Villanova University Spring Career Fairs
Employers may begin to arrive at 12 Noon. The Career Fair will begin at 2:00 pm and end at 6:00 pm. You are encouraged to arrive early. Each employer will have a 6' X 30" table but due to the size of the room we will not allow large displays. Each employer can bring a table top display and/or banners that fit directly in front of or directly behind their table.
Have supplies delivered on weekdays between January 3 and no later than January 31.
Prior to the Career Fair, your main contact person will be notified by email that your supplies have been received. Your materials will be on your career fair table in the Villanova Room when you arrive for the fair.
Return Shipping: FedEx is the preferred vendor for Villanova University, but for your convenience we offer UPS and DHL. The employer must fill out the air bill with the company account number.
Fed Ex - shipping slips are available at the career fair or you may use your preprinted labels for any service.
UPS - Employers may use preprinted labels when shipping packages from the career fair. You may ship by either ground or air if you use a preprinted label. There is a $5 service fee for Ground packages shipped with a hand written form. 2nd Day Air packages shipped with the hand written form do not have to pay the service fee.
DHL - shipping slips are available at the career fair
To facilitate proper handling of packages, please complete all paperwork and keep the customer copy with tracking number for your records.
Campus Map: The event will be held in the Villanova Room of the Connelly Center (#9 on the map). Campus Map
Directions to Campus:
From the West: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (76) to Exit 326 - Valley Forge (formerly Exit 24). Take I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 331A (I-476 South/Chester) to Exit 13 (US 30 St. Davids/Villanova) to Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue. At the bottom of ramp turn right onto Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue. Proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) for one-half mile and at the fifth traffic light you will see Villanova's main parking lot on the right. If you need to drop off supplies - see below. The career fair will be held in the Connelly Center (#9 on the map).
From the South: Take I-95 North to Exit 7 (I-476 (Blue Route) North-Plymouth Meeting). Take I-476 (Blue Route) North to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids) Lancaster Avenue) to Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue. Bear right at the light and proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) for one-half mile and at the forth traffic light you will see Villanova's main parking lot on the right. Turn into the parking lot at this light and park your car. If you need to drop off supplies - see below. The career fair will be held in the Connelly Center (#9 on the map).
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Employer Supply Drop Off:
Instructions: Follow the directions to campus below. Instead of making a right into the parking lot you should proceed to the next light and make a left onto Ithan Avenue. Make the 2nd left onto campus through the Main Entrance. The guard will direct you to the Connelly Center (Building #9, third building on the left) where you can pull into the drop off area and unload your car.The Drop Off area loading dock will be the Ithan Avenue side of the Connelly Center and will be marked "Employer Drop Off". After dropping off your supplies proceed back to the Main Entrance, turn right and then turn right again at the traffic light onto Lancaster Avenue. At the next traffic light you will turn left into the Main Parking Lot and park your car.
Parking: A campus parking permit will be sent to your main contact. If you cannot locate a parking permit notify firstname.lastname@example.org Fold and place the parking permit on your vehicle's dashboard after parking your car in the main lot across Lancaster Avenue. The event will be held in the Connelly Center (#9 on the map). If you are bringing supplies to campus please drop them off at the employer supply drop-off location (see above for additional information). A limited number of handicap parking spaces are available at the Connelly Center. Please contact email@example.com for access.
Check-in and Set-Up
2. You will receive your table assignment at the check-in area. Please be sure to check in and deposit your business card in the basket provided. We will raffle off a few gifts for our employer participants.
3. 6' x 30" tables are provided, but due to the size of the room we will not allow large displays. Each employer can bring a table top display and/or banners that fit directly in front of or directly behind their table.
4. Electrical access will be provided to those organizations that requested it when they completed their online registration.
5. Food and beverages will be provided.
Day of Emergencies: Should you need to contact our office the day of the fair, please call our reception number, 610-519-4060.