Campus Visit Events

Every year, hundreds of students visit our campuses in Keokuk and West Burlington for college fairs, career days, student picnics, and other events.


Sneak Peak

Sneak Peek is held several times during the fall and spring at both the Keokuk and West Burlington campuses. This event gives high school juniors and seniors a chance to sample college life at SCC. At the Keokuk Sneak Peek you are able to meet with faculty, talk to current students, and feast on FREE lunch while you're at it.

You might just win a scholarship for attending!

Interested? Contact:
Keokuk Campus - Abby Herriman,
West Burlington Campus - Mariah Wolfe,


SCC Day is an event at the West Burlington campus which gives high school students the opportunity to visit SCC's Career Education programs. It is held in conjunction with the SCC Winter Picnic, which includes FREE food and entertainment. Pick one of our seven different career clusters. Take a tour, get great info and catch some cool demonstrations by current students and faculty. And there is an added bonus for seniors - one lucky senior wins a scholarship good for one three-credit hour class at SCC to be used during the following academic school year (approx. $500 value).

For more information, contact Dennis Marino

Monster Mash

Learn about all the creepy stuff that goes bump in the night at this exciting campus visit event. Tour our Keokuk campus, eat lunch and have fun. Understand real life monsters in today's world through these cool mini-sessions: psychology of fear, parasites & natural selection, horror genres in literature, emergency medical treatment triage, and monsters in visual and graphic arts.

Want details? Contact Kari Bevans,

Industrial Maintenance Technology Day

Today's manufacturing is full of machines, computers, and controllers. Learn what it takes to keep all that stuff running in tip-top shape. Get the scoop on Industrial Maintenance Technology careers right here in the area. Also learn about our new $4 million Industrial Technologies Training Center. It's full of over $1 million worth of training equipment.

Contact Abby Herriman,

Friends on Friday

Know a Blackhawk? Come hang out with them for the day. Go to class, meet students and instructors, and cruise the campus.

Interested? Contact:
Keokuk Campus - Abby Heriman,
West Burlington Campus - Barb Carroll,

Family Mondays

Choosing a college is an important decision. Bring your family to campus on select Mondays to tour the campus, meet enrollment specialists and instructors, and more.

Schedule your visit:
Keokuk Campus - Abby Herriman,
West Burlington Campus - Barb Carroll,

Career Day

High school juniors from across the Great River Region of Southeast Iowa make the trip to SCC's West Burlington Campus every year to learn about careers on a first hand basis from professionals themselves. With over 50 highlighted careers in areas such as health, business, manufacturing, hospitality, and social services, students can learn what it takes to be x-ray technicians, doctors, physician assistants, dental hygienists, broadcasting, law, criminal investigations, and restaurant management. Students can also learn about SCC's career programs.

For more information, contact Brenda Wilkins at

College Rep Day

Each year SCC hosts College Rep Day at the West Burlington Campus. This day is designed to give you the opportunity to meet with representatives from approximately 60 colleges across Iowa and surrounding states, so that you can make a more informed decision about your post-secondary education plans. Gather brochures, college catalogs, applications -- and ask the questions you want to get the information you need.

For more information contact Dana Chrisman at

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