College Awareness Month is October 2017

This October, PhillyGoes2College offers citywide events in partnership with college access organizations in order to engage thousands of students and residents who are interested in resources and pathways that lead to college access and completion.

pc2g-college-awareness-month College Awareness MonthJOIN US FOR THE KICKOFF!

Wednesday, October 4 4:30 -7:30 p.m. School District of Philadelphia 440 North Broad Street

FAFSA Completion and Financial Aid Kick Off Event

PHEAA’S representative, Ron Felder, Higher Education Access Partner, will speak to the public about the financial aid process.  Experts will be on hand to support completing the financial aid form and answer questions.  Workshops will be conducted on topics such as: Returning to College as an Adult, Loans, 529 Plans, Deciphering Award Letters, and much more.”

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• Saint Joseph’s University Fall Open House 9:30 am
• Saint Joseph’s University Fall Open House @ Hagan Arena
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
While you’re here, you’ll learn more about SJU through a presentation with an admissions staff member, take a guided campus tour with a current student, and enjoy lunch in our dining hall.  We also encourage[...]
• Holy Family University Fall Undergraduate Open House 10:00 am
• Holy Family University Fall Undergraduate Open House @ Holy Family University - Northeast Philadelphia Campus
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am
” Highlights: Admissions, Financial Aid, Academic Workshops, Student Activities and Services, and Campus Tours. For more information, call 215-637-3050 or email admissions@holyfamily.edu. ” Register here: https://www.holyfamily.edu/undergraduate-open-house-registration
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• BEACHELL/KEYSPOT at the Dornsife Center 12:00 pm
• BEACHELL/KEYSPOT at the Dornsife Center @ The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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KEYSPOT is a free computer lab offering assistance with job search, career development, technology training, & adult education programs. Mondays —12pm to 7pm Wednesdays—12pm to 7pm Tuesday & Thursdays—12pm to 7pm Fridays—1pm to 4:30pm Please[...]
• Penn State University Park Schreyer Information Session Academic Program Information Sessions for Prospective First-Year Students 2:00 pm
• Penn State University Park Schreyer Information Session Academic Program Information Sessions for Prospective First-Year Students @ Penn State University Park
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
” The Schreyer Honors College at University Park hosts sessions for Prospective Students.  These sessions are for high school students who are interested in learning more about the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State.  Appointments last[...]
• Let’s Get Ready 5:30 pm
• Let’s Get Ready @ Temple University
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
High School Juniors, First night of Let’s Get Ready classes for our Fall 2017 Temple programs! See below for more information and how students can get involved! APPLY ONLINE HERE! http://letsgetready.org/signup/ Let’s Get Ready begins[...]
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• CCP’s Ask Admissions Day 9:00 am
• CCP’s Ask Admissions Day @ Main Campus Welcome Center Pavilion Building
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Speak with an admissions representative throughout the day for answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll — RSVP appreciated.  If you are planning[...]
• Fall PHENND Meeting The Role of Students in Anchor Institution Initiatives 9:00 am
• Fall PHENND Meeting The Role of Students in Anchor Institution Initiatives @ Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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” The Fall PHENND Meeting is a chance for the entire PHENND Network to get together to share ideas, events, challenges, etc. It is also a time to hear from PHENND staff about their activities[...]
• The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science NanoDay@Penn 9:00 am
• The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science NanoDay@Penn @ Singh Center for Nanotechnology
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
“The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science hosts an annual event that highlights nano-scale science. This year NanoDay@Penn will be held on October 3, 2017. For NanoDay@Penn, we offer a schedule of[...]
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 4:00 pm
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 @ Drexel University Peck Problem Solving & Research Center
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and[...]
• SPARK Philadelphia CampusPhilly 5:00 pm
• SPARK Philadelphia CampusPhilly @ International House
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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International House Philadelphia Food is on us, snacks and drinks provided by Wawa! The best network-building opportunity for students to launch their career or find an internship in Philadelphia. BYOQuestions and meet young professionals eager[...]
