Alert Date to Accept Offers of Admission Extended to May 15

Penn State will extend its offer acceptance deadline from May 1 to May 15, 2024, for incoming first-year students enrolling in the summer or fall 2024 terms.
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Visit Penn State

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to Visiting a Penn State Campus for prospective undergraduate students and families.

Can I schedule a tour?

Penn State encourages students and families to visit their campus(es) of interest! Register for virtual and in-person options for all 20 undergraduate campus locations on the Penn State visit site.

Does Penn State have an open house?

Penn State offers multiple open house events throughout the year. The largest being Spend A Summer Day, typically held in late July through early August. Find more information on the visit site as dates approach or contact the admissions office of your campus of interest directly to inquire about future dates.

When is Penn State's Spend A Summer Day open house program?

Spend a Summer Day is a large scale open house typically held in late July through early August. Find upcoming dates as they approach on the Visit page or contact the admissions office of your campus of interest directly. 

Can I take a virtual tour of campus?

Explore Penn State University Park with a virtual tour of the campus.  Information about Penn State's 20 undergraduate campus and tour options can be found on the Visit Page. Penn State also provides interactive maps for all of our 20 undergraduate campus locations. 

Can I receive directions to campus?

Visit information, session registrations, and addresses of Penn State's 20 undergraduate campus locations are available on the Visit Page. If needing further assistance with directions, please reach out to the admissions office of the campus interested in touring.

Are there any hotels near University Park to stay?

At the University Park campus, The Penn Stater is available for visitors with additional resources available through the Happy Valley Adventure Bureau. Those visiting Penn State's other 19 undergraduate campuses can find information by contacting their campus of interest

Can I have a campus map?

Penn State offers Interactive maps for each Penn State undergraduate campus location. Use the drop-down menu to select your campus of interest. Self-guided tour routes are also included for some locations electronically.