Virtual College Fair Dates Set

Virtual Fair Dates for Students
NACAC’s inaugural season of virtual college fairs for students starts in September. Please put these dates on your calendar and plan to meet with college reps and conduct virtual college visits. Click on the link below to get on the email list and register for free when registration opens.

  • Sept. 13  Students Fall Kickoff
  • Oct. 12
  • Nov. 8

Powered by VisitDays, the NACAC Virtual College Fairs platform is designed from the ground up to provide meaningful interactions between students and college representatives. Students get the chance to learn about different institutions via a mobile experience that is totally intuitive, informative, interactive, and fun.

Student registration for NACAC Virtual College Fairs will open later in the summer. For now, students can sign up for our email list and we’ll let them know as soon as registration opens.

Summer Skill Up Tech and Career Virtual Sessions from IBM! Virtual Career Shadowing and so much more!

Penn Manor students— join in on the first ever Summer Skill Up hosted by IBM’s P-TECH team! 4 weeks, 8 sessions and a ton of learning! Join us throughout the month of July on Career Tuesdays for a deep dive into careers and Think Thursdays to explore professional skills. Get the full experience with all eight sessions (or register for single sessions below). Each session is about an hour long, and we promise these aren’t your average webinars. You’ll learn with students from all over the world and some of the best experts we’ve got!

Check out all of the sessions and sign up for one or all at this link

All students from anywhere in the world are welcome to attend! Session content will be hosted in English, and intended for 14-20 year olds or anyone interested in gaining tech and professional skills.

Career Tuesdays
: Tuesdays are all about the possibilities. You’ll learn from IBMers about various careers in technology, marketing, sales, and more. Presenters will share their journey, give you a sneak peek into their day-to-day, and offer tips/tricks or advice as you navigate your own journey. You will leave these sessions with a better understanding of different careers and how to start different career pathways.

Think Thursdays: Thursdays are all about developing essential professional skills. Hands-on development will leave you with the tools to begin applying your new skills like goal setting, financial literacy, and personal branding through resumes & LinkedIn right away. You will leave with new or strengthened skills and action steps to take in order to continue growing.

Virtual Camp College for PM Juniors and Seniors! Sign up now and spread the word!

This year’s Virtual Camp College (VCC) will be better than ever, providing students and families access to dozens of college admissions experts and providing a wealth of resources to help you better understand and move through the college process.


Our super easy registration link is here and below:

Read on for more details.

Dates and Times

  • Monday, July 27- Friday, July 31
  • Morning Sessions- 9-10am and 10:30-11:30am
  • Afternoon Sessions- 1-2pm and 2:30-3:30pm

Session Topics

We are planning to offer between 15 and 20 different session topics for students and families to select from. Some example sessions include:

  • College Admissions Fundamentals
  • Paying for College
  • Doing Virtual College Research
  • Writing A Great College Essay
  • Finding Success In College
  • And so many more!

There will also be two virtual college panels, featuring representatives from colleges across the Commonwealth.


We will be using Zoom conference to provide all of our sessions. It is a free platform that can be accessed on any phone, tablet, or computer. Attendees must have a device that accesses Zoom. Attendees wishing to earn completion credit must also have access to Zoom’s video feature.

Certificates of Completion

For any attendee, we are offering the opportunity to earn a certificate of completion. If this is something you are interested in earning, you must have access to Zoom’s video feature, and you must attend sessions during each timeslot, for all 5 days of the program. This would be a great way for Juniors to fulfill the College Visit requirement for the Penn Manor Graduation Project.


If this sounds like an experience that is for you, great! We’d love to have you join us. Please fill out our form and you will receive more instructions upon registration:

Juniors and Seniors- Sign up for Virtual Camp College July 27-31!

Planning to go to a four year college? Not sure what exactly you need to be doing to be prepared and on track? Want to help your student select and apply to college? Please consider signing up for CAMP COLLEGE!

This is a FREE event and there is a maximum capacity so register asap to reserve your spot.

Camp College is typically a residential experience providing rising high school juniors and seniors with a comprehensive college prep curriculum over the course of three days and two nights. During the program, students are immersed in an array of meaningful experiences to expose them to the nuances of the college selection and application process, including but not limited to:  Scholarships and financial aid, dorm life, meeting admissions representatives, using your school counselor effectively, etc.  The program is designed to assist students who have limited access to college guidance, with a specific focus on low-income, underrepresented, first-generation students from throughout the Commonwealth who have a desire to attain a postsecondary degree. This year, Camp College will be on a virtual platform during the week of July 27-July 31.

Here is the registration link for students and family members to register!

HACC-Lancaster Dual Enrollment

Below are the Instructions for Applying to HACC

  1. Visit and on the right side click “Apply Now”
  2. Click “Complete the free online application for admission”
  3. Create an Account (or log in if you already have an account)
    (Below are answers to some parts of the application you may have questions about. Complete the application in full and submit)
    ● Do you intend to take college credit courses while still in High School? -Yes
    ● Academic Program: -Dual Enrollment High School
  4. Click “Create a new application” Choose “Start a Dual Enrollment Application”
    (Below are answers to some parts of the application you may have questions about. Complete the application in full and submit)
    ● Are you a current High School junior or senior? -Yes
    ● Do you plan to take college credits prior to high school graduation? -Yes
  5. Additional Admissions Requirements:
    ● Complete the signature page, including a parent/guardian signature. Under “High School Recommendation,” please print your high school counselor’s name and email address instead during COVID-19 school Closures
    ● Obtain a copy of your high school transcript from your high school. Available on Sapphire.
    ● Upload both the signature page and your high school transcript with your online
    ● Social Security Number is NOT Required (you may receive a letter requesting this but it is only for financial aid purposes, for which dual-enrollment/college in the high school students are not eligible).
    ● “Third Party Release” allows parents/guardians to view information about billing,
    transcripts, or student accounts. If a parent or guardian’s information is not listed, they
    will not be able to receive any information about your account.
    After your application for admission has been processed, you will receive an email that will include your HACC ID number and information about claiming your MyHACC account.

After applying:

2) When the student’s application has been processed, they will receive an “acceptance” email from HACC with information about setting up their myhacc account.

3) Students will be directed to placement testing

  • Please note the following changes to HACC’s placement testing:
    • Math: Effective fall 2024, any new dual enrollment student must have a high school GPA of 3.0 at midpoint of their senior year and an Algebra II grade of B to be eligible for college-level math courses (MATH 100, 103, 104, 111, 113, 114 and 202). If students do not meet this criteria, they must take the math placement test to confirm course eligibility. Students must take the placement test for course eligibility for MATH 119 and 121. Please view placement test score requirements here. 
    • English: Students with a high school GPA of 3.0 at the start of their junior year will be eligible for ENGL 101. Please note this is a change from the previous midpoint of junior year. Students meeting at least one of the English exemption criteria are eligible for ENGL 101.

3) Students will then be directed to complete HACC’s online New Student Orientation where they will learn how to register for classes online through their myhacc account. If you are a new dual enrollment and/or CHS student, please review this webpage on how to access New Student Orientation (NSO). NSO is a requirement that must be completed before you can register for classes.

Info Session on Student Loans! Educate yourself!

Understanding the cost of student loan borrowing: This presentation covers financial literacy topics such as the relative cost of a student loan, loan repayment tools, and tips on managing student loans. It identifies important things students should know about their loan portfolio, identifying their servicers and understanding the cost of their student loan. 
 Wednesday, June 17: 2pm-3pm EST Register here Thursday, June 18: 8pm-9pm EST Register here