Admissions Visits

We can't wait for you to visit Penn State Berks!

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Tour Penn State Berks

Penn State Berks will offer guided campus tours with our Lion Ambassadors through Friday, December 1. These student-led tours will resume in January 2024. Please check back to see what we have planned for the spring!

The best way to get to know us is to visit! Join us for a campus tour where you'll see our state-of-the-art science and engineering labs, incredible athletics facilities, vibrant campus life opportunities, and more. Our tours are led by Lion Ambassadors, who are current students able to answer your questions about what it's like to study at Penn State Berks. There are two ways to tour campus:

If you need assistance, please contact the Admissions Office at 610-396-6060 or [email protected].

Programs for Future Students

Discover Penn State Berks - High School Junior Tours of Campus

It's never too early to start the college search process, and you're invited to Penn State Berks to discover how we may be your perfect college fit! Join us for a beautiful spring afternoon designed specifically for high school juniors who are thinking about becoming Penn Staters. During this event, our Admissions team will deliver a brief presentation with some basic admissions information followed by a campus tour with a Lion Ambassador, our student tour guides! Get to know the "Perks of Berks" and have your $65 application fee waived for attending. We are Penn State. And you are going to love it here!

Programs for Accepted Students

Penn State Berks: The Classroom Experience 

Before you become a bona fide Penn Stater, you may wonder what classes are like at Penn State Berks, and you're invited to join us on campus for a classroom experience! Choose one of four sample classes in various academic disciplines that have been designed just for you by our world-class faculty. Parents, families, and supporters are encouraged to experience the class with you. After your classroom experience, you'll have the opportunity to take a campus tour with one of our Lion Ambassador student tour guides, who can answer any remaining questions you may have about what it's like to be a student at Penn State Berks. Register for the classroom experience today!

Make Your Mark at Penn State Berks

Have you been accepted to Penn State Berks? Join us for our largest accepted student event! Whether you have already accepted you offer of admission or are still deciding if you would like to become a Penn Stater, this exciting program will answer all your questions and prepare you for the next steps to transition from high school to college. This event will help you and your family understand financial aid, explain your next steps, discuss housing and food services, and much more. There also will be student and family/supporter breakout sessions as well as the opportunity to have lunch with faculty from various academic areas. You and your family are also encouraged take an optional full campus tour with our Lion Ambassador student tour guides. This program is offered on three different dates, but there is no need to attend this program more than once — choose the date that best works for you!

Statement of Zero Tolerance of Harassment

Penn State Berks is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive campus that celebrates the unique strengths of each and every person. At Penn State Berks, we embrace diversity as an essential part of building a rich and vibrant community. We believe that diversity and community are mutually dependent, and we strive to create an environment that promotes respect for differences while fostering caring relationships, cross-cultural understanding, and appreciation across the campus.

For more information see the University's AD-91 Policy