Spring Welcome

Winter may be raging outside, but Spring Welcome is here to give you a nice warm welcome to University Park.

New and returning students can move into their on-campus residence halls the Saturday prior to the first day of class. For information about the spring arrival process, please visit arrival.psu.edu. (Please note that there will be limited food options available in the HUB-Robeson Center over the weekend; normal operating hours will resume on Monday, January 9.) Once you’re in town and settled, Spring Welcome kicks off right away with a handful of events for you to look forward to throughout the weekend and the first week of classes. You'll have opportunities to engage in large- and small-scale activities, events designed for the entire spring cohort and population-specific events like our Academic College Welcomes, and learn what it's like to be a student here on campus.

A full list of upcoming events and programs will be available closer to Spring Welcome 2024, but here’s a preview of what to expect:

  • Movie Night in the HUB
  • First Day of Class Photo Booth
  • Involvement Fair*
  • Rock the Ice*
  • Drag Bingo*
  • Equity & Inclusion Winter Carnival*
* indicates a Signature Event


Feel free to reach out to use at welcome@psu.edu. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have!