Fall 2006 New Student Orientation

Orientation 2006 for new first-year students began on September 3, 2006, and consisted of a full week of fun activities and informative workshops. Students and their families learned about the many resources available on campus, and had the opportunity to meet the faculty, staff, and students of Penn State McKeesport. 

Orientation included a series of required events and optional activities, highlighted below. (Complete details are on the Orientation page.) 

Sunday, September 3, 2006 - Required

New Residence Hall Student Move-In
Welcome picnic for all new students and their families 
New Students:  Get real, Get involved
For parents only:  A panel discussion
Ice cream social featuring Penn State Creamery Ice Cream

Monday, September 4, 2006

First-Year Student Dance and Boat Ride on the Gateway Clipper

Tuesday, September 5, 2006 - Required

First Day of Classes
College Meetings for all New Students during Common Period (12:15pm - 1:30 pm)

Thursday, September 6, 2006 - Required

All Campus Lunch Barbecue during Common Period (12:15pm - 1:30 pm) featuring Faculty Celebrity Chefs!

Other student events will include:

Bowling, movies, comedian, clubs and organizations involvement fair, star gazing, and more!
For more information on Orientation events, please call the Office of Academic Affairs at 412-675-9052.