Deciding where you’re going to college is exciting. It’s a major step toward a person’s future, and it should feel like an epic occasion.
Save the date
College Signing Day will be on May 1st. We invite our partners to join the celebration by hosting an event at a time that works best for their school, university, or community between mid-April and early June. If you’re hosting an event, please let us know by completing the form below and scroll down to the middle of the page for helpful resources.
Hosting an event? Find resources here!
This document is a great resource for planning your event. Think of it has a helpful checklist!
Thanks to Donors Choose and the College Football Playoff Foundation we have the ability to give hosts up to a $500 grant towards your College Signing Day event! The money can be used to buy supplies from a list of over 20 approved vendors.
To be in the running to receive the money, please follow these steps:
- Register your event on bettermakeroom.org.
- Go to www.donorschoose.org/teachers and create a school counselor or teacher account.
- Create a project for the materials you need for College Signing Day.
- Once your project has been screened by the DonorsChoose.org team, you will be notified. Make sure to email your project link to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will provide hosts up to a $500 donation to support College Signing Day projects that have been created on DonorsChoose.org.
Print these cards to handout to students at your events!
Print these signs to give your students something to hold during the event! A printer can make them different colors for you.
If you aren’t able to have a professional printer handle the signs, these can be printed in your school to use.
Order t-shirts, buttons, stickers and more for your students!
Use this letter to reach out to local companies to find sponsorships for food, shirts or to purchase other items.
Use this letter to reach out to elected officials and invite them to the event.
Not sure how to talk about #CollegeSigningDay online? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. In this toolkit you will find the resources needed to increase online engagement during your event.
Download these graphics along with these instructions to change your social media profile photos in support of College Signing Day! There are a variety of images: a header, two profile options and two overlays. To use the overlays head to Canva.com, instructions are in the document.
Use these graphics to post about #CollegeSigningDay online!
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