College of Agricultural Sciences Spring Open House

    Monday, April 6, 2020 at 8:45 AM until 4:30 PMEastern Daylight Time

    122 Heritage Hall, Hetzel Union Building
    Pollock Road
    State College, PA 16802
    United States

    Visit and Explore The College of Agricultural Sciences at University Park!

    Prospective Students: Learn about Ag Sciences majors and careers, explore study-abroad opportunities, meet faculty and staff, and tour some of our facilities.

    Your registration for the College of Agricultural Sciences Spring Open House includes complimentary parking in Lot 44 by the Bryce Jordan Center. You will then need to make your way to 122 Heritage Hall, Hetzel Union Building (HUB). Allow 15 to 20 minutes to walk to the HUB. We will also have buses available to shuttle you from the Bryce Jordan Center to the HUB running every 15 min.

    Parking Information:
    Please print your parking pass (you will receive this via email 5 days before the event) and have it displayed on your dashboard when you arrive. Please park in one of the two large lots adjacent to the Bryce Jordan Center (BJC on the map) and Beaver Stadium (BVR on the map). Please do not park in spaces that are marked as "pay station spots."

    Parking is available in the East Deck parking garage on Bigler Road, however there are not reserved spots for Open House participants. You will need to pay by the hour if you park in the East Deck garage. Allow 10 minutes to walk to the HUB from the East Deck garage.


    If you are looking to stay overnight prior to the Open House, click here for hotel options.

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    8:45 am - 9:45 am Registration/Check-In and Info Fair
    • Check-In and receive information packet and excuse for school if needed.
    • Info Fair: We will have tables set up for all the majors with displays/information and advisers to meet with students and families.
    9:45 am - 10:15 am Welcome to the College of Agricultural Sciences!
    • Welcome and College overview
    10:15 am - 10:45 am Student Panel
    • Meet some of our Ag Advocates to discuss and answer questions about student life.
    10:45 am - 11:00 am Families depart HUB for Ag Sciences Major Sessions
    • Families will depart the HUB and be escorted to Ag Sciences Major Sessions.
    11:00 am - 11:45 am Ag Sciences Academic Majors Information Sessions (Academic Area of Interest Information Session)
    12:00 pm - 1:00pm Lunch on Your Own
    • Local Eateries include:
    • Berkey Creamery
    • Saxbys (First floor of Business Building)
    • Bluespoon Deli (Warnock Commons, in North Halls)
    • Findlay Dining Commons (East Halls)
    • HUB Eateries
    1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Campus Walking Tour
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Research, Laboratory, and Facility Walking Tours
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Livestock Facilities Tours