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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Preview Day

You've been accepted to Penn State Behrend. Now what? You're invited to attend our Preview Day on Saturday, February 25, to learn more about our programs, faculty, and campus. You can attend the session that best fits your intended major, then hear from experts and enjoy a complimentary lunch!

Adult student in Lilley Library

Adult Learner Info Sessions

Thinking about starting or returning to college? Let's talk about it! Join an Info Session just for adult learners. You'll hear about financial aid, transfer credits, degree options, and more. Register for an event below, or schedule an individual appointment with an admissions counselor.  

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Open House

Start your Penn State Behrend journey here! High school students and their families are invited to our Open House on Saturday, April 1. Our packed agenda will allow you to meet faculty, staff, and students; attend an information fair; take a student-guided tour of our beautiful campus; and learn more about our 40+ degree programs.

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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. 

Virtual Tour

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.

Male student in Lilley Library

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 the Office of 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.