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Penn State Day Open House - October 20, 2018

WE ARE PENN STATE! ARE YOU? Learn about the admissions process, meet our faculty and students, investigate financial aid options, and tour the campus. Explore the major programs offered at Penn State York as well as our university-wide 2 + 2 program, which affords students the opportunity to start at York and finish at another Penn State campus. Lunch will be provided.

For questions regarding this event, or for registration assistance, please contact the Penn State York office of admissions at 717-771-4040

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Schedule of Events

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM:
You are Going to Love it Here! (Open House)

We have a busy morning planned for you at the beautiful Penn State York campus, and promise to keep you busy from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

You will attend large group general sessions, including the following:

  • Academic Resource Fair:  Explore the impressive Pullo Family Performing Arts Center as you visit various information tables manned by students, faculty and staff. Talk to faculty and staff in the degree programs that you would like to explore. Representatives from majors offered at Penn State York and University Park will be available for questions.
  • Why Penn State? Find out about the admissions process, including evaluation criteria, application timeline, and steps to accepting an offer of admission to Penn State. Investigate the degree programs offered at Penn State York and the university-wide 2 + 2 program. Discover the exceptional opportunities available to Penn State students! 

You will attend smaller group sessions, including the following:

  • You are Going to Love it Here: Hear current students speak about their experiences at Penn State York. Learn about student engagement opportunities through mentoring programs and participation in student clubs and organizations on campus.
  • Campus Walking Tour: Enjoy a 45-minute walking tour of the beautiful Penn State York campus, led by student Lion Ambassadors.
  • How to Pay for College: Piece together the financial aid process puzzle! Discover what steps to take before applying and in the months prior to the first day of classes to create a financial aid package that will work for you. Learn about the Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA), scholarships, grants and loans.
  • Complimentary Lunch: Before you leave, let us treat you to a delicious complimentary lunch on campus!  Please contact us should you have special dietary restrictions.