2022 Recruitment Events

Idealist Grad School Fair: Washington, DC 2022

Idealist Social-Impact Grad School Fair

Join SPA as it hosts the Idealist Grad School Fair in Washington, D.C. on Monday, October 31 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall D, 801 Mt. Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001. Learn more about our array of graduate programs, receive an application fee waiver code, and snag some free swag, for visiting SPA’s table!

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Major Events

Virtual Sessions
Event Date Location
Preview Day November 4, 2022 Online
Program Visit Day November 11, 2022 Main Campus

Top Prospect Day

February 10, 2023 Main Campus

Ph.D. Admit Day

March 23, 2023 Main Campus

Engagement Day I

March 24, 2023 Main Campus

Engagement Day II

March 30, 2023 Online

JumpStart

June 15 & 16, 2023 Main Campus

Info Sessions

Virtual Sessions
Event Date Time (ET)
Information Session September 21, 2022 6:00 PM
Application Coaching Session September 29, 2022 12:00 PM

Application Coaching Session

October 11, 2022 12:00 PM

Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy Virtual Information Session

October 11, 2022 12:00 PM
Information Session October 20, 2022 6:00 PM

Ph.D. in Justice, Law, and Criminology Virtual Information Session

October 24, 2022 12:00 PM
Information Session October 25, 2022 12:00 PM

Ph.D. in Political Science Virtual Information Session

October 27,2022 12:00 PM
Application Coaching Session October 27, 2022 6:00 PM
Information Session November 9, 2022 12:00 PM
Application Coaching Session November 10, 2022 6:00 PM
Information Session November 29, 2022 6:00 PM
Application Coaching Session November 30, 20022 12:00 PM
Information Session December 6, 2022 12:00 PM
Application Coaching Session December 13, 2022 12:00 PM

If you are having trouble registering for an event, please contact spa_gradevents@american.edu.

Recruitment Fairs

Virtual Sessions
Event Date Location
Northern Shenandoah Graduate & Professional School Fair September 20, 2022

Hotel Madison, 710 S Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801

Howard University Virtual All Majors Job & Internship Fair September 22, 2022 Virtual: Handshake
QS World Grad School Tour: Washington, D.C. September 27, 2022 National Housing Center, 1201 15th St NW, Washington, D.C.
University of Virginia Graduate & Professional School Fair September 28, 2022 University of Virginia
William & Mary Graduate & Professional School Fair September 30, 2022 William & Mary
Radford University Graduate & Professional School Fair October 4, 2022 Muse Hall
Virginia Tech Graduate & Professional School Fair October 4, 2022 Virginia Tech
Idealist Graduate School Fair: Chicago October 6, 2022 Isadore and Sadie Dorin Forum at the University of Illinois at Chicago (725 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608)
Idealist Graduate School Fair: San Francisco October 12, 2022 Golden Gate Park, County Fair Building (1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122)
Idealist Graduate School Fair: Los Angeles  October 13, 2022 Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall B (1201 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015)
Penn State University Graduate School Day October 13, 2022 HUB Alumni Hall Pollock Road University Park, Pennsylvania 16802
Michigan State University Virtual Graduate & Law School Fair October 13, 2022 Virtual: Handshake
Syracuse University Virtual Graduate & Law School Information Fair October 14, 2022 Virtual: Handshake
Christopher Newport University Graduate School Fair October 18, 2022 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, Virginia 23606
University of Georgia Graduate School Information Day October 19, 2022

UGA Career Center, 45 Baxter St, Athens, GA 30605

Florida State University Graduate, Professional, & Law School Fair October 19, 2022 75 N Woodward Ave Tallahassee, Florida 32306
University of Florida Graduate & Professional School Fair

October 20, 2022

Reitz Union Grand Ballroom (Located on Level 2 of Reitz Union)
Arizona State University Virtual Graduate School Expo October 21, 2022 Virtual: Handshake
Idealist Graduate School Fair: New York City October 24, 2022 Metropolitan Pavilion (125 W. 18th Street, New York, NY 10011)
Bowie State University Fall Career Fair October 26, 2022 Leonidas James Physical Education Complex
Idealist Graduate School Fair: Boston October 26, 2022 Boston University, George Sherman Union, 2nd Floor Ballroom (775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215)
Idealist Graduate School Fair: Washington, D.C. October 31, 2022 Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall D (801 Mt. Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001)
Fall 2022 Virtual NC Graduate, Law & Professional School Fair (hosted by N.C. State, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Wilmington & Wake Forest University) November 2, 2022 Virtual: Handshake