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• Penn State Brandywine Wellness Wednesdays: Bounce Back! 12:15 pm
• Penn State Brandywine Wellness Wednesdays: Bounce Back! @ Lion’s Den, Commons Building
Oct 4 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
” 12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Lion’s Den, Commons Building Bounce Back! is a workshop series geared toward helping students learn how to manage life’s disappointments and setbacks with more emotional resilience and grit. College presents many opportunities[...]
 • Project 440 – Instruments for Success 4:00 pm
 • Project 440 – Instruments for Success @ PSTV Main Studio
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Instruments for Success, a college readiness program presented by Cigus “the college fairy” Vanni. Sessions are geared specifically towards high school musicians (including sound engineers). There are three sessions in October and additional sessions going[...]
• College Awareness Month FAFSA Completion Financial Aid Kickoff Event 4:30 pm
• College Awareness Month FAFSA Completion Financial Aid Kickoff Event @ The School District of Philadelphia
Oct 4 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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To kick off College Awareness Month, PhillyGoes2College and partner organizations are excited to bring financial aid and college and career readiness resources to all Philadelphians! Otis Hackney of the Mayor’s Office, Superintendent of the School[...]
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• La Salle University Fall Career Expo 2017 11:00 am
• La Salle University Fall Career Expo 2017 @ Trumark Financial Center – Tom Gola Arena (Previously named the Hayman Center)
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
ALL majors and ALL class levels are encouraged to attend! *La Salle students only http://studentaffairs.lasalle.edu/career/students/career-fairs/
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• Penn State University Park Admissions Info Session and Tour for Prospective First-Year Students 8:30 am
• Penn State University Park Admissions Info Session and Tour for Prospective First-Year Students @ Penn State University Park
Oct 6 @ 8:30 am – 12:45 pm
” Penn State University Park hosts sessions for Prospective Students. These sessions are for high school students who are interested in learning more about Penn State. Your visit will include an information session by an admissions[...]
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 3:00 pm
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 @ Study Abroad Office Academic Building Suite 201
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and[...]
• IDAAY Main College Bound Program Benefit Dinner 7:00 pm
• IDAAY Main College Bound Program Benefit Dinner
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Youth and families are invited to attend a benefit dinner for our College Prep Program. Main College Bound Banquet. Come Out for a Night of Fun while Supporting a great organization (tickets are tax-deductible)! This[...]
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• Penn State University Park Admissions Info Session and Tour for Prospective First-Year Students 8:30 am
• Penn State University Park Admissions Info Session and Tour for Prospective First-Year Students @ Penn State University Park
Oct 7 @ 8:30 am – 12:15 pm
“Admissions Info Session and Tour for Prospective First-Year Students 9:00 a.m. Admissions Session & Tour – October 7, 2017 The best way to learn more about Penn State University Park is to visit! This Admissions[...]
• College Bound Program 9:00 am
• College Bound Program
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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“College Bound Program: For high school juniors and seniors, before your first term begins, you’ll have the opportunity to learn and develop essential skills through interactive, engaging projects in once-weekly classes over 11 weeks. –[...]
• Penn State Berks Application Workshop and Tour 9:30 am
• Penn State Berks Application Workshop and Tour @ Penn State Brandywine
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
” Stop in for our Application Workshop and campus tour. The application fee will be waived when you complete your application for fall 2018. You also will have the opportunity to take a campus tour with[...]
• Graduate! Philadelphia Adult College Resource Fair 10:00 am
• Graduate! Philadelphia Adult College Resource Fair @ Community College of Philadelphia Bonnell Building
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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College Fair and Workshops for Comebackers – Adults Who Have Some College Credit and Want to Go Back to School to Complete Their Degree Presented by Graduate! Philadelphia in Partnership with Community College of Philadelphia.[...]
• Free Urban College Planning Workshop 11:00 am
• Free Urban College Planning Workshop @ Pipeline Philly
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Free college planning workshop presented by Urban College Planning to educate attendees on the college application and financial aid process. High school students and adult learners seeking admission into college are encouraged to attend. Register[...]
