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The priority deadline for scholarship applications has been extended to March 31. Please visit for the application and requirements.

The Office of Admissions is open. Our hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Social distancing and occupancy guidelines will be followed. Masking is required in all university buildings. Pre-scheduled appointments and virtual appointments are available to minimize contact. We are available by phone 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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