Central Penn College - Closer Look Weekend

Central Penn College


Closer Look Weekend

April 21 - 22, 2017

Congratulations on your acceptance to Central Penn College!

You are about to begin your educational journey to a rewarding career and a better life. And to help you get started, we'd like to invite you to take part in our Closer Look Weekend, an event for accepted students only.

During Closer Look Weekend, you will have the opportunity to take your placement exams, talk to a financial aid counselor, make lasting new friendships and even spend a night in our apartments or townhouses!

If you're interested in joining us for Closer Look Weekend, we invite you to explore the schedules and register using the form below. This event is for accepted students and their families, who are encouraged to attend. We hope to see you on campus April 21 - 22!

Agenda subjects and times are subject to change.

Student Agenda

1:30 p.m. Registration
2:30 p.m. Welcome Address, The Conference Center
3:00 p.m.   Placement Exam or Fun and Games with Admissions
4:00 p.m.   

Knight Nation Activities:  - Meet in room 200

  • Campus Round Up
  • Group Picture

Overnight guests

5:00 p.m. Meet your student host
7:00 p.m.

Knight Nation Activities

  • S'mores at the fire pit
  • Games in the Student Lounge
  • Lip Sync Battle in the Theatre

8:30 p.m.  

Trampoline Park, Board the Bus

9:00 p.m.  

Trampoline Park, Arrive

11:30 p.m.    

Return to campus

Friday Only Guests

5:00 p.m.

Financial Aid 1-on-1’s

5:30 p.m.

Meet and GreetCabinet Members and Deans

6:00 p.m. Reception
6:45 p.m. Depart

Parent Agenda

1:30 p.m. Registration
2:30 p.m. Welcome Address, The Conference Center
2:45 p.m.   What to Expect When You Have a College Freshman, The Conference Center
3:00 p.m.   

Financial Aid 1-on-1 Reviews, West Wing 21 


Parent Workshops:

  • Career Services
  • Residence Life and Security
  • Activities & Athletics
  • Education Foundation/Alumni Association
4:30 p.m.    

Campus tour, Meet at the bridge – look for the white balloons

5:30 p.m.

Meet and Greet with the Cabinet Members and Dean, The Conference Center

6:00 p.m.

Reception, The Conference Center

6:30 p.m. Families depart

Note: Financial aid 1-on-1 appointments are available from 3-5:30 p.m. Several spots are reserved from 4:30-5:30 p.m. for Friday ONLY students. You will be notified by phone or text message when your session is ready. 

Student and Parent Agenda

9:30 a.m.

Placement Exams, Saturday Only RSVPs

10:30 a.m.

Welcome Back Brunch, The Conference Center

Student Panel, The Conference Center

Campus Resources for Your Success, Interactive Tour

  • Cultural Diversity Center
  • Career Services
  • Writing Center
  • Library Resources
  • Campus Counseling Services
11:45 a.m.  

Knight Nation Lawn Party

  • Meet the coaches BBQ, Basketball Courts
    • BB & VB pickup games – All are welcome to play
12:15 p.m.   

Amtrak Van Departure

Note: Financial aid 1-on-1 appointments are available from 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Please arrive five minutes before your scheduled appointment in West Wing room 21.