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Penn State Harrisburg to hold Graduation Fair March 20

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduation Fair on Tuesday, March 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Olmsted Building lobby on campus. Students graduating in spring 2018 are invited to stop by and learn more about the commencement ceremony.

At the fair, students can:

  • Receive Legacy Cords. The Penn State Harrisburg Alumni Society provides legacy cords to graduating students whose parents and/or grandparents are Penn State Harrisburg graduates. Celebrate your graduation and recognize your family ties by wearing the gold, blue, and white cord. Students are requested to provide their parents’/grandparents’ names, year of graduation, and degree(s) earned. 
  • Have professional photos done, either in commencement regalia or business attire. There is no obligation to purchase and you may view your password-protected proofs online. Caps and gowns will be provided. Photographers will also be present at the commencement ceremony to take photographs of students as they receive their diploma.
  • Register for regalia and professional photo package giveaways.
  • Pose for photo shout-outs!
  • Learn about the Alumni Online Library

Penn State Harrisburg is looking for stories from our students graduating spring 2018. Tell us about your journey to commencement. How has Penn State Harrisburg impacted your life? And, what’s ahead for you after graduation? Send stories to

For more information, please call 717-948-6029 or email