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Welcome Week

Celebrate becoming a new 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 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

The Summer Welcome schedule is available here: Summer Welcome is currently slated to begin on Monday, June 27 and continue through the rest of Summer Session II (SSII).

Our Fall Welcome schedule will be posted in late July; please check back then for an update on Fall Welcome.

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.