Spring open house set for April 5 at Penn State York

Discover all that Penn State York has to offer during the spring open house set for 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at the campus. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. Meet faculty, staff and students; tour the campus; and discover how to become a part of Penn State in York. The open house is free and open to the public. Registration is strongly encouraged but not required. 

Learn about Penn State York’s programs, from the first two years of more than 160 baccalaureate majors (2 + 2 program) to the seven 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. 

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.

For more information on the open house, 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.

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 2014 or fall 2014. For more information on this event, visit http://yk.psu.edu/Admissions/33472.htm.

Last Updated February 20, 2014