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    College of Arts and Architecture Virtual Open House

    Monday, October 12, 2020 at 10:00 AM until 6:00 PMEastern Daylight Time

    Join Penn State’s College of Arts & Architecture and Undergraduate Admissions Office for a unique virtual visitation event. Explore academics, hear from current students, virtually “tour” Penn State University Park, and learn about other important Penn State resources.  

    The Fall Open House is designed specifically for students currently applying or who have applied to Penn State University Park. We hope you can attend all of the sessions, or as many as your schedule allows. Please see the event agenda below:

    10-10:30amUndergraduate Admissions Information SessionHear from an admissions counselor to learn all about Penn State’s high-quality academics, unique opportunities, and vibrant student life. This presentation will also touch on the admissions application process.
    10:30-11amIntroduction to Multicultural OutreachMulticultural Outreach seeks to create a diverse student body through access and exposure to Penn State opportunities and resources. During this session, learn more about upcoming exciting Multicultural Outreach events.
    12-12:30pmSchreyer Honors College Information SessionThe Schreyer Honors College seeks to enrich our Scholars and, in turn, the world, by encouraging pursuits of academic excellence with integrity, building a global perspective, and creating opportunities for leadership and civil engagement. Attend our session to learn more about this prestigious honors college.
    1-1:30pmStudent Aid Information SessionJoin staff from the Office of Student Aid to learn about student aid opportunities at Penn State.
    2-2:45pmCollege of Arts and Architecture Information SessionJoin staff from the College of Arts and Architecture to learn more about direct admit majors. This session will provide details about what additional materials are needed, timeline for decisions and internship/career information. The College is a close-knit group of students, specializing in fields of design, visual and performing arts. When joining Penn State, you have access to the endless resources of a large University, while experiencing small studio classes.
    2:45-3:30pmCollege of Arts and Architecture Student PanelLearn from our current students about what makes the College so amazing!  This session will give you a chance to ask questions about clubs/professional organizations, housing, studio and much more.
    5-6pmVirtual Walking Campus TourJoin us for a virtual video tour of the beautiful University Park campus, guided live by Penn State tour guides.

    Questions? Feel free to email us at  


    Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.