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niques. At least two public performances are sched-



uled on campus each year. A Spring Tour is one of
the activities of the choir and participation is a re-
quirement for membership. The Choir rehearses
three hours per week throughout the year.

FORENSIC CLUB: This organization is for stu-
dents who are interested in extracurricular speech
activities including intercollegiate tournament com-
petition and the YCP Speaker's Bureau.

HISTORY, INTERCULTURAL & POLITICAL
SCIENCE CLUB: Intellectual and social interests are
satisfied through the use of seminars, forums, discus-
sions, visiting lecturers and field trips. The club is
interested in helping students explore and develop
an interest in all phases of history and contemporary
world problems. The organization is open to all York
College students.

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS CLUB: This organi-
zation promotes factual and pertinent information
about people of all nations, their history, culture,
problems and aspirations, through a better under-
standing of their ethnic, religious, political, and geo-
graphical backgrounds. Membership is open to any
interested York College student.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CLUB: The objec-
tive of this club is to grow in unity and to encourage
friendship between people of different nationalities.
The club is open to those students whose parents are
of foreign origin.

JUDICIAL BOARD: This organization serves as
campus judiciary board which meets periodically to
deal with serious infractions of College policies or
repeat offenders. The J Board may recommend disci-
plinary action ranging from a warning to suspension
from College.

OUTDOORS CLUB: This organization is de-
signed to promote hiking, caving, camping, rapel-
ling, fishing, canoeing, and other related activities as
positive life experiences. A variety of excursions,
both adventuresome and educational, are planned
throughout the year. Membership is open to all inter-
ested students and previous experience is not neces-
sary.

' SENIOR CLASS: The YCP Senior Class consists
of all registered students of York College who possess
a minimum of ninety academic credit hours. Their
office is located on the lower level of the Student Cen-

SKI CLUB: The Ski Club is designed to promote
and expand the experience of skiing to York College
students, and is open to all students. Activities of the
group will be directed toward those students just
starting in the sport of skiing. However, skiers of
greater ability are also encouraged to participate in
trips and instructional programs.



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THE YORK COLLEGE STUDENT ATHLETIC
TRAINERS ASSOCIATION: This group was de-
signed with the purpose of educating students in the
care, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries
and to foster respect and pride in the Athletic pro-
gram at York College. Membership is open to stu-
dents with a sincere interest in the goals of the orga-
nization.

SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MAN-
AGEMENT (SAM): The Society for the Advancement
of Management seeks to provide a bridge between
the theoretical training of the college and the practical
world of business by bringing together business exec-
utives and management majors. The club serves as a
medium of exchange of information in management
and industry, and provides students with an oppor-
tunity to participate in planning and directing the ac-
tivities of such an organization.

STAGE BAND: Membership is open to any York
College student who has had previous band experi-
ence. This group includes 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4
trombones, and 4 rhythm. Performances include sev-
eral on campus and off campus as well. This course
carries one credit, and rehearses twice a week.

STUDENT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION: The
Student Education Association, in affiliation with the
Student Pennsylvania State Education Association,
seeks to develop an appreciation of the teaching pro-
fession. The York Chapter of Student PSEA sponsors
the Brown Bag Seminars, which are open to all stu-
dents and faculty. This program tries to enlighten
students on current issues in education and also at-
tempts to aid students in their interview techniques.
STUDENT NURSES ASSOCIATION: Member-
ship into this pre-professional organization is open to
any male or female student pursuing the nursing
major. It is a school constituent of the National Stu-
dent Nurses Association of PA. Local membership
requires membership of the State and National levels
also. SNAYCP endeavors to promote nurse profes-
sionalism through its many health promotion activi-
ties, awareness of health related issues and interac-
tion with the nursing program.

STUDENT RECREATION SOCIETY: The Stu-
dent Recreation Society is an organization established
to encourage interest and participation in career pro-
grams, and to promote professionalism among stu-
dents majoring in recreation.

TAE KWON DO CLUB: York College students
are invited to participate in this club which meets
monthly to develop Karate skills.



