Students and families meet with Joe Vandal and staff at Meet the Vandals events

Meet the Vandals

Join other future Vandals, faculty, staff and alumni for a fun-filled opportunity to learn about student life at Idaho.

All students admitted for the upcoming academic year, students interested in applying, and their families are welcome to attend. RSVP today to reserve your spot at this informative event!

*If you missed the deadline to register online for a Meet the Vandals event in your area, don't worry. All Meet the Vandals events are open to walk-in guests. 

Please call (208) 885-6163 for more information. 

You will also have a chance to:

  • Enjoy snacks and beverages
  • Get information about financial aid and scholarships, Residence Halls, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Transfer Information and Vandal Friday
  • Apply for admission to the University of Idaho
  • Register for Vandal Friday
  • Meet University of Idaho faculty, staff and alumni
  • Meet with admissions representatives
  • Prepare to enroll for classes
  • Set up your Vandal accounts
  • Learn about on-campus living options

Choose Your Event:

  • Idaho Falls, Idaho | January 2015

    Event Details

    Date: Wednesday, January 21
    Time: 5:00-8:00 pm
    Location:
    University of Idaho
    1776 Science Center Drive [map this]
    Idaho Falls, Idaho

    Idaho Falls Event Sample Schedule
    Time Activity
    5:00-6:00

    Check-in

    Receive your free t-shirt and enter a drawing for your chance to win an iPad

    On-site Admissions Application

    Meet with an admissions counselor and apply!

    Vandal Friday Registration

    Reserve your spot at Vandal Friday!

    Department and College Table Displays

    Meet faculty and staff and discover what the University of Idaho has to offer you.

    6:00-6:20

      Welcome Address

    6:30-7:55

    Hot Topic Sessions

    Scholarships and Financial Aid

    Learn about financing your education.  Session will include information on both scholarships and need based aid.

    Campus Living Options

    Learn about our living communities, including residence halls, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and how to apply for housing.

    Vandal Friday, What’s in it for me?

    Learn more about our signature event just for admitted students.  Vandal Friday attendees will meet their advisor and register for classes during the event.  Learn why this event is a must for admitted students. 

    Transfer Idaho

    Transfer Students, this session is just for you.  Learn how to prepare for your transition to the University of Idaho. 

    8:00 Program Concludes

    Directions & Transportation

    Registration for the 2015 MTV-Idaho Falls event will be available soon!

  • Boise, Idaho | January 2015

    Event Details

    Date:Friday, January 23
    Time:5:00-8:00 pm
    Location:
    TBD

    Boise Event Sample Schedule
    Time Activity
    5:00-6:00

    Check-in

    Receive your free t-shirt and enter a drawing for your chance to win an iPad

    On-site Admissions Application

    Meet with an admissions counselor and apply!

    Vandal Friday Registration

    Reserve your spot at Vandal Friday!

    Department and College Table Displays

    Meet faculty and staff and discover what the University of Idaho has to offer you.

    6:00-6:20

    Welcome Address

    6:30-7:55

    Hot Topic Sessions

    Scholarships and Financial Aid

    Learn about financing your education.  Session will include information on both scholarships and need based aid.

    Campus Living Options

    Learn about our living communities, including residence halls, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and how to apply for housing.

    Vandal Friday, What’s in it for me?

    Learn more about our signature event just for admitted students.  Vandal Friday attendees will meet their advisor and register for classes during the event.  Learn why this event is a must for admitted students. 

    Transfer Idaho

    Transfer Students, this session is just for you.  Learn how to prepare for your transition to the University of Idaho. 

    8:00 Program Concludes

    Directions & Transportation


    Registration for the 2015 MTV-Boise event will be available soon!

  • Coeur d'Alene, Idaho | February 2015

    Event Details

    Date: Wednesday, February 4
    Time: 5:00-8:00 pm
    Location:
    The Coeur d'Alene Resort [Map this]
    115 S. 2nd Stree
    Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

    Coeur d'Alene Event Sample Schedule
    Time Activity
    5:00-6:00

    Check-in

    Receive your free t-shirt and enter a drawing for your chance to win an iPad

    On-site Admissions Application

    Meet with an admissions counselor and apply!

    Vandal Friday Registration

    Reserve your spot at Vandal Friday!

    Department and College Table Displays

    Meet faculty and staff and discover what the University of Idaho has to offer you. Learn about programs offered in Moscow and Coeur d'Alene!

    6:00-6:20

      Welcome Address

    6:30-7:55

    Hot Topic Sessions

    Scholarships and Financial Aid

    Learn about financing your education.  Session will include information on both scholarships and need based aid.

    Campus Living Options

    Learn about our living communities, including residence halls, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and how to apply for housing.

    Vandal Friday, What’s in it for me?

    Learn more about our signature event just for admitted students.  Vandal Friday attendees will meet their advisor and register for classes during the event.  Learn why this event is a must for admitted students. 

    Transfer Idaho

    Transfer Students, this session is just for you.  Learn how to prepare for your transition to the University of Idaho. 

    8:00 Program Concludes

    Directions & Transportation

    Registration for the 2015 MTV-Coeur d'Alene event will be available soon!

  • Bellevue, Washington [Seattle area] | March 2015

    Event Details

    Date: Wednesday, March 4
    Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
    Location:
    Westin Bellevue
    600 Bellevue Way NE [map this]
    Bellevue, WA

    Seattle Event Sample Schedule
    Time Activity
    6:00-7:00

    Check-in

    Receive your free t-shirt and enter a drawing for your chance to win an iPad

    On-site Admissions Application

    Meet with an admissions counselor and apply!

