1-Day Schedule

8 - 9 a.m.


Bush Campus Center (CC), TV Lounge

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 a.m.

Making Contact Students only

Bush Campus Center (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 Guests Only

Bush Campus Center (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

Bush Campus Center (CC), Penn's Inn

Learn key information about the College Store, Dining Services, the e-Bill, and Financial Aid. You will be provided with information on items such as: the cost of and the best time to purchase books and supplies; meal plan and dining options on campus; paying your e-Bill; and how the College's refund process works.

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Community of Respect

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Auditorium

10:45 - Noon

Academic School Sessions

Varies dependent on academic program

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 - 1:15 p.m.


Bush Campus Center (CC), CC Commons

1:30 - 2:15 p.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), Rm. 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

Bush Campus Center (CC), Penn's Inn

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.

Online Resources 

Bush Campus Center (CC), Penn's Inn

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 the Vice President for Student Affairs Guests Only

Campus Center (CC), Rm. 201

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Tuition Drawing and Final Thoughts

Bush Campus Center (CC), Penn's Inn

4 - 6 p.m.

Dinner & Residential Student Key Pick-Up

Dauphin Hall (RSC), Capitol Eatery