What You Should Know — Optometry Admissions and SCCO

Admissions Events

Also offered throughout the year are various admissions events geared toward different interest levels:

Spring Admissions Open House:

It’s our biggest event of the year! It is geared for those who are beginning their exploration of both the optometric profession and an optometric education.

Family and friends are welcome to come along and share the experience.  Learn about MBKU’s optometry program from admissions advisors, faculty, and MBKU students. Enjoy a campus tour, lab demos, presentations about student life, and more!  Reservations are a must and space is limited.

The date for this annual event has been set for Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Downloadable flyer for the Spring Admissions Open House with RSVP information and parking instructions.

Spring Admissions Open House 2018

Summer Admissions Workshop:

Is geared for potential students who are strategizing for the and planning to apply in the upcoming admissions cycle.

Detailed information on increasing applicant competitiveness and the ins-and-outs of the admissions process are chief topics.  MBKU students present in a panel discussion.  Along with potential students, parents/significant others are invited to attend to learn more about what our program has to offer, as well as a Financial Aid briefing.

Reservations are a must and space is limited.

The date for this annual event is Saturday July 21, 2018.

Downloadable PDF Flyer for the Summer Admissions Workshop with RSVP information and parking instructions.

Workshop Flyer 2018

Skype with SCCO:

Whether you are a pre-optometry club or an individual, join us for a virtual SCCO admissions presentation via Skype!

Virtual visits save time and may be much more convenient, and so we are now offering this format. Admissions advisers Jane Ann Munroe, OD, Assistant Dean of Admissions, and Eryn Kraning, Director of Admissions will give a PowerPoint presentation, a Q&A session to follow the presentation, and provide a Toolkit with all the materials necessary to host the virtual visit.

Now you can host a visit at a time that is convenient for you or your pre-health or pre-optometry club!  Downloadable flyer for Skype with SCCO


Pre-Optometry Club Day:  

Visit MBKU along with your pre-optometry club and other pre-optometry clubs and enjoy a program created with pre-optometry clubs in mind.

Pre-Optometry Club Day 2018

The date for this annual event has been set for Saturday, November 10, 2018.

Downloadable Pre-Optometry Club Day 2018 Flyer with RSVP information and parking instructions.

Tour the Campus:  

Through the summer months on Mondays and Fridays, one-on-one advising sessions and campus tours will be available.  To schedule a tour and or an advising session, either email or call at 714-994-7868 or ODadmissions@ketchum.edu.

Photo of Campus Tour Flyer

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