Visit Penn State Behrend

We want to get to know you, and for you to get to know us. That's why we offer many options to connect with us and learn more about Penn State Behrend.

We are pleased to offer in-person campus visits. Even if you can't make an in-person visit, we encourage you to join us for a virtual visit, virtual appointment, or virtual tour.

To arrange a visit with us or to learn more, email [email protected], call us at 814-898-6100, or request more information online.

Penn State reserves the right to alter or cancel any portion of visit events at any time and for any reason, including but not limited to shifts in the status of the pandemic or relevant and applicable guidance, or individual participants violating University policy.

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Spend a Summer Day

Summer is the perfect time to learn more about Penn State Behrend! Join us for our informal-yet-informative Spend a Summer Day open house on Friday, July 26, to explore campus, learn more about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs, and hear about life at Behrend.

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Accepted Student Visits

Now that you've been accepted to Penn State Behrend, get a first-hand experience of life as a Penn Stater at one of our special programs for admitted students. You can explore campus, talk to students, get a taste of academics and student life, and learn more about the next steps in the admissions process.

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In-Person Visits and Tours

Are you ready for an in-person visit to Penn State Behrend? We're happy to offer campus visits, including an hourlong tour, to students who have been accepted or who are interested in applying to Behrend. Visitors must follow necessary safety guidelines.

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Virtual Visits for Prospective Students

Thinking Penn State Behrend might be in your future? Start your journey here, with a virtual visit. We can walk you through the application process and financial aid, and we'll answer your questions about what you'll study, where you'll live, and what you'll experience as a Behrend student. 

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Virtual Tours

We encourage you to explore our beautiful campus through a virtual tour. You can join our student Lion Scouts for a live campus tour and hear about their experiences as students, or you can take our Behrend virtual tour at your convenience. The virtual tour is available in English, Spanish, and Mandarin.

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Transfer Visits

Thinking about transferring to Penn State Behrend? It's not too late to make a fresh start this fall—attend a Transfer Visit, whether in person or virtual, and we'll start you on your way. Individual appointments with a transfer counselor also are available every weekday.

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Virtual Individual Appointments

We'd love to meet with you, even virtually! To arrange a meeting with an admissions counselor, financial aid representative, faculty member, veteran's benefits coordinator, or Adult Learner Services, call 814-898-6100 or email Behrend Admissions. You can also choose your virtual visit time using the link below. We are happy to meet with students and parents, either individually or together.

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What to Expect at Behrend

Want to learn more about attending Penn State Behrend? We have the info you need all in one place. Watch videos about what you can expect as a student at Behrend — and get help starting your journey.