LAFAYETTE — The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will host a Freshman Fair on Aug. 20 to prepare ninth-graders who plan to attend state colleges and universities in fall 2015, a news release said.

Representatives from the Louisiana Board of Regents will discuss admissions requirements for all state colleges and universities. A representative from the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance will discuss scholarship requirements.

Students will also be able to visit with college and university representatives from across the state for more specific information about their respective campuses.

Check-in begins at 9:15 a.m. in the Student Union, and the event concludes at 11:45 a.m. Students interested in participating should RSVP by calling (337) 482-6553 or sending an email with name and contact information to freshmanfair@