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Penn State York Spring Open House set for April 6

Campus tours are part of the Spring Open House event at Penn State York set for April 6.
Campus tours are part of the Spring Open House event at Penn State York set for April 6.
4/4/2013 —

Discover all that Penn State York has to offer during the spring open house set for Saturday, April 6 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the campus. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m.  Meet faculty, staff, and students; tour the campus; and discover more about Penn State right here in York.  The open house is free and open to the public.

Learn about Penn State York’s programs, from the first two years of more than 160 baccalaureate majors (2 + 2 program) to the eight baccalaureate degrees, six associate degrees, a master of education in Teaching and Curriculum, and a variety of credit certificates that can be completed without leaving York.  The 2 + 2 program gives students the opportunity to begin their college education in York and finish at another Penn State campus.  Hear about Penn State’s Video Learning Network (VLN) and other blended courses that allow students to complete credit courses in a seven-week accelerated format combining face-to-face sessions with video conferences and online teaching by Penn State instructors.

The open house provides an opportunity to talk with a faculty member and learn more about specific Penn State majors as well as learn more about student financial aid and what it is like to be a Penn State student.  Information is also available on the variety of credit and noncredit programs and services offered to business and industry through continuing education.

Come and explore the variety of educational opportunities for people of all ages.

Part of the open house includes an activity/information fair where visitors can gather materials about programs and learn about a variety of activities at the campus including five varsity sports: baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, and women’s volleyball.  The campus also has more than 20 student clubs and organizations that provide a variety of activities and events throughout the year.

In addition, Penn State York offers an honors program for students with outstanding academic ability and undergraduate research opportunities for students with an interest in hands-on experience in research.  There’s a lot happening at Penn State York.

For more information on the open house, please call (717) 771-4040 or (800) PSU-6227.  Check out our website at www.yk.psu.edu/openhouse to register and see the schedule for the day. Registration is strongly encouraged but not required.

Following the open house, an offer reception begins at 2 p.m. for students and their families who have received an offer of admission from Penn State York for summer 2013 or fall 2013.  For more information on this event, visit http://yk.psu.edu/Admissions/additional-events.htm


Spring Open House Schedule

8:45-9 a.m.
Check-in and light breakfast,
Conference Center, Main Classroom Building


9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Conference Center, Main Classroom Building


9:10 a.m.
Admissions Presentation
Conference Center, Main Classroom Building


9:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion with Staff and Students


10:45 a.m.
Campus Tours Given by Penn State Lion Ambassadors


11:30 a.m.
Student Activity/Information Fair
Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center


11:30 a.m.
Lion’s Den, Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center


12:30 p.m.
How to Pay for College – Financial aid presentation.
Conference Center, Main Classroom Building


1:15 p.m.
The Transformative Power of a Penn State Education
Conference Center, Main Classroom Building


1:30 p.m.
Academic Resource Fair
Conference Center, Main Classroom Building


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