USA College Day 2019

USA College Day is the largest US university fair in Europe. The 42nd year of College Day saw 170 US universities exhibit at this free-to-attend event for prospective undergraduates, parents and teachers.

Please note: this event page is for USA College Day 2019. For USA College Day 2020, see here.

The fair took place in central London over a day and a half and brought in 4,000+ visitors from across the UK.

  • Date: Friday 27 September OR Saturday 28 September (the event is the same on both days)
  • Venue: ILEC Conference Centre, London (47 Lillie Road, SW6 1UD; map)
  • Who will be there? See here for full details of which universities and organisations will be exhibiting at USA College Day 2019.


Online registration has now closed for USA College Day 2019. If you have not registered but wish to join us for the event, we anticipate being able to accept a number of registrations on the day (dependent on venue capacity) at a cost of £5 cash per attendee.

Please arrive at the venue during the fair times and ask for day-of registration. Note that queues are likely to be long, so please be prepared to wait. If the team deems there to be sufficient space inside the venue once all pre-registered attendees have entered for a given slot, you will be asked to fill out a registration form, pay the £5 cash fee and will be able to enter the fair. 

As a reminder, the slots are as follows:

  • Friday, 4pm, 4:30pm, 5pm, 5:30pm
  • Saturday, 10am, 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm

2019 programme and floor plan

You can view this year's event programme and floor plan below. Hard copies will be distributed at the event.

You can also view a list of exhibitors and their details here: Who will be at USA College Day 2019? or filter institutions by a variety of criteria using the USA College Day University Search.

Other US study events

We are running a webinar specifically for people who have registered to attend College Day. Make the most of the event by learning more about the American university admissions process beforehand, including choosing, funding and applying. Registration required - find out more here.

EducationUSA runs free events throughout the year designed to help UK students, parents and teachers learn more about the US admissions process. Attend one of our regular Study in the USA seminars to find out how to choose where to apply, what the application process and admissions tests looks like and how funding works, or sign up for our webinars on general US study or specific admissions topics such as sports scholarships and community colleges.

Event partner

USA College Day is organised by the US-UK Fulbright Commission in partnership with the University of South Florida.


Registration for university exhibitors is now closed. Registration for 2020 will open next spring. If you would like to be added to the notification list, please e-mail


We love to invite local UK students, study abroad students, alumni, and local teachers or parents to volunteer at USA College Day. If you are interested in helping out at the event, please sign up here. We will be in touch in August to confirm your availability and assign roles!


Check out our College Day FAQ. If your question isn't answered there, contact the USA College Day team.