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Spring Term 2021 Classes are open for registration, with increased on-campus options, including expanded Hybrid offerings, with class size limits and safety measures in place to protect against COVID-19. View more details & FAQ. To support Spring Term planning, select services are available on campus, with prior appointments required in most cases and facial coverings and social distancing requirements in place. See the Student Services Guide.

Register for the 5th Annual College for a Day Virtual Event

Date and Time: February 4, 2021 - Check-in starts at 9 AM and the online event runs through 3:30 PM
Location: Online via Microsoft Teams

This conference-style, online event will give high school seniors the opportunity to hear from Eastern Florida State College students, faculty and staff. If you're attending school virtually, you can take part in College for a Day from anywhere. For those attending in-person school, be sure to talk to your guidance counselor or teachers about attending this virtual field trip while you're in school. As an attendee, you'll learn about the programs and student life offered across all four EFSC campuses and through the Eastern Florida Online program.

College for a day box
At College for a Day, high school seniors can expect to:
  • Receive a conference box by mail if registered by January 18 (Check out the unboxing video!)
  • Learn how to prepare for college and connect with faculty and staff
  • Explore various majors and participate in virtual class demos (See the accordion below for a sneak peek of topics)!

When registering, you'll be asked your area of interest by selecting a meta major. Not sure what a meta major is? Check out this page to learn more. After you register, you'll receive an email closer to February 4 to access the virtual event. For the best possible experience, we recommend you download the free Microsoft Teams app and participate in this event on a PC or Laptop and not using a mobile device.

            High School Seniors Registration          

Teacher & Guidance Counselor Registration

See you online soon! For questions about this event, please email us at recruiting@easternflorida.edu

Accordian Table

Arts, Humanities, Communication & Design

Living the Life of a College Student

It’s not about just doing things; being a successful college student requires devotion and self-discipline that far transcends “doing” (or not doing) something. Join this session to learn how adjusting your mindset affects your college life and your personal life, making you a more successful and resourceful student.

Visit an Acting Class!

Join us virtually on the Cocoa Campus in the Simpkins Fine Arts Center for a "behind the scenes" look at an acting class at EFSC. Acting classes acquaint students with basic acting techniques. Action!

Choral Music at EFSC

Did you know EFSC has performing ensembles? Tune in for information about studying choral music at EFSC and the scholarship money that is available for those who love to sing.

Dread & Angst

Sample course content with an EFSC professor as you learn the distinction between the conditions of depression/anxiety and feelings of Philosophical Dread.

Life as a Music Major

This presentation will detail the benefits and requirements of studying music at EFSC and beyond. It will feature both current music students and faculty.

Business

Foundations of Managerial Communication

Experience college course content as you explore what's required to succeed in today’s technologically enhanced global work place by focusing on the development of professional interpersonal, verbal, nonverbal and written communication.

Intro to Business

Considering a career in Business? Let's start with the basics. EFSC offers a wide variety of programs, degrees and certificates to help prepare graduates for positions in business and industry.

Education

Introduction to the Teaching Profession

Teachers do more than teach, and their impact extends far beyond the classroom. This workshop will discuss the benefits of majoring in Education and becoming a teacher in Brevard County.

Study Education at EFSC

Learn about the various education majors offered at EFSC including Education Technology, Education Pathways, Educator Preparation Institute (EPI), and future Bachelor's Degree programs.

Making School Fun!

Are you energetic, nurturing, creative and good at multitasking? Do you love to work with children? Then a career in the education field is worth exploring! In this session, you will learn about the teaching profession while participating in arts and wellness activities.

Health Science

We'll connect you with lots of information (plus fun virtual tours) about EFSC education programs and careers in the fast-growing health science and nursing field. We offer multiple programs on the Melbourne and Cocoa Campuses, plus two programs (Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy) also have options in Palm Bay.

Melbourne Health Sciences Institute Virtual Tour

This state of the art facility is designed to train students in a hospital-like setting. You'll get to tour the facility virtually and see various programs in action including Respiratory Therapy, Sonography, Physical Therapy Assistant and Imaging/Radiography. Plus you'll hear from faculty and current students.