THEATRE COMPANY (Dramatic Society): This
is a student organization whose purpose is to pro-
mote an appreciation of good drama and to offer stu-
dents an opportunity to take part in theatrical pro-
ductions. Major productions are offered each
semester plus occasional television programming and
oral readings. It is open to all students.

Alumni Association: The purpose of the Associ-
ation is to promote the interests and welfare of York
College by organizing the alumni and informing
them of the progress and needs of their alma mater.
Additionally, the Alumni Association endeavors to
keep alive the spirit of each class through various ac-
tivities and publications.

All graduates and former students of York Col-
lege of Pennsylvania, York Hospital School of Nurs-
ing, York Junior College, York Collegiate Institute,
and York County Academy are considered to be
members 'of the Association and are entitled to all of
the rights and benefits of membership.

Members are urged to take an active part in their
Association. Any alumnus may run for office or serve
on the Executive Council. The meetings of the Execu-
tive Council are open and any alumnus may attend
and participate in the discussions.

Each year the Alumni Association sponsors two
major events, homecoming in the fall and an annual
dinner and class reunions in the spring. In addition,
alumni are always welcome to return to the campus
for a visit or to attend any of the special programs
held during the year.

Publications

The York Scene — a quarterly newsmagazine
dealing with College activities and projects as they
involve faculty, students, members of the community
and alumni.

Daily Bulletin — a single sheet publication deal-
ing with the activities of the College, both faculty and
students, on a daily basis. The publication is available
at key locations around the campus daily.

Student Handbook — an annual publication by
the Student Senate and the College Administration. It
contains campus information, regulations for student
conduct while on campus, the administration of de-
partment matters, and the constitution of the student
government organization. Students are urged to be-
come familiar with this publication and its contents.

Horizon: The College yearbook office is located
in the lower level of the Student Center. It is pub-
lished annually by representatives of the student
body in cooperation with their advisor. This publica-
tion offers the opportunity to develop and practice



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responsible writing, business management, and ar-
tistic skills. Membership is open to all interested full-
and part-time students with interests in the areas of
photography, design, typing, advertising, proofread-
ing, and yearbook production. No previous experi-
ence is necessan'!

ESP (Essays, Stories, & Poems): This is a literarv
magazine published in order to advance students
along the ladder of literacy. This will give students a
chance to express their creative ideas and to read and
share with other students the most valuable of their
personal and public insights and artistic endeavors.

The Spartan — The student newspaper was es-
tablished to gi\e the students of the college an oppor-
tunit\' to practice responsible journalism and proper
business management techniques. Membership is
open to all full and part-time students.

Evening News — A single sheet, monthly publi-
cation, communicating College activities, news and
information to the part-time Evening students. Cop-
ies are distributed in each classroom.

Summer Sun — A single sheet, monthly publica-
tion, communicating information, news and College
acti\ities to the Summer students. Copies are distrib-
uted in each classroom.




Campus Radio

WVYC FM 88 and AM 640, located on the top
floor of the Life Sciences Building, is a 10-watt
non-commercial educational station operated by a
student manager and staff. The station operates 58
hours on the air per week, ser\'ing as an information
and entertainment medium for the College and York
communitv. It also functions as a training facility for
any and all interested York College students.



Awards

Various academic awards are presented annually
at the Recognition Dinner in the spring of the year.
These awards include the following:

WILLIAM H. TRIMMER-YORK KIWANIS CLUB:
for excellence in accounting.

MRS. ELEANOR A. GOHN: for the woman
graduate for greatest proficiency in business.

RUSSEL GOHN: for the male graduate for great-
est proficiency in business.

PENNSYLVANIA INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED
PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS SENIOR AWARD: to the
outstanding student in accounting.

JOSEPH GULLO EDUCATION: to the graduat-
ing senior for outstanding leadership, scholarship,
and a commitment to the education profession.

BOB HOFFMAN WRITING: for outstanding
work in poetry, short fiction and short non-fiction.

TREVETHAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: to
the English major with at least 75 hours at York Col-
lege with highest cumulative average in English
courses.

E.A. HIRSCHMAN-YORK AREA CHAMBER
OF COMMERCE: for proficiency in social studies.

ROBERT A. COTTINGHAM MEMORIAL: for
outstanding contributions to the Student Health Cen-
ter.

