Transfer Student Orientation

We are excited that you have chosen to continue your education at Penn State!

Your previous experience at another college or university will bring valuable insight and contributions to your classrooms, your student organizations, and to your interactions with other Penn State students. We recognize that you have likely already participated in an orientation program(s) at your previous institution, which is why Transfer Student Orientation (TSO) has been specifically designed with that in mind. 

Information on this website refers specifically to TSO at the University Park campus. If you have been admitted to another one of our Commonwealth Campuses, please visit our list of campus orientation programs and select your appropriate campus. 

Transfer Student Orientation (TSO) at University Park is aimed at providing you with an introduction to life on campus, in the classroom, and in State College.

If you were admitted to Penn State for summer/fall 2017, information about your orientation will be available in April 2017. 

Many of our program activities will be in large auditoriums, and it will be necessary to walk some distance between campus locations. If you, or your parent or family member, anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please visit our FAQ page for additional information.

Last updated: January 17, 2017