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Large Group Visits

Want to bring a group of 10 or more to visit Penn State University Park? You've come to the right place.

About large group visits

Undergraduate Admissions welcomes large groups of 10 or more to campus Tuesday-Thursday from 10:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required through the form below. Please complete the form thoroughly to request your visit, including any requests for special accommodations.

Campus guided tours are subject to student tour guide availability; therefore group tours are typically not available during:

  • the month of January
  • President's Day
  • Penn State's Spring Break (early March)
  • the week before Easter
  • early May
  • the month of August
  • Columbus Day
  • the Friday of Penn State's Homecoming Week (typically in October)
  • the week of Thanksgiving
  • the end of December

Please complete the form below to request your visit at least two weeks in advance of your desired visit date.

If your family or group has fewer than 10 students, please register for one of our prospective first-year student events.

Campus Visit Information

Group Information

Contact Phone Numbers:

Contact Mailing Address:

Please provide a description of your group.
Please provide a reason for your tour request.

Tour Group Information

Private groups must include 10 or more students

Please Enter the number of students in your group.

We recommend one chaperone per 20 students.

Please Enter the number of Chaperones in your group.
Chaperone Name ( Point-of-contact on visit day. )
Chaperone Phone Number ( Point-of-contact on visit day. )
Please enter the number of parking passes needed for your group.

Visitation Program Requests

Please check all that you would like to participate in while visiting Penn State.

Lunch costs $9.75 per person. Penn State Food Services accepts cash, Visa, MasterCard, or company checks (no personal checks). Company checks should be made out to Penn State. We recommend you not fill out the total dollar amount of the check until arrival, as refunds are not possible.

Special Request

We cannot guarantee that every special interest will be met, but we will make every attempt to meet your group's needs where possible.

Please enter any specific academic interest areas.
Please enter any other special request.
Please indicate if anyone in your group will require any special assistance. (e.g.wheelchair,ect.)
Please enter any special assistance request.

Miscellaneous Information

Please indicate if your point-of-departure is the same as your contact address.
Please enter where your trip will orginate prior to coming to Penn State University Park.
Please indicate if you have any scheduling restrictions that may effect the timing of your Penn State visit.
Please provide a brief schedule of your plans prior-to or after your Penn State visit.

Visit Expectations

The Penn State Undergraduate Admissions Office is committed to providing access to the University Park campus for groups interested in learning more about the University. The Admissions Office sponsors a campus visitation program targeted specifically to high school students, grades 9-12. Information sessions and campus tours are organized with the prospective college student in mind, and are not intended for general school field trip purposes.

Our expectations are as follows:

For the best visit experience, Penn State recommends a group size of 50 students.

  • Visiting groups will be accompanied by adult chaperones/teachers/sponsors. We recommend one chaperone for every 20 students. The ultimate responsibility for each group rests with these designated adults, not Penn State.
  • Visiting students are expected to conduct themselves as respectful visitors to the campus and not demonstrate disruptive behavior during any aspect of their campus visit. Should such behavior occur, the Penn State admissions staff and/or tour guides have the right to terminate the campus visit immediately.
  • Groups are not permitted to use any electronic devices during a campus information session or tour (e.g., cell phones, iPods, etc).

Terms and Agreement

By submitting, I am stating that I understand and agree with the conditions and expectations explained above and accept responsibility for my group's visit to the University Park campus of The Pennsylvania State University.