Closer Look Weekend

April 11 - 12, 2014

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 11 - 12!

Agenda subjects and times are subject to change.

Friday - Student Agenda

11:30 a.m. Registration & Lunch
12:30 p.m. Welcome Address
1:00

Placement Exams
or
Get to Know Your College:

  • Clubs & Activities
  • Athletics
  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Cultural Immersion Program
  • Housing & Security 
2:30 Knight Nation Activities:
  • Campus round up
  • Fun & games with Admissions 
4:30 Meet your student host
5:00 Relocate luggage and reunite with family
5:30 Reception
6:15 Group picture and board bus for off-campus excursion
6:30 Bowling Excursion
9:30 Knight Nation After Dark
Note: Financial aid 1-on-1 appointments are available from 1 - 5:30 p.m.

Friday - Parent Agenda

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

Financial Aid 1-on-1 Reviews and Parent Workshops

  • Student Services
  • Residence Life
  • Campus tour 
5:15 Reunite with your student
5:30 Reception
6:15 Families depart
Note: Financial aid 1-on-1 appointments are available from 1 - 5:30 p.m.
Several spots are reserved for Friday only students.

Saturday - Student & Parent Agenda

9:15 a.m. Welcome Back Brunch
9:30 Not Your Typical College Campus Student Panel
10:15 Campus Resources for Your Success
  • Advising Center
  • Writing Center
  • Library resources 
11:00 Helpful Hints
  • Appearance policy do's and don'ts 
  • Ordering your text books
  • Blackboard orientation
11:30 Knight Nation Lawn Party
  • BBQ
  • Roommate assignments
  • Meet the coaches
  • Basketball & Volleyball pickup games 
Note: Financial aid 1-on-1 appointments are available from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Friday Only - Student Agenda

11:30 a.m. Registration & Lunch
12:30 p.m. Welcome Address
1:00

Placement Exams
or
Get to Know Your College:

  • Clubs & Activities
  • Athletics
  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Cultural Immersion Program
  • Housing & Security 
2:30 Knight Nation Activities:
  • Campus round up
  • Fun & games with Admissions 
4:30 Financial Aid 1-on-1's
or
Meet and Greet
  • College Advising Director
  • Housing Director 
5:30 Reception
6:15 Group picture
Note: Financial Aid 1-on-1 appointments are available from 1 - 5:30 p.m.

Friday Only - Parent Agenda

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

Financial Aid 1-on-1 Reviews and Parent Workshops

  • Student Services
  • Residence Life
  • Campus tour 
5:15 Reunite with your student
5:30 Reception
6:15 Families depart
Note: Financial aid 1-on-1 appointments are available from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Several spots are reserved for Friday only students.

Saturday Only - Student & Parent Agenda

9:00 a.m. Saturday Only Registration
9:15 Welcome Brunch
9:30

Placement exams
or
Not Your Typical College Campus Student Panel 

10:15 Campus Resources for Your Success
  • Advising Center
  • Writing Center
  • Library resources 
11:00 Helpful Hints
  • Appearance policy do's and don'ts 
  • Ordering your text books
  • Blackboard orientation
11:30 Knight Nation Lawn Party
  • BBQ
  • Roommate assignments
  • Meet the coaches
  • Basketball & Volleyball pickup games 
Note: Financial Aid 1-on-1 appintments are available from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.