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Students Gain Early “Access” to King University July 22

BRISTOL, Tenn., July 1, 2016 – Students planning to start class at King University this fall will have the opportunity to take an early look at campus life during Access King on Friday, July 22, 2016. The early registration day and open house for incoming students offers students and their families the opportunity to talk with King staff members about financial aid, register for classes, check out residence life, and more.

“Access King is designed for students who have been accepted and are planning to attend King University,” said Tom VerDow, director of Undergraduate Recruitment at King. “This orientation is a wonderful opportunity for incoming students and their families to gain access to the King experience, our academic foundations, the personalized support they will receive from our faculty and staff, and the welcoming nature of the King community.”

Events begin at 9 a.m. and continue throughout the day until 1:30 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with faculty, staff, and current students. Information-packed sessions are available for students and their parents. Participants will also receive a tour of the King campus. Lunch will be provided. 

“Access King is a fun, streamlined, and engaging way to transition into college life,” said VerDow.

Students interested in attending Access King should contact King’s Office of Admissions at 800.362.0014 or register online at http://access.king.edu.

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King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit www.king.edu. King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.