RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (December 5, 2016)—All high school seniors and their families are invited to Time Out for Tech 2017, which will be hosted by the Arkansas Tech University Office of Admissions on Thursday, Jan. 26.


The annual preview day provides prospective Arkansas Tech students with a chance to learn more about the academic programs, student housing options and campus life opportunities available on the Russellville campus.


“Time Out for Tech is an important day for each high school senior considering enrollment at Arkansas Tech University,” said Shauna Donnell, director of admissions and assistant vice president for enrollment management. “Throughout the schedule of events, prospective students are able to hear directly from current students as well as faculty and staff members about the programs and opportunities available at Arkansas Tech. Time Out for Tech is an access point to a brighter future through higher education at one of our state’s largest and most dynamic universities.”


Time Out for Tech check-in and a registered student organization fair will start at 8:30 a.m. at Tucker Coliseum, followed by the opening session beginning at 9:30 a.m.


There will be a drawing during the opening session for three tuition scholarships to Arkansas Tech for the fall 2017 semester. In order to win, individuals must be high school seniors and present.


Following the opening session, high school seniors and their families will have an opportunity to meet with faculty from the academic program that interests them the most.


Time Out for Tech will also offer campus and residence hall tours, a chance to meet with representatives from student organization and sessions with staff members from such campus entities as financial aid, athletics and Greek life. All Time Out for Tech participants will receive a free T-shirt and a photo opportunity with campus ambassador Jerry the Bulldog.


Pre-registration is required for high school seniors planning to attend Time Out for Tech. Registration is available online at www.atu.edu/admissions/timeout2017.htm.


For more information about Time Out for Tech or about applying to become a student at Arkansas Tech University, call (800) 582-6953 or (479) 968-0343.