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Spring on the York College campus

Junior Preview Day at York College

Get a taste of what York College offers — a transformative, private college education focused on you and your career potential.

Thank you to everyone who attended Junior Preview Day! Missed our Junior Preview Day? You can still schedule a personalized visit using the link below.

While that first day of college may seem far away, the reality is it's just around the corner. And we know you want to start narrowing down your options. We want you to see up close what York College does from day one to set you up for success. Our Junior Open House will give you the opportunity to:

  • Meet current students, and see our classrooms
  • Chat with faculty & administration
  • Learn about admissions, student life, and financial aid
  • Tour campus and enjoy a meal
  • Ask lots of questions

What are you waiting for? Whether you are just starting to take your SAT's or ACT's and getting a feel for possibilities, or are already down to a final few college options, you are welcome here. Please call Nan Noel at 717.815.1769 with questions.

York College's Mass Communications program includes hands-on learning with professional-quality TV production equipment.
York College's Mass Communications program includes hands-on learning with professional-quality TV production equipment. It's one example across our 60+ majors of how we're a college of doing, not observing.


Below is a tentative schedule that is subject to change.
  • Welcome

    Registration & Welcome

    *Beginning at 8:00 a.m. Registration: Please enjoy coffee and refreshments in the upstairs lobby. M&T Field House in the Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center
    8:30 a.m. Welcome: Remarks by our president, Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith; and Dr. Michael Thorp, Director of Admissions. Musical performance by Rhapsody, an a capella student music group. Wolf Gym in the Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center

    Campus Shuttles are continuously available between Iosue Student Union and West Campus buildings from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    The York College Bookstore will be open from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - perfect for quick refreshments and Spartan swag.

  • Morning Sessions

    Intended Major & Academic Exploration Presentation


    9 - 9:45 a.m.
    Intended Major Presentation: (see the Academic Breakdown list below). Attend a presentation in your intended program of interest or in the undeclared session. *see breakdown below                           
    10 - 10:45 a.m.    Academic Exploration Presentation: (see the Academic Breakdown list below). Attend a second program of interest of a session on getting involved through athletics and campus recreation activities. *see breakdown below



    Academic BreakdownLocation
    Athletics and Campus Recreation (second session only): Explore life as a Spartan student-athlete in a variety of ways! Join our information session inside the WPAC Theatre to explore collegiate sports, intramural sports, and recreational activities. Waldner Performing Arts Center Theatre

    Behavioral Sciences

    Intended Major Presentation (first session): WPAC Theatre

    Academic Exploration Presentation (second session): Appell Life Sciences, Room 302

    Biological Sciences

    Humanities Center, Room 218

    Graham School of Business

    Willman Business Center

    Communication and the Arts

    Wolf Hall, DeMeester Recital Hall


    Middle Level & Secondary: Appell Life Sciences, Room 101

    Elementary: Appell Life Sciences, Room 128

    *Engineering and Computer Science

    *Optional Kinsley Engineering Center Tour offered as second session from 10 - 10:45 a.m.

    Kinsley Engineering Center:

    9 - 9:45 a.m. (session 1 only)

    Computer Science: Room 125

    Mechanical Engineering: Room 130

    Computer & Electrical Engineering: Room 125

    Civil Engineering: Room 130

    English and Humanities

    Humanities Center, Room 128

    History and Political Science

    Humanities Center, Room 129

    Hospitality, Recreation, and Sport Management

    Diehl Hall, Room 102

    Stabler Department of Nursing

    Diehl Hall, Rooms 145 & 146

    Physical Sciences

    Humanities Center, Room 218

    Undeclared/Exploring Majors: Find out how York College supports students who are undeclared or unsure of their major choice.

    Iosue Student Union, Admissions Welcome Center 

  • Afternoon Sessions

    *Please refer to your personalized schedule for your assigned session and location.

    11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


    Admissions/Financial Aid Presentation
    Students get an overview of life at York College, from our excellent academics to our vibrant campus scene, and learn how York makes a quality, private education affordable. *see breakdown below                               
    Campus Life Presentation Discover answers to your questions straight from current students and learn more about activities on campus.

    WPAC Theatre


    Campus Tours York College Student Ambassadors will provide main campus tours starting on the outside patio (weather permitting!)

    Iosue Student Union outside patio (inside student union lobby in case of inclement weather)



    First Letter of your Last NameLocation
    A - F Willman Business Center, Weinstock Lecture Hall                          
    G - M

    Wolf Hall, DeMeester Recital Hall


    N - Z

    Iosue Student Union, Admissions Welcome Center


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recent graduates are employed and/or in graduate school
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Miller Administration Building, 111
Phone: 717.849.1600
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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