Recruitment Resources



The Office of Undergraduate Recruitment's undergraduate recruitment grant program provides funds to Arts and Sciences departments and schools to build upon established best practices and explore new strategies related to undergraduate recruitment praxis. 

Recruitment Grant Application

Department examples

See examples from Arts and Sciences departments including fact sheets, chair letters, emails, career information and scholarship information.

Summer digital recruitment toolkit

  • Arts and Sciences summer melt email marketing strategy
  • Summer melt phone script
  • Summer melt email letter
  • Video examples
  • Email examples

Additional Templates and Resources



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August 1: Applications open

August-October: Begin college and departmental campaigns and events to push the November 1 Early Action application deadline

November 1: Early Action application deadline (to receive an early decision by mid-January and be given priority consideration for merit scholarships as well as Honors and Scholars)

Mid November-May 1: yield campaigns and events for admitted students (includes Departmental welcome letters, Open Houses, Calling campaigns, postcards)

November-January: Campaigns to push the February 1 Regular Application deadline

January-July: Campaigns and events for prospective High School juniors

February 1: Regular Application deadline

May 1: Deadline to pay acceptance fees

May-July: Campaigns to maintain communications with students who have paid fees to address “summer melt” (invitation to communicate with departments, push summer bridge programs)