Industry, Manufacturing & Construction

Aerospace and Aviation Programs

Take flight and think beyond! Aerospace technicians operate and repair the many systems associated with launch vehicles, payloads, and ground equipment. Aviation airframe and powerplant mechanics inspect, service and repair aircraft and their vast advanced systems. Both career paths give you the opportunity to work in the aviation and aerospace industries. There are many technological jobs in these fields including testing, fabrication, assembly, repair, and manufacturing.  Learn how our training programs prepare graduates to work locally and beyond.

Working in the Technology Field

Get a first-hand look at the Engineering Technology facilities at EFSC. Take a virtual tour of the classrooms and labs, plus gain insight to working in this field.

Public Safety

Crime Scene Investigation

Join the CSI team to view a mock crime scene and engage in asking questions and identifying important clues. The crime scene simulates an act of violence with dead body and fake blood. Trigger warning: Blood

Train to be an Emergency Medical Technician (EMS)

Join us for a virtual tour and overview of EMS programs at EFSC with demonstrations of our EMS simulation areas and technology.

Fire Training Academy

The Fire Training Academy prepares students to meet state firefighter standards. This session will include information about expectations for the physical requirements and required contact hours for each of the two components. Career opportunities within and outside the state will also be discussed.

Law Enforcement Academy

Do you have what it takes to be in law enforcement? This session will provide an overview of the requirements to enter the academy and the coursework that is needed to complete it. We'll also discuss the job outlook locally and statewide for academy graduates.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Engineer Your Future

EFSC's Engineering program can provide you with the skills needed to be successful in the engineering field, including a two-year degree and university transfer opportunities. Join us for an overview of this program of study, including student work!

Cybersecurity Scavenger Hunt

Cybersecurity is a very hot field right now and EFSC's Cybersecurity program is a great way to break in. Join us for some cybersecurity awareness activities and more.

Geographic Information Systems

Interested in Computer Information Technology? Hundreds of thousands of organizations in virtually every field are using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to make maps that communicate, perform analysis, share information, and solve complex problems around the world. This is changing the way the world works.

Growing Your Future: Horticulture as a Career

Horticulture Technology is a newer career and degree opportunity offered on the Melbourne Campus. Learn what career opportunities are there for graduates as well as how the program can launch a lifelong passion for the green industry.

Working in the Technology Field

Get a first-hand look at the Engineering Technology facilities at EFSC. Tour the classrooms and labs, plus gain insight to working in this field.

Social Behavioral Sciences & Human Services

The Magic Carpet Ride of College

Higher education can be so much more than meets the eye. Transform your life and the world around you by creating a journey of new explorations.

Careers in Psychology

This session will enlighten students on what it's like to have a degree in social and human services and the options available to them. Join us for a discussion on the degree requirements, the job opportunities, and what it's like to work in the field.

50 Years of Charles Manson

This college class-style presentation will cover the known facts of the Manson murders case, as well as how the crimes have changed popular culture over the past five decades.

8 Characteristics of the Effective Human Services Professional

What does it mean to demonstrate empathy, acceptance, cognitive complexity, and cross-cultural sensitivity? These are a few of the wonderful characteristics that define a human services professional.

Other Support Services Topics

Career Exploration

What is your passion? What do you enjoy doing? If you could have any career in the world, what would it be? Do you need help to discover your passion and turn that desire and dream into a wonderful career? In this interactive session, our career experts will guide you through an exploration of possible careers.

Student Support & Resources

Worried you won't "make the grade" in college because your high school grades aren't the best? Are you the first in your family to go to college or anxious about accommodations you may need to be successful? If any of these apply to you, you're not alone! Come learn about some of the free student support resources available to you at EFSC.

Questions That Matter

Undergraduate research allows students to pursue answers to novel questions. EFSC is an excellent place for students to explore undergraduate research projects.