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Fall New Student Orientation

Fall NSO is a 3-day experience for first-year students. Please complete all 3 steps listed below. 


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All new students: Don't forget to check your personal email for important information on how to activate your Penn State online Access Account.  Please complete this process before coming to New Student Orientation, this will allow you to schedule your courses without delay and get your PSU Student ID.


We host additional orientation programs for Adult Learners and Transfer Students, International Students and those students starting in the Spring Semester

For Adult Learners & Transfer Students:

  1. Schedule a Meeting with your Academic Adviser
  2. Register for New Student Orientation, call the New Student Orientation Hotline at 724-334-6143 or email at nkorientation@psu.edu