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Fall Major Fest and Major Mania scheduled Oct. 11-13

University of Delaware students will have an opportunity to explore the many majors the University has to offer this month at Fall Major Fest and Major Mania.

The University Studies Program, in collaboration with Career Services and all seven UD colleges, will present Fall Major Fest, which begins Wednesday, Oct. 11, and concludes with Major Mania, scheduled from 2:30-4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13, in Multipurpose Rooms A, B and C of the Trabant University Center.

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Fall Major Fest events include:

• Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 3:30p.m.: “Choosing a Major Workshop” in 205 Gore Hall. This workshop is about making “MAJOR” decisions. The exploration and decision-making skills developed in this workshop can be applied to choosing a major and many of life’s most important decisions.

• Thursday, Oct. 12 at 4 p.m.: “Choosing a Career” from 4-5 p.m. and “Next Steps Peer Panel” from 5-6 p.m., both in the Career Services Workshop Room. Students will hear about the different pathways their peers pursued while discovering their passion and identifying their career options.

• Friday, Oct. 13 at 2:30 p.m.: “Major Mania” in Trabant University Center Multipurpose Room. Students will be able to meet representatives from the colleges and many academic support programs, to learn about the variety of options they have for majors and career paths at UD.

In addition, students are reminded that an online Choosing and Declaring a Major tutorial is available 24 hours a day at http://www1.udel.edu/AEC-workshop/major/index.html

Major Mania
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More about ‘Major Mania’

“Major Mania” is an annual major fair designed to give students the opportunity to talk with faculty and staff about majors, minors and other opportunities.  All seven colleges participate by having representatives from their majors on hand to answer student and parent questions. A free raffle with baskets and prizes from the colleges and food and drinks will also be provided.

Career Services will showcase the resources the office has for students who are exploring majors and careers, including their career assessment options and “Career Communities”. 

“We are excited about the collaboration among the colleges, academic support offices  and Career Services  who have come together to put this week of events together for our students,” said Avron Abraham, University Studies Program faculty director. “We want to make sure that students get the information they need and are able to take advantage of all the multitude of resources that are available as they chart their academic path.”

For more information, contact Kathryn Goldman at 302-831-4555.


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