Congratulations! This is an exciting time for you as you prepare to come to Penn State Greater Allegheny. Your offer of admission is a big part of that journey, but your job isn't over. Now that you have your offer letter in hand, there are several steps you need to take, starting with accepting the offer.
Accept Your Offer
You can accept your offer of admission by logging onto your MyPennState account at mypennstate.psu.edu or by visiting campus and paying your acceptance fee at the Finance and Business office.
Acceptance fee: $230
Housing deposit: $100 and sign your housing contract. Note: The housing deposit is only for students who plan to live on campus.
Once you've accepted your offer of admission, there are some other things you'll need to take care of before you begin classes at Penn State Greater Allegheny.
Attend an Accepted Student Program
You and your family are invited to attend one of our Accepted Student Programs this spring. The programs are designed to answer your questions and tell you what to expect now through the start of the fall semester.
Apply for financial aid
There's plenty of information in the financial aid section of this website on how to apply for and accept your financial aid award.
- To fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), go to studentaid.gov.
Apply for scholarships
You can find information on our scholarship pages.
First-year students are required to participate in New Student Orientation (NSO), which will help you get ready to attend Penn State Greater Allegheny. You'll receive detailed information ahead of time, so check your email.
Update your calendar
First day of classes? Long weekends? Spring break? December-January holidays? Find out more about all important dates on the academic calendar.
Buy your books
You can get your books and your Penn State spirit wear at the Penn State Greater Allegheny bookstore, located on the lower level of the Student Community Center.
In support of the project, all faculty, staff and students receive iPad® and a Logitech Crayon, giving every member of our campus community access to a vast suite of digital tools which can be used to code, collaborate, solve problems, and communicate in creative ways.
Find our more information on our Digital Fluency Project.
Get your computer software
As a Penn State student, you're eligible for free and discounted computer software. To see what's available, visit www.it.psu.edu/software.
If you have questions about how to go from receiving your offer letter to starting your first day of classes at Penn State Greater Allegheny, please contact an admissions counselor. We're here to help you!