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GCU Offers the Campus Overnight Experience at the Women’s College

Overnight Visit Offers Insight into College Life for Prospective Students

Lakewood, N.J., Nov. 11, 2009—Georgian Court University Women’s College invites high school juniors and seniors to join us Monday, November 16, at 4:00 p.m., in St. Catherine Hall of the Lakewood campus for a Campus Overnight Experience hosted by our Office of Residence Life.

High school juniors and seniors will be paired up with a student hostess to experience a day in the life of a GCU student. The day will begin with a tour of the campus, followed by dinner with your student hostess in the Dining Hall. After dinner, check out a movie, band, or comedian in the Gavan Student Lounge. Then see what dorm living is really like by spending the night in one of the new suite-style rooms in St. Catherine Hall. Wake up and grab breakfast in the Dining Hall before sitting in on an actual morning class with your host. End the experience by ordering up something from the grill for lunch.

Reservations are required and will be confirmed. Register on-line at, using the drop down menu under Admissions tab, choose Campus Visit Events, go to Overnight Campus Experience, click View Campus Experience Dates & Sign Up, and choose Sign Up Now next to the selected date. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 732.987.2760.

Additional Overnight Campus Experiences will take place on the following Mondays:

  • February 22, 2010
  • March 22, 2010

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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