Admissions Events

Admissions Events

Transfer Student Open House

January 5, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Join the admissions and financial aid staff to learn more about the admissions process for transfer students at Penn State New Kensington.  We will review the admissions process for transfer students, discuss important points about financial aid, and learn about services available to this special population. Students are welcome to bring copies of any post-secondary transcripts with them for an unofficial review of credit transfer.

Register for the Transfer Student Open House

Financial Aid 101

January 16, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Do you have questions about applying for financial aid? If so, please join the Penn State New Kensington Office of Student Aid for Financial Aid 101. In this seminar, we will review the student financial aid process, how student financial aid awards are determined, and the available types of student aid. We will also help you gain a better understanding of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Register for Financial Aid 101

Accepted Student Reception - By Invitation Only

January 25, 2017 | 5:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Students who have been offered admission to Penn State New Kensington and their families can learn about what they need to do between their acceptance and their first day of class. Students will also enjoy dinner with campus faculty, staff, and students after having fun roaring and exploring through special accepted student activities.

Register for the Accepted Student Reception

Be a Student for a Day

February 8, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Do you want to get a glimpse of college firsthand? You can "be a Penn State student for a day" and experience what a college class is like, interact with other students, go on a campus scavenger hunt, eat lunch in the cafe on us, and find out about the transition from high school into college.

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Scholarship Workshop

February 8 | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

During this program you will review scholarship search methods, learn how to create a winning scholarship essay, and discuss scholarship deadlines. 

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Application Day

February 16, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. OR 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Join us for Application Day and apply to Penn State for FREE! Students can come in and apply for free to any one of Penn State's campuses. You will attend brief sessions presented by admissions and financial aid, and admissions professionals will be on hand as you fill out the application online. Optional individual appointments with admissions counselors will be available after the workshop.

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GREAT Program Reception - By Invitation Only

February 22, 2017 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Students invited to participate in the GREAT Program are welcome to join us for an informative reception. Come learn more about the GREAT Program and all it has to offer. You will have an opportunity to speak with Penn State staff, current participants in the program, as well as representatives from our company partners. You need not have applied to the program yet to participate in this event. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Scholarship Breakfast - By Invitation Only

March 17, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Oakmont Country Club

For students accepted to Penn State New Kensington receiving a scholarship. You will have an opportunity to talk with our Chancellor, Dr. Kevin Snider, meet other students who are receiving a scholarship, and get a perspective of our campus from currently enrolled students. Please bring no more than one guest.

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Spring Open House

April 8, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Prospective students and their families can explore the university, meet with campus staff and faculty, and tour campus with current students. Come and explore all that Penn State has to offer! Learn about Penn State's 160+ bachelor's and 20+ associate degrees. Learn about admissions, financial aid, and student life. Hear from a faculty keynote speaker. Tour the campus with current students. Brunch will be provided.

Register for the Spring Open House

Accepted Student Reception - By Invitation Only

April 20, 2017 | 5:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Students who have been offered admission to Penn State New Kensington and their families can learn about what they need to do between their acceptance and their first day of class. Students will also enjoy dinner with campus faculty, staff, and students after having fun roaring and exploring through special accepted student activities.

Register for the Accepted Student Reception