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• Community College of Philadelphia Career Exploration Week October 9 – 13
• Community College of Philadelphia Career Exploration Week October 9 – 13 @ Community College of Philadelphia Bonnell Building
Oct 9 – Oct 13 all-day
Monday, October 9, 2017 (All day) to Friday, October 13, 2017 (All day) Monday, October 9 Career Exploration Day Bonnell Lobby | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Speak with counselors about majors at the College and related[...]
• Eastern University Open House 8:30 am
• Eastern University Open House
Oct 9 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
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Sample schedule below: 8:30 AM    Registration – Check in and enjoy refreshments 8:45 AM    Welcome to Eastern from the Admissions Team 10:00 AM  Campus Tour 11:15 AM    Majors and Student Activities Break-Out[...]
• Penn State Beaver Columbus Day Application Workshop 9:00 am
• Penn State Beaver Columbus Day Application Workshop @ Penn State Beaver
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Penn State Beaver Student Union Building Get some help with applying to Penn State! Bring your printed application summary to our office on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 9, and $65 application fee will be waived.[...]
• Community College of Philadelphia Career Exploration Day 11:00 am
• Community College of Philadelphia Career Exploration Day @ Bonnell Lobby
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
” Speak with counselors about majors at the College and related careers.  Learn about the following tools: interest inventories, web-based career guidance programs and online career exploration resources.”
• Résumé Workshop (Community College of Philadelphia) 1:30 pm
• Résumé Workshop (Community College of Philadelphia) @ Community College of Philadelphia Bonnell Building
Oct 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
“Career Connections staff and our student Career Peer Connectors will review your résumés and offer advice. You will have the opportunity to schedule follow—up appointments with Career Connections staff to review any suggested changes made[...]
• CCP’s Fall Open House 5:00 pm
• CCP’s Fall Open House @ Community College of Philadelphia
Oct 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Join us for an open house to learn about the admissions process, financial aid, support services, life outside the classroom, and degree and certificate programs at Community College of Philadelphia as well as transfer partnerships[...]
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• CCP’s Campus Tour 10:00 am
• CCP’s Campus Tour @ Main Campus Welcome Center Pavilion Building
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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” Can’t wait for an open house? Please visit the Main Campus Welcome Center in the Pavilion Building, located on 17th Street between Spring Garden and Callowhill streets: Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30[...]
• Lincoln University Fall 2017 Career Fair 11:00 am
• Lincoln University Fall 2017 Career Fair @ Lincoln University, Manuel Rivero Hall-Main Gymnasium
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Career fair is for Lincoln University students and alumni. Professional attire is required. Contact Lincoln University for future information call: 800-790-0191 For more information: http://www.lincoln.edu/news-and-events/events/fall-2017-career-fair
• Career Decision Making Workshop (Community College of Philadelphia) 2:30 pm
• Career Decision Making Workshop (Community College of Philadelphia) @ Community College of Philadelphia Bonnell Building Room BG-07
Oct 10 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
If you are a student who is undecided about a career path, then this is the workshop for you. We will guide you toward selecting a career and major that matches your interests, abilities and[...]
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 4:00 pm
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 @ Drexel University Peck Problem Solving & Research Center
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and[...]
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• Business Transfer Fair (Community College of Philadelphia) 9:30 am
• Business Transfer Fair (Community College of Philadelphia) @ Community College of Philadelphia Bonnell Lobby
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Speak with representatives from other colleges about transfer programs and scholarship opportunities. Event info here: https://www.ccp.edu/campus-life/upcoming-college-events
• Career Exploration Workshop and Career Prep (Community College of Philadelphia) 11:30 am
• Career Exploration Workshop and Career Prep (Community College of Philadelphia) @ Community College of Philadelphia, Bonnell Building Room BG-07
Oct 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn how to use FOCUS2 to help identify majors and careers, and explore how Virtual Job Shadow gives you insight into workplace realities. Are you unsure about choosing a career path or overwhelmed about how[...]
• Interview Prep (Community College of Philadelphia) 1:00 pm
• Interview Prep (Community College of Philadelphia) @ Community College of Philadelphia Bonnell Building Room BG-07
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  Learn about Career Connections’ new online interview tool, Big Interview. They’ll show you how you can prepare for, ace and close the deal on your interview. 1 – 1:30 p.m. or 2:45 – 3:15[...]
