Penn College offers many services and opportunities to help students make the most of their education. Follow the links below to learn about the various programs and support services.


New Student Orientation Programs

Two-day summer orientation (Connections) designed to help new students and their parents prepare for the year ahead, and a weekend-long series (Welcome Weekend) of workshops and social activities for students only.

Study Abroad

Opportunity to study overseas (Germany, Australia, Italy, Mexico, Japan, or France) while earning credits toward a Penn College degree.

Earn & Learn

Assistance for current students, regardless of financial status, who would like to secure off-campus employment.


Career Services

Services that help students make wise career choices, prepare for professional lives, and acquire post-graduate employment.

Personal Counseling

Services cover a wide array of personal, academic, and mental health issues.

Pre-Enrollment Testing & Advising

Placement testing for new students as well as pre-enrollment information and first-semester scheduling.

Disability Services

Services and advice for students with documented disabilities who desire full participation in College activities and programs.

College Health Services

First aid, health counseling, and other medical services offered by full- and part-time registered nurses.

Academic Support

Project Success

Free study-skills program open to all students. Topics include time management, textbook skills, memorization, test taking, learning styles, and critical thinking.


Online math tutoring and writing services available 24/7. Other subjects available during scheduled hours.

Video tutorials on an extensive variety of topics, available 24/7.

Supplemental Instruction

Group sessions to help students enrolled in certain challenging courses. Content tutoring as well as various learning strategies.

Small Group Tutoring

Small group sessions to help students enrolled in developmental math courses.

Tutoring Center

Free tutoring by both peer and professional tutors. Math throughout the day, walk-ins welcome; other subjects scheduled for specific hours throughout the week. Individual tutoring available by appointment.

Writing Center

Individualized assistance with all stages of the writing process for all subjects requiring written assignments.

Academic Mentoring

Mentoring customized to meet each student's needs in order to perform better at college. Professional mentors help clarify goals, develop better study habits, and ease the adjustment to college.

College Library

More than just a large book and periodical collection, the Madigan Library offers reference assistance, study rooms, computers, wireless Internet access, online databases, assistive technology, inner-library loan, Bookmarks Cafe, and more.