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Grossmont College hosts Open House Feb. 21

Posted on: Feb 2, 2015 1:00:00 AM
In: Grossmont, District
Contact: Lorena Ruggero, 619-644-7840,

Grossmont College, a community college located in San Diego’s East County, will host its open house from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21. The event is designed for prospective students and will feature free application and financial aid workshops, campus and department tours, program and department information, and live entertainment.

“We are really looking forward to showcasing the excellent academic programs and student services Grossmont College offers our community,” said Interim President Tim Flood. “This is also a wonderful opportunity for potential students to learn how to navigate the college application and financial aid processes.”

Faculty, staff and student volunteers will be on hand to help prospective students learn about the variety of academic programs, including certificate and associate degree programs, and student services provided on campus, such as counseling, financial aid and scholarships, among others. Workshops are designed to assist incoming students with completing the college’s free online application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, commonly known as the FAFSA.

The event schedule includes:

  • 10 a.m. – noon: Application and Financial Aid Workshops
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Information Fair on Academic Programs, Departments and Student Services
  • Noon – 2 p.m.: Academic Information Sessions and Specialized Tours

Live entertainment and campus tours will be available throughout the event.

The event is free and open to the public; parking is also available for free that day. Grossmont College is located at 8800 Grossmont College Drive in El Cajon.

About Grossmont College

Grossmont College is “Changing Lives Through Education” and has served the diverse educational needs of San Diego’s East County since 1962. With a wide variety of certificate and associate’s degree programs, Grossmont College provides workforce training, career development and transferable college-level coursework to its more than 18,000 students. For more information, visit

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