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Accepted Student Program - February 19, 2018

Congratulations on your acceptance to Penn State York! Plan to take time out of your busy spring schedule to attend an Accepted Student Program, and jump-start your transition to campus life!  Learn about enrollment next steps, and our two-part new student orientation program.  Meet and interact with our faculty, staff, current students and alumni. Tour the campus. Discover study skills that can increase your academic success at Penn State!  Lunch is provided.

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Schedule of Events

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM:
Welcome and Next Steps (Information Session)

Now that you have been accepted to Penn State, what happens next? In this session you will learn about our two-part new student orientation program, held over the summer, as well as study skills that can increase your academic success. Information regarding the process for transitioning to the University Park campus (2 + 2  program) will be presented, as well as financial aid updates. 

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM:
Break (Break)
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM:
The Parent Experience Breakout Session (Information Session)

Learn about academic integrity and the four Penn State Principles, standards expected to be embraced by all students at Penn State. Find out about safety and security on our campus from our Chief of Police. Finally, hear one student's story about campus life at Penn State York and the importance of taking advantage of opportunities for student engagement to promote success.

The Student Experience Breakout Session (Information Session)

Discover the many opportunities for active student life at Penn State York.  In this session, you will learn about clubs and organizations on campus, our athletics programs, and hear from a student panel about their experiences in class, making friends, making a difference, tutoring, work study, internships and more!

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM:
Lunch at Rosie's (Lunch)

Let us treat you to lunch on campus! Enjoy a delicious hot lunch at Rosie’s, our full-service cafeteria at Penn State York.

Please note: although we try to be sensitive to many common dietary restrictions in the planning of our complimentary lunch menu, if you, or a member of your family require(s) special menu consideration, we suggest that you bring lunch items with you suitable for that person, in case our options do not meet his/her particular nutritional requirements.

11:45 AM - 12:05 PM:
Closing Remarks and Tour Group Introductions (Information Session)

Our director of enrollment services will wrap up our program and introduce our Lion Ambassador tour guides, before dismissing guests for the campus walking tour. 

12:05 PM - 1:00 PM:
Campus Tour and Bookstore Visit (Walking Tour)

Enjoy a walking tour of the beautiful Penn State York campus, including our recently-completed $13.5 million renovation/addition to the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center!  Tours will be led by student Lion Ambassadors and conclude at the Penn State York Bookstore.