July 22, 2019

8 - 9 a.m.

Check-In & Continental Breakfast

Bush Campus Center (CC), Lobby

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

9 - 9:15 a.m.


Bush Campus Center (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 - 10:15 a.m.

Making Contact Students only

Bush Campus Center (CC), Penn's Inn

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 Guests Only

Bush Campus Center (CC), Room 114

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

10:15 - 11 a.m.

Crafting College Success

Bush Campus Center (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

Bush Campus Center (CC), Room 114

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.

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Academic School Sessions

School of Business & Hospitality - Bush Campus Center, Room 114

School of Construction & Design Technologies - Bush Campus Center, Room 201

School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies - Bush Campus Center, Room 207

School of Nursing & Health Sciences - Bush Campus Center, Penn's Inn

School of Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications - Bush Campus Center, Room 164

School of Transportation & Natural Resources Technologies - Bush Campus Center, Room 205

Students and guests will have an opportunity to meet your school dean and learn more about your selected program. Each session is designed to address school specific information. All sessions will include time for questions and answers.

12:15 - 1 p.m.


Lifelong Education Center (LEC), Keystone Dining Room

1 - 1:30 p.m.

Books, Money & Meals

Bush Campus Center (CC), Penn's Inn

Learn key information about the College Store, Dining Services, the e-Bill, and Financial Aid. Representatives from these areas will share items such as: the cost of and the best time to purchase books and supplies; meal plan and dining options on campus; how to add a parking permit or meal plan; what the PCT One Card is; how the College's Higher One refund process works; and the financial aid check sheet.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Online Resources

Madigan Library (LIB), Rooms 102 & 200

Student & Administrative Services Center (SASC), Room 1049

As a Penn College student, you will have numerous resources to help you both in and out of the classroom, right at your fingertips. Learn how to check your academic profile, access academic and library resources, find out what social events are happening around campus, get tutoring assistance all hours of the day, and more – with the click of your mouse.

Q & A with Student Affairs

Bush Campus Center (CC), Room 114

2:30 - 3 p.m.

Health & Safety

Bush Campus Center (CC), Penn's Inn

3 - 3:30 p.m.

Next Steps and Final Thoughts

Bush Campus Center (CC), Penn's Inn