CHARLES HATCH EHRENFELD: for the best
record in chemistry by a graduating student.

MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION OF YORK:
for excellence in the sciences.

TELEDYNE-McKAY: for outstanding proficiency
in mathematics.

CHEMICAL RUBBER COMPANY FRESHMAN
ACHIEVEMENT: to the outstanding freshman chem-
istry student.

' ROTARY CLUB OF YORK: to the student who
has best demonstrated "Service Above Self."

YORK CHAPTER, RESERVE OFFICERS' ASSO-
CIATION: for outstanding ROTC achievement.

MR. & MRS. JOHN SEMMELMAN: to a graduat-
ing woman, at least 30 years of age, based on per-
sonal endeavor, academic achievement and service to
York College.

WILLIAM H. SWARTZ MEMORIAL: to a vet-
eran of the Armed Forces and a contributor to cam-
pus and community life.

SYLVIA NEWCOMBE: for outstanding contribu-
tions to the recreation program.

THE YORK WATER COMPANY: to the sopho-
more Biology major with highest average in Biology
courses.



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SALES MARKETING EXECUTIVES, YORK
CHAPTER: to outstanding niarketing senior.

YORK CHAPTER, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
OF ACCOUNTANTS SENIOR AWARD: for best
manuscript presented by an accounting student.

EVELYN PETAYLYON: to the nursing major
graduating with the highest academic average.

WILLIAM C. LANGSTON, M.D.: to a senior for
highest achievement in nursing of child-bearing fam-
ily.

YORK COLLEGE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION: to
students who earn Summa Cum Laude honors.

JAMES L. MORRISON MEMORIAL: for aca-
demic achievement in American History courses.

BRANDER WYATT MORRISON MEMORIAL:
for excellence in music.

COLONEL EARL L. BROWN MEMORIAL: for
excellence in military science courses and leadership.

PENNSYLVANIA RECREATION & PARK SOCI-
ETY: the outstanding student award from the
Society's annual conference.

BIOLOGY SEMINAR: given to the student who
presents the best original research paper as deter-
mined by the members of the faculty.

JEFFREY L. ZEIGLER MEMORIAL: to a member
of the AIBS who has shown dedication to and worked
toward the betterment of the student chapter.

DONALD F. HESS: for excellence in and commit-
ment to Production and Inventory Management.

SANDERSON AWARD: to a sophomore nursing
major who has demonstrated excellence in his/her
work.



Student activity awards include the following:
HONOR SCOOP: The Honor Scoop is awarded
annually to the organization that has contributed the
most service to York College and the community dur-
ing the academic year. Selection is by a committee of
administrators, faculty, and students.

STUDENT SENATE SERVICE AWARDS: The
Student Senate presents these service awards to a
group of upperclassmen for outstanding service to
the College and community through participation in
extracurricular activities. The Student Senate Service
Awards Committee selects the award recipients.

WHO'S WHO AMONG STUDENTS IN AMERI-
CAN UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES: This national
Who's Who program annually honors outstanding
campus leaders for their scholastic and community
achievements. College juniors and seniors are eligible
for nomination, and final selections are made by a
committee of faculty and students.

DANIEL J. KLINEDINST, JR.: Presented to the

male athlete who displayed sportsmanship, athletic

ability, and obtained a creditable scholastic record.

GEORGIA HEATHCOTE STALLMAN: to the

outstanding graduating woman athlete.

DONALD SUERETH MEMORIAL: Presented to
the student selected as greatest contributor to the
welfare of the College.

STUDENT SENATE SCHOLARSHIP: Scholar-
ships are presented annually by the Student Senate to
sophomore and junior students for outstanding serv-
ice to the College.

YORK DAILY RECORD FIGHTING HEART:
best typifies a Fighting Heart as an athlete and stu-
dent, sponsored by the local daily morning newspa-
per.

SOCIETY FOR ADVANCEMENT OF MANAGE-
MENT: to outstanding student of the local chapter.
HORIZON: to outstanding contributor to the
production of the Yearbook.

SPARTAN: to outstanding contributor to the
publication of the Newspaper.

