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Prospective First-Year Students Events @ Penn State University Park

Admissions Info Session and Tour for Prospective First-Year Students

Various informational sessions and tours are available most days throughout the year to give you and your family the opportunity to visit and learn more about the Penn State University Park campus. We recommend all prospective students visiting Penn State attend one of these sessions.

Friday November 02, 2018


Saturday November 03, 2018


Friday November 09, 2018


Saturday December 01, 2018


Academic Program Information Sessions for Prospective First-Year Students

Students interested in specific academic programs at Penn State can attend special visit opportunities with our academic colleges. These programs, which can vary in length and scope, provide an introduction to specific academic areas at Penn State.

Tuesday November 06, 2018


Thursday November 08, 2018


Friday November 30, 2018


Thursday December 06, 2018

Life@State Shadow Program for Prospective First-Year Students

Life@State is a special visit opportunity for prospective high school students who wish to shadow a current Penn State student. This program is most beneficial for students with a clear academic interest area or decided program of study. Life@State participants will attend classes with their student mentors and 1-2 other prospective students with similar interests, get a feel for life outside the classroom, and enjoy lunch at a dining commons. Parents will also have an info session, presentation with the Parents Program, and an optional tour or free time to explore campus. Experience Penn State life firsthand with Life@State! 

Open House for Prospective First-Year Students

On-campus events designed to help students and families learn more about the opportunities at the University.

College of Education for Prospective First-Year Students

The College of Education hosts information sessions for high school students interested in learning more about the College of Education at Penn State. This event is designed, specifically, for high school juniors. Your visit will include an information session and facilities tour.

Reservations are required.

Friday November 02, 2018


Friday November 16, 2018