ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The Harrison Museum of African American Culture is hosting its fourth annual Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Fair on Saturday, Feb. 18 at William Fleming High School. So, you still might have the chance.

The fair is an opportunity for students to get direct access to HBCU recruiters and alumni. Students will also have the chance to walk away with acceptance letters from certain schools as well as scholarship and financial aid information.

The event will begin on Saturday morning at 10 and will run until 3 p.m.

Students should come prepared with several copies of their high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores. Students should also dress professionally for on-site interviews, specific details are provided on the website. There is a no-exceptions policy for jeans, sweats, fitted caps, or t-shirts.

The following colleges will be in attendance:

Both Hampton University and Winston-Salem State University will be offering on-site admissions. Here is a list of the additional things that you will need to have or do if you plan to acquire on-site admissions:

From Hampton University:

  • Recommendation letter
  • 500-word essay on the topic of character
  • Online application here

From Winston-Salem State University:

  • Online application here

There will also be a panel discussion and a question-and-answer segment with college alumni and representatives of HBCU schools at 11:30 a.m.

For more information about the HBCU College Fair event, click here or call 540-857-4395.