Sessions & Activities

Saturday, January 12

8 - 9 a.m.


CC, TV Lounge

Pick up your folder, t-shirt and schedule of events.

9 a.m.


CC, Penn's Inn

Meet Penn College President, Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour, and the Connections staff who will guide you through the day. Hear general information that will help you make the most of your time here.

9:15 - 10 a.m.

Making Contact

CC, Various Rooms

Making contacts and forming friendships while at college will enhance your experiences both in and out of the classroom. This session will help you meet fellow students and create connections that will last for many years.

Partnering with Penn College

CC, Penn’s Inn

Guest resources, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and staying connected to Penn College.

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Books, Money & Meals

CC, Penn’s Inn

Paying your bill, getting your refund, buying your books, and meal plan management.

10:45 - 12:00 p.m.

Academic School Sessions

Varies dependent on academic program

Meet your Dean and hear school specific information to prepare you for your program of study.

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.


CC, Commons

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Crafting College Success

CC, Penn's Inn

Like anything that really lasts, college success comes through careful personal crafting that uses the right tools for the job. Learn the process that uses proven tools to build a successful college experience.

Crafting College Success for Students with Disabilities

CC, 105C

For students with disabilities, entering higher education brings fundamental changes with respect to educational rights and responsibilities. Gain an understanding of these rights and available accommodations and services.

2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Health & Safety

CC, Penn's Inn

Learn how to be safe on campus, how to take care of your health-related needs, and where to get help when needed.

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.

Online Resources

CC, Penn's Inn

Access student profile information, academic resources, social events, and online tutoring.

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Tuition Drawing & Final Thoughts

CC, Penn's Inn

Connections is almost over; learn what you need to do next. One lucky member of the audience will win $1,000 off their tuition!

4 - 6 p.m.

Key/Housing Complex Map Pick-Up

Dauphin Hall


Capitol Eatery

Pizza and Pool 

CC Commons

Sunday, January 13

1 - 3 p.m.

"Link"ed In

CC, Lobby

Still have questions? Then stop by! The Links will answer questions or take you on a tour to help you find your classes.

7:30 - 8 p.m.

On-Campus Housing Meeting

CC, Penn's Inn

Mandatory session for ALL new students living in on-campus housing. On-campus students will meet with their Residence Life Coordinators, Resident Assistants, and other Residence Life staff.


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