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Virtual Sessions



Looking for ways to learn more about Hollins? We hope you will join us for our spring webinar series. Powered by Zoom, these interactive sessions provide admitted students and parents/guardians an opportunity to learn more about topics of interest to you and to ask questions. Register below. We can’t wait to see you!

 

Schedule a personal scholarship and financial aid call
Ongoing 
Do you have individual questions regarding your Hollins award letter? Interested in getting more details about how to make payments and which payment options are available to you? Schedule a call today with one of our financial aid advisors.

 

Join us for one of our virtual admitted and enrolled student days on June 13 and June 26. Register for one or more of the following virtual sessions:
  • 10 – 11 am EST, I’m in! What’s next?
    Saturday, June 13 or Friday, June 26
    Join Alison Ridley, interim vice president of academic affairs, and Ashley Browning, vice president for enrollment management, to learn more about the road to orientation, including an update on plans in response to COVID-19.
             
  • 12 – 1 pm EST, Your questions answered
    Saturday, June 13 or Friday, June 26
    Join for a Q&A with members of the Hollins community. Common questions will be answered during this time including; what is safety like on campus? If I get sick, what resources are available to me? Can I double major? Am I allowed to have a car on campus first year? And so much more!

     
  • 1 – 1:30 pm EST, Current student panel
    Saturday, June 13 or Friday, June 26
    Current students are excited to share their favorite parts of the Hollins experience. What is life really like at a women’s college? What do Hollins students do for fun? How can I get involved on campus?

     
  • 1 – 1:45 pm EST, Parent of an admitted student? Let’s chat!
    Saturday, June 13 or Friday, June 26
    Parents of current Hollins students share their tips for a successful college transition and answer your questions about their daughter’s Hollins experience.

     
  • 2 – 2:30 pm EST, Celebrating diversity
    Saturday, June 13 or Friday, June 26
    What is it like to be a student of color at Hollins? How are LGBTQ+ students supported on campus? Are there opportunities to explore religious life? Students are eager to answer these questions and more as you find your fit at Hollins.

     
  • 2 – 2:30 pm EST, Transfer and Horizon student panel and program overview
    Saturday, June 13 or Friday, June 26
    Transferring to Hollins from another university, or joining the community as part of our adult degree program? A group of students and administrators are eager to answer your questions.

View Our Past Recordings!

Women in leadership: A special session with President-Elect Mary Dana Hinton, Ph.D.
Did you know that women’s college graduates make up two percent of the college graduate population, yet comprise more than 20 percent of women in Congress, and 33 percent of the women on Fortune 100 boards? Mary Dana Hinton, president-elect of Hollins University, explores women and leadership, and why, more than ever, a women’s college is the right choice to grow personally and professionally.

Student Panel 
Current students are excited to share their favorite parts of the Hollins experience. What is life really like at a women’s college? What do Hollins students do for fun? How can I get involved on campus? And so much more!

Why Hollins?
Why should you choose to attend Hollins? Join us to hear from faculty and staff on why they decided to join the community and continue to choose to be a part of the Hollins family.  


Current Student Panel: Diversity at Hollins
What is it like to be a student of color at Hollins? How are LGBTQ+ students supported on campus? Are there other first generation students on campus? Are there opportunities to explore spiritual/religious life? Students are eager to answer these questions and more as you find your fit at Hollins.

Current Student Panel: Getting Involved on Campus
How do I get involved on campus? What kind of clubs are popular? What if I want to start my own club? Join current students involved in different clubs and organizations at Hollins to learn more about getting involved on campus. From our Hollins Activity Board (HAB), to our Black Student Alliance (BSA), to our literary journals, to our Hollins Outdoor Program (HOP), or other numerous academic, creative, or culturally-inspired clubs, you are sure to find your fit at Hollins.

Academic Advising
Who will be my academic advisor? How do I register for classes? How will Hollins accept and apply my IB, AP, DE credit? Dean of Academic Success, Michael Gettings, provides an overview of the Hollins curriculum and provides insights regarding academic advising at Hollins

It’s not four years, it’s for life: Hollins alumnae panel
How does Hollins prepare you for life after college? What do you know now that you wish you knew then? Hollins alumnae answer these questions and more in a panel discussion!

Housing and Residence Life 
Where do first-year students live on campus? How do you match roommates? After my first year, where will I live on campus? Am I allowed to have overnight guests? Professional staff from HRL will answer these questions and more.

