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Virtual Open Houses

Informational Events for Prospective Families

Milton Hershey School is a top-tier school that helps pre-K to 12th-grade students develop critical thinking skills and explore their individual interests to the fullest—with all costs covered for qualifying families. Rooted in more than 110 years of tradition, students can become their greatest selves at MHS.

Virtual Open Houses let families meet with MHS regional admissions recruiters online. These guided events provide the perfect chance to ask questions and see if MHS is the right fit for your child. Join us at an upcoming webinar and learn more.


Tuesday, July 23, 2024 | 6-7 p.m. ET

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Uncertain about Zoom, the online tool we use for info sessions? Get answers to common questions here.

What is a webinar and what is Zoom?

A  webinar is an interactive info session hosted online. Zoom is the product we use to run our virtual events. It’s like Facetime or video chats, but is made for larger groups.

Who can see me?

For MHS Virtual Open Houses, you can see/hear the presenter but they cannot see/hear you.

Is it safe?

Yes. These are private events with MHS and prospective families only. Your contact information will not be shared. Zoom will not save your contact information unless you create an account.

Do I need to sign up for a Zoom account?

For purposes of watching our Virtual Open House, no.

Do I have to pay to download Zoom?

There are no costs to using Zoom as a webinar or meeting.

Can I access on my cell phone or tablet?

Yes, you can use your cell phone, tablet, or computer. On your cell phone, you will need to download the free app and create an account to use this option.

How do I sign onto Zoom?

To watch the Milton Hershey School webinar, simply touch or click on the link provided (underlined and in blue) at the start time. Then, click the box that says “Open Zoom” to connect.

Can you talk me through the process?

Yes! Call/text our Admissions Office at 717-520-2590 for help registering. Our team will be happy to walk you through the process of joining a webinar. Or, click here for more directions from Zoom.

How do I type questions into the chat?

  1. On the bottom of the Zoom screen, click the box that says “Chat.”
  2. A box will appear; type your question in the box.
  3. Press enter and your comment will appear.
  4. The presenter will answer or address your questions out loud for the group.

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Contact Us

For questions or assistance attending a Virtual Open House, please contact the Admissions team via email, phone (800-322-3248), or text (717-647-5050).

Milton Hershey School does not discriminate in admissions or other programs and services on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religious creed or disability. Read important MHS policies on equal opportunity and diversity, equal employment opportunity, and more.