New Student Orientation Overview

New Student Orientation Overview

WE ARE excited to have you join the Penn State Greater Allegheny family! Everyone has been hard at work to make your Orientation experience enjoyable.

Step One: NSO (New Student Orientation)

Once you have completed your Educational Planning Survey and ALEKS Math Placement Assessment, you will be able to make your reservation to attend NSO this summer beginning in June 2018. On the date of your choice, you will meet with an academic adviser to schedule your Fall 2018 courses--your first semester!

Step Two: Welcome Week

A day-long session dedicated to bringing you together with other new students to kick off your journey as Penn Staters. This program, which is required, will allow you to meet faculty, staff, and other students; learn about campus life; and prepare for the academic challenges and resources that lie ahead. It also includes Academic Convocation, which formally welcomes you to Penn State University and the Greater Allegheny Campus.