Spring Open House set for April 1 at Penn State York

Spring Open House York

Discover Penn State York during the Spring Open House set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Preregistration is encouraged and can be done online at york.psu.edu/openhouse or by calling 717-771-4040.

Credit: Barbara Dennis

YORK, Pa. — Don’t be an April fool — plan to attend the Penn State York Spring Open House, set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the campus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center. Meet faculty, staff and students; tour the campus; and discover more about Penn State right here in York. As part of the campus tour, see the newly renovated student center that opened in October 2016. 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 160 baccalaureate majors to the 10 baccalaureate degrees, including the three newest degrees, a bachelor of arts and bachelor of science in psychology and a bachelor of science in biology, which can be completed without leaving York.  The campus also offers five associate degrees, a master of education in teaching and curriculum, a variety minors, and credit certificates.

There are degrees and programs for students of all ages, and many services available to encourage success. An accelerated bachelor of science in business (BSB) degree is designed for adult learners looking to complete a degree they may have started years ago. 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 student financial aid and what it is like to be a Penn State student. Information is also available on the variety of credit and noncredit programs, and services offered to adults employed in business and industry though continuing education.

The open house schedule includes an academic resource fair where visitors can gather materials about programs. Discover The Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies (The Graham Program), and learn how to become a part of this exciting program unique to the campus. 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’s 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 on the open house, please call 717-771-4040 or 800-PSU-6227. Visit york.psu.edu/openhouse to register and see the schedule for the day. Registration is strongly encouraged.