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Special Events

The Counseling Office receives information about a variety of events throughout the year that students at Kennedy could benefit from. This list is updated upon receipt of new information. Each event varies in date, time, location, etc. Most registrations are done online so links are included.


Eastern Iowa College Fair – Wednesday, September 11, 2019

High school students are invited to come visit with 80+ colleges and military organizations! The fair will be held on Kirkwood’s Main Campus in the Michael J Gould Recreation Center from 9:30-11:30am.


University of Northern Iowa - Scholars Visit Day - Saturday, September 21, 2019

This special campus visit experience is a change for high-achieving high school seniors to receive personalized interaction with UNI’s faculty and staff. The day will consist of interactive, hands-on learning sessions, and introductions to campus resources and opportunities.


Golden Circle College & Career Fair – Sunday, September 29, 2019

Location: Prairie Meadows Conference Center – Altoona, IA

Time: 12:30 – 3:00 pm

Students of every age have something to gain at Golden Circle. From learning about different career fields from Iowa employers, to speaking with more than 135 colleges, universities and career experts, there’s something for everyone. There’s even breakout sessions on employer expectations, the financial aid process, Iowa’s job outlook and more.

In addition to the largest selection of colleges and universities, Golden Circle will also feature the 16 Career Clusters represented by Iowa businesses, breakout sessions on career and college planning topics, as well as a section of exhibitors that specialize in college and career planning and preparation.


University of Northern Iowa – Diversity Visit Days

These events are for high school juniors and seniors to learn about next steps, campus resources, and hear from current students about their experience at UNI.

  • Multicultural College Access Day – Tuesday, October 22, 2019
  • LGBTQ+ Visit Day – Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • Black Students & Families Visit Day – Saturday, March 7, 2020
  • LatinX Students & Families Visit Day – Saturday, March 7, 2020