College and Career Center

College Visits and Open Houses

Naviance

As the College and Career Center schedules college visits they will be posted to Naviance. We also try and post information regarding Information Nights colleges host in the Metro area.

Students: To log in to Naviance, use the same login and password you use to access Family Access.

Parents: If you have logged in before, you will have created your own username and password. If you have not logged in before, please contact Terri Marr, counseling secretary, at 763-745-6630 or Terri.Marr@wayzataschools.org.

Information for College Reps

College and Universities that are looking to visit Wayzata High School can schedule a visit by accessing the Hobsons Counselor Community/RepVisits. Typically, visits are scheduled at the following start times: 8:35 a.m., 9:20 a.m., 10:05 a.m., 10:50 a.m., 11:35 a.m., 12:20 p.m., 1:05 p.m., 1:50 p.m. and 2:35 p.m.. (For days where we have high interest, we will attempt to schedule more than one visit per time block.) The WHS school day begins at 8:20 a.m. and ends at 3:10 p.m. Most visits are scheduled to take place in the College and Career Center (B202).

If you require wireless access when visiting with our students, please contact our Technology Department at helpdesk@wayzataschools.org prior to your visit. This will help ensure that you will have wireless access on the day of your visit.

If you have any questions, please contact Deb Musser, our College and Career Coordinator, at 763-745-6639 or Deb.Musser@wayzataschools.org.

College Fairs

Minnesota National College Fair — October 24-25, 2018

The college fair will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Wednesday, October 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m. as well as on Thursday, October 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Minnesota National College Fair is the largest college fair in the nation and can be overwhelming for students and parents. To best prepare for attending the National Fair, counselors from various high schools put the following presentation together titled, "Making the Most Out of Attending a National College Fair." Students are highly encouraged to register prior to the National College Fair and can do so by visiting gotomyncf.com.

Performing and Visual Arts Fair — October 9, 2018

The college fair will be held on Tuesday, October 9 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Designed for students interested in pursuing undergraduate and graduate study in the areas of music, dance, theater, visual arts, graphic design and other related disciplines, the fairs, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), will help you learn about educational opportunities, admission and financial aid, portfolio days, audition and entrance requirements and much more by meeting with representatives from colleges, universities and conservatories.

Selective College Workshop — March 4, 2019 

Representatives from various selective colleges will give brief presentations about their institution and then answer questions. Colleges that have participated in this event in the past include Boston College, Georgetown, Macalester, MIT, Northwestern and Notre Dame. This program will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the 2nd floor Forum Room.

Minnesota Education Fair – March 12, 2019

Wayzata High School will be a host site for a Minnesota Education Fair from 6:00-8:00 p.m., sponsored by the Minnesota Association of College Admission Counselors. Over 125 public and private colleges and universities, community and technical colleges and proprietary schools will be represented at the high school on this day. This event gives students and parents an opportunity to explore a variety of options for continued education, technical training or military service after high school. Students and parents are able to visit with the representatives, ask questions and obtain literature about the schools and organizations of interest to them. Save time at the college fair; register your information ahead of time. You can register your personal information and create a personal barcode to be scanned at the fair by colleges that you are interested in. Simply register at gotocollegefairs.com, before you come that evening, print out the barcode, and bring it with you to the fair.