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Friday, August 23, 2013

This day is dedicated to bringing you together with other new students to kick off your new life at Penn State. This required orientation program prepares you for the academic challenges that lie ahead while sharing resources to enhance your success as a new Penn State student.

This pride group, made up of student peer leaders, faculty, staff, and other new students, will be instrumental in acclimating you to the campus and helping you to meet other students. The day is designed to insure an enthusiastic and positive start to your educational journey at Penn State. 


New Student Orientation

An informational brochure will be mailed to each first-year student at the end of July. Registration forms, along with payments, must be returned to:

Penn State Beaver
New Student Orientation
100 University Drive
Monaca, PA 15061 


Schedule for New Student Orientation (NSO) - Part 2  Friday, August 23, 2013

11:00 a.m.
Student Check-In 
Student Union Building (SUB), Lower Level

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Student Union Building (SUB) Auditorium

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Degrees and Majors Meetings
Students will be directed to designated locations.

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Lunch Buffet
*Please note that food will not be served until 2 p.m., so please eat before registration!

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Pride Challenge
Students will be directed to designated locations.

5:00 - 5:45 p.m.

6:00 p.m.
Board Buses for the Gateway Clipper
This is an optional portion of the NSO activities, but it's highly recommended because it give you an opportunity to get to know your peers.

8:00 -11:00 p.m.
Gateway Clipper Sails in Pittsburgh, PA
For additional details about the Gateway Clipper, please visit www.gatewayclipper.com.

If you have questions about New Student Orientation (NSO), Part 2, please contact the Student Development Office at 724-773-3959 or jmt226@psu.edu.


NSO Part 2

Download the brochure here!