New Student Orientation

Student on her laptop in the Lincoln Hall

New Student Orientation is an essential part of your undergraduate college experience, provides a foundation for success, and is required for all incoming undergraduate students. Orientation is completed entirely online and will provide you with details about campus life, student services, degree requirements, and will provide you with course registration access for your first term.

View or download your Welcome Handbook to get more details about the Orientation and Registration process.

Non-degree, postbaccalaureate, and graduate students are not required to complete this New Student Orientation program. There may be orientation requirements specific to your program, contact your department for more information.

Step 1: Confirm Enrollment

All newly admitted students must confirm enrollment to guarantee your spot at PSU. In order to register for New Student Orientation, you must first confirm your enrollment. If you have already confirmed your enrollment, proceed to Step 2.

Step 2: Sign up for and complete Online Orientation 

Once you have confirmed your enrollment to PSU, you can sign up for your Online Orientation. Completion of Online Orientation provides you with course registration access for your first term of classes.

Step 3: Connect with Campus Virtually

Completing online orientation is just one step in setting yourself up for success your first term. Join fellow incoming students, Orientation Leaders, and PSU staff during any of the virtual offerings designed to connect you to campus.

Step 4: Prepare for Your First Term

Take care of the items included here that should be completed prior to your first term, including the completion of your math placement exam, submissions of final transcripts, and more.