• Holy Family University Graduate & Accelerated Open House Registration 5:30 pm
• Holy Family University Graduate & Accelerated Open House Registration @ Holy Family University - Newtown Site
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
See how joining their family will put you in good company. At Holy Family University, you’ll take your education and your learning potential to the next level. We offer a variety of traditional as well[...]
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• Temple University Counselor Connect Event 8:00 am
• Temple University Counselor Connect Event @ Temple University Room 200 of the Howard Gittis Student Center
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Temple University invites you to join them for Counselor Connect! Counselor Connect is taking place on the campus of Temple University on Thursday Oct. 12, 2017 from 8am-2pm. This is an opportunity for those that[...]
• Business Career Exploration Panel (Community College of Philadelphia) 11:30 am
• Business Career Exploration Panel (Community College of Philadelphia) @ Community College of Philadelphia, Center for Business and Industry, Room C2-5
Oct 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Speak with seasoned professionals and ask the questions that you want answered about careers in the business field. Panelists include a representative from Comcast, and Melissa Heard, Acting Regional Director for the US. Department of[...]
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• Penn State University Park Explore Engineering Academic Program Information Sessions for Prospective First-Year Students 8:45 am
• Penn State University Park Explore Engineering Academic Program Information Sessions for Prospective First-Year Students @ Penn State University Park
Oct 13 @ 8:45 am – 1:00 pm
Penn State College of Engineering at University Park hosts sessions for Prospective Students.  These sessions are for high school students who are interested in learning more about the College of Engineering here at Penn State. [...]
• Penn State University Park College of Education Fall Visit Day 9:30 am
• Penn State University Park College of Education Fall Visit Day @ Penn State University Park
Oct 13 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
The College of Education hosts information sessions for high school students interested in learning more about the College of Education at Penn State. Your visit will include an information session, facilities tour, student panel, and[...]
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 3:00 pm
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 @ Study Abroad Office Academic Building Suite 201
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and[...]
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• University of Sciences Open House for Undergraduate Students 8:15 am
• University of Sciences Open House for Undergraduate Students @ University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Oct 14 @ 8:15 am – 2:00 pm
Fall Open House – October 14, 2017 Saturday, October 14, 2017 8:15 AM – 2:00PM Status: Space Available Location: University of the Sciences Directions: Directions to USciences Map Description: A visit to campus is the best[...]
• College Bound Program 9:00 am
• College Bound Program
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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“College Bound Program: For high school juniors and seniors, before your first term begins, you’ll have the opportunity to learn and develop essential skills through interactive, engaging projects in once-weekly classes over 11 weeks. –[...]
• Penn State Fayette Day 9:00 am
• Penn State Fayette Day @ Penn State Fayette
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Penn State Day! Your place to start.  Location: Penn State Fayette, Biomedical Building We will show you the power of a big school with the personal attention of a small one. Join us to start your[...]
• Philadelphia U.+Thomas Jefferson Open House 9:00 am
• Philadelphia U.+Thomas Jefferson Open House @ Philadelphia University
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am
Prospective students and families will meet with various academic departments, chat with professors and department chairs, and speak with current students about their ongoing research and projects. This is an excellent time to network with[...]
• 2017 Upward Bound: Financial Aid workshop for Seniors & Parents (Lincoln University) 10:00 am
• 2017 Upward Bound: Financial Aid workshop for Seniors & Parents (Lincoln University) @ Lincoln University Main Campus
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
This is only for seniors who are completing a FAFSA necessary for college admissions. Upward Bound is a pre-college, federally funded program for first generation, low income high school students. Its purpose is to provide[...]
• Penn State Schuylkill Day Open House 10:00 am
• Penn State Schuylkill Day Open House @ Penn State Schuylkill
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Penn State Day is an open house that provides information for high school seniors looking to attend Penn State next fall and high school juniors who are just beginning to explore their options. The agenda includes:[...]
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• Arcadia University Fall Undergraduate Open House 8:45 am
• Arcadia University Fall Undergraduate Open House
Oct 15 @ 8:45 am – 2:00 pm
Spend The Day With Arcadia University Submit your application at Open House, and they’ll waive the fee. Your other application materials can be submitted at a later date. Meet faculty and discuss academic programs. Tour[...]
