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Undergraduate Admissions

The Undergraduate Admissions Office (UAO) is responsible for managing the admission decisions process for Penn State’s twenty undergraduate campuses, with the goal of identifying, recruiting, and yielding a diverse and academically talented pool of future students.

Key responsibilities of this office include:

  • lead recruitment outreach efforts, including travel, within Pennsylvania, around the country, and the globe
  • host and provide information sessions for campus visitors during both daily activities as well as large comprehensive events like Spend a Summer Day
  • create and deliver recruitment materials directed at strategically targeted populations
  • communicate admission decisions
  • conduct institutional research in recruitment and application patterns, demographics, and enrollments
  • manage the administration of Provost Awards