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Volunteer Opportunities

Alumni Volunteers share their pride with students and families in a variety of ways from participating in our university wide open-house programs like Spend a Summer Day to celebrating with with local students who have made the choice to join the Penn State Family.

Timeline for Program Participation

Your commitment of time and energy to the volunteer program is appreciated and we think you will find it rewarding. To give you an idea of the general responsibilities, here is a timeline for a typical recruitment year:

May-June:

Undergraduate Admissions reaches out to current volunteers to renew their commitment to the program.

July-August:

First-Year Student Send-Offs throughout the country for students attending Penn State. Contact your local Alumni Association chapter to find out about any send-offs in your area.

August-September:

Alumni volunteer kick-off events occur throughout the country and at the University Park campus.

September-December:

College Fairs and other fall recruitment events, including Prospect Receptions, throughout the country for prospective students. See Penn State Visits You! for a full list of events.

October:

Alumni participation in University Park Homecoming, if desired.

November-April:

LionsROAR communication to students with offers of admission to Penn State.

March-April:

Accepted Student Programs throughout the country. See Penn State Visits You! for a full list of events.

April-May:

Spring Prospect Receptions throughout the country. See Penn State Visits You! for a full list of events.