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Welcome Week

Celebrate becoming a student at Penn State University Park with Welcome Programs!

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 University Park Housing's Arrival and continuing through the first few weeks of class. Included in our programming are required and optional activities designed to help you:

  • Gain confidence
  • Meet some new friends
  • Expore various academic and co-curricular opportunities
  • Learn some of our Penn State traditions


To see a list up upcoming Fall Welcome events, visit our online Welcome Week schedule. A calendar of events for the upcoming Spring Welcome 2022 will be made available soon.