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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Admissions to Penn State

Experience Penn State

A guide to the Penn State experience for prospective students and families. Schedule a virtual visit, discover videos demonstrating the Penn State experience on our 20 undergraduate campuses and in our academic colleges, find answers to frequently asked questions and connect with the resources you need to join the Penn State community. 

Welcome to the home of Penn State‚Äôs virtual events and activities!  

We have received several messages from our applicants and admitted students regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We want you to know we are thinking about you during this time. In lieu of on-campus events, we are creating virtual events and resources so that you can experience Penn State right from your home.  

We will continue to update this website regularly, so we encourage you to bookmark this page and check back often. 

If you have any questions, contact us at or 1-814-865-5471. We are here to help you as you work through the application process and ultimately, become a Penn Stater.  

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

I'm an admitted student, how can I find out more information about Penn State?

Penn State wants to continue to support students who are looking to decide where they will continue their education. We are currently in the process of making virtual resources available to you, so please check back often.

Additionally, please know that our staff are available to assist with answering your questions and helping you to understand your options at Penn State. If you have questions, email us at .

When will programming resume on campus?

As of 3/19/2020, on-campus visits have been canceled through 5/15/2020. We have events available for prospective students beginning 5/26/2020. 

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Can I come visit campus even if the university is closed?

Currently, rather than visiting any of our 20 undergraduate campuses, we recommend that you take full advantage of the resources soon to be a part of this page or email us at with your questions. Please do not visit campus. To reach out to one of our Commonwealth campuses, look for contact information at The safest option for everyone is to stay home and review our online resources.

I have a visit scheduled with someone at a campus or from an academic college, is that canceled?

As of 3/16/2020 all on-campus visits have been canceled. If you scheduled a one-on-one meeting with someone at a campus or in an academic college, it may be helpful to contact the campus or academic college to confirm the status of the visit.

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