Multicultural Overnight Recruitment Experience (MORE) Program

The MORE Program is an opportunity for multicultural students who have been admitted to Kutztown University to experience all of the great things KU has to offer.

2024 Program Dates:
  • March 20 - 21
  • April 10 -11

This program is open by invitation only.  If you are interested in attending, please reach out to Genaro Robles at robles@kutztown.edu or Andres Velasquez at avelasquez@kutztown.edu for more information.

Overview

During the MORE program, you will meet other incoming students and interact with current students.  This helps to build a sense of community and a feeling of comfort when you arrive on campus at the start of the Fall semester.  You'll already know people on day one!

You will also:

  • Learn to navigate the campus
  • Sit in on a class
  • Try the food
  • Hang out at the Rec Center
  • Attend campus events 

As a participant in the MORE Program, you will:

  • Interact with student service offices on campus to help plan for your success as a KU student
  • Meet current students
  • Participate in fun and interactive events that are designed to help you become familiar with KU
  • Stay overnight in a traditional residence hall, and dine on campus in our South Dining Hall

Please plan to bring the following items to your visit:

One day's worth of clothes
Bedding and pillow (you will be sleeping on an air mattress)
Shower shoes
Toiletries (including your toothbrush!)
Phone charger
Photo identification (school ID, driver's license, passport)
Any prescription medications you take on a regular basis
Notebook and pen/pencil to take notes on your experiences
Backpack

  • What to expect and what to bring

    Supervision:

    A staff representative will be on call 24 hours a day. Public Safety can also be reached at 610-683-4002 (Emergencies: 610-683-4001). All hosts have been selected by KU staff as ambassadors of the university. They have extensive knowledge of all that KU has to offer and will be able to answer most questions that the student may have. They have had training specific to this program and have completed/submitted all required clearances. Roommates of hosts have also been made aware of the program and are required to sign an agreement to ensure that your student feels welcomed.

    Special Notes: The university will not be responsible for replacing lost or damaged personal items. Please do not bring any expensive electronics, jewelry or other valuable personal items.

    All participants must have completed the parent/guardian form upon arrival to campus.  It is expected that participants follow the campus code of conduct during the program.  Failure to do so could result in removal from the program and can affect the participant's admissions decision.  

    What to bring to campus:

    One day's worth of clothes
    Bedding and pillow
    Shower shoes
    Toiletries (including your toothbrush!)
    Phone charger
    Photo identification (school ID, driver's license, passport)
    Any prescription medications you take on a regular basis
    Notebook and pen/pencil to take notes on your experiences
    Backpack

  • Accomodations

    Housing:

    You will stay in a traditional residence hall on campus.

    Dining:

    You will be given a meal pass that will allow you to access KU dining facilities for the duration of your experience.  If you would like to purchase coffee or a snack from one of the dining facilities on campus that are not included with your meal pass or something from the retail stores on campus, you can plan to bring money for these purposes.