FONTANA, CA – Fontana Unified School District is partnering with Chaffey Joint Union High School District and Rialto Unified School District to host the Inland Empire Regional Virtual College and Career Fair, providing students of all ages the opportunity to gain valuable insight into higher education and prospective careers.

Launched in 2019, the Regional College and Career Fair is a collaborative educational effort that connects nearly 90,000 students with college and university representatives from a variety of public and private institutions. This year’s fair will be held virtually and run from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16.

Students of all ages and their families are invited to attend the free event, where they can learn about admission requirements and available programs for more than 50 colleges and universities from across the country.

The event will feature representatives from University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) campuses; private institutions such as Azusa Pacific University, University La Verne, University of San Diego and Whittier College; and colleges and universities in Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Massachusetts, Nebraska and New Mexico.

Students and families can also attend breakout sessions on academic and career planning, financial aid, career opportunities, early college programs, social-emotional support services and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Interested students may register for the virtual college and career fair by visiting

For more information, contact Dr. Vernell Deslonde, FUSD Director of College and Career Readiness, at (909) 357-5000, ext. 29182.