We’re opening our doors just for you!

Preview Days, March 9–10

“Visiting the Institute really solidified my desire to come here. The faculty and students did a great job framing the school and what differentiates it from other programs.”

— Current Student

We’ve planned two full days of events.

  • Meet one-on-one with advisors.
  • Sit in on a master class taught by one of our faculty.
  • Network with professors and students from around the world.
  • Learn how our graduate programs can boost your career.

Schedule of Events

Friday, March 9

10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Rolling Check-In
Head to the Samson Center, get your welcome packet, and sign in.

Individual appointments

  • Enrollment advisors guide applicants through the application process and help you determine which program is the best fit for you. Get valuable information on other resources such as scholarships. For admitted students, enrollment advisors facilitate your transition into graduate school.
  • Financial aid open office hours for questions about loans
  • Admissions interview.

Monterey walking tour

10:00 a.m. Tour I: Translation, Interpretation, and Localization Management Career Fair

11:00 a.m. Tour II: Translation, Interpretation, and Localization Management Career Fair

3:45–4:15 p.m. Navigating life outside the classroom: student services

4:30–6:00 p.m. Welcome Session & Reception

Saturday, March 10

8:30–9:00 a.m. Check-In and coffee/tea
Head to the McCone Atrium, get your welcome packet, and sign in.

9:00–9:40 a.m. Opening presentation
Get an overview of Middlebury Institute and what makes it unique.

10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Program-specific breakout sessions
Meet with faculty and program representatives to do a deep dive into the program curriculum and career outcomes.

12:30–1:15 p.m. Lunch

1:15–2:00 p.m. Campus tours led by current students
Learn about the history of the Middlebury Institute and get a glimpse into life on campus from current students.

2:00–3:30 p.m. Master classes
Experience a Middlebury Institute class with our expert faculty.

  • Why Education?
    Dr. Anne Campbell (Program Coordinator, Joint MPA/MA in International Education Management)
    What is the purpose of education? To prepare for employment, to make valuable connections with others, to transform the status quo? In this class, Dr. Anne Campbell will explore various theories of education and ask you to design an international education experience for a student from Sierra Leone. You’ll also have the chance to examine why you have chosen to pursue a graduate education.
  • The New Language Classroom: Technology, Social Justice, and Storytelling
    Professor Thor Sawin (TESOL)
    Explore the central role that the Institute sees for language learning in both solving our pressing global problems and building bridges across barriers of suspicion and “alternative facts.” Dr. Thor Sawin, a professor of applied linguistics, discusses connectivity, connection, and justice.

3:30–4:30 p.m. Closing reception

  • Take advantage of this final event to connect with faculty, administrators, and your peers.
  • Meet representatives of our centers and initiatives

Plan your visit with these helpful resources: