Admissions Events

Admissions Events

Fall Open House

September 24, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Join us for an open house to learn more about Penn State University; our 160+ bachelor’s and 20+ associate degrees; admissions, financial aid, and student life; and our award-winning faculty. Take a tour of campus and enjoy a complimentary brunch.

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Application Day

September 28, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Receive a $65 application fee waiver, listen to brief informational sessions on admissions and financial aid, and attend an application workshop where we help you apply. Optional individual appointments with admissions staff will be available.

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Application Day

October 11, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Receive a $65 application fee waiver, listen to brief informational sessions on admissions and financial aid, and attend an application workshop where we help you apply. Optional individual appointments with admissions staff will be available.

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Penn State Day Open House

October 19, 2016 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Explore Penn State University, including the various campus locations; the 160+ bachelor’s and 20+ associate degrees available; admissions, financial aid, and student life; and much more! Meet campus faculty and staff and tour campus with current students.

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Be a Student for a Day

October 26, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Be a Penn State student for a day and get a glimpse of college life first-hand. Experience a college class, interact with other students, go on a campus scavenger hunt, eat lunch in the café on us, and find out about the transition from high school to college. Stay after and attend our Scholarship Workshop, too!

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Scholarship Workshop

October 26, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Let us assist you with your scholarship search! Learn how to create a financial aid planning calendar, review scholarship search methods, learn how to create a winning scholarship essay, and learn how to start your scholarship search process. Come early and attend our Be a Student for a Day program, too!

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Radiological Sciences & Biomedical Engineering Technology Open House

October 27, 2016 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Learn more about the associate degrees in Radiological Sciences (RadSci) and Biomedical Engineering Technology (BET). Meet faculty in both programs, learn more about each degree, and meet current students in each program.

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Administration of Justice Open House

November 9, 2016 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Meet faculty in our Administration of Justice (AOJ) bachelor’s degree program, learn more about the criminal justice field, discuss the current job market, and talk about their recent research. You will also get an introduction to the admissions process, learn more about the campus and take a tour, and meet current students in the program.

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Financial Aid 101

November 10, 2016 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

In this seminar, we will review the student financial aid process, how financial aid awards are determined, and the available types of student aid. We will also help you better understand the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as we discuss the application more in-depth, explain the logic behind the questions, provide tips for successful completion, and discuss the new financial aid timeline and prior-prior year income data.

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