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October 7, 2020     



Division of Advanced Learning and Gifted Education



NCICU College Fair

NC Independent Colleges and Universities College Fair:  Week of October 19


Explore North Carolina’s independent colleges and universities during a virtual College Fair the week of October 19. Go to to view videos from NC’s 36 private colleges and register to participate in College Fair sessions with Admissions Counselors from the colleges of your choice.


NC Countdown to College

Important IT Preparations from NC Countdown to College from

In preparation for the NC Countdown to College campaign, we are providing these technical preparation guidelines and testing procedure to help you avoid website access issues and ensure that your event is successful! 


Please be sure that the technical teams supporting your school have a copy of the guidelines below and have ensured that all of the URLs listed on page 2 are accessible through your school’s firewall or internet security system, especially if you use Zscaler or a similar product.


In addition, please test at your school well in advance of your NC Countdown to College/College Application Week activities to ensure you don’t have any technical issues.  Testing instructions are listed in the link below.


If you encounter technical issues, please request Technical Assistance through the portal on the Schools page under


We are excited about this year’s Countdown to College and are here to help if you run into any problems!