• Moore College of Art & Design FALL OPEN HOUSE: BFA & GRADUATE 10:00 am
• Moore College of Art & Design FALL OPEN HOUSE: BFA & GRADUATE @ Moore College of Art & Design
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join Moore College of Art & Design for their Fall Open House! Explore the campus, connect with current students, meet faculty, tour their departments, get feedback on your portfolio, and learn more about our paid[...]
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• Physical Therapy Admission Information Session 10:15 am
• Physical Therapy Admission Information Session @ Arcadia University
Oct 16 @ 10:15 am – 2:30 pm
PLEASE NOTE: This event is for prospective students who have earned a bachelor’s or advanced degree or are currently studying at a university.   Schedule for the Day: Registration and Refreshments. 10:15-10:45 a.m. Great Room, University Commons[...]
• BEACHELL/KEYSPOT at the Dornsife Center 12:00 pm
• BEACHELL/KEYSPOT at the Dornsife Center @ The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
displaymedia College Awareness Month
KEYSPOT is a free computer lab offering assistance with job search, career development, technology training, & adult education programs. Mondays —12pm to 7pm Wednesdays—12pm to 7pm Tuesday & Thursdays—12pm to 7pm Fridays—1pm to 4:30pm Please[...]
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• CCP’s Campus Tour 10:00 am
• CCP’s Campus Tour @ Main Campus Welcome Center Pavilion Building
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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” Can’t wait for an open house? Please visit the Main Campus Welcome Center in the Pavilion Building, located on 17th Street between Spring Garden and Callowhill streets: Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.[...]
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 4:00 pm
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 @ Drexel University Peck Problem Solving & Research Center
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and[...]
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• Fall Speaker Event – Wil Del Pilar, Ph.D., Vice President of Higher Education Policy and Practice at the Education Trust 3:00 pm
• Fall Speaker Event – Wil Del Pilar, Ph.D., Vice President of Higher Education Policy and Practice at the Education Trust
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
PHENND K-16 Partnerships Network is excited to announce that its Fall Speaker Event will feature Wil Del Pilar, Ph.D., Vice President of Higher Education Policy and Practice at the Education Trust. Dr. Del Pilar works[...]
 • Project 440 – Instruments for Success 4:00 pm
 • Project 440 – Instruments for Success @ PSTV Main Studio
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Instruments for Success, a college readiness program presented by Cigus “the college fairy” Vanni. Sessions are geared specifically towards high school musicians (including sound engineers). There are three sessions in October and additional sessions going[...]
COCOON COLLEGE PREP PROGRAM 5:00 pm
COCOON COLLEGE PREP PROGRAM @ Then Lenfest Center
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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WHAT:  Calendar of Events *Parents are allowed to accompany their student to the program if they choose! *COLLEGE TRIPS COMING SOON! R S V P R E C O M M E N D E[...]
• Hunting For Scholarships with Graduate! Philadelphia 5:30 pm
• Hunting For Scholarships with Graduate! Philadelphia
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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Event Description: Hunting For Scholarships with Graduate! Philadelphia Join Graduate! Philadelphia for an interactive scholarship workshop and prepare yourself to a successful scholarship hunter! You will learn how to create powerful application essays, how to[...]
• Radiologic Science Information Session at Holy Family University 7:00 pm
• Radiologic Science Information Session at Holy Family University @ Philadelphia Campus, Education Technology Center Auditorium Room 122
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
Holy Family University strongly encourage anyone interested in the ASRS Program to attend an Information Session. Walk-ins are always welcome; you do not need an invitation to attend. Attending an Information Session is required as[...]
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• University of Pennsylvania Campus Visit
• University of Pennsylvania Campus Visit @ University of Pennsylvania
Oct 19 all-day
Info session (9: 30 am OR 2:00 pm)/ Tour (10:30 am OR 3pm)* Information sessions, led by undergraduate Admissions Officers, provide an overview of Penn and insight into the application process. Sessions run 1 hour, Mon-Fri and[...]
