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A four-day college visit that gives you the complete PCC experience (plus a little more)

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Your College Getaway Visit

Want to visit college in-person PLUS bypass the stress of making travel plans? You can get the complete college life experience that starts right where you are with College Getaway. PCC will provide transportation to and from campus for a four-day college visit adventure.

Experience firsthand PCC’s excellent academics with guided classroom tours and a special Q&A session with academic chairs and faculty members. You’ll also get full access to the state-of-the-art Sports Center (think rock climbing wall, bowling alley, and more). Stay the night at PCC’s scenic outdoor retreat, Camp o’ the Pines, enjoy a bonfire at bayside West Campus, and discover Pensacola’s sugar-white beaches.

You’ll leave knowing what it’s really like to be a PCC college student in beautiful Pensacola, Florida.

A college visit with lasting memories

Get roundtrip transportation

Get roundtrip transportation

The fun starts right where you are—PCC will pick you up from Charlotte, NC, or Fairburn, GA, for this whirlwind college visit. You’ll meet our dedicated team ready to assist you and answer all your questions.

Stay the night

The only event that includes lodging—College Getaway allows you to spend the night at Camp o’ the Pines.

Experience campus life & beyond

Campus and class tours, a special Q&A with faculty and academic chairs, and activities at recreational hotspots like on-the-water West Campus—it’s all waiting for you at College Getaway.

What You Need to Know

Event Details

College Getaway gives 11th–12th graders four days to get the complete PCC experience.

Plan to spend the night at PCC’s beautiful camp and conference center, Camp o’ the Pines.

All guests should follow guest dress guidelines.

While this event is exclusively for prospective students needing transportation to and from PCC, parents are welcome to attend College Days and Explore PCC with their students.


February 16–19, 2022

Pickup Times and Locations (Feb.16):
  • Laurel Baptist Church—Charlotte, NC, Feb. 16 at 7 a.m. EST
  • Chick-fil-A—Fairburn, GA, Feb. 16 at 12 noon EST
Drop-Off Times and Locations (Feb. 19):
  • Chick-fil-A—Fairburn, GA, Feb. 19 at 12:45 p.m. EST
  • Laurel Baptist Church—Charlotte, NC, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. EST

Note the pickup/drop-off times are in eastern time.


$30 for each 11th–12th grader

High school graduates should discuss plans with the Reservation Office (850-969-1696).

Registration Details

Reservations should be made at least one week before your College Getaway visit.

Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please await email confirmation of your registration before making your plans.

Space is limited so register now!

Can’t make it to College Getaway?

If these dates don’t work with your schedule, come anytime!

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Have questions about College Getaway?

Contact us! We’re happy to help.


250 Brent Lane, Pensacola, FL 32503

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Guidelines have been established to protect the health of our students, staff, and guests. Masks are optional but recommended based on your personal health concerns where social distancing is not possible. All guest events are subject to change based on current conditions. Although overnight guest stays in the residence halls are not available, you may still visit residence halls, classes, and reserve campus tours by calling us at 850-969-1696.