Penn State Harrisburg

New Student Orientation

Welcome to Penn State Harrisburg! We're glad you've chosen to join us.
To start you off right, we've arranged a comprehensive orientation program to ease your transition into our academic and social community. 


Advising Day

New and Transfer Students: register for your Advising Day, an on-campus visit over the summer, when you'll get to sign up for your first classes.


Throughout the Summer


For Transfers, Change of Campus, or Re-Enrolling students

Required for incoming First-Year students

International Student Orientation

Welcome to the United States! All new international students must attend a week-long orientation that will cover federal visa regulations, American classroom culture, and the many resources available at Penn State.


August 18-22, 2014

Lion Information Day and Welcome Week

Continue your orientation journey by attending Welcome Week activities. Starting on August 23 with Lion Information Day (mandatory for first-year students), Welcome Week is an exciting experience where you prepare for your time at Penn State, meet current students, staff, and faculty, and establish connections with other new students.


August 23-29, 2014