Open House - Session Details

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Whether you're a parent or potential student, we're excited to show you everything Penn State Hazleton has to offer.

After our welcome and admissions overview, you're encouraged to explore the sessions that fit your needs and pick the ones that are right for you and your family. View your options below. 

Questions? Our Admission team will be standing by during the open house to lend a hand. Text a team member at 570-987-6448.

Financial Aid 
The world of financial aid can be a very complicated place! Learn about best practices, deadlines and what financial aid options are available to students and families.

Campus Honors Program & Schreyer Honors College
The Penn State Hazleton Campus Honors Program and the Schreyer Honors College provide communities centered on research, leadership, and academic achievement.  Come learn about the benefits of honors education and how to apply to these honors program in this information session.

Transfer Credits at Penn State
Learn about transferring credits to Penn State and Hazleton programs. Explore the Transfer Credit Tool and discover the articulations we have with other colleges. Speak one-on-one with Elena Boyle, Assistant Director of Admission, about your transferring credit to Penn State.

Discovering Your Major
Have you always wanted to be an engineer, aspiring artist, veterinarian, or are you just not sure what you want to do? With so many choices at Penn State, selecting from over 275+ majors can be overwhelming! This session will focus on the resources that are available to assist you in the process of choosing a major.

Getting Involved
Involvement in co-curricular experiences is one of the most important parts of having a successful college career! You will make friends, learn all about Penn State Hazleton, and develop invaluable skills you will use in life beyond college.  From joining a student club, doing service, enhancing leadership skills, or participating in recreation, we have it all!  Join this session to explore the many opportunities to get involved at Penn State Hazleton.

Join members of our athletic department and coaching staff during these sessions to discuss how to join one or more of our eight intercollegiate programs. During this session, we will talk about the sports that are offered, what the student-athlete’s academic and athletic day looks like, and the support that is available to aid in the physical, intellectual, and emotional well-being of our players. In addition to intercollegiate athletics, we will also discuss the many intramural programs that are available to our students and answer any questions you may have about our athletic programs.

Housing & Food
Ready to enhance your college experience by living on campus? Discover your residence and dining hall options on campus. Hear about what a dorm room has to offer, and the various dining plans you can choose from at Penn State Hazleton, as well as our Penn State Eats mobile ordering app!

Student Panel – Real Questions, Real Answers
Curious what it is like as a student at Penn State? Ask the students directly! This panel conversation will answer all your questions about being Penn Stater at the Hazleton campus.

Speak with faculty members about your academic area of interest or specific program. Explore majors at Penn State Hazleton!