Penn State Day set for Oct. 8 on York campus

Discover opportunities on campus during the Fall Open House
female and male student holding a blue and white open house sign.

Shri Vennu and Gabriel Villafuerte, students at Penn State York, help promote the Penn State Day Open House last fall. The 2022 event is set for Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is preferred but walk-ins are welcome.

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YORK, Pa. — Mark your calendar and plan to attend the Penn State Day Open House at the York campus from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center). Meet faculty, staff, and students, tour the campus, and discover more about Penn State right here in York. The open house is free and open to the public.

Learn about Penn State York’s programs, from the first two years of more than 275 Penn State majors to the 12 baccalaureate degrees, including the newest degree programs: information technology, cybersecurity analytics and operations, corporate communication, and project and supply chain management, all of which can be completed without leaving York. The campus also offers five associate degrees, a master of education in teaching and curriculum, a variety of minors, and credit certificates.

Through the 2+2 program, students can begin at the York campus and finish their degree at University Park or another Penn State campus.

Penn State York is a military-friendly campus, and veterans can use their benefits to earn a Penn State degree.

Guests attending the open house have an opportunity to talk with a faculty member and discover more about specific Penn State majors, as well as learn about the application process, financial aid, and student life at the York campus.

The campus offers six collegiate sports so students can continue to play the sport they love. Information is also available on a variety of credit and noncredit programs and services offered to adults employed in business and industry though continuing education.

The open house schedule includes academic and area of interest break-out sessions, a walking tour of campus, and more. Discover the Graham Fellows Program for Entrepreneurial Leadership (Graham Fellows Program) ( and learn how to become a part of this exciting program unique to the campus. Tour the new Graham Center for Innovation and Collaboration (The Graham Center), home to the Graham Fellows Program and the Center for Inclusive Leadership (CIL).

Penn State York also offers an honors program for students with outstanding academic ability, and undergraduate research opportunities for students with an interest in hands-on experience in research. There is a lot happening at Penn State York.

Students who attend the open house prior to completing their application to Penn State can have their $65 application fee waived. For more information or to register, visit the website or call 717-771-4040. Registration is strongly encouraged but walk-ins are welcome.