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Welcome Week

You are among the 300+ new first-year, transfer, and change of campus students joining us for the spring semester! Celebrate becoming a student at Penn State University Park with Spring Welcome!

Each one of our Welcome Programs is designed to welcome new and returning students to University Park at the start of the academic term, typically kicking off with Arrival and continuing through the first few weeks of class. Included in our programming are required and optional activities designed to help you:

  • Learn to navigate campus
  • Gain a sense of belonging at Penn State University Park
  • Discover academic and co-curricular engagement opportunities
  • Make new friends

To check out the Spring Welcome 2022 online schedule of events, click here! Be sure to check back frequently -- we're still adding events to the schedule that you won't want to miss!

If you have questions in the meantime, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at We're here for you and are happy to help.