Category Archives: New Student Orientation

Congratulations Penn State Class of 2019!

Ace high school finals, check. Last day of high school – EVER, check. Cap and gown, check. Friends and family cheering when crossing the graduation stage, check. High school diploma, check. Get pumped for Penn State, double triple check. YOU … Continue reading

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Penn State Class of 2019 – You have big shoes to fill

Penn State is buzzing with soon-to-be graduates that are soaking up their last few moments of college life while looking ahead to careers, research opportunities, or graduate school. Much like you Penn State Class of 2019, our Penn State seniors … Continue reading

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Class of 2018 New Student Orientation

We’re excited! Why? Because New Student Orientation (NSO) for #psu2018 began this week. Though it is summer time at our campuses and most of our students are off, we love the energy and liveliness our new students bring during this … Continue reading

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After accepting your offer: Info on New Student Orientation

So many first-year students, whether they have just accepted their offer or are planning to in the coming weeks, want to know: what’s next? First, welcome to Penn State! Now the business of becoming an enrolled student must begin. A … Continue reading

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Welcome Week

It’s happening. First-year students and their families are prepping to embark on the first big step in the Penn State adventure – moving in! Most students and families have already dealt with packing lists and health forms, but what happens … Continue reading

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What to expect at New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is underway! In this post, orientation leader and Penn State student Megan Murray fills us in on some of the the activities that take place during NSO. For more information, visit the NSO website or check out … Continue reading

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International Student Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance to Penn State!  Your next four years as a Nittany Lion are bound to be challenging yet rewarding, and above all, unforgettable.  But before you embark on your collegiate journey at Penn State, you’ll need to … Continue reading

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New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is in full swing as members of the Class of 2017 complete placement tests and prepare for visits to their campuses this summer. We asked Helen Xu, an intern in the orientation office and former Undergraduate Admissions student … Continue reading

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Make Penn State a Good Fit with FTCAP! (Part 2)

Last month, I filled you in on our FTCAP program. All incoming first year students should have completed their placement tests by now, which is the first step in preparing you for this important day in your Penn State career…. Continue reading

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Make Penn State a Good Fit with FTCAP! (Part 1)

If you have already accepted your offer to Penn State, welcome! We are sure you have received a number of items from us already with information on housing, financial aid, your future education, and more. But, we want to draw… Continue reading

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