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Norwich Campus of Morrisville State College To Enroll Prospective Students On The Spot During Instant Admit Day August 12

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.—It’s not too late to register for the fall 2008 semester at the Norwich Campus of Morrisville State College.

The Norwich Campus will host an Instant Admit Day on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. in Roger W. Follett Hall, 20 Conkey Ave., adjacent to the Eaton Center in downtown Norwich.

Prospective students can meet with admissions and financial aid counselors and be admitted to the Norwich Campus of Morrisville State College on the spot for the Fall 2008 semester, which begins Aug. 25. They can attend either the morning or afternoon session.

“This provides an opportunity for individuals who have had a change in plans and cannot attend another school for various reasons or who have decided at the last minute that they would like to enroll in classes,” Marsha Cornelius, interim director of the Norwich Campus, said.

Interested students should bring a $40 check or money order made out to SUNY ASC for the application fee, and any academic records, including a copy of their high school and college transcripts, if applicable. Students wishing to begin the financial aid process should bring their 2007 tax returns and W-2 forms.

Additionally, prospective students should bring a copy of immunization records which is required for anything over 6 credits.

Once prospective students have met with an admissions staff member and financial aid personnel, they will be able to schedule classes with an academic counselor.

For more information, call the Norwich Campus Admissions Office at 607-334-5144.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.

The Norwich Campus also offers a range of non-credit/community education courses, customized training, and conference services.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options with eight new degrees being offered this fall: entrepreneurship and small business management, B.B.A.; nursing, B.S.; science, technology, and society, B.S.; journalism and communication for online media, B.S.; horticulture business management, B.T.; human performance and health promotion, B.S.; criminal justice, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only); and human services, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only).

Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.