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Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 3:00 PM until Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 4:00 PMEastern Daylight Time

Ursinus College
601 E Main St
Collegeville, PA 19426
United States

One of the seven pillars of Ursinus College's strategic plan is to intensify our commitment to diversity and inclusion.The Office of Admission hosts Prologue to Ursinus: Diversity Overnight Program (Prologue) in the fall to introduce prospective applicants to Ursinus's campus, student body, faculty, classes, and residence halls. Up to 40 students may be selected to attend.

Prologue to Ursinus is available to all prospective students, but the Prologue selection committee prioritizes the invitation of students from traditionally under-represented groups, such as African-American, Hispanic/Latino American, Native American, and Asian-American backgrounds, as well as first-generation students and students who identify as LGBTQIA. To support socio-economic diversity, the selection committee will also prioritize students from families with limited financial resources, regardless of cultural or racial background. The above-mentioned are priorities, but are not meant to imply any exclusivity regarding the program or selection process. Should you have an interest in attending, we encourage you to apply no matter your demographic or economic background.

Students selected to visit Ursinus for Prologue will receive 100% of round-trip transportation costs (airline, bus, or train) for Prologue attendance and will be hosted on campus by current students. Students chosen to attend Prologue must apply to Ursinus using the Early Action (EA) option.  (EA is non-binding, so you won’t be locked in).

To apply for attendance at Prologue to Ursinus 2019, you must complete and submit the application below. All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Monday, September 23, 2019.

To be eligible for the programs, you must:
  • be a high school senior in the fall of 2019
  • reside in the U.S.
  • complete an on-line Prologue application
  • submit a copy of your transcript (an unofficial one will be accepted) through your junior year and a list of senior classes.

Email Destinee Harper, Assistant Director of Admission, Diversity Recruitment at
Sex (as reported on your birth certificate)
Mailing Address

Are you 16 or younger?
Are you a first generation college student? (Neither of your parents went to and graduated college with a 4 year degree)
Are you a U.S. Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)?
Are you an undocumented student, DACA Recipient, or US Visa Holder?
Are you a tribally enrolled citizen/member of any US Indigenous/Native Nation?
Have you visited Ursinus College before?
Date of visit:
Parent/Guardian 1
Is your permanent home with this parent/guardian?
High School Information
My GPA is:
My Class Rank is:
Have you engaged in academic research during high school that was undertaken independently of your school curriculum?
Are you affiliated with a Community Based Organization for college preparatory purposes (e.g. Achieve, Breakthrough, Upward Bound, Uplift, College Bound Initiative)?
Ursinus College is test optional. However, If you would like to share your SAT or ACT scores, please share them below.
Financial Aid Information
Do you plan to apply for financial aid for college?
Document Upload
You can upload a transcript, list of senior classes and/or a resume/list of activities below.