New Student Orientation at University Park

Congratulations on your admission to Penn State University Park!

New Student Orientation (NSO) at University Park is a two-day program aimed at providing you, and your family, with an introduction to life on campus, in the classroom, and in State College. All new students are expected to attend NSO. A companion Parent & Family program is available for any parents or family members that will be traveling to University Park with you for NSO. 

All scheduled orientation programs at Penn State University Park will continue as scheduled for Saturday, January 6 & Sunday, January 7. If your travel plans have been impacted by Winter Storm Grayson, and you anticipate that you will be arriving late to orientation, please contact our office for additional information and arrival instructions. 

Here's some info about what to expect at your orientation at University Park:

Information about New Student Orientation for students starting in Summer/Fall 2018 will be available in March 2018. 



Last updated: January 4, 2018