    Vandal Friday Registration

    Reserve your spot at Vandal Friday!

    Department and College Table Displays

    Meet faculty and staff and discover what the University of Idaho has to offer you.

    7:00-7:20

      Welcome Address

    7:30-8:55

    Hot Topic Sessions

    Scholarships and Financial Aid

    Learn about financing your education.  Session will include information on both scholarships and need based aid.

    Campus Living Options

    Learn about our living communities, including residence halls, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and how to apply for housing.

    Vandal Friday, What’s in it for me?

    Learn more about our signature event just for admitted students.  Vandal Friday attendees will meet their advisor and register for classes during the event.  Learn why this event is a must for admitted students. 

    Transfer Idaho

    Transfer Students, this session is just for you.  Learn how to prepare for your transition to the University of Idaho. 

    9:00 Program Concludes

    Directions & Transportation


    Registration for the 2015 MTV-Seattle event will be available soon!

  • Tigard, Oregon [Portland area] | March 2015

    Event Details

    Date: Thursday, March 5
    Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
    Location:
    Embassy Suites
    9000 SE Washington Square Road [map this]
    Tigard, Oregon

    Tigard Event Sample Schedule
    Time Activity
    6:00-7:00

    Check-in

    Receive your free t-shirt and enter a drawing for your chance to win an iPad

    On-site Admissions Application

    Meet with an admissions counselor and apply!

    Vandal Friday Registration

    Reserve your spot at Vandal Friday!

    Department and College Table Displays

    Meet faculty and staff and discover what the University of Idaho has to offer you.

    7:00-7:20

      Welcome Address

    7:30-8:55

    Hot Topic Sessions

    Scholarships and Financial Aid

    Learn about financing your education.  Session will include information on both scholarships and need based aid.

    Campus Living Options

    Learn about our living communities, including residence halls, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and how to apply for housing.

    Vandal Friday, What’s in it for me?

    Learn more about our signature event just for admitted students.  Vandal Friday attendees will meet their advisor and register for classes during the event.  Learn why this event is a must for admitted students. 

    Transfer Idaho

    Transfer Students, this session is just for you.  Learn how to prepare for your transition to the University of Idaho. 

    9:00 Program Concludes

    Directions & Transportation


    Registration for the 2015 MTV-Portland event will be available soon!

  • Pleasanton, California [San Francisco Bay area] | March 2015

    Event Details

    Date: Monday, March 9
    Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
    Location:
    Hilton Pleasanton at the Club
    7050 Johnson Drive [map this]
    Pleasanton, CA

    Pleasanton Event Sample Schedule
    Time Activity
    6:00-7:00

    Check-in

    Receive your free t-shirt and enter a drawing for your chance to win an iPad

    On-site Admissions Application

    Meet with an admissions counselor and apply!

    Vandal Friday Registration

    Reserve your spot at Vandal Friday!

    Department and College Table Displays

    Meet faculty and staff and discover what the University of Idaho has to offer you.

    7:00-7:20

      Welcome Address

    7:30-8:55

    Hot Topic Sessions

    Scholarships and Financial Aid

    Learn about financing your education.  Session will include information on both scholarships and need based aid.

    Campus Living Options

    Learn about our living communities, including residence halls, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and how to apply for housing.

    Vandal Friday, What’s in it for me?

    Learn more about our signature event just for admitted students.  Vandal Friday attendees will meet their advisor and register for classes during the event.  Learn why this event is a must for admitted students. 

    Transfer Idaho

    Transfer Students, this session is just for you.  Learn how to prepare for your transition to the University of Idaho. 

    9:00 Program Concludes

    Directions & Transportation

    Registration for the 2015 MTV-Pleasanton event will be available soon!

  • Sacramento, California | March 2015

    Event Details

    Date: Wednesday, March 11
    Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
    Location:
    Hilton Sacramento Arden West
    2200 Harvard Street [map this]
    Sacramento, CA

    Sacramento Event Sample Schedule
    Time Activity
    6:00-7:00

    Check-in

    Receive your free t-shirt and enter a drawing for your chance to win an iPad

    On-site Admissions Application

    Meet with an admissions counselor and apply!

    Vandal Friday Registration

    Reserve your spot at Vandal Friday!

    Department and College Table Displays

    Meet faculty and staff and discover what the University of Idaho has to offer you.

    7:00-7:20

      Welcome Address

    7:30-8:55

    Hot Topic Sessions

    Scholarships and Financial Aid

    Learn about financing your education.  Session will include information on both scholarships and need based aid.

    Campus Living Options

    Learn about our living communities, including residence halls, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and how to apply for housing.

    Vandal Friday, What’s in it for me?

    Learn more about our signature event just for admitted students.  Vandal Friday attendees will meet their advisor and register for classes during the event.  Learn why this event is a must for admitted students. 

    Transfer Idaho

    Transfer Students, this session is just for you.  Learn how to prepare for your transition to the University of Idaho. 

    9:00 Program Concludes

    Directions & Transportation


    Registration for the 2015 MTV-Sacramento event will be available soon!

Free Vandal T-Shirt

Apply for admission to the University of Idaho while at Meet the Vandals and snag your free t-shirt on your way out. Already been admitted? We have a t-shirt for you too!

Plus...

All student participants will be entered in a drawing to win a free iPad. Winners will be announced in May.