Get off to a great start!
New Student Orientation (NSO)
New students will receive instructions by email and telephone to register for one NSO date once they have completed their placement testing (see dates below).
This is an interactive day open to students and families to introduce them to resources and services on campus. Topics include:
- Overview of the academic structure at Penn State including majors offered, curriculum, and academic and entrance to major requirements
- Advising and scheduling of classes
- Penn State Technology, id+ Card & Student Access Account
- Financial Aid and Billing
- Student Services
Before attending your New Student Orientation session, you must:
Complete your Advising Homework
Other Helpful Information:
New Student Orientation days are (you will choose one date):
Tuesday, June 20th
Wednesday, June 21st
Thursday, June 22nd
Wednesday, July 26th
Thursday, July 27th
Friday, July 28th
Fall 2017 Semester Classes Start August 21, 2017
Important academic dates for students can be found on our academic calendar.