Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend

Introduction to College

Over 800 students join the Berks campus in the Fall, and the Welcome Weekend program stands as the ultimate method to meet other new students, faculty members, support staff and current students who may become life-long friends.

Each year, Penn State Berks' Welcome Weekend provides the most effective method for students to familiarize themselves with college life, providing a key aid in ensuring a successful college life.

Topics during Welcome Weekend include:

  • Penn State Culture
  • Adjusting to College Life
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Keys to Involvement
  • An Introduction to Student Leaders
  • An Introduction to Campus Services
  • Campus Tours
  • Teambuilding

Social Events during Welcome Weekend include:

  • Comedy Hypnosis
  • Open Mic
  • Outdoor Movie
  • Welcome Dance
  • Bingo