Specialty Housing at Hollins

Hollins offers specialty housing options for students. These halls and houses allow students to explore interests in a dedicated, supportive community. Professional staff from HRL discuss different housing options at Hollins including the application process, the types of specialty housing and more! 

Your Next Four Years 
What will my academic journey look like at Hollins? How will my interests in research or study abroad fit alongside the needs of my major? How will I access internships to help me refine or advance my career goals? Learn more about the path to your degree at Hollins, including an overview of academic planning and opportunities to enhance your classroom experience through options like study abroad.


Current Student Panel: Leadership Opportunities at Hollins
Are you a student body president? Or maybe you’re a leader of a club/activity? Or maybe you dedicate your leadership within your community? Regardless of what kind of leader you are, there are numerous ways to continue to excel and strengthen your leadership at Hollins. Hear from student leaders at Hollins as they share their experiences with student leadership on campus.

Center for Career Development and Life Design 
What type of internships are available to students? How does Hollins prepare me for after college? What services does the Center for Career Development and Life Design offer? Hear from current students on how Hollins has prepared them for their next step.

Your Questions Answered: Scholarships, Financial Aid and Affordability
What payment options are available to me? Will you discuss the different types of aid offered? When will I need to make my first payment? Mary Jean Sullivan, director of scholarships and financial assistance, will answer all of your affordability questions!


Financial Aid, Work Study, and Other Jobs Opportunities at Hollins
Mary Jean Sullivan, director of scholarships and financial assistance, and Andrea Martin, associate director of the Center for Career Development & Life Design discuss financial aid, work study positions at Hollins, and job opportunities on and off campus. 

Grow your edge: Batten Leadership Institute (BLI)
The Batten Leadership Institute is a signature program at Hollins, developed in 2002 to offer instruction in key areas critical to success in every major. BLI aims to improve skills around conflict management, decision-making, negotiation and emotional intelligence. This session offers an overview of the program and you get to hear from current seniors, and how they benefited from Batten.

Pre-Health at Hollins
Brian Gentry, Assistant Professor of Physics and pre-health advisor, discusses advising for pre-health students, including access to research opportunities, in-field internships, and patient contact hours to ensure successful outcomes.

Order in the Court: Pre-Law at Hollins
Hear Professor Courtney Chenette to hear how Hollins can prepare you for law school. During this session, you will learn about the classroom experience, internship opportunities, pre-law advising, and success stories from our recent alumnae.

Biology, Environmental Science, & Public Health at Hollins
Mary Jane Carmichael, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, gave an overview of majors in biology, environment science and public health. What types of classes will you be taking? What research opportunities are available? And so much more!

Opportunities and Studying Business at Hollins

Professor of Practice Karen Messer-Bourgoin, Director of the Entrepreneurial Learning Institute addresses studying business at Hollins and some of the unique opportunities that accompany classroom study in the business department. Topics covered included experiential learning, community connections and world class internships. Current business students also share insights and experiences that have been meaningful to them.

Experiential Learning in Psychology
Professor of psychology, Bonnie Bowers, addresses studying psychology at Hollins and some of the unique opportunities that accompany classroom study including fun research topics like snake behavior and learning. Topics covered included experiential learning, research and internship opportunities. 

Studio Art at Hollins
Assistant Professor of art, Genevieve Hendricks, addresses studying studio art at Hollins and some of the experiential learning opportunities available to students through internships and study abroad. Learn more about the studio spaces available to students, the annual senior exhibition in Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, and much more!

Hollins Athletics: Go Green
Meet Hollins coaches and learn more about new initiatives in the athletics department. Hear how you may fit into the team. 


Q&A with Hollins Riding Head Coach & Recruiter
Sherri West, Director of Riding, and Kayleigh Burke, Equestrian Recruiter, discuss Hollins Riding. They go over the riding program, team, and  2019-2020 season. 

Hollins Outdoor Program and Student Well-Being
What does Hollins offers for fitness, recreation, and outdoor adventure? We will share information on the fitness facilities, physical education classes and the student well-being program. Hollins is located in a region that is teeming with great locations to pursue outdoor recreation (hiking, biking, camping, paddling, climbing), and students can utilize those activities to develop confidence and leadership skills.

Strength and Conditioning at Hollins
Student-athletes at Hollins enjoy access to highly experienced professionals in both strength & conditioning, and in athletic training. We provide science-based, individualized training programs that help to increase power and strength, prevent injuries, and also to help rehabilitate athletes who do get injured. Learn more about Hollins’ high-quality, total sports performance program!

 
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