Academic Services at Pennsylvania College of Technology offers a comprehensive range of services to help guide new students through the pre-enrollment process. Our experienced staff are here to answer all of your questions about placement testing and test results, satisfying developmental requirements, first-semester scheduling, and more.
The pre-enrollment process is comprised of a series of steps* that will lead to your first semester at Penn College.
* For a complete list of steps that you will need to complete from placement testing to the first day of classes, see the Pre-enrollment Handbook.
The placement process, will determine how your current skills in math, reading, and English compare to what you will need for success in your major.
2. Pre-enrollment Advising
You will return to campus for a session designed to explain your test results and what those scores mean for your first semester and beyond.
During this session, you will also have an opportunity to talk with staff and faculty about the requirements and expectations of your major.
3. First Semester Scheduling
Based upon your placement and the requirements of your major, we will work together with academic deans and faculty to create your first semester schedule and will make it available to you on the Student Information System (SIS).
4. New Student Orientation
The final step in your pre-enrollment journey is to attend Connections , a required orientation program for new students.