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Ways To Visit

Explore all of the opportunities to visit Fox Valley Tech. 

Summer Campus Tours

Come check out Fox Valley Technical College this summer. Your visit will include a general college overview, a general tour of our student services, followed by learning what your next steps would be.

Group size is limited. Please register online Summer Tour Registration or call Student Recruitment at 920-735-4740. 

You can choose from the following dates and times below:

Appleton Campus:

Tuesday, June 7  |  10 a.m. - Noon
Thursday, June 16  |  8  – 10 a.m.
Monday, June 20  |  4 - 6 p.m.
Thursday, June 23  |  10 a.m. – Noon 
Tuesday, June 28  |  2 – 4 p.m. 
Wednesday, June 29  |  4 – 6 p.m. 
Tuesday, July 12  |  10 a.m. – Noon
Wednesday, July 13  |  4 - 6 p.m.
Thursday, July 21  |  8  – 10 a.m.
Wednesday, July 27  |  4 - 6 p.m.
Thursday, July 28  |  10 a.m. – Noon
Tuesday, August 2  |  4 - 6 p.m.

For Oshkosh Riverside, S.J. Spanbauer Aviation & Industrial Center and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center tours, please call 920-236-6112 to schedule your visit.

Community Open House

Tuesday, October 4, 2016  | 3-7 p.m.
Appleton Campus  |  1825 N. Bluemound Dr., Appleton

Every year, about 50,000 people choose FVTC. Find out why at this annual, college-wide event! 

Discover our 200+ degree, diploma & certificate programs, business offerings & personal enrichment classes. Visit with faculty & current students, and get a first-hand look at our high-tech labs & classrooms. 

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College Preview

Tuesday, February 7, 2017  |  3-6 p.m.
Appleton Campus  |  1825 N. Bluemound Drive

Get real skills for real jobs! Find out how you can get started on a great career.

  • Explore your options for future careers
  • Tour the campus
  • Visit program areas of interest to you, and get a first-hand look at high-tech labs & classrooms
  • Talk with students & faculty
  • Learn about campus life, financial aid & scholarship options
  • Apply for admission ($30 application fee)

No need to register... just stop by at your convenience!

Visit Our Campus | Discovery Days

Want to visit us in person? Choose from a full schedule of Discovery Days to experience campus life at FVTC. Your visit will include a general college overview, an informative tour of your program area of interest, followed by a panel of current Fox Valley Tech students who will answer questions about campus life. Open to prospective students of all ages and their families.

Registration begins in August, or call 920-735-4740 for more information.

Appleton Campus 

Saturday, November 7, 2015, 10 a.m.-noon
Saturday, December 12, 2015, 10 a.m.-noon
Saturday, January 30, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Saturday, April 2, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon

Oshkosh S.J. Spanbauer Aviation & Industrial Center 

Thursday, October 29, 2015, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 

Please call 920-236-6112 to schedule your individual visit of any of FVTC's Oshkosh campuses.

Registration Form

Aviation Fly-In & Open House

Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 8 a.m.-Noon
S.J. Spanbauer Center  |  3601 S. Oregon St.  |  Oshkosh

Either fly in or drive in for breakfast and explore the aviation training hangar and labs, visit with faculty and try out our full-motion Redbird flight simulators. If you're considering a career in aviation, this event is for you!

No registration required; just stop by between 8 and noon.

Need Additional Help?

If our other events don’t meet your needs, we’d be happy to arrange an individual tour where you can learn about specific career programs and the wide range of support services available to help you succeed. 

For more information, email or call us at 920-735-4740.

Events For School Groups

Campus Visit Days

Campus Visit Days are designed specifically for high school groups. These career exploration visits highlight a variety of career training options, as well as a general college overview, a basic overview of a career cluster area, and student panel discussion. Pre-registration is required through your high school counselor or teacher. Due to the popularity of this program, we are only able to accommodate high school students. Middle schools are encouraged to contact the college to set up in-class presentations.

Instructions for Faculty
To register a group of students from your high school:  

Call 920-735-4740 to make reservations. Please remember that Campus Visit Days fill quickly so be sure to contact us early! 

Complete the registration form below. Print and copy one form for each student to complete. Submit completed registration forms at least two weeks prior to the date of your visit. Completed registration forms can be returned to: 

Student Recruitment Team 
Fox Valley Technical College 
1825 N. Bluemound Dr. 
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI  54912

Call: 920-735-4740

One adult chaperone is required for every 10 students. 

Campus Visit Days | Appleton Campus
Thursday, October 22, 2015, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, December 3, 2015, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, April 7, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, May 5, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon

Download Registration Form (PDF)

Hands-On, High Tech Event

Tuesday & Wednesday, September 27 & 28, 2016
S.J. Spanbauer Center  |  3601 S. Oregon St.  |  Oshkosh

For high school groups who want to experience a different type of learning environment. This event focuses on hands-on career training in wood manufacturing and residential building construction. This event is for high school students (grades 9-12) only.

Contact your high school counselor or teacher if you'd like to attend.

Instructor-Counselor Registration

Resources for High School Staff

Check out these additional resources and partnership opportunities for high school administrators, teachers and counselors.

K-12 Staff Resources

Career Exploration for Middle Schools

New for 2015-2016! 

Career exploration for middle school students (6-8 grades). Students can visit our campus and explore various career areas. 

Pre-registration is required for your group. Space is limited and will be on a first-come, first served basis. Parents are encouraged to join their child at this event. One chaperone is required for every 10 students. 

Format for this experience: The day begins with a short welcome and introductions. Attendees will break into groups that will rotate through three different career areas, followed by a final wrap up.

To reserve a spot for your group, call 920-735-4740. 

Upcoming events: 

February 11, 2016  |  9-11:30 a.m. 
February 11, 2016  |  Noon-2:30 p.m. 
May 4, 2016  |  9-11:30 a.m. 
May 4, 2016  |  Noon-2:30 p.m. 

Please have your students fill out this form at least three weeks in advance of your event.