering University University of Notre Dame
Kuyper College University of South Florida
Lake Michigan College Valparaiso University
Lawrence Technological University Western Michigan University
Loyola University Chicago WMU College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Madonna University  

Invited High Schools

Algoma Christian High School Kent City High School
Allendale High School Kent Innovation High School
Belding High School Lakewood High School
Byron Center Charter High School Lake Michigan Academy
Byron Center High School Lee High School
Caledonia High School Lowell High School
Calvin Christian High School Michigan Virtual Charter Academy
Catholic Central High School Nexus Academy
Cedar Springs High School NorthPointe Christian High School
City High School Northview High School
Comstock Park High School Ottawa Hills High School
Coopersville High School Plymouth Christian High School
Covenant Christian High School Portland High School
Creative Technologies Academy Portland St. Patrick's High School
East Grand Rapids High School Rockford High School
East Kentwood High School Saranac High School
Ellington Academy of Arts & Technology South Christian High School
Forest Hills Central High School Southeast Career Pathways
Forest Hills Eastern High School Sparta High School
Forest Hills Northern High School The Potter's House High School
Godwin Heights High School Thornapple-Kellogg High School
Grand Rapids Adventist Academy Tri-Unity Christian High School
Grand Rapids Christian High School Union High School
Grand River Prep High School Unity Christian High School
Grandville High School University Prep Academy
Hope Academy Wayland High School
Hudsonville High School Wellspring Prep High School
Innovation Central High School West Catholic High School
Ionia High School West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science
Jenison High School West Michigan Aviation Academy
Kelloggsville High School Wyoming High School
Kenowa Hills High School Zion Christian High School


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Contact Damon Bouwkamp, Senior Associate Director of Admission at (616) 632-2863 or via e-mail at