Penn State Day Fall Open House set for Oct. 13 in York

September 19, 2012

Discover all that Penn State York has to offer during the ninth annual Penn State Day Fall Open House, from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, on 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 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. 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 University instructors.

The open house provides an opportunity to talk with a faculty member and learn more about specific Penn State majors as well as student financial aid and what it is like to be a Penn State student. Information also is available about 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.

Register for a chance to win two tickets to the Penn State vs. Ohio State football game on Sat., Oct. 27, at Beaver Stadium. Participants must be present to win.

For more information on the open house, call 717-771-4040 or 800-PSU-6227. Check out our website at
to register and see the schedule for the day.  

  • The Penn State Day Fall Open House is set for 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Penn State York.

    IMAGE: Barbara Dennis

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Last Updated September 20, 2012