Preview all sessions on our Guidebook App once you are registered!

Sample Schedule

Upon registering you will create your own schedule for the day. Preview all sessions on our Guidebook App once you are registered!

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.


Campus Center Lobby

Arrive and confirm your schedule of events for the day.
A continental breakfast will be provided.

9:30 a.m.


Penn's Inn, CC 215

Connect with our orientation team and hear general information that will assist you in taking care of business.

9:30 - 10:20 a.m.

How to be a Wildcat 

Penn's Inn, CC 215

This session will introduce Wildcats to life beyond the classroom, explore the countless opportunities to make the most of your time at Penn College, preview events to attend, and review resources available.

10:30 - 11 a.m.

Financial Aid Information

Penn's Inn, CC 215

Learn key information about Financial Aid and the e-Bill. We will cover application processes, smart borrowing, Federal Work-Study and the planning you can do now for a smooth fall. Information about the refund process will also be provided.

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Community of Respect

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Auditorium

11:15 - 12:30 a.m.

Academic School Sessions

Various Campus Locations

Students and guests will break out by academic programs.

Learn about academic classroom and program expectations, and what your major will really be like. This session will provide students and guests opportunity to ask questions about class schedules, books, tools, & uniforms.

12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.


Lifelong Education Center (LEC), Keystone Dining Room

noon - 4:30 p.m.

Taking Care of Business 

Various Campus Locations

  • Math Questions or Concerns (1 - 3 p.m.)
    Visit the Campus Center Lobby to have any additional math questions or concerns answered.
  • Get Your Photo ID Taken
    Get your PCT ID photo taken and walk away with your official PCT ID card. This is for students who didn't upload their photo through the on-line process.
  • Drop Off Immunization Paperwork
    Drop off any required immunization paperwork to College Health Services and learn more about services offered.
  • Ask Questions about Dining Plans
    Learn more about your dining plan and options for dining across campus. Our Registered Dietician will be on-site to answer any questions.
  • Connecting with Disability & Access Resources
    Learn more about services available through Disability & Access Resources and drop off disability/diagnosis documentation to begin the process to request accommodations.
  • Veteran & Military education benefits
    Ask your questions about Veterans Affairs and Military educational benefits. Information can be provided on benefits to Veterans by Penn College and the surrounding community.
  • Visit the College Store
    Your official location for Wildcat Gear, Books, Tools, and Uniforms.
  • Ask Financial Aid Related Questions
    Have financial aid paperwork to drop off? Have questions about the process? There is time for that too!
2 - 4:30 p.m.

Next Steps

Campus Center Lobby

Visit us in the Campus Center. There will be staff to answer any final questions or clarify next steps. New students living on-campus in spring 2024 can move into their Residence Hall beginning at 3 p.m.