Admissions Events

Admissions Events


Come visit Penn State Berks to discover why we are the perfect place to be a Penn Stater!

Anyone who visits Penn State Berks and has not yet paid the $65 Penn State application fee, will have the fee waived for them.

Regardless of where you are in the admissions process, you can always take a daily tour of Berks Monday through Friday with our Lion Ambassadors.  Schedule your tour today!

**NEW!!! In Fall 2018 students and families who take the 11:00 a.m. tour on Tuesdays and Thursdays will have the opportunity to attend an admissions presentation with one of our professional counselors immediately following the tour from 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.**


Congratulations- you have been accepted to world renowned research University!  Now it's time for you to decide why we are the best college choice for you...

To register for any of these programs, please follow the corresponding link to the right.

Ask the Berks Experts

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Have all your Berks questions answered by our panel of experts. Berks faculty, staff, current students, and alumni will compose a panel that is here to answer your questions about our campus. After the panel concludes, take a tour with our Lion Ambassadors. You can choose a "full campus tour" that will showcase all our facilities and residence halls or you can opt for a shorter tour that exclusively covers the residence halls.

Penn State Berks: The Classroom Experience

Monday, February 18, 2019, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Choose one of our sample classes in various academic disciplines that have been designed just for you by our amazing Penn State Berks faculty. Afterwards you will have the opportunity to take a tour of the campus.


February 23, March 23, or April 13, 2019, 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

This is our largest event for students who have been accepted to Berks. This exciting day is perfect for students who have already accepted their offer of admission or who are still deciding if they are going to become Penn Staters. This program will answer all your questions and prepare you for the next steps to transition from high school to college. Presentations will cover topics such as Financial Aid, Next Steps, and Housing and Food Services. There will be student and family break-out panels and sessions with faculty based on academic majors. You and your family can take an optional full campus tour with the Lion Ambassadors. This program is offered on three different dates. There is no need to attend this program more than once. Choose the Saturday that best works for you!

Dinner with the Lion Ambassadors

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

You and your family (up to 4 total people) are cordially invited to be our guest and join us for dinner in Tully's, our dining hall, with our Lion Ambassadors. After dinner you can request an intimate tour of Berks.