• Philadelphia University Campus Tour & Meeting with an Admissions Counselor 9:30 am
• Philadelphia University Campus Tour & Meeting with an Admissions Counselor
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Join a small group of other visiting families and take a walking tour of campus with one of our student ambassadors. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about Jefferson (Philadelphia University +[...]
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• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 3:00 pm
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 @ Study Abroad Office Academic Building Suite 201
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and[...]
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• Cabrini University Fall Open House 8:00 am
• Cabrini University Fall Open House @ Cabrini University
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Experience Cabrini. Visit campus! Prospective students and their parents can tour campus and learn about majors, financial aid, life on campus, Cabrini’s unique Living and Learning Communities, and more. Register here: https://cabriniuniversity.secure.force.com/events/targetX_eventsb__events#/esr?eid=a0i61000002xgoFAAQ
• Penn State Berks Day Open House 8:30 am
• Penn State Berks Day Open House @ Penn State Berks
Oct 21 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Visitors can celebrate Penn State and learn about the Berks campus. This Saturday event will feature an information session on admissions and financial aid. Visitors will also have the opportunity to hear from current Berks[...]
• College Bound Program 9:00 am
• College Bound Program
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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“College Bound Program: For high school juniors and seniors, before your first term begins, you’ll have the opportunity to learn and develop essential skills through interactive, engaging projects in once-weekly classes over 11 weeks. –[...]
• University of Arts Undergraduate Open House (For Music, Dance or Theater) 9:00 am
• University of Arts Undergraduate Open House (For Music, Dance or Theater) @ 320 S. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19102, Gershman Hall
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Check in from 8 – 9am. Join University of Arts  to learn about our programs in music, dance and/or theater on Saturday, October 21. Explore their campus, meet current students and faculty, and receive details about the admission[...]
• Free Urban College Planning Workshop 11:00 am
• Free Urban College Planning Workshop @ Pipeline Philly
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Free college planning workshop presented by Urban College Planning to educate attendees on the college application and financial aid process. High school students and adult learners seeking admission into college are encouraged to attend. Register[...]
• Moore College of Art & Design Family Day 11:00 am
• Moore College of Art & Design Family Day @ Moore College of Art & Design
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Family Day is designed for students to give their families a taste of what it is like being a Moore student. Students and their families have the opportunity to participate in activities lead by faculty[...]
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• Saint Joseph’s University Fall Open House 9:30 am
• Saint Joseph’s University Fall Open House @ Hagan Arena
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
While you’re here, you’ll learn more about SJU through a presentation with an admissions staff member, take a guided campus tour with a current student, and enjoy lunch in our dining hall.  We also encourage[...]
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• Online Job & Internship Week 6:30 am
• Online Job & Internship Week
Oct 23 @ 6:30 am – Oct 27 @ 10:00 pm
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This is the week that employers are looking for great candidates for winter, spring and summer internships and jobs. Students should create and update their profile on www.campusphilly.org/launch and then search the database of opportunities[...]
• #RealCollege: A National Convening on College Food & Housing Insecurity 9:00 am
• #RealCollege: A National Convening on College Food & Housing Insecurity @ Temple University Mitten Hall
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – Oct 24 @ 10:30 am
#RealCollege: A National Convening on College Food & Housing Insecurity Philadelphia PA, October 23–24, 2017 Temple University Mitten Hall 1913 N. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19122 Lodging and travel information Without sufficient food and a[...]
• Penn State University College of Agricultural Sciences Fall Open House 8:30 am
• Penn State University College of Agricultural Sciences Fall Open House @ Penn State University Park
Oct 23 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
High School Students: Learn about Ag Sciences majors and careers, explore study-abroad opportunities, meet faculty and staff, and tours of the facilities. Register here: https://admissions.psu.edu/events/index.cfm?action=displayEvent&eventID=22126  
• BEACHELL/KEYSPOT at the Dornsife Center 12:00 pm
• BEACHELL/KEYSPOT at the Dornsife Center @ The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
displaymedia College Awareness Month
KEYSPOT is a free computer lab offering assistance with job search, career development, technology training, & adult education programs. Mondays —12pm to 7pm Wednesdays—12pm to 7pm Tuesday & Thursdays—12pm to 7pm Fridays—1pm to 4:30pm Please[...]
