Pennsylvania College of Technology’s orientation programs are designed to welcome you to campus, help you feel at home, and familiarize you with the wide range of opportunities available at Penn College.
Connections is an orientation program designed to help you and your parents/guests get ready for college. This is a required program for all new students (including transfer and adult learners) held prior to your first semester at Penn College.
For students beginning in August, Connections is a two-day program held during the summer. For students beginning in January, Connections and Welcome Weekend are combined into one event, held the weekend prior to the start of classes.
Welcome Weekend is held the weekend prior to the start of classes in August. You will move into your on- and off-campus housing, participate in academic and social activities, and be introduced to current Penn College student leaders, faculty, and staff.