Visit Penn State Behrend

The best way to learn about a college is to visit the campus. Penn State Behrend offers several ways for you to check out our beautiful campus any time of year. For information on getting to campus, places to stay while you're here, and Erie, Pa., check out the links at left. If you visit us before you apply for admission we will waive your $50 application fee. Unfortunately, we can’t refund any fees that you’ve already paid.

You may register for any of the visit options below using our online system. Or call the Admissions Office at 814-898-6100, toll-free at 866-374-3378, or send us an email.

Individual Appointments

Individual appointments with an admissions counselor can be scheduled for Monday through Friday throughout the year. The appointment will include a campus tour with a current student. High school students interested in meeting individually with a financial aid representative or faculty member should call our office to schedule at 814-898-6100 or email Behrend Admissions. Students interested in meeting with an athletic coach should contact the coach directly to schedule an appointment. Prospective athletes can fill out a form online or contact our Athletics Office at 814-898-6163. 

Schedule an appointment

Transfer and Adult Appointments

Individual appointments with an admissions counselor can be scheduled for Monday through Friday throughout the year. Schedule by calling our office at 814-898-6100 or online. Additional appointments with financial aid, the veteran's benefits coordinator, or the Office of Adult Learner Services may be scheduled by calling our office at 814-898-6100.

Schedule a transfer or adult appointment

Get Started Saturday

Get Started Saturday is a special all-day event for accepted students. It will be a great way for you to explore campus and talk with students, faculty, and staff about what Penn State Behrend has to offer you. You’ll have the chance that day to hear from current students about their Penn State Behrend experience, while your parents talk with other parents about the things that matter most to them in your college choice. We’ll do everything we can to give you the information you need and answer any questions you have.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Blue and White Days

These accepted student programs offer the opportunity for students and parents to get the information most important to them. Learn about your next steps, financial aid and academics. A panel of current students will be available to answer your questions about student life. Campus tours and lunch with faculty will also be included.

Monday, February 15, 2016 (FULL)
Friday, April 1, 2016
Friday, April 22, 2016

PSB for Me

If you've already been admitted to Penn State Behrend, join us to find out why PSB is the right choice for you. Your PSB for Me visit will include a campus tour and an information session on what happens next, financial aid, and student life.  Various dates and times are offered throughout the year.

Register for a PSB for Me session

Business Preview Day

A preview day especially for accepted students who are interested in learning more about business majors Penn State Behrend. Learn about your next steps, financial aid, and academics. During the Business Preview Day a panel of current business students will be available to answer your questions about the school and student life, and you’ll have a chance to opt-into information sessions for business majors that most interest you. Lunch and an optional campus tour will also be included.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Get to Know Us

Just starting your college search? Never visited our campus before? Get to Know Us by attending this general information session and a campus tour. During the academic year, these sessions are offered on select Fridays and school holidays. The visit includes a presentation given by an admissions counselor and a campus tour given by one of our current student. If you'd like to try the food on campus, lunch is on us! Stop by the Admission Office for a free dining hall pass either before or after your visit.

Register for a Get to Know Us session

Transfer Day

Thinking about transferring? Sometimes, it’s a matter of wanting an academic program your school doesn’t offer. Other times, it can simply be that the school you’re attending doesn’t feel like the right fit for you. No matter what reason you might have for transferring, it’s not too late—and it’s easy to do. Attend our Transfer Day to get started!

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Open House

This Saturday program offers students the opportunity to meet with faculty, staff, and students in an information fair. Presentations from academic programs and other departments provide a wealth of information to students and their families. The event includes a student-guided campus tour. Future open house dates are listed below. Check back closer to the event date for registration information.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Adult Learner Open House

This evening program is your chance to learn about Penn State Behrend majors and services that may be of particular interest to you, the adult learner. There are many enrollment opportunities for adult learners at Behrend College. The open house is a convenient way to get your education on track.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Student-Guided Tours

Get the inside scoop on Penn State Behrend with a student-guided tour, offered most days throughout the academic year, Monday through Friday, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Virtual Tour

Sometimes your schedule or distance from campus or schedule makes a visit difficult. In that case, check out our virtual tour.