1-Day Schedule

8 - 9 a.m.


Bush Campus Center (CC), Penn’s Inn

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

9:15 - 9:30 a.m.


Klump Academic Center (ACC), Auditorium

Meet Penn College President, Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour, 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.

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Making Contact Students only

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Various Rooms

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 that will last for many years.

Partnering with Penn College Guests Only

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Auditorium

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

10:30 - 11 a.m.

Books, Money & Meals

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Auditorium

Learn key information about the College Store, Dining Services, the e-Bill, and Financial Aid. Representatives from these areas will share items such as: the cost of and the best time to purchase books and supplies; meal plan and dining options on campus; how to add a parking permit or meal plan; what the PCT One Card is; how the College's Higher One refund process works; and the financial aid check sheet.

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Community of Respect

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Auditorium

noon - 1 p.m.


Lifelong Education Center (LEC), Keystone Dining Room

1 - 2 p.m.

Crafting College Success

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Auditorium

Like anything that really lasts, college success comes through careful personal crafting that uses the right tools for the job. Learn the process that uses proven tools to build a successful college experience.

Crafting College Success for Students with Disabilities

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Rm. 403

For students with disabilities, entering higher education brings fundamental changes with respect to educational rights and responsibilities. Gain an understanding of these rights and available accommodations and services.

2 - 3 p.m.

Academic School Sessions

Varies dependent on academic program

Students and guests will have an opportunity to meet your school dean and learn more about your selected program. Each session is designed to address school specific information. All sessions will include time for questions and answers.

3 - 3:45 p.m.

Health & Safety

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Auditorium

3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

On-line Resources Students Only

Varies dependent on academic program

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 Student Affairs Guests Only

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Auditorium

4:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Final Thoughts

Klump Academic Center (ACC), Auditorium

5 - 7 p.m.

Dinner & Residential Student Key Pick-Up

Dauphin Hall