• CCP Open House and Health Care Information Night 5:00 pm
• CCP Open House and Health Care Information Night @ Community College of Philadelphia Northeast Regional Center, Community Room 124
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Become a successful health care professional with the new Clinical Assistant proficiency certificate program offered exclusively at our Northeast Regional Center. Tour the brand new clinical assistant lab, learn more about employment opportunities and how[...]
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• Penn State Altoona Bus Trip/ Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia Bus Trip 6:50 am
• Penn State Altoona Bus Trip/ Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia Bus Trip
Oct 24 @ 6:50 am – 9:00 pm
Join the Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia office for a bus trip to one of Penn State’s 20 undergraduate campuses. These free events include a campus tour, admissions information session, and lunch in the campus[...]
• CCP’s Ask Admissions Day 9:00 am
• CCP’s Ask Admissions Day @ Main Campus Welcome Center Pavilion Building
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Speak with an admissions representative throughout the day for answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll — RSVP appreciated.  If you are planning[...]
• Penn State Fayette Application One Stop 1:00 pm
• Penn State Fayette Application One Stop @ Penn State Fayette,  Eberly Building
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
By appointment only! This is your One Stop to apply for admission and student aid. To complete your FAFSA you will need to bring your 2016 federal tax return and a valid ID. To complete your application[...]
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 4:00 pm
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 @ Drexel University Peck Problem Solving & Research Center
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and[...]
• Drexel University Global Expo 4:30 pm
• Drexel University Global Expo @ Drexel University, Behrakis Grand Hall
Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join the Study Abroad Office, Office of International Programs (OIP), and the Steinbright Career Development Center (SCDC) and other campus offices for the 6th Annual Global Expo (previously known as the International Opportunities Fair). Drexel[...]
• Campus Philly’s Create-adelphia 5:00 pm
• Campus Philly’s Create-adelphia @ Saxbys Headquarters
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Philly’s creative economy is booming- find out how to be a part of it at Create-adelphia. Panelists will share how they launched their careers and how Philly shapes what they do. The evening will end[...]
• Mighty Writers (North) 6:00 pm
• Mighty Writers (North)
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm
“Join Mighty Writers staff and volunteers as well help seniors and juniors perfect their college entrance essays! Getting into the right college can mean getting into a good job or career of your choice. In[...]
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 • Project 440 – Instruments for Success 4:00 pm
 • Project 440 – Instruments for Success @ PSTV Main Studio
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Instruments for Success, a college readiness program presented by Cigus “the college fairy” Vanni. Sessions are geared specifically towards high school musicians (including sound engineers). There are three sessions in October and additional sessions going[...]
• Crafting Your Personal Statement for Scholarship Applications! 5:00 pm
• Crafting Your Personal Statement for Scholarship Applications! @ Graduate! Philadelphia Office
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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Join Graduate! Philadelphia for a special College Writing Workshop! Show your prospective college or scholarship committee how your past and present prepares you to be in their future.​ This workshop will show you how to[...]
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• Nonprofit Employer Job Fair 4:00 pm
• Nonprofit Employer Job Fair @ Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library Room 202
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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The Free Library is excited to announce a series of Job Fairs for 2017, made possible by the generous support of Citizens Bank. Join us at Parkway Central Library on Thursday, October 26th from 4:00 –[...]
• Fall Forum Trauma Awareness 5:00 pm
• Fall Forum Trauma Awareness
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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Join us for a FREE panel and open discussion on trauma-informed approaches in secondary and postsecondary education. Register here: goo.gl/w3hFxR
• Public Health Graduate School Fair 5:30 pm
• Public Health Graduate School Fair @ Drexel University Creese Student Center, Behrakis Grand Hall
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health and Dornsife School of Public Health will host a graduate school fair for students considering degrees in public health. There will be representatives from various schools[...]
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• Penn State Harrisburg Campus Bus Trip/ Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia Bus Trip 8:00 am
• Penn State Harrisburg Campus Bus Trip/ Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia Bus Trip
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Join the Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia office for a bus trip to one of Penn State’s 20 undergradaute campuses. These free events include a campus tour, admissions information session, and lunch in the campus[...]
