Resources for Accepted Students

Class of 2025 imageCongratulations and welcome to the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications!

Students of the caliber to be accepted at Penn State will have many universities to choose from when deciding where to call home the next four years. We welcome the opportunity to discuss with you how Penn State and the Bellisario College will exceed your expectations.

This page is intended to be a resource for high school students who have applied and been accepted to attend Penn State as the Class of 2025, and who are looking to explore the many opportunities available. The Bellisario College is educating the next generation of innovative storytellers and we can't wait to be part of your Penn State story!


Attend a Virtual Accepted Students Program

During this session you will learn about our five majors, our support network, internships and career resources, and many more opportuniteis. You will also have the chance to attend an interactive student panel discussion. Engaging with current students can be one of the most helpful tools in your college search.

You will also have the chance to participate in a virtual tour and conduct a Q-and-A session with tour guides. In addition, there will be information about: accepting your offer of admission; housing and dining options; FAFSA and financial aid programs; and orientation, registration and events.

Programs will be conducted:

— 3 p.m. Thursday, April 29

CLICK HERE to register to attend an Accepted Students Program

What's Next

Emily ClevengerAs a special opportunity, we are offering the chance to connect via video chat with Emily Clevenger, the manager of undergraduate recruitment for the Bellisario College. Please use the calendar below to schedule your 60-minute appointment.

During the session you will be able to discuss opportunities available to students in the Bellisario College and have your general and major-specific questions answered.

If you have any questions at any time, please to not hesitate to ask.

Emily Clevenger (


Attend a Penn State Class

Drop into a Bellisario Class virtually during the spring semester. More information coming soon!

A Day in the Life

Here's at look at Penn State from two students who joined us in Fall 2020. You can find a full playlist of other student videos on YouTube.

Helpful Resources

Bellisario College Resources

More on Majors

Brief videos from faculty in each of our majors with more information about those academic options.

Adv/PR (advertsing): Colleen Connolly-Ahern
Adv/PR (public relations): Tara Wyckoff
Film Production: Maura Shea
Journalism (broadcast): Brian Shoenfelt
Journalism (print/digital): Shaheen Pasha
Journalism (multimedia/photo): Curt Chandler
Media Studies: Michelle Rodino-Colocino
Telecommunications: Anne Doris
Center for Sports Journalism: John Affleck