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New Student Checklist

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Before the semester starts, incoming students need to take care of a few things.  Use this checklist to help with a successful start to your college career!

  • Register and attend New Student Orientation Programs
  • Get your Student ID+ Card
  • Be sure computer access works for all programs you will need to access: Canvas, Webmail, & LionPath
  • Register for your classes and print off your class schedule
  • Finalize your semester bill and confirm your registration with the Bursar's Office
  • Complete your Immunization Records
  • Familarize yourself with campus, ask an Orientation Leader for a Tour!
    • Some places you should know how to get to before classes start:
      • Computer Labs
      • Library
      • Cafe 780 & the Junction
      • Bookstore
      • Academic & Career Success Center - we have FREE tutoring
      • Health Services
  • Visit the Student Life Website, like us on Facebook (PSNKStudentLife), and follow us on Twitter (@PSNKStudentLife) for updates on events, activities, and great things to get involved in on campus!


If you have any questions about how to get started feel free to call our New Student Orientation Hotline at 724-334-6143 or email us at nkorientation@psu.edu