August sets record for on-campus visits
Did you notice all the people touring campus last month? Admissions says a record 357 individual on-campus visits were made by prospective students during August 2010. That’s a record month, eclipsing the 344 a year earlier. (Just on its own, August accounts for about one in every five individual visits over the course of a year). Overall for the 2009-10 recruitment year, individual visits totaled 1,581, up 6 percent from last year and 20% from just two years ago. Both visits and e-mail inquiries were up, says Jennifer Jones, assistant director of admissions.
Jones says ‘thanks’
Jennifer Jones of Admissions says many across campus deserve credit for helping boost the number of prospect visits. (All of this is important because visits are a key indicator for future enrollment at UW-Green Bay.) “It takes a campus to recruit students,” Jones says, “and kudos to all who make the visit experience memorable. Everyone from parking, to facilities, to housing, to people who interact with tours in the tunnels and walking paths to ambassadors and Admissions contributes to helping us recruit the best-fit students! Thank you!” (P.S. – the 357 visits references only the number of prospects… factor in that most potential applicants came with family members or friends and the actual number of visitors to UW-Green Bay was likely well over 1,000 during August.)