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Penn State Day Open House - October 14, 2017

High school students considering attending Penn State Brandywine are invited to attend an admissions Open House. Prospective students and their families will learn about the university’s admissions process, the campus’ many academic, athletic, and student involvement opportunities, and take a student-led tour.

You have the freedom to pick and choose any session throughout the day. Many sessions have multiple offerings and tours will be offered throughout the day. 

Please Note: Reservations are required for scheduled events at Penn State. You can login to your MyPennState profile to register for this event. Don't have a MyPennState profile? Create one here to access all of our online services.

Schedule of Events

9:30 AM - 11:45 AM:
Arrival & Registration (Check-In)

Check-in with Admissions staff to receive an information packet, fee waiver, and a door-prize!

A continental breakfast will be served during the registration period.

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM:
Ongoing Campus Tours (Walking Tour)

Learn first-hand what it's like to be a Penn Stater by taking a student-guided tour of Penn State Brandywine! Led by Lion Ambassadors, campus tours offer a student's perspective on campus life and academics. Tours take approximately 45-60 minutes, so wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.

Tours will leave periodically throughout the day.

9:45 AM - 11:15 AM:
All About Penn State & How To Apply (Admissions Presentation)

The way your story unfolds is up to you. We're here to help you explore the Penn State degree that matches your life, expectations, and aspirations. We're happy to help high school Seniors understand our admission process, explore Penn State majors, or inquire about student services on campus.

Learn first-hand what it's like to be a Penn Stater by taking a student-guided tour of Penn State Brandywine! Led by Lion Ambassadors, campus tours offer a student's perspective on campus life and academics. Tours take approximately 45-60 minutes, so wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.

Then meet with one of our Admissions Counselors for a one-on-one appointment where you can discuss academics, application procedures, and student activities. 

This session is also offered at 12:00 pm.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM:
Disability Services (Info Session)

Students who have disabilities and who need academic accommodations in college are strongly encouraged to attend this session to learn about the process for requesting services and more information about students' rights and responsibilities as they transition from high school to college.

Penn State Brandywine Athletics (Info Session)

Learn about our athletics programs on campus. Sports include Men's SoccerWomen's SoccerWomen's VolleyballMen's Cross Country/Track & FieldWomen's Cross Country/Track & FieldMen's TennisWomen's TennisMen's BasketballWomen's BasketballBaseballSoftball, and Ice Hockey.

 

This session is also offered at 12:15 pm.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM:
Student Life (Info Session)

As a student at Penn State Brandywine, there are a variety of opportunities for you to get involved and connected on campus. The Student Affairs Office provides services and programs to support and challenge you to achieve your educational and personal goals.

Join this session to learn about the many leadership programs, student clubs, and organizations.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM:
Academic Faculty Fair (Information Fair)

Feel free to drop in anytime. Learn about all of the majors Penn State has to offer at the Academic Faculty Fair. Engage in conversations with current Penn State Brandywine faculty members - the same people who will be teaching your classes! Learn more about the opportunities each major affords you and maybe find a new interest!

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM:
Financial Aid (How to Pay for College)

A Penn State education is an investment in your future.

Like any investment, there are up-front costs paid in anticipation of long-term gains and benefits. Student financial aid - educational loans, scholarships, grants, and work-study positions -- can help with those costs.

For most students, the responsibility for paying the majority of educational costs rests on their families. Most Penn State Students and their families us personal savings, tuition savings plans, student summer employment, and Penn State's payment plans, in combination with student financial aid, to pay for their education.

 Don't miss this important opportunity to find out how to make a Penn State education affordable!

 

This session is also offered at 12:45 pm.

On-Campus Housing (Info Session)

Learn about our NEW on-campus housing opportunity. Orchard Hall, the newly constructed residence, offers comfortable and modern student housing conveniently located on campus. Students living in the new hall will share a double room with one roommate and have access to private bathrooms.

This session is also offered at 12:45 pm.

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM:
All About Penn State & How To Apply (Admissions Presentation)

The way your story unfolds is up to you. We're here to help you explore the Penn State degree that matches your life, expectations, and aspirations. We're happy to help high school Seniors understand our admission process, explore Penn State majors, or inquire about student services on campus.

Learn first-hand what it's like to be a Penn Stater by taking a student-guided tour of Penn State Brandywine! Led by Lion Ambassadors, campus tours offer a student's perspective on campus life and academics. Tours take approximately 45-60 minutes, so wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.

Then meet with one of our Admissions Counselors for a one-on-one appointment where you can discuss academics, application procedures, and student activities. 

 

This session is also offered at 9:45 am.

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM:
Penn State Brandywine Athletics (Info Session)

Learn about our athletics programs on campus. Sports include Men's SoccerWomen's SoccerWomen's VolleyballMen's Cross Country/Track & FieldWomen's Cross Country/Track & FieldMen's TennisWomen's TennisMen's BasketballWomen's BasketballBaseballSoftball, and Ice Hockey.

This session is also offered at 10:00 am.

Special Opportunities for Students (Info Session)

Learn about special opportunities on the Brandywine campus for all of our students.

- Brandywine Learning Support - Brandywine Learning focuses on maintaining an active and collaborative learning environment that provides our students with educational opportunities to enhance academic achievement.

- Global Programs - We aim to bring international academic and immersion experiences within the financial reach of as many Penn State students as possible.

- Career Services - The mission of Career Services is to provide the highest quality comprehensive advising and career services to assist students, potential students, and alumni to explore, choose, evaluate, and implement effective academic and career development plans.

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM:
Financial Aid (How to Pay for College)

A Penn State education is an investment in your future.

Like any investment, there are up-front costs paid in anticipation of long-term gains and benefits. Student financial aid - educational loans, scholarships, grants, and work-study positions -- can help with those costs.

For most students, the responsibility for paying the majority of educational costs rests on their families. Most Penn State Students and their families us personal savings, tuition savings plans, student summer employment, and Penn State's payment plans, in combination with student financial aid, to pay for their education.

Don't miss this important opportunity to find out how to make a Penn State education affordable!

 

This session is also offered at 11:00 am.

On-Campus Housing (Info Session)

Learn about our NEW on-campus housing opportunity. Orchard Hall, the newly constructed residence, offers comfortable and modern student housing conveniently located on campus. Students living in the new hall will share a double room with one roommate and have access to private bathrooms.

This session is also offered at 11:00 am.