Posted by Philip Poole on 2012-09-13

By Drew Laing

Samford University will host its first of three Preview Days of the new school year on Sept. 29.

Prospective Samford students have the opportunity to experience what campus life is like at Samford as well as receive information regarding scholarships and financial aid. Preview Day also gives students the chance to get a jump-start on the admission process.

Check-in and registration will begin at 8 a.m., and Preview Day will begin at 8:30 a.m. Campus tours will be offered throughout the morning. Parents and prospective students also will be able to enjoy a student panel where current Samford students will answer questions.

There will be a Samford community fair held in the Pete Hanna Center from 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch will also be served in the cafeteria from 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

For information and online registration, check the website or call the Office of Admission at (205) 726-3673 or 800-888-7218.

Drew Laing is a senior journalism major and a news and feature writer in Samford's Office of Marketing and Communication.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.