• Penn State University Park Admissions Info Session and Tour for Prospective First-Year Students 8:30 am
• Penn State University Park Admissions Info Session and Tour for Prospective First-Year Students @ Penn State University Park
Oct 27 @ 8:30 am – 12:45 pm
Penn State University Park hosts sessions for Prospective Students. These sessions are for high school students who are interested in learning more about Penn State. Your visit will include an information session by an admissions[...]
• Photography High School Workshops at Drexel University 9:30 am
• Photography High School Workshops at Drexel University @ Drexel University
Oct 27 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
The Photography Program will be offering two Friday, full day workshops this fall, on October 27th and November 10th. The workshops will be an introduction to studio portrait lighting. Students will learn to capture digital images while[...]
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 3:00 pm
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 @ Study Abroad Office Academic Building Suite 201
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and[...]
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• University of Arts Undergraduate Open House (For Visual Arts, Design, Film or Writing) 8:00 am
• University of Arts Undergraduate Open House (For Visual Arts, Design, Film or Writing) @ 320 S. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19102, in Hamilton Hall
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us to learn about our programs in music, dance and/or theater on Saturday, October 21, or on Saturday, October 28 to learn about our programs in the visual arts, design, film and/or writing. Explore our campus,[...]
• College Bound Program 9:00 am
• College Bound Program
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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“College Bound Program: For high school juniors and seniors, before your first term begins, you’ll have the opportunity to learn and develop essential skills through interactive, engaging projects in once-weekly classes over 11 weeks. –[...]
• Eastern University Open House 9:00 am
• Eastern University Open House @ Eastern University, Undergraduate Admissions
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Register here: http://www.eastern.edu/admissions/undergraduate/open-house-reservation-form
• University of the Sciences Campus Tour 9:00 am
• University of the Sciences Campus Tour @ University of the Sciences
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturday tour will include: 9:00 a.m. Check-in 9:30 a.m. Student Guided Tour of Campus Register here: http://recruiter.usciences.edu/Datatel.ERecruiting.Web.External/pages/EventDetails.aspx?id=b6b864a3-458f-e711-99fa-0050569c0617
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• BEACHELL/KEYSPOT at the Dornsife Center 12:00 pm
• BEACHELL/KEYSPOT at the Dornsife Center @ The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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KEYSPOT is a free computer lab offering assistance with job search, career development, technology training, & adult education programs. Mondays —12pm to 7pm Wednesdays—12pm to 7pm Tuesday & Thursdays—12pm to 7pm Fridays—1pm to 4:30pm Please[...]
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• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 4:00 pm
• Drexel University Study Abroad 101 @ Drexel University Peck Problem Solving & Research Center
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and[...]

For the past seven years PG2C has been successful at planning events that reach the greater community such as Swag Week, FAFSA Completion & Financial Aid Support Night and Scholarship Night.

  • Swag Week is an annual series of college-related programs offered to high school students during the school district spring break.
  • Scholarship Night is an event for high school students to learn about local scholarships and receiving tips on applying.
  • FAFSA Completion & Financial Aid Support Night assist students and parents with award letter reviewing, FAFSA completion and financial aid questions and/ or concerns.

PG2C has also been the go-to for resources for both traditional and non-traditional students planning for their postsecondary future. This event will generate a huge buzz and awareness around the importance of completing FAFSA, PHEAA and creating a financially stable postsecondary plan for students.

College Awareness Month Partners

About PhillyGoes2College PhillyGoes2College is a citywide community-based resource and referral service that connects Philadelphians with the help they need to go to college or any step along the post-secondary continuum. There are no other free citywide college access support services in Philadelphia. PG2C offers the following completely unique services:

  • We are the only service offering FREE one-on-one appointments, including FAFSA completion for anyone (regardless of age, neighborhood, school)
  • We are the only service that offers free workshop series like SAT Prep for any high school student.
  • We are the only service that offers free college access technical assistance and training to organizations, schools and partners.
  • This website is a popular resource, with an average of over 400 people a week visits our website.