Central Penn College - Closer Look Weekend


Closer Look Weekend

April 15 - 16, 2016

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 15 - 16!

Agenda subjects and times are subject to change.

Student Agenda

11:30 a.m. Registration and Lunch
12:30 p.m. Welcome Address, The Conference Center
1:00 p.m.   Placement Exam Or Security ID Photos
2:00 p.m.   

Knight Nation Activities:  - Meet in room 203

  • Campus round up
3:00 p.m.    

Scavenger Hunt with Campus Clubs

Overnight guests

4:00 p.m. Meet your student host
5:00 p.m. Relocate luggage and reunite with family 
5:30 p.m.  

Reception, The Conference Center

6:30 p.m.  

Group picture

6:45 p.m.    

Knight Nation Activities

  • S’mores at the fire pit
  • Games in Student Lounge
  • Lip Synch Battle in Theatre
8:00 p.m. 

Board Bus for off campus activity

8:30 p.m.  Off Campus Interactive Event

11:00 p.m.  Return to campus

Friday Only Guests

4:30 p.m.

Financial Aid 1-on-1’s oMeet and Greet,  ATEC 203 Campus Counselor

5:15 p.m.

ReceptionThe Conference Center

6:30 p.m. Group Picture / Depart

Parent Agenda

11:30 a.m. Registration and Lunch
12:30 p.m. Welcome Address, The Conference Center
1:15 p.m.   What to Expect When You Have a College Freshman, The Conference Center
2:00 p.m.   

Financial Aid 1-on-1 Reviews, West Wing 21 or 
Parent Workshops:

  • Career Services
  • Residence Life and Security
  • Activities & Athletics
  • Education Foundation/Alumni Association

3:30 p.m.    

Campus tour, Meet at the bridge – look for the green and blue balloons

5:15 p.m.

Reunite with your student, The Conference Center

5:30 p.m.

Reception, The Conference Center

6:30 p.m. Families depart

Student and Parent Agenda

9:30 a.m.

Welcome Breakfast, The Conference Center

  • Housing Workshop and Roommate Signups
  • Not Your Typical College Campus: Student panel, The Conference Center or
  • Placement Exams, (Saturday Only RSVPs)
10:30 a.m.

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

  • Campus Tours, tours will depart from under the bridge
  • Meet the coaches BBQ, Basketball Courts
    • Enjoy lunch with the coaches
    • 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.