Welcome HACC Transfer Students
Congratulations on completing your associate degree! We’re happy you have decided to consider Penn State York to continue your education. The transfer process is easy seamless and our transfer admissions specialist will provide information, answer your questions, and make transferring from HACC simple.
Thanks to an articulation agreement with HACC, students from any HACC campus can move seamlessly into nine of the four-year programs at the campus, with almost no loss of transfer credit:
Scholarships for Incoming Transfer Students
Transfer students who have been offered admission to Penn State York are automatically considered for scholarships. Students who qualify for merit based awards will be contacted by Erin Nelsen and invited to submit a transfer scholarship essay. Scholarships at Penn State York typically range from $500 to $2,000.
Financial need is a factor, so students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completion of the FAFSA will also result in students being reviewed for additional federal and state financial aid.
If students are awarded a scholarship from Penn State York, the student will receive a letter in the mail separate from the admissions offer packets.
You Are Going to Love it Here
As a student at Penn State York you have access to all the resources of Penn State with the hometown feel of a local college. The campus is part of the Penn State University Commonwealth Campus, and a part of a large, vibrant, research intensive university, rich in character, history, educational success, and alumni pride.
The small campus will allow you to participate in undergraduate research opportunities with award-winning faculty. We offer a unique blend of high quality teaching paired with student support for individual success. Local internships and service learning course work provide early opportunities for career development and future employment.
The Penn State name is recognized across the country and around the world. Corporate recruiters ranked Penn State No. 1 in a Wall Street Journal survey. The journal said that Penn State produces the best qualified graduates.
On the lighter side, you can also join more than twenty clubs and organizations, and take an active part in the campus and community. Students can also purchase discount tickets to the variety of performances at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus which features a diverse array of touring shows, concerts, and cultural, community, and educational events.
There are also many opportunities for students to travel to the University Park campus to show their Penn State pride.
Penn State York’s new student center opened in October 2016. The Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center offers students a great place to gather, study, eat, work out, have fun in-between classes, and engage with other members of the campus community. The student center is a combination of new and old, and offers students a centralized place for clubs and organizations, a new fitness center, multi-activity court (the MAC), refurbished gym, increased lounge space, an upgraded game room, and includes twenty television screens placed throughout the facility. A group exercise room/studio provides a place where yoga and other classes can be offered.
In addition to the other upgrades to the existing building, the campus dining area received a facelift. Rosie’s, the new dining area, and Cup O’ Joe, a coffee bar, provide the perfect spot for students to meet and socialize