WVYC: to outstanding contributor to the opera-
tion of the College Radio Station.

STUDENT SENATE OUTSTANDING FRESH-
MAN: Presented to a freshman senator for outstand-
ing service to the College and community during the
academic year.



Admissions and Finances



Admissions Policy 26

When and How to Apply / Academic Preparation

Admissions Procedures / Acceptance

Admission of Foreign Students / Admission of Part-Time Students

Courses for High School Students / Admission of Transfer Students

Direct Transfer / Admission of Veterans

Readmission / Late Registration / Deferred Registration

Expenses 29

Billing and Payment Due Dates

Tuition / Fees / Special Fees / Resident Hall Fees

Refund Policy / Student Medical Insurance

Financing Your Education 32

Financial Policy / Qualification for Aid / Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy / Pell Grants

Pennsylvania Higher Education Grant Program

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants

College Work-Study Program / Institutional Scholarships

National Direct Student Loans / Koppers Company Loans / Sertoma Club of York Loan Fund/

Guaranteed Student Loan Fund/

Bank Plan /Tuition Plan / Education Funds, Inc.

Richard C. Knight Insurance Agency's New Insured

Tuition Payment Plan



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ADMISSIONS POLICY

It is the policy of York College of Pennsylvania to
grant admission to applicants without regard to sex,
race, creed, color, or national origin. Any applicant
who fulfills the basic admission requirements is given
every possible consideration within the limits of our
housing and classroom facilities.

The Committee on Admissions of York College
endeavors to admit those students whose records
indicate that they possess the qualities needed to
achieve satisfactorily on the college level. We are
seeking the student who sincerely wants to go to col-
lege, who is mature enough to understand the re-
sponsibilities and who will work hard to live up to
them.

Applicants for admission should be graduated
from an approved secondary school or have earned a
state equivalency diploma. Applicants should pres-
ent records of academic achievement and ability to do
college work along with letters of recommendation
that will attest to their character and personal out-
look.

When and How to Apply

Applicants for admission should write to the Di-
rector of Admissions, York College of Pennsylvania,
early in the senior year, preferably September or Oc-
tober, asking for an Application for Admission form.
This form must be completed in its entirety and ac-
cording to the instructions printed thereon. The ap-
plication fee of $15.00 must accompany the applica-
tion. This fee is non-refundable.

Applications should be submitted no later than
March 15th by those who plan to live in college resi-
dences. York County applicants are encouraged to
submit their applications by August 1st in the year
they plan to enter.

Academic Preparation

As a general rule, the applicant's high school
program should include fifteen units of study distrib-
uted as follows: three in English; two in Social Sci-
ences; two in Mathematics; four in Laboratory Sci-
ences and/or Languages; and the remaining four may
be in other areas of study. The applicant should have
a grade point average of "C" or higher.




Admissions Procedures

Students seeking admission to York College
should follow these recommended procedures:

1. Submit an application.

2. Submit a transcript of high school grades.

3. A recommendation from the high school
counselor indicating that the applicant is ap-
parently capable of doing college level work.
(This recommendation may appear on the
transcript which is sent to the College, or sent
as a separate letter.)

4. Take the Scholastic Aptitude Test of the Col-
lege Entrance Examination Board by January
of the senior year. Information about the ex-
amination may be obtained from the high
school counselor's office or by writing directly
to the College Entrance Examination Board,
Box 592, Princeton, New Jersey 08540.

5. A personal interview with the admissions di-
rector may be required for clarification. Inter-
views need to be scheduled in advance when
they are requested or required. (All applicants
are encouraged to visit the campus at their
convenience to see the facilities available.
Weekdays are preferable.)

6. A health history and report of a physical ex-
amination must be submitted prior to registra-
tion. Forms are supplied by the College.

7. Applicants who do not register during the
academic year for which they have been ac-
cepted must reapply according to the fore-
going.

8. Evening session students who are working for
a degree must meet all entrance requirements
by the time they have completed 12 semester
hours of work.



Admissions &v Finances



Acceptance

EARLY ADMISSION PLAN— In an effort to pro-
\ide an opportunity for well-qualified high school
students to accelerate their studies, York College of-
fers a program under which carefully selected stu-
dents may be admitted to the college upon comple-
tion of the junior vear of high school.

