Opportunities and Services for Students
Penn College offers many services and opportunities to help students make the most of their education. Follow the links below to learn about the various programs and support services.
Two-day summer orientation (Connections) designed to help new students and their parents prepare for the year ahead, and a weekend-long series (Welcome Weekend) of workshops and social activities for students only.
Opportunity to study overseas (Germany, Australia, Italy, Mexico, Japan, or France) while earning credits toward a Penn College degree.
Assistance for current students, regardless of financial status, who would like to secure off-campus employment.
Services that help students make wise career choices, prepare for professional lives, and acquire post-graduate employment.
Services cover a wide array of personal, academic, and mental health issues.
Placement testing for new students as well as pre-enrollment information and first-semester scheduling.
Services and advice for students with documented disabilities who desire full participation in College activities and programs.
First aid, health counseling, and other medical services offered by full- and part-time registered nurses.
Free study-skills program open to all students. Topics include time management, textbook skills, memorization, test taking, learning styles, and critical thinking.
A one-day study skills conference teaches students to handle the rigors of a college course load.
Online tutoring and writing services available 24/7.
Video tutorials on an extensive variety of topics, available 24/7.
Group sessions to help students enrolled in particularly challenging courses. Tutoring as well as help with study and time-management skills.
Small group sessions to help students enrolled in developmental math courses.
Free tutoring by both peer and professional tutors. Math throughout the day, walk-ins welcome; other subjects scheduled for specific hours throughout the week. Individual tutoring available by appointment.
Individualized assistance is available with all stages of the writing process for all subjects requiring written assignments.
Mentoring customized to meet each student's needs in order to perform better at college. Professional mentors help clarify goals, develop better study habits, and ease the adjustment to college.
More than just a large book and periodical collection, the Madigan Library offers reference assistance, study rooms, computers, wireless Internet access, online databases, assistive technology, inner-library loan, Bookmarks Cafe, and more.