New Student Orientation

All new first-year students to Penn State must participate in New Student Orientation (NSO). At NSO, you will visit your campus to meet with faculty and staff, begin to develop academic and co-curricular goals, become familiar with campus resources, and schedule courses for your first semester to begin putting your academic plan into action. NSO is a four step process:

You will be able to make your reservation to attend an NSO program after you've completed your ALEKS Math Assessment.

Information about New Student Orientation for students beginning at Penn State in summer/fall 2018 will be available in March 2018.


Last updated: November 1, 2017