25 years of age or older


Assuming multiple roles such as parent, spouse/partner, employee and student


Returning to the classroom after four or more years of non-academic activity/employment


A veteran or actively serving member of the US armed services

Pursuing a college degree is a major commitment, especially if you are already trying to balance your career, family and community responsibilities. Penn College is committed to working with our adult learners to ensure they are successful. We offer a variety of services and programs that are designed to meet the needs of our adult learners both inside and outside the classroom. Whether you are just starting out, returning to complete a degree, changing careers, or re-entering civilian life, Penn College offers the flexibility and support to make your goals a reality.


Health and Safety

Academic Support

We find that some students are reluctant to ask for help during their academic journey. However, studies show that getting the extra academic assistance and support will most definitively improve your skills and increase your chance of success at Penn College. Here are some of our programs that we want to highlight for our Adult Leaners and hope that you'll consider taking part in!


Study Areas/Lounges

Financial Opportunities

Penn College has scholarships specifically for our adult learners. Here are just some of the opportunities:

Additional financial resources include federal tax incentives, UPromise student loan reduction program, and special Veterans education benefits. Learn more



Our family-friendly "icon"!

Penn College offers a variety of family-friendly programming throughout the semester.
Look for family-friendly icon for programs that you and your family may want to attend together!

Homecoming & Family Weekend

This is a GREAT weekend to invite your friends and family to campus to show them around while enjoying a variety of great activities. Homecoming & Family Weekend is geared toward all students. Learn more

Student Government Association

SGA represents students in all program areas and degree programs. They represent students' voices to Penn College administration and faculty. SGA also collaborates with administration to support and fund social and academic activities sponsored by Penn College Student Organizations. Contact: sga@pct.edu

Leadership Boot Camp

​The Leadership Boot Camp is a six-week leadership series meant to provide students with a set of basic leadership skills that will enable them to assume leadership positions in the very near future. Contact: studentaffairs@pct.edu

Services of Interest

Contact information

Pennsylvania College of Technology
DIF 119

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701