Students enrolled in this program are admitted
as freshman and, upon successful completion of the
freshman year, are granted a high school diploma by
their high school, as well as the college credits
earned.

Applicants must have the approval of their par-
ents, high school principal and be recommended by
their guidance counselor, in addition to having com-
bined SAT scores of 900, and a 3.00 cumulative high
school grade point average.

EARLY DECISION— York College employs an
early decision plan which enables well-qualified ap-
plicants to complete college plans early in the senior
year. The applicant's academic record must be com-
pleted through the junior year and the required Col-
lege Entrance Examination Board test taken in March,
May, or July prior to the senior year.

NOTIFICATION — Committee action occurs and
applicants are notified as soon as all credentials have
been recei\'ed and evaluated. All acceptances are
granted conditional to the College being notified by
the secondar}' school of satisfactor)' completion of
high school.

CANDIDATE'S REPLY DATE— Applicants ac-
cepted prior to Februar}' 1 are asked to signify their
intention to accept admission by March 1. Those of-
fered admission after February 1 should signify intent
to accept admission within 30 days of the date of the
letter granting admission.

ACCEPTANCE DEPOSIT— A deposit of S200.00
is required of all freshmen or transfer applicants re-
quiring housing; a deposit of SIOO.OO is required of
applicants who will be commuting. The deposit is
required by March 1 for those offered admission prior
to February 1 and within 30 days thereafter. This de-
posit reser\'es a place in the entering class and en-
ables the College to plan faculty assignments, class
scheduling, and book requirements. It is not refunda-
ble. The deposit is applied to the student's total
charges for the Fall Semester. For those students who
plan to enter the College for the Spring Semester,
similar deposits are required within 30 days of being
offered admission.



HOUSING — There are three general housing
classifications for York College students:

1. The Resident Student lives in any of the Col-
lege-owned or affiliated facilities. A Housing
Application/Contract card and detailed hous-
ing information are forwarded with each ac-
ceptance letter. Housing is reserved as the
Application/Contract card and appropriate
deposit are received.

2. The Commuter is a local resident of the York
County area who continues to live at home
while attending the College.

3. The Resident Commuter is a student who lives
away from home in independent (non Col-
lege-affiliated) housing. Independent housing
listings are available through the Residence
Life Office.

Admission of Foreign Students

York College welcomes applications from foreign
students. In addition to fulfilling the requirements
stated under Admissions procedures, foreign stu-
dents must submit satisfactory scores from the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (applicants whose na-
tive language is English are excepted) administered
by the Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 592,
Princeton, New Jersey 0854'b, U.S.A. It is advanta-
geous for foreign students to apply for admission and
the required testing well in advance, in order that
evaluation of credentials and travel arrangements
may be made.

Admission of Part-Time Students

A student who wishes to take a few courses at
York College of Pennsylvania is encouraged to do so.
Many individuals who are employed full-time either
day or evening, take advantage of this opportunity to
become involved in a college curriculum. For those
people who wish to attend Saturday or evening
classes, complete registration may be carried out in
the Director of Special Programs' Office. Enrollment
of part-time day students is handled directly through
the Scheduling Office. In either case it is not neces-
sary to complete a formal application for admission
until the student wishes to matriculate and work to-
ward a specific degree. A non-refundable deposit of
SI 5.00 is required for each semester or summer ses-
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Courses for High School Students

Capable high school juniors and seniors are en-
couraged to take some college (credit) courses during
their last two years in high school. The experience
exposes them to a college environment while still re-
taining important high school social interactions.

Admission of Transfer Students

Transfer students from two- and four-year insti-
tutions are welcomed. The two-year college graduate
may be admitted from an accredited college if he has
a minimum grade point average of 2.00 ("C") and has
pursued a college parallel program. Under these con-
ditions the applicant will be accepted with junior
class standing. A maximum of seventy-five semester
hours will be accepted in transfer from two-year col-
leges.

Students who are transferring from other institu-
tions offering college level work must:

1. Submit an application form and the $15.00
application fee. This fee is non-refundable.

2. Furnish a transcript of college work previ-


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