Visit Edinboro

Visiting Edinboro


Schedule your visit by selecting from the on-campus and virtual options below. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 814-732-2761 or We are excited for you to experience The Boro!

Step foot onto campus this fall during a Pennsylvania Western University Open House. Spend time with Admissions, Financial Aid, various campus departments and current students. Get a feel for campus life during your student-led tour, learn more about PennWest opportunities and enjoy a complimentary lunch in our dining hall. Attendees will receive an application fee waiver to apply!



In-Person, Academy Hall – Admissions Office (Starting Monday, August 28 - Friday, December 1, 2023)

(Admissions presentation followed by campus tour)

  • Monday – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Alternating Tuesday and Thursday – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Friday – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm


These are in person visits at PennWest Edinboro for our transfer students to get answers to all their questions. Students and families will meet individually with our Transfer Counselor, followed by a campus tour. Bring a copy of your transcripts and get an instant admissions decision and an unofficial transfer credit evaluation!



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Student-Guided Campus Tour Video




PennWest Edinboro is yours to explore, anytime! Take a walk on our picturesque 585-acre campus and scan the QR codes placed at building entrances to learn more about what each area has to offer.

Walking Tour QR Code

Please note: Campus tours for Summer Visit Days will be self-guided with Edinboro student tour guides stationed around campus to assist.


For individual appointments, please reach out to your counselor.

Jillian Humes
Assistant Director of Admissions
Territory: Ohio State (Counties- Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Summit, & Wayne)
New York State (Counties- Erie, Monroe, & Niagara)
States: All Southern U.S. states and U.S. Territories
Phone: (814) 732-1797

Meighan Lloyd
Assistant Director of Admissions
Territory: PA Counties: Clinton, Potter, Tioga, Venango and Warren; States:NY and OH, except Ohio counties of Lake, Lorain, Geauga, Portage, Summit and Stark
Phone: (814) 732-1768

Melissa Manning
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Territory: PA Counties: Crawford and Mercer
Phone: (814) 732-1757

Sheila McCarthy
Associate Director for Transfer Admissions
Territory: All Community Colleges
Phone: (814) 732-1756

Rena McCartney
Assistant Director of Admissions/Event Coordinator
Territory: PA Counties: Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson and McKean
Phone: (814) 732-1777

Ariel Phillips
Assistant Director of Admissions/Diversity Recruitment
Territory: PA Counties: Allegheny (city schools), Berks, Bucks, Chester, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, and Philadelphia; States: DE, MD, NJ, VA and Washington D.C. and Ohio counties: Lake, Lorain, Geauga, Portage, Summit and Stark
Phone: (814) 732-1759

You will have the opportunity to tour our Art Department studios, classrooms and galleries with a currently enrolled Art student.


Caroline Fitch (Art Education and Jewerly & Metals)
“Hi! My name is Caroline Fitch. I am dual degree in Art Education and Jewelry/Metalsmithing. I am from a small town in PA called Wilcox. I am in my senior year and I'll be graduating next December. I have been having a great time here in Edinboro and I am looking forward to this semester giving tours, being in the studio again, and in field placement! See you around campus!”
Mattie Welteroth (GAID and Ceramics)
“Hi I’m Mattie! I’m a Graphic Design major with a Ceramics minor. I’m from Pittsburgh, PA originally but I currently live just outside of campus. I am a senior and my current plans are to pursue a Masters in Design.”
Jake Weinstein (Animation)
"Hi, I'm Jake, a senior animation major that is aiming to be a storyboarder after college. Currently I will be working as a tour guide, selling art on my etsy shop, and am the secretary of the animation club. This summer I also went on the overseas art Japan trip. All of my student films have raccoons too!"





Student-Guided Campus Tour Video


Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions Office
Academy Hall
200 E. Normal Street
Edinboro, PA 16444
Phone: 814-732-2761