Penguin Preview Day Schedule

Overview of Penguin Preview Day Events

When you get here. 

We have reserved the M30 Parking Deck (free of charge) for YSU Penguin Preview Day participants; please park there. We will also have shuttles available the morning of the event to deliver participants from the parking deck to the WATTS. Shuttle pickup will be located at the McDonough Museum of Art directly north of the Wick Parking Deck from 7:45 - 9:15 am. Simply walk out of the parking deck through the Wick Avenue entrance and make an immediate right at the sidewalk to reach the loading zone.

8:30 a.m. 
Early Bird Opportunity - WATTS (Watson and Tressel Training Site)

  • Meet and greet with President Jim Tressel and Pete the Penguin
  • Early tour of campus
  • Honors College Session

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Check-in and Opening Events

9:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. 
Welcome by President Tressel

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Academic College Sessions

Undecided Majors Session (10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Campus
  • Residence Halls
  • Apartments
  • Rec Center

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

  • Transfer Student Session
  • Admissions & Financial Aid Presentation
  • Accepted Student Session

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Optional Lunch Buffet

  • Located in Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center

All Day

  • Take our survey (available soon)
  • Apply to YSU - Sweeney Hall