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Before registering for any of the events listed below, the student must create and log into a MyPennState profile. Click here to create a profile or to log in if you already have one. If you are unable to complete the event registration online, please call 888-968-PAWS to register by phone.

 

15
Jan
2015

Financial Aid 101
6:30 p.m. | Penn State New Kensington

Do you have questions about applying for financial aid? If so, please join the Penn State New Kensington Office of Student Aid for Financial Aid 101.


In this seminar, we will review:

-the student financial aid process
-how student financial aid awards are determined
-the available types of student aid

We will also help you gain a better understanding of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as we:

-discuss the application more in-depth
-explain the logic behind the questions
-provide tips on how to complete the form successfully

register

19
Jan
2015

Financial Aid 101
2:00 p.m. | Conference Center

Do you have questions about applying for financial aid? If so, please join the Penn State New Kensington Office of Student Aid for Financial Aid 101.


In this seminar, we will review:

-the student financial aid process
-how student financial aid awards are determined
-the available types of student aid

We will also help you gain a better understanding of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as we:

-discuss the application more in-depth
-explain the logic behind the questions
-provide tips on how to complete the form successfully

register

28
Jan
2015

Accepted Student Reception
6:00 p.m. | Penn State New Kensington

By invitation ONLY.

Students who have been offered admission to Penn State New Kensington and their families can learn about what they need to do between their acceptance and their first day of class.


During this program, you will:

-learn "what comes next" in the admissions and financial aid processes.
-find out about student life.
-take a tour with a current student.
-have an opportunity to speak with faculty in your chosen major and listen to faculty presentations.

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04
Feb
2015

Scholarships and Smoothies
3:30 p.m. | Penn State New Kensington

Join us for a smoothie as we assist you with scholarship searches!


During this program you will:

-receive a financial aid planning calendar.
-review scholarship search web sites.
-learn how to create a personal statement.
-start one scholarship application.

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04
Feb
2015

Be a Student for a Day
8:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Penn State New Kensington

Do you want to get a glimpse of college life first-hand?  Why not be a Penn State student for the day?  Visit Penn State New Kensington, and a student will be your host. 


You will:
- experience what a college class is like.
- interact with other students.
- participate in a campus scavenger hunt.
- eat lunch in the café on us.
- find out about the transition from high school into college.

Spaces are limited.  Reservations are required.
Lunch will be provided.

register

16
Feb
2015

Application Day
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Penn State New Kensington

Join us for Application Day and receive a decision that week!


Students can come in and apply for free to any one of Penn State's campuses. First-year students applying for Fall 2015 with complete applications applying to Penn State New Kensington may receive decisions that week!

In order to complete the application process and receive a decision that week, please bring your official high school transcripts, proof of SAT or ACT scores, and transcripts from all post-secondary institutions you have attended (including college in high school credits). Students applying to campuses other than New Kensington are welcome and will also receive fee waivers, but decisions will not be made that week.

To expedite your visit, please fill out the online application at the following link, or download and print a PDF copy to fill out before coming in.

Online Application (fill out but DO NOT submit)
PDF Paper Application

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24
Feb
2015

GREAT Program Reception
6:30 p.m. | Penn State New Kensington

By invitation ONLY.

Students invited to participate in the GREAT Program are welcome to join us for an informative reception.


Come learn more about the GREAT Program and all it has to offer. You will have an opportunity to speak with Penn State staff, current participants in the program, as well as representatives from our company partners.

You need not have applied to the program yet to participate in this event. Light refreshments will be provided.

 

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20
Mar
2015

Scholarship Breakfast
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Oakmont Country Club

By invitation ONLY.

For students accepted to Penn State New Kensington receiving a scholarship.


You will have an opportunity to talk with our Chancellor, Dr. Kevin Snider, meet other students who are receiving a scholarship, and get a perspective of our campus from currently enrolled students.

Please bring no more than one guest.

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08
Apr
2015

Transfer Student Open House
6:30 p.m. | Penn State New Kensington

Join the admissions and financial aid staff to learn more about the admissions process for transfer students at Penn State New Kensington.


We will review the admissions process for transfer students; discuss important points about financial aid; and learn about services available to this special population. Students are welcome to bring copies of any post-secondary transcripts with them for an unofficial review of credit transfer.
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11
Apr
2015

Spring Open House
9:00 a.m. | Penn State New Kensington

Prospective students and their families can explore the university, meet with campus staff and faculty, and tour campus with current students.


Come and explore all that Penn State has to offer:
-Learn about Penn State's 160+ bachelor's and 20+ associate degrees.
-Learn about admissions, financial aid, and student life.
-Hear from a faculty keynote speaker.
-Tour the campus with current students.

Lunch will be provided.

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16
Apr
2015

Athletics Reception
6:00 p.m. | Penn State New Kensington

Join new and current student athletes to learn more about Penn State New Kensington athletics.


 At the dinner you will be able to:

-Meet other prospective Penn State New Kensington student athletes.
-Meet current student athletes and coaches.
-Get answers to your admissions and financial aid questions.
-Take a campus tour.

You are welcome to bring up to two (2) guests.

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Penn State New Kensington
Office of Enrollment Management
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Some evening hours by appointment only
724-334-LION
888-968-PAWS
nkadmissions@psu.edu
nk-finaid@psu.edu