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New Student Orientation Program

New Student Orientation Program

Get off to a great start!

New Student Orientation (NSO)

New students will receive instructions by email to register for an orientation date once they have completed their placement testing.

This is an interactive day open to students and families to introduce them to resources and services on campus. Topics include:

  • Review of the academics at Penn State
  • Advising and scheduling for Fall classes
  • Penn State technology overview
  • Financial aid and billing
  • Student Services

Before attending your New Student Orientation session, you must:

  1. Complete your ALEKS placement exam.

  2. Register for your New Student Orientation session at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

  3. Complete your Advising Homework.

Choose one of the following New Student Orientation days (8:30 am to 4 pm):

Tuesday, June 20th
Wednesday, June 21st
Thursday, June 22nd
Wednesday, July 26th
Thursday, July 27th
Friday, July 28th
Thursday, August 17th

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Fall 2017 Semester Classes Start August 21, 2017