1-Day Schedule

8 - 9 a.m.


Bush Campus Center (CC)

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

9 - 9:15 a.m.


Bush Campus Center (CC)

Meet the Penn College President 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)

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.

Partnering with Penn College Guests Only

Bush Campus Center (CC)

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

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Funding Your Future

Bush Campus Center (CC)

Learn key information about Financial Aid and the e-Bill. The cost of and how to purchase books and supplies; how to add items to your e-Bill such as a parking permit or meal plan; what the Bankmobile Vibe Card is; how the refund process works.

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Community of Respect

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Auditorium

10:45 - Noon

Academic School Sessions


Students and guests will break out by academic programs. Each session is designed to address school specific information including schedule review and materials need. All sessions will include time for questions and answers.

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.


Lifelong Education Center (LEC), Keystone Dining Room

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Gearing Up for Success

Bush Campus Center (CC)

Learn about our first year support framework and resources to support your transition to Penn College.


2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Wellness & Safety

Bush Campus Center (CC)

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.

Online Resources 

Bush Campus Center (CC)

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),

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Next Steps and Final Thoughts

Bush Campus Center (CC)