∇ Obtain PSU ID card and access account and activate your access account.
∇ Become our fan on Facebook
∇ Follow PSU on Twitter
∇ Learn about Webmail and check your account daily
∇ Sign up for Rapid Refund on eLion
∇ Complete registration by paying tuition and fees on eLion. Get access on-line for bills/tuition, Bursar account, and academic verification.
∇ Sign up for PSUAlert for emergency information
∇ Learn about ANGEL
∇ Submit your health history information and documentation of immunization (if born after 1956. Students will receive a letter with instructions)
∇ All students living in on-campus housing will acknowledge the Meningococcal Vaccination Certification requirement when accepting the Housing Contract. The meningitis vaccination is optional.
∇ Copy and pack your insurance and prescription cards. Students without health insurance can purchase it through Penn State. Please see the Health Services page on the site for additional information.
∇ Consider your current and maintenance prescription medications. Prescription refills are available at UHS.
∇ View room assignments and roommate information (mid-June for summer session and late July for fall semester) www.eliving.psu.edu
∇ Contact your new roommate to make introductions and discuss what to bring
∇ Read about what to pack at this University website
∇ Map out the location of your classes
∇ Consider purchasing or renting textbooks (can be ordered online, bundled, and picked up) through the Penn State Bookstore
∇ Register computers, laptops or netbooks (at least three days before arrival)
∇ Set security questions associated with your Penn State Access Account
∇ Review move-in procedures; print out parking information
∇ Participate in Welcome Week activities and get involved in out-of-class programs
∇ Check academic college orientation date/ time/place at the Preface On-Line
∇ Review your class schedule on eLion and time management and study skills
∇ Learn more about student programs and services available to students
Download the Checklist:
Additional information in available on the New Student Orientation website