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Events for Individuals & Our Community

Campus Tours

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

To arrange a personal visit to the Appleton Campus or Public Safety Training Center, please call 920-735-4740 or email

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 3, 2017  | 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. 

Learn More & View Photo Gallery

College Preview

Tuesday, February 6, 2018  |  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!

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 11, 2017, 10 a.m.-noon
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10 a.m.-noon
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 10 a.m.-noon

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.

Events For Middle School Groups

Career Exploration for Middle Schools

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.

Teachers/Counselors: To reserve a spot for your group, contact Jennifer Fuerst at 920-560-1439 or

Teachers/Counselors: Please send this registration form (PDF) home with your students, along with a permission slip, and return all completed documents to Jennifer Fuerst the day of the event. 

Upcoming events: 

Appleton Campus
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Events For High 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 20, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, December 1, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 10 a.m.-noon
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 9-11 a.m.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 9-11 a.m.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, March 16, 2017, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, April 6, 2017, 10 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, May 4, 2017, 10 a.m.-noon

Download Registration Form (PDF)

Online Registration

Hands-On, High Tech Event | High School Students

Tuesday September 26 or Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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 one-day event is for high school students (grades 9-12) only.

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

Registration will open August 28, 2017 and close September 19, 2017.

Instructor-Counselor Registration

Resources for K-12 Staff

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

K-12 Staff Resources


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