Connect. Explore. Discover

PennWest California recognizes the importance of connecting people now more than ever. Whether you are just beginning your college search or committed to becoming a Vulcan in the next few months, we won’t let anything get in the way of your college planning. 

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Daily Campus Visit

During a visit to campus, you will be given an Admissions overview provided by an Admissions Counselor and a walking tour across campus.



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Virtual Information Sessions


Get more information about PennWest California from your computer during a virtual information sessions.

Parent / Family


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One-on-One Video Call 


Schedule a time to have a one-on-one Zoom video call with an admissions counselor. Use this time to ask any questions you may have about PennWest California or the admissions process.

Monday through Friday by appointment.

Contact us to schedule your personal virtual meeting with an Admissions Counselor at

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Pick PennWest – Admitted Student Days

These programs are designed for students who have been admitted to begin the fall 2023 semester. Students will learn more about the academic programs and their next steps to enrolling at their PennWest campus!




We know selecting the right graduate program is a big decision to make. But we’re committed to helping you make a graduate degree reality.

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Learn more


Message to prospective students and families

Your safety and comfort levels are our priorities. As we stay strict to the CDC recommendations for safety, we offer multiple contactless opportunities for you to get more information about PennWest California.


Spring is in the air and there is no better time to find your place at PennWest University. 

On April 15, 2023, we are excited to share California, Clarion and Edinboro’s strong history with you and your family at our Spring Open House events.

Register to visit your campus today: