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Visit York College

Let us show you around our campus, introduce you to future classmates and answer all of your questions.

The best thing about college visits is seeing a college campus in person to get a fantastic sense of whether it is the right fit. We strongly believe you'll leave your York College visit with a great understanding of what makes us unique and how we can fit into your vision for college and a career.

Tour campus, ask students questions, attend a class, meet professors, discuss financial aid options, and so much more. From the moment you set foot on campus, you'll feel the difference. But you have to take that first step — registering for a campus visit.

We're ready for you to join the Spartan family.

If you have questions about this information or an upcoming event, please contact us at 717.849.1600 or admissions@ycp.edu. Thank you

Following the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, York College requires the use of masks indoors for all individuals, regardless of vaccination status.

For additional information regarding the COVID-19 guidelines and campus visits, please visit our Campus Visit Guidelines Page, by clicking the button below.

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Upcoming Visit Opportunities

From program-specific days to open house, we have great events that give you insight into York College.

YOUR GUIDE TO GETTING HERE

York College is located in York, PA in the heart of the jobs-rich mid-Atlantic. We are just 45 minutes from Harrisburg, 1 hour from Baltimore, 2 hours from Washington D.C. and Philadelphia, 3.5 hours from New York City, Pittsburgh, and Richmond, and 4 hours from Long Island! For directions, go to Campus Map, click on any building and then click on "Directions"!

getting the mostout of your visit

  • Major-Specific Visits & Open Houses for Undergrads

    Major-Specific Visits & Open Houses for Undergraduate Students

    Upcoming Open Houses and Campus Events:

    Fall Open House

    • This event has two options, both are in person, and is designed for high school students who are currently seniors, juniors, and sophomores in high school, as well as transfer students.
      • Saturday, October 30
      • Saturday, November 13

    Understanding College Webinar Series

    • A Night Just for Parents - Completing the FAFSA: Wednesday, November 3, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
      • What do parents need to know about financial aid, and more specifically, filling out the FAFSA before sending their student(s) off to college? Hear from York College's Financial Aid department to find out!
    • Financial Literacy Night: Wednesday, December 8, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
      • Go beyond the usual financial aid discussion. Chat with current students and staff about paying for school, building credit scores, securing scholarships opening a checking account, and more.
    • Academic Possibilities Night: Wednesday, February 23, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
      • This event is for high school students who want insight on everything from choosing a major to how your major and internships can lead to a potential career. Hear from a variety of current students and alumni on what worked, what didn't, and what a high schooler should know about how to get from point A to point B and beyond. Families are welcome. Undeclared students and those figuring out how to pursue a specific career are highly encouraged to register!
    • A Night Just for parents - College Q & A: Wednesday, March 9, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
      • What do parents need to know about sending their kids off to college? Hear from current York College parents, get your questions answered, and enjoy an opportunity to get in-depth information about the college experience - without your future college student around! This is a great chance to get a head start on what to expect well before your student enrolls. 
    • Financial Literacy Night - Completing the FAFSA: Wednesday, March 23, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m
      • What do students need to know about financial aid, and more specifically, filling out the FAFSA before heading off to college? Hear from York College's Financial Aid department to find out!
  • Transfer Visits

    Visit campus and see why transfers thrive at York College

    The best way to get to know York College is to visit, and the perfect day for you to do that is one of our transfer specific events. Join us for a special day designed especially for transfer students. Get a transfer-centric perspective on admissions, credits, aid, and scholarships.  An optional tour of the campus is offered after the Transfer Tuesday presentation.  We can't wait to see you on campus! We help you feel at home, from day one.

    Check out our Transfer Resource Center for more information about what we do for transfers. We have two different sessions available each Tuesday. One will be held on campus, and the other virtually. 

    On Campus: 

    • Tuesday | 11:00 a.m.

    Virtual: 

    • Tuesday | 3:00 p.m.

    Sign up below!

     



  • Graduate Visits

    Graduate Visits

    Upcoming Events:

    There are currently no graduate events coming up.

  • Information Sessions and Campus Tour

    Pick a Date for Your Information Session and Campus Tour

    We'd love to welcome you to our beautiful College in York, Pennsylvania. Our daily informational sessions consist of an overview of the college from our Admissions Team. A student ambassador will also show you around campus and answer questions about what your life will be like as a Spartan, from playing varsity or club sports to living in a residence hall.

    Admissions Tip: If you think York College is right for you, apply before your visit! It gives our counselors much more information to help answer your questions when you arrive!

    In-Person Information Sessions & Campus Tours | September - December
    • Monday | 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., & 3:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday | 1:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday | 10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
    • Thursday | 10:00 a.m. 
    • Friday | 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., & 3:00 p.m.
    • Saturday | 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

    Virtual Information Sessions | September - December

    • Tuesday & Thursday | 3:00 p.m.
    Specialty Information Sessions & Campus Tours* | September - December
    • Graham School of Business On-Campus Expeience: Thursday | On Campus 1:00 p.m.
    • Engineering & Computer Science Information Sessions & Tours: Tuesday| On Campus: 9:00 a.m.
    • Nursing On-Campus Experience: Wednesday | On Campus: 1:00 p.m.
     
    If you have questions, please reach out to the Admissions Office at admissions@ycp.edu and your admissions counselor will reach out to you.

     

  • Personalized Zoom Visit

    Personalized Zoom Visit

    Each virtual appointment is personalized and designed to give you the opportunity to learn about the different items that are most important to you as part of your college search. During your virtual visit, you will be able to connect with York College faculty members, virtually tour certain facilities, meet with your admissions counselor and our financial assistance team, and much more. This is a day designed by you, for you! 

    If you would like to schedule a Personalized Zoom Visit, contact Nan Noel, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at nnoel@ycp.edu, or 717.815.1769

Contact Us
Admissions Office
Miller Administration Building, 111
Phone: 717.849.1600
admissions@ycp.edu
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Meet our Admissions team

Check out our upcoming visit opportunities!