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Visit Penn State Behrend

The best way to learn about a college is to visit. Penn State Behrend offers several ways for you to see our beautiful campus any time of year. For information on getting to campus, places to stay while you're here, and the Erie region, check out the links on the right. If you visit us before you apply for admission, we will waive your application fee, although we can’t refund any fees that you’ve already paid.

To register for any of the visit options below, use our online system, call the Admissions Office at 814-898-6100 or toll-free at 866-374-3378, or send us an email.

Get to Know Us

Just starting your college search? Never visited our campus before? Get to Know Us by attending this general information session and a campus tour. During the academic year, these sessions are offered on select Fridays and school holidays. The visit includes a presentation given by an admissions counselor and a campus tour given by one of our current students. If you'd like to try the food on campus, lunch is on us! Stop by the Admissions Office for a free dining hall pass either before or after your visit.

Preview Day

We invite students who have been offered admission to the college to learn more about our degree programs, outstanding faculty, and tremendous academic facilities at Preview Day on Saturday, February 17.

Register to attend one of five Preview Day Sessions. Choose your Session based on your intended major, academic interests, or career goals. Every Preview Day Session will include faculty presentations, detailed information about majors and minors, and complimentary lunch. Optional campus tours and financial aid presentations will be offered, as will a special presentation for prospective Honors students.

2018 Spring Open House

Spend the morning of Saturday, April 21, on our beautiful campus! Open House offers you and your family the opportunity to meet with college faculty, take a student-guided campus tour, visit tables of interest at a campus-wide Information Fair, and attend presentations on academics, financial aid, and Penn State's admissions process. 

Adult Learner Open House

Thinking of beginning or returning to your degree studies? The Adult Open House on Wednesday, April 4, is tailored to the special interests of adults. You'll learn more about Penn State Behrend's degree programs, the student services available to adult learners, and your enrollment options.

Individual appointments with an admissions counselor can be scheduled for Monday through Friday throughout the year.

Transfer Students

Thinking about transferring? Sometimes, it’s a matter of wanting an academic program your school doesn’t offer. Other times, it can simply be that the school you’re attending doesn’t feel like the right fit. No matter what reason you might have for transferring, it’s not too late—and it’s easy to do. Join us for Transfer Student Day on Tuesday, April 17, to get started. 

Individual appointments with an admissions counselor can be scheduled for Monday through Friday throughout the year.

Individual Appointments

Individual appointments with an admissions counselor can be scheduled for Monday through Friday throughout the year. The appointment will include a campus tour with a current student.

To arrange a meeting with a financial aid representative, a faculty member, the veteran's benefits coordinator, or the Office of Adult Learner Services, call 814-898-6100 or email Behrend Admissions.

Students interested in meeting with an athletic coach should contact the coach directly, fill out a prospective student-athlete form, or call 814-898-6163.

Virtual Tour

Sometimes your schedule or distance from campus makes a visit difficult. In that case, check out our virtual tour.

Student-Guided Tours

Student-Guided Tours

Get the inside scoop on Penn State Behrend with a student-guided tour, offered most days throughout the academic year, Monday through Friday, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. During the summer months, tours are offered Monday through Friday, at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.