Virtual Preview Day

Throughout the year, we offer special events to experience #BuffNation. Join students from around the country for special sessions on admissions and financial aid, talk to professors and current students, learn about our academic programs and student life, and get to know what makes Milligan so special. For 2020, these events are virtual events you can experience from the safety of your home.

Friday, October 16, 2020   
Saturday, November 14, 2020  

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HOW DOES THIS WORK?

  1. GATHER around your computer or mobile device on the scheduled day. Everyone in the family can participate together or on their own devices.
  2. CLICK on the links below at the appropriate time. Join us for the whole day or pick and choose what sessions interest you most. New to Zoom? No worries — it’s easy. And free. And no account is needed. Just click the link and follow the directions.

10:00-10:45 WELCOME SESSION

Join Kristin Wright, Director of Admissions, as she shares some general information about virtual preview day, Milligan’s distinctives, and the application process.

ZOOM: Click here to join the Welcome Session »
(No Passcode needed)

1:00-1:45 STUDENT PANEL Q&A

ZOOM: Students, click here to join the Student Panel discussion »
(Passcode: 787699)

The student panel is geared towards students interacting with current Milligan students. If you have multiple ways to access zoom (laptop, desktop, or the zoom app on phone), we encourage parents to view the financial aid session at this time. If not, feel free to choose one to attend.

1:00-1:45 FINANCIAL AID Q&A

ZOOM: Parents, click here to join the Financial Aid Q&A »

Passcode: TBA

This session is geared toward parents. If you have multiple ways to access zoom (laptop, desktop, or the zoom app on phone), we encourage students to view the student panel discussion at this time. If not, feel free to choose one to attend.

DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION »

2:00 MEETINGS WITH FACULTY ABOUT ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Click on the link below to join a discussion with the faculty in your area of interest:

  • BUSINESS — with Dr. David Campbell (Passcode: 252733)
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE, INFO SYSTEMS — with Dr. Carolyn Carter (Passcode: 080258)
  • EDUCATION — with Dr. Mark Dula (Passcode: 416410)
  • ENGINEERING — with Dr. Greg Harrell (
  • EXERCISE SCIENCE — with Dr. Leslie Hanneken (Passcode: 884850)
  • HUMANITIES — with Dr. Todd Edmondson (Passcode: 346638)
  • MINISTRY LEADERSHIP (Bible, Children’s Ministry, Church Leadership, Intercultural Studies, Student Ministry, Worship Ministry) — with Dr. Ron Kastens (Passcode: 099049)
  • MUSIC — with Dr. Kellie Brown (Passcode: 060404)
  • NURSING — with Dr. Melinda Collins (Passcode: 778019)
  • SOCIAL LEARNING (International Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology) — with Dr. Shauna Nefos-Webb (Passcode: 029192)

Not sure what you want to study? Join a meeting for one of the majors you are considering!

Check out all the academic programs offered by Milligan »

If you want to chat with your admissions recruiter, or if you have questions and you don’t know who your recruiter might be, click here » 

What is Zoom?

Zoom is a web-based video conferencing tool that allows users to meet online, with or without video. You can access it from a web browser on your local desktop computer or a mobile app. We have security controls set to ensure these are safe and private sessions.

To use Zoom you will need:

  • a video camera, either built in to your device or a separate webcam (most modern computers, smartphones and tablets have this built in)
  • a microphone, either built in to your device or in the webcam (most modern computers, smartphones and tablets have this built in), or a phone
  • a broadband internet connection
  • the Zoom client installed on your machine. (Zoom has clients for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android.)‍

You do not have to have a Zoom account to attend a Zoom meeting. You may be prompted to download the software once you have clicked on the link provided. You also may wish to create an account, but that is not required to participate in a Zoom meeting or our Virtual Preview Day.

If you are using a laptop or desktop computer and don’t have the Zoom client yet, when you click on the link the client will automatically download and then connect you to the call. This usually works well but it takes a little time to go through the installation process, so you may prefer to do the installation manually before the call. If you will be using a smartphone or tablet, you will need to do the manual installation. Whichever path you take is a matter of personal preference.

You can read more about joining a Zoom meeting here.  But don’t worry — just click the link in the schedule above, and you should be fine.