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Fellows Weekend General Schedule

Please note: This page is for students invited to campus to compete on March 6 & 7, 2015.

  Friday, March 6
  12 - 5 p.m.Check-in
Moseley Center
  12 - 5 p.m.

Residence Hall Tours or Campus Tours
(Choose from the above based on your previous
campus visit experience.)

Learn more about Elon 101, Residence Life, Campus Dining, New Student Orientation, and First-Year Summer Experiences

  1:45 - 4 p.m.Elon Experiences—Learn more about
Elon’s distinctive programs:
Internships and Work Experiences, Leadership,
Global Study, Undergraduate Research
and Service Learning
  5 p.m. Check into your hotel and have dinner on your own.
  6 - 9 p.m.

Reception hosted by Fellows Director
Isabella Cannon Leadership Fellows

  7 - 9 p.m.Receptions hosted by Fellows Directors
Business Fellows
Communications Fellows
Elon College Fellows
Honors Fellows
Teaching Fellows
Engineering Scholarships
  Saturday, March 7
  8 - 9 a.m.Continental Breakfast and check-in for those who
did not attend Friday’s activities
  9 - 9:45 a.m.Students -Welcome 
Families -Welcome
  10 - 11 a.m.An Overview of Fellows and Scholarships Programs
Teaching Fellows

Honors Fellows
Elon College Fellows
Business Fellows
Communications Fellows
Leadership Fellows Activity I (Candidates will receive activity time assignments at check-in)
Engineering Scholarship Candidates

  11:15 - 1:15 p.m. Interview with Faculty or Staff and Lunch
  1:30 - 3:30 p.m.Students - Experience an Elon University Core Curriculum Seminar, followed by response essay
Families - Engaged Learning at Elon
  3:30 p.m. Activities conclude for candidates other than Honors, Elon College and Leadership Fellows
  3:45 - 4:15 p.m.Honors Housing Open House (optional)
Elon College Fellows Open House (optional)
  3:45 - 5 p.m.Leadership Fellows Activity (Required)
  4:45 - 6 p.m.Center for Leadership Open House

Important Information for the Weekend

REQUIRED:  Interview and seminar response essay are required for competition.  All students will need to be on campus through 3:30 pm on March 7.  Please keep this in mind when making travel arrangements.  We are unable to alter the weekend schedule.

DRESS: Business Casual. Be comfortable. Suits and ties are not required; however, jeans and T-shirts are not appropriate.

ACCOMMODATIONS: For information on lodging and local hotels, please click here.

WRITING ASSIGNMENT: As a part of your seminar, you will be asked to write a response paper related to the topic discussed. This is an impromptu assignment that will be used by Fellows directors as part of the overall evaluation of each applicant.

NOTE: All Elon students, regardless of major, take courses in Elon’s Core Curriculum program. These courses provide a Liberal Arts foundation for all academic disciplines. Fellows & Scholarship Weekend seminars are representative of Elon’s Core Curriculum, and are taught by faculty from various disciplines. Fellows candidates may or may not be scheduled for a seminar in their intended discipline.

Honors Fellows candidates must have a teacher recommendation submitted on their behalf by March 6 to  This letter should specifically address the candidate’s suitability to the rigor of the Honors Fellows program.

Isabella Cannon Leadership Fellows candidates must have a recommendation letter from a mentor submitted on their behalf by March 6 to  Download the form at

Engineering Scholarship candidates must have two letters of recommendation from teachers, one of whom must be a teacher in mathematics, the sciences or computer sciences, submitted on their behalf by March 6 to

If you have any questions about the weekend, please call Grant DeRoo or Jen Mammel at 800-334-8448.