Campus Life

Day for Dalton

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Day for Dalton is held each semester as a way for students to learn about involvement on our campus and in the community. Student groups, campus departments, local businesses, and non-profit organizations will be represented. We hope you will choose to participate in this engaging and vibrant event to learn more about our community.  


Dalton State students and employees may attend for free with a valid roadrunner id. All students who attend the event and check in with their valid id will be entered into a drawing to receive a prize basket filled with local swag. Local businesses and organizations you can expect to see at the upcoming event include:

Student Groups

Alpha Kappa Lambda (AKL)
Alpha Omicron Pi (AOII)
Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority (AST)
Beta Chi Nu (BXN)
Black Student Union (BSU)
Campus Activities Board (CAB)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
JEDI Student Leaders
Latin American Student Organization (LASO)
Pre-Health Professionals Club
Psychology Club
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Sciences (SACNAS)
Social Work Club
Students Advocating for Volunteer Efforts (SAVE)
Student Government Association (SGA) 
Young Democrats

Campus Departments & Resources

Counseling Center
Homecoming Committee
Peer Education
STEM Experiential Learning
Student Life
Student Success and Advising Center


Amedisys Hospice of Dalton
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest 
Heartlite Hospice
Kiwi ABA
Morning Pointe Senior Care
PruittHealth Hospice and Palliative Care
ThisLife Counseling, LLC

Non-Profit Organizations

Catoosa Baptist Tabernacle
Central Church of Christ
Dalton Public Schools-21st CCLC Programs
Dalton Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Dalton-Whitfield NAACP
Fair Fight University
Georgia Legal Service Program
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta
Hamilton Hospice
Hamilton Medical Center
Highland Rivers Behavioral Health
Humane Society of Northwest Georgia
Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful
League of Women Voters of the Dalton Area
Mi Familia Vota
Murray/Whitfield CASA
Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center
Sexual Assault Victims Advocacy Center
Votes for Change- 
Whitfield County Democratic committee
Whitfield-Murray Historical Society
Women's Enrichment Center

*Businesses or groups who provide discounts to Dalton State students, faculty, or staff with a valid DSC ID.  

Registration Information

Day for Dalton is not a time to sell items, but a chance to announce volunteer opportunities and bring brochures, samples, giveaways, and coupons to entice students to visit your business or join your organizations. We will provide each business/organization with a five-foot table, two chairs, and your business/organization name listed on the Day for Dalton event website. Additionally, you are welcome to bring additional items to draw attention to your booth. This event draws approximately 250 attendees including students and employees each semester.   

Participating groups will be able to set up their tables starting at 9:30 am and will need to have displays broken down no later than 3:00 pm.

The upcoming event is scheduled for Thursday, January 11th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Student Groups & Campus Departments

Student groups and campus departments may attend for FREE. All Student Groups must complete the Annual Registration process before they are allowed to participate. Student groups and departments should ensure coverage at their respective tables for the duration of the event. Student Life will not be responsible for displays or supplies left unattended. 

Student Group and Departmental Registration

Businesses and Non-Profit Organizations

$40 For Profit
Any local or corporate vendor.

$20 Non Profit – Proof of 501(c)3 status Required at Registration
Non-Profit organizations must be able to provide 501(C)3 status.

All vendors must register no later than one week before the event dateOnce registration is received, an invoice with payment information will be sent to each vendor. If you have any questions or prefer to register over the phone, please contact the Dean of Students Office at 706.272.4428 or email

Prior to Day for Dalton, Student Life will send important event details including a campus map, parking pass, and event updates to the email address provided on the registration form. 

Vendor Registration Form

Promoting Jobs at Day for Dalton? 

Did you know that Dalton State College has a Career Management System for all opportunities including internships, part-time jobs, full-time careers, and on-campus work-study positions? Dalton State's students are directed there for any and all opportunities available to them.

During Spring 2022, Dalton State College transitioned from Purple Briefcase to the HANDSHAKE, "the #1 way college students get jobs!"  Employers can connect with Dalton State via Handshake and post their opportunities, search for/recruit qualified candidates, and even register for upcoming career events. 

Instructions for setting up your Free Employer Account


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