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Schreyer Honors College Spring Scholars Day - April 12, 2019

The Schreyer Honors College Spring Scholars Day is designed for high school juniors who are considering applying to Penn State and the Schreyer Honors College during their senior year of high school.

Your visit will include an information session by SHC staff, a student panel, a college fair with the academic colleges, and an optional campus walking tour followed by an honors housing tour.

Reservations are required and tend to fill quickly, so make your plans and act soon. 

**During registration, please answer the question about your academic area of interest. 

The registration period for this event has ended.

Schedule of Events

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM:
Check-In (Open House)

You will need to check in between 8:30 and 9:30 AM

*If you require accommodations, please let us know as soon as possible by calling us at 814.865.2060. 

Light refreshments will be available during check-in. 


9:30 AM - 10:30 AM:
SHC Presentation (Admissions Presentation)

SHC Staff will discuss the following: 

  • Philosophy and Vision of the College
  • The Honors Academic Experience
  • The SHC Living-Learning Environment
  • Becoming a Schreyer Scholar
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM:
SHC Student Panel (Student Panel)

Question and answer with current Scholars about their Penn State and Schreyer experiences. 

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM:
Penn State Academic Colleges Information Fair (Information Fair)

session begins with brief introducations in Freeman Auditorium followed by opportunites to receive additional information for College representatives at their college tables.

12:00 PM - 1:25 PM:
Lunch on your own (Lunch on your own)

Lunch will be on your own.  We suggest that you consider eating at one of our five dining commonsHUB Dining or somewhere around downtown State College

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM:
Campus and SHC Housing Tours (Walking Tour)

Penn State Lion Ambassadors will take you on a one hour walking tour of campus. The campus tour will end at Atherton Hall, where current Schreyer scholars will give you a tour of honors housing.