27 Mar Ofer Eitan Reviews: Troy University offers online campus tours, resources for
During this time as on-campus events and tours have been canceled, the Office of Admissions is offering online resources for prospective students.
During a time when many high school juniors and seniors are
making their college choices or solidifying their future plans, the COVID-19
coronavirus has canceled many in-person college tours or even, in some cases,
shut down campuses. However, the Troy University Office of Admissions is
ensuring that prospective students can still get a glimpse of the college
experience by making campus tours, enrollment information and other resources
available with just the click of a mouse.
Admissions held its annual Spring Trojan Day online last
Saturday, including a virtual campus tour, and is utilizing technology to make
campus tours and other resources available at a distance to prospective
students and their parents.
“This is an important time in the lives of high school
students as they are planning and preparing for the next steps in their lives,”
said Buddy Starling, Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management. “Troy
University is committed to continuing to share the TROY experience with our
prospective students and answer any questions they may have by utilizing the
University’s web resources.”
The University’s Virtual Tour page includes a campus tour
video narrated by Admissions Counselor Birdie Norris, a drone video tour, two
campus life videos featuring students and various campus activities and a video
tour of the City of Troy.
“We also have included 360-degree tours of the campus’
residence halls and Greek facilities,” said Tiffani Stephens Schmidt, Director
of Enrollment Services. “This page will remain live and will be used for our
daily tours. In addition to the virtual tour options, we are offering ‘Coffee
with Your Counselor’ where prospective students and their parents can have a
virtual meeting via Facetime or WebEx to discuss the topics that are usually
covered during their visit to campus.”
The virtual tour page can be accessed at https://www.troy.edu/applications-admissions/video-tour.html.
The page also includes links that will enable students to receive more
information or apply for enrollment. To contact an admissions counselor, email [email protected].
the University will hold a Virtual Open House on April 23, designed to assist
prospective students in the areas of admissions and academic strategy for
career development. During the event, expert advisers will be available to help
prospective students decide on a major, and answer questions about financial
aid or credit transfers.
students can learn more about TROY’s Virtual Open House or register for the
event by visiting https://www.troy.edu/openhouse/index.html.