April 18, 2015

Head for the Plains – It’s Gold Rush Time!

Head for the Plains – It’s Gold Rush Time!

Gold Rush is Wayland’s fall preview event scheduled this year for Saturday, November 5. It’s one day packed full of information and opportunities for prospective students and their families.

Join us for 8:30 check-in and breakfast followed by scholarship drawings, tours, auditions, tryouts, entertainment, and lots of information sessions from academic majors to student activities.


Two Ways to Register for Gold Rush

  • Register Online
  • Please call our office to register – Call 1-800-588-1928

Schedule of Events – coming soon

The registration fee for Gold Rush is $10.00 for each student and for each family member in attendance. That means if you, Mom, Dad, and Sis come, that’s just $40 for free Continental breakfast, lunch, admission to the Flying Queens game, admission to the Miss Wayland pageant, and all information sessions. The registration fee is paid at Check-In. Optional Gold Rush T-Shirts are $8.00 each.

If you are a high school junior or senior attending Gold Rush, you may stay Friday and/or Saturday night Gold Rush in the room of a current Wayland student as a guest. You’ll need to bring your own bed and bath linens. Gold Rush parents stay at one of the hotels noted below. Hotel space is limited so call soon!

Best Western

Comfort Suites

Days Inn

Holiday Inn Express

Saturday’s Events

ACT Residual
The ACT Residual is scheduled for 1:00 on Friday afternoon. This is the ACT test, but Residual scores are not transferrable to another college; the scores will be used for Wayland admissions and placement purposes only. When you go to the Van Howeling Education Building for the test, you’ll need $40, a photo i.d., and a reservation. Just call the Admissions Office at 800-588-1928 to reserve your spot.

Seminar: Everything You Wanted to Know About Paying for College But Were Too Embarrassed To Ask
This is wonderful opportunity to replace all the myths with all the facts about paying for college. Our Director of Financial Aid, Karen LaQuey, will be presenting, entertaining questions, and doling out door prizes from 1:00 to 2:00 or 2:30 to 3:30 in the Nunn Business Building room 101.

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