新学生

祝贺你! We are excited to welcome you to the Penn State family.

既然你已经 accepted your admission to bet36体育平台 you probably have a lot of questions about what's next and we're here to help.

接下来是什么?

We want to help you to be successful at bet36体育平台 and make the most of your time with us on campus. 让我们开始吧! 

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1. 位置测试

The ALEKS Math Assessment, used to evaluate your readiness to take college-level math and science courses, is not required for all students. 

Who is required to take ALEKS?

  • 如果你学过微积分 as part of your high school course work, you are not required to complete ALEKS. You will place directly into college calculus.
  • 如果你 completed high school calculusconcerned about your readiness to succeed in college-level mathematics and science courses, we encourage you take the ALEKS Math Assessment to help make an informed decision with your academic adviser.
  • 如果你 did not take calculus as part of your high school course work, you are required to complete ALEKS prior to attending New Student Orientation. Your NSO Task list will provide you with a personalized message stating whether ALEKS is required for you.
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2. 免疫接种记录

Because the health and safety of the Penn State community is at the top of our priority list, all new students must submit proof of immunizations to Health Services before the start of the fall semester. 如果你 do not meet the immunization requirement(s), you will not be able to register for classes.  

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3. New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is designed to introduce new students and their families to campus resources and student services at bet36体育平台.  New first-year students will schedule classes during NSO.

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4. Create a Class Schedule

All students meet with an academic adviser to register for classes and create a schedule that meets their needs and the requirements of their chosen degree.

New first-year students will schedule classes during New Student Orientation, while transfer students will contact their assigned academic adviser to make an individual appointment.

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5. 付账单

Semester invoices typically arrive about 6 weeks prior to the start of classes and can be paid online in LionPATH. You will receive an email when your bill is ready. 

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Don't miss Welcome Week!

Welcome Week at bet36体育平台 kicks off the fall semester and is designed to support new and returning students in their ongoing transition into the campus community. Through fun activities, 事件, and programs that reinforce the Penn State Values, we take this time to get to know our new students and welcome them to campus.

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What is First Year Seminar?

The First-Year Seminar, an engaging experience designed to introduce new Penn Staters to University resources, acclimates students to the academic and social culture of bet36体育平台. During this one-credit course, we’ll help you choose and confirm a career path and introduce you to your peer mentor.

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新生课程

Engaging programs designed to introduce new Penn Staters to University resources and help acclimate students to the academic and social culture of bet36体育平台