Winter Weekend

Who? Current high school seniors interested in attending The Women’s College at Brenau University.

What? An overnight visit where prospective students get a look at life at Brenau.

When? February 1-2, 2014

Where? All over campus! Check-in begins at 12:30pm at the John S. Burd Center, 429 Academy St. Gainesville, GA 30501.

Why? It is an unbelievably great time that you will never forget… and it’s totally free!

How? Sign up online by clicking here**Registration is now closed, but walk-ins are welcome on the day of check-in**

More Details: Check out these links for Directions, Parent Lodging Infoand a Printable Schedule.

Additional Events: Click here to see what optional meetings and auditions are taking place during the weekend. If you are interested in any of the auditions, please see the links below for auditions forms.

Studio Art
Art Education
Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design
Dance (auditions in the Fitness Center)
Interior Design

For a map of Brenau East and the Main Campus, click here.


If you have already RSVPd for Winter Weekend but have changed your plans and will not be attending, please email to let us know. Thank you!


Frequently Asked Questions

Where will I stay on campus? In a dorm or sorority house with a student hostess.

Where should my family stay? Families are welcome to participate in all activities until 4:30pm. Local hotels are offering reasonable rates for overnight guests.

Can my family attend the Brenau Ideal Scholarship Competition? Yes, families are welcome to come back to campus for the Brenau Ideal Scholarship Competition, though we encourage you to sit with other students and the new friends you’ve made.

What should I bring? Sleeping bag and pillow, pjs or other comfy clothes for sleeping, toiletries, and a change of clothes for the Brenau Ideal Scholarship Competition.

What should I wear? For the daytime activities comfortable, warm clothing is appropriate. For dinner and the Miss Brenau Scholarship Competition students are encouraged to change into business type attire, something that would be appropriate for church or an interview.

What is the Brenau Ideal Scholarship Competition? This is an annual event for selected current Brenau freshmen and sophomores to compete for a scholarship through essay, interview, and a talent showcase.

Is there a deadline to RSVP? In order to be placed in the sorority house or dorm of your choice, you must register by January 15. Any registrations after that date will be placed in housing locations that have vacancies.

What is the cost? NOTHING! The event is totally free!

Can I bring a friend? YES! Be sure to email with your friend’s name and let us know that you would like to be housed together for the evening.


General inquiries:, (770) 534-6299 or (800) 252-5119 | Admissions:, (770) 534-6100 or (800) 252-5119 ext. 6100