Verto Community Events

Class of Spring 2022

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It’s time to gather – virtually, that is! The Verto Community offers a variety of virtual events that bring us all together over topics of interest, shared goals, and common ground. Scroll down to discover the upcoming events. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back regularly.

For more resources, we also encourage you to check out the Enrolled Student or Verto Alumni pages.

Events by Audience:  Students  –  Families  –  Past Events

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Wednesday October 27, 3pm PT / 6pm ET: Enrolled Students Circle, Academics & Preparing for College Coursework

Please join us on Wednesday October 27 3pm PT –  6pm ET for the Enrolled Students Circle : Academics & Preparing for College Coursework! During this session, you will have the opportunity to:

-Meet the Academics Team
-Learn about courses offered this semester and the experiential learning approach
-Connect with other enrolled students and the Student Onboarding team
-Q+A

Who should register? Students enrolled for Spring 2022!

Students: Register in your Verto Student Portal

Thursday October 28, 10am PT / 1pm ET: [College and Career] Alternative Pathway Options Panel

Please join us on Thursday October 28 10am PT –  1pm ET for the Alternative Pathway Options Panel! During this session, you will have the opportunity to learn about other post secondary pathways—digital skills bootcamps, apprenticeships, and short-term internship programs—that can help prepare you for the next step in your career. Please join this event to learn more about these options.

Featured Speakers: Flatiron School’s Senior Admissions Lead, Michael Krashes.

 

To review our alternative pathway partners, please visit vertoeducation.org/partner-colleges/

Who should register?  Fall 2021 Students, and Students enrolled for Spring 2022 who are interested in alternative pathways post-Verto!

Students: Register in your Verto Student Portal

Tuesday November 9, 2pm PT / 5pm ET: Financial Services Webinar

Do you have questions about how to finance your Verto semester? Do you need clarification on completing the FAFSA or applying for the The Verto Opportunity Grant, or The Verto International Leadership Award? Do you want to connect with the Financial Services team to get your questions answered and know what to expect regarding the financial aid process once deposited? This session is for you!

Join Darrel Jones, Financial Aid Counselor, to learn important information about the financial services available to you as a Verto student.

Who should register? All Spring 2022 Verto Students and Families interested in learning more about financial services.

 

Students and Families: RSVP Here
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Tuesday November 16, 3pm PT / 6pm ET: Verto Student Circle, Cultural Adjustment and Resilience

Please join us on Tuesday November 16 3pm PT / 6pm ET for the Verto Student Circle: Cultural Adjustment and Resilience! During this session, you will have the opportunity to:

-Meet the Director of Student Affairs
-Learn about the process of cultural adjustment that you could experience
-Practice using the Personal Coping Inventory, a tool to help with homesickness
-Get questions answered and connect with other students

Who should register? Verto Students enrolled for Spring 2022!

 

Students: Register in your Verto Student Portal

Tuesday November 23, 3pm PT / 6pm ET: Verto Health and Safety Webinar, November Edition

Students and Families of Class of Spring 2022- We welcome you to attend this monthly update with Sean Bridegam, Director of HealthSafety & Risk Management. During this live session, families and students will learn health and safety updates and best practices. This event will also serve as a forum to get your questions answered in regards to health and safety. Recordings and Q+A will be released following the event.

Who should register? Verto Students and Families enrolled for Spring 2022!

 

Students and Families : Register here

Events for Verto Families, Parents & Guardians

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Wednesday, September 29, 3pm PT / 6pm ET, Verto Family Circle : September, Pre-Departure Kick-Off

Hello Verto Families –

You are warmly invited to the September Family Circle: Pre-Departure Kick-Off!

Occurring once a month, Verto Family Circles are an opportunity for parents and families of Spring 2022 Students to learn key information in order to support your student as they prepare for departure.

During the September Family Circle: Pre-Departure Kick-Off, we will introduce key contacts, including your team of Student Onboarding Advisors, Community Manager, Financial Aid Department, and College Advising Team. We will cover the pre-departure experience, including checklists required for international travel, course enrollment, and more.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions- we encourage you to ask a question on this registration page as well to best serve you.

Who should register? Verto Families, Parents, and Guardians of Students enrolled for Spring 2022!

Watch the Recording Here
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Thursday October 28, 3pm PT / 6pm ET: Verto Family Circle, Academics & Preparing for College Coursework

Please join us on Thursday October 28 3pm PT –  6pm ET for the Family Circle : Academics & Preparing for College Coursework! During this session, you will have the opportunity to:

-Meet the Academics Team
-Learn about courses offered this semester and the experiential learning approach
-Get your questions answered about academic coursework
-Support your student as they register for courses and prepare for academic coursework

Who should register? Verto Families, Parents, and Guardians of Students enrolled for Spring 2022!

 

RSVP Here
Photo: Two Verto Education students studying together outside overlooking mountainous tropical vista

Wednesday November 17, 3pm PT / 6pm ET: Verto Family Circle, Cultural Adjustment and Resilience

Please join us on Wednesday November 17 3pm PT –  6pm ET for the Family Circle : Cultural Adjustment and Resilience! During this session, you will have the opportunity to:

-Meet the Director of Student Affairs
-Learn about the process of cultural adjustment that your student will experience
-Reinforce the Personal Coping Inventory with your student, a tool to help with homesickness
-Get questions answered

Who should register? Verto Families, Parents, and Guardians of Students enrolled for Spring 2022!

 

RSVP Here

Past Events

Study abroad students in Costa Rica

Tuesday September 28th, 9am PT / 12pm ET: Enrolled Students Circle, Pre-Departure Kick- Off

Please join us on Tuesday September 28th 9am PT –  12pm ET for the Enrolled Students Circle : Pre-Departure Kick-Off! During this session, you will have the opportunity to:

-Learn about and get excited for the pre-departure process
-Demo an overview of the Student Portal
-Connect with other enrolled students and the Student Onboarding team
-Q+A

Who should register? Students enrolled for Spring 2022!

Watch the Recording in the Student Portal

Thursday, August 26, 9am PT/ 12pm ET, Verto Semester Launch

You are cordially invited to celebrate with the Verto Community as we accompany the Fall 2021 Verto Class in their exciting transition to their semester program! Join to hear from leaders of the Verto Community, including Mitch Gordon (Founder and CEO), distinguished speakers from our Partner Institutions, and Verto Students themselves. We will conclude with a semester dedication ceremony at 12:30pm ET, and invite students to stay connected in order to network with their classmates afterwards.

Who should register? Verto students and parents/guardians of students enrolled for Fall 2021!

Watch the recording here