Congratulations! You've been accepted to Penn State University
You are offered admission
Upon receipt of a completed application and any transcripts, Penn State will offer admission to all qualified applicants. If an offer is not made, you should not assume that your options are closed. Contact the Admissions Office to explore your options.
Accept your offer
Once you have received an offer of admission, your next step is to accept the offer, which tells the University that you intend to enroll. First-year students accept their offer by paying a $230 enrollment fee.
Attend New Student Orientation
This step is designed to acquaint you with the academic world of Penn State. Orientation helps you explore the different academic opportunities available at the University, as well as the requirements of your chosen degree. Your testing results will be interpreted and explained to you.
Schedule your classes
All students will meet with an academic adviser in order to prepare a schedule of classes that meets their needs as well as the requirements of their chosen degree. New first-year students schedule classes during New Student Orientation, while transfer students make an individual appointment with their academic adviser. Transfer students will be notified by mail with the contact information for their assigned academic adviser.
Begin your classes
At this stage, you are ready to get started! Class times, building names, and room numbers are printed on your schedule of classes. Contact the admissions office if you would like a tour before classes begin.The registrar's office can provide you with a complete schedule of important dates for the entire semester.