Visiting Penn State Geography

Individual visits for prospective undergraduate students can be scheduled by contacting the Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Ryan Family Student Center at 814-863-2751 or completing the EMS Visit form at

Opportune times to visit the department (and College of Earth and Mineral Scienes) are during EMEX (The College of Earth and Mineral Science's Open House) usually held in late March, or during Penn State's "Spend A Summer Day" program in late July and early August.

For additional information about visiting the Geography Department, contact Jodi Vender at 814-863-5730 or

University Park information sessions and tours are scheduled through the University's Undergraduate Admissions Office. You can schedule your visit from the "University Park visit" section of their website or call the Undergraduate Admissions Office at 814-865-5471.