Visit Penn State York during the Penn State Day Open House on Oct. 19

September 12, 2019

YORK, Pa. — Plan to attend the Penn State Day Open House at the York campus from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center. 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 275 baccalaureate majors to the 11 baccalaureate degrees, including the newest degree programs, corporate communication and project and supply chain management, that can be completed without leaving York. The campus also offers five associate degrees, a master of education in teaching and curriculum, a variety of minors, and credit certificates.

Lion AMbassadors York

Penn State York's Lion Ambassadors are a large part of the Penn State Day Open House. These students volunteer their time to help promote the campus to visitors by providing tours, answering questions, and making them feel welcome. Adam Winchell, left, and Madison Forbes assisted visitors during last year's Penn State Day Open House.

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There are degrees and programs for students of all ages, and many services available to encourage success. An accelerated bachelor of science in business degree is designed for adult learners looking to complete a degree they may have started years ago. Penn State York is a military-friendly campus and veterans can use their benefits to earn a Penn State degree.

Open House Tours York

Tours provide prospective students and their families an opportunity to see the beautiful Penn State York campus.

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Guests attending the open house have an opportunity to talk with a faculty member and discover more about specific Penn State majors, as well as learn about the application process, financial aid and student life at the York campus. Information also is available on a variety of credit and noncredit programs, and services offered to adults employed in business and industry though continuing education.

The open house schedule includes academic and area-of-interest breakout sessions, a walking tour of campus, and more. Discover The Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies and learn how to become a part of this exciting program unique to the campus. Penn State York also 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.

Water Feature York

This relaxing spot on campus is popular with students, faculty, staff and visitors.

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Students who attend the open house prior to completing their Penn State application can have their $65 application fee waived. For more information or to register, visit the website or call 717-771-4040. Registration is strongly encouraged but walk-ins are welcome.

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Last Updated September 12, 2019