NACOGDOCHES, Texas-Future college students will have the chance to experience a taste of college life when Stephen F. Austin State University hosts Showcase Saturday, an open house program, on Nov. 15.

Students will have the opportunity to speak with campus representatives, tour the campus and housing facilities, and preview programs that SFA has to offer.

Event registration will begin at noon on the first floor of the Baker Pattillo Student Center and remain open until 1:45 p.m. Each person who registers will receive an information packet. The opening program begins at 1 p.m. and will give an overview of the day's events.

Guests will then be able to visit with academic and student services departments until 4 p.m. at the Academic Fair in the Student Recreation Center. Student service department representatives also will be present to provide information on campus life.

Campus and housing facility tours will begin at 1:45 p.m. and continue until 5 p.m. Campus tours will give students a general guided tour of the SFA campus, while the housing facility tour will showcase several housing facilities on the north and south ends of campus.

Admissions counselors will be available to discuss admission concerns and requirements in the Rusk Building, Room 206, from 1:45 to 5 p.m.

Financial aid information sessions will be held at 2, 2:45 and 3:30 p.m. in the Nursing and Math Building, Room 101. Housing information sessions will be held at 2, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. in the McGee Business Building, Room 133.

Students will receive a free SFA T-shirt after turning in a completed evaluation form at the Baker Pattillo Student Center Plaza from 4 to 5 p.m.

For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at (936) 468-2504, or visit