New Student Orientation – Summer 2023
Students deposited for Fall 2023 can register for one of our New Student Orientation
(NSO) dates. NSO is an important event, where students will review their Fall schedule,
interact with faculty and staff, Q&A with financial aid, and meet other students.
- Friday, June 9
- Thursday, June 22
- Saturday, June 24
- Friday, July 7
- Thursday, July 20
- Saturday, August 5
How to register:
Accepted students must pay their deposit to be able to register for and attend NSO. Once you have made your deposit, you will be able to register.
Visit next steps for more information and to register.
Schedule of Events:
|8:00 am||Check-in & Resource Fair - 2nd floor, Natali Student Center|
|9:00 am||Welcome! - Performance Center, Natali Student Center
|9:15 am||PennWest Essentials (students & parents/guests) - Performance Center, Natali Student
|10:15 am||Parents/Guests: Breakout session - Performance Center, Natali Student Center
Students: Connection activities - South Wing, Convocation Center
*Assigned by groups, then switch! 30-minute sessions
|Financial Aid and Student Accounts - Performance Center: Last Names A-M
|12:25 pm – 1:25 pm||Lunch - Gold Rush Dining Hall, Natali Student Center|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||Specialized Sessions
|2:30 pm – 3:00 pm||Transfer Student Session - Vulcan Theatre, Natali Student Center
Trio (California and Clarion) - Duda Hall, Room 103
|2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
*Choose your own depending on needs.
|Choose your afternoon!
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For parents and supporters:
Are you the parent, family member or guardian of a future Vulcan? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to ask questions or to set up a phone call with our Office of Parent and Family Engagement.
When you attend New Student Orientation (NSO) with your student, you will have your own break-out session to interact with staff and meet other parents/guests.
The New Student Orientation team is available to connect via:
- Email Orientationemail@example.com
- Phone (724-938-5868)