EL MONTE – The El Monte Union High School District will host its annual College Night and Resource Fair at South El Monte High School on Monday, Sept. 17, providing students and parents the opportunity to explore more than 35 colleges and universities and learn more about what steps to take to enter a two- or four-year university.

Students from all of the District’s high schools are invited to participate in the event, taking place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at South El Monte High School, 1001 Durfee Ave., South El Monte.

The fair will feature representatives from approximately 37 colleges and universities, including UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, California State University, Los Angeles, Cal Poly Pomona, University of La Verne, Pasadena City College and Rio Hondo College. Representatives from each military branch will also be on site.

The event will also feature a college resource fair with representatives from student support services, such as LEARN, Pasadena City College Upward Bound program, and El Monte/Rosemead Adult School and career technical education programs, among others.

Students and parents may participate in workshops regarding financial aid/Dream Act (conducted in Spanish), Princeton Review (conducted in English and Spanish), financial aid (conducted in English), senior timeline (conducted in English), and transferring to a four-year university from community college (conducted in English).

Transportation will be available from all EMUHSD comprehensive high schools. For more information, contact each high school’s Career Center.