Who: 9th through 12th graders from Colorado and all the Four Corners

What: Latino College Day is a fun and easy way to celebrate your Hispanic heritage while learning more about what Fort Lewis College has to offer academically and socially. We also offer a free workshop to help you fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)! There will be live performances by Ballet Folklorico de Durango and Adrian Molina.

When: Friday, February 12, 2016 *Campus tours are available at any time specifically for Latino students. Registration starts at 11:00 AM with events beginning soon after. Special for Latino College Day is an informational workshop at El Centro and handmade dinner by our student employees.

Where: Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado

Why: To benefit Hispanic students in the four corners region and offer a hands on college experience to potential students

How do I register?  Click here to register, choose Friday, February 12th from the "I will attend" field.

SAMPLE Agenda from last year (subject to change for 2016)


Registration and Lunch

Student Union Ballroom


College Visit 101
Is this your first visit to a college or university? Student and staff from a variety of different backgrounds will share tips and personal stories about how to make the most of your time at FLC today.

Vallecito Room


Getting to know Fort Lewis
This is an informal way to chat with current FLC student ambassadors and representatives from various academic programs and student service division

Student Union Ballroom

1:00 - 1:20

Welcome to Fort Lewis
Welcome Dance by Club Baile Folklorico
Andy Burns, Director of Admission
Dr. Dene Kay Thomas, President

Student Union Ballroom

1:20 - 1:30

Why I teach at Fort Lewis College
Fort Lewis College faculty member

Student Union Ballroom

1:30 - 1:40

My Fort Lewis College Experience
Fort Lewis College student

Student Union Ballroom

1:40 – 1:55

Applying to Fort Lewis College: the next steps
Fort Lewis College Admission Counselor

Student Union Ballroom

1:55 - 2:10

Adrian Molina
Hip-hop artist and social justice advocate Adrian Molina will join Fort Lewis College to welcome prospective student and their families to campus.  Mr. Molina will perform one of his spoken word pieces and share the story of his education journey

Student Union Ballroom

2:15 - 3:00

Breakout Session: Student Life
>> For Parents: Helping your students succeed in college
>> For Students: Making the most of your college experience and COMMON GROUND ACTIVITY

Student Union Ballroom

Noble Hall 130

3:15 - 4:00

Academic Breakout
Meet with faculty in your academic

See individual area of interest assignments

4:00 - 5:00

Campus Tours followed by

Tours meet at the Clocktower

5:00 - 6:30

Dinner - Campus Dining
Dinner - El Centro Dinner and student panel

A handmade meal by El Centro students and staff for you and your families to enjoy in the comfort of our cultural resource center. During our time together, current students and our keynote speaker will share their personal education stories/struggles/successes with prospective students and their families. Resources such as financial aid and information about for Dreamers will be provided.

San Juan Dining Room

El Centro


Live Performance by Adrian Molina
Hip hop artist and social justice advocate Adrian Molina will perform his latest spoken word pieces in this engaging and inspiring live show open to the public. www.molinaspeaks.com

Vallecito Room