New Student Orientation Fall 2022

Students accepted for Fall 2022 can register for one of our New Student Orientation (NSO) dates. NSO is an important event, where students will view and confirm their Fall schedule, interact with faculty and staff, review financial aid, and meet other students.

To view other “next steps” for admitted students, click here.

How to register:

Accepted students must pay their deposit to be able to register for and attend NSO. Once you have made your deposit, please register for the date of your choosing:

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What to know:

New Student Orientation (NSO) Will take place on campus. Below is an outline of the day's events



8:00 a.m - 9:00 a.m

Check-in and Resource Fair

9:00 a.m- 12:00 p.m

Information sessions and opportunities for students to build connections

12:00 p.m - 1:00 p.m


1:00 p.m -2:30 p.m

Academic overview

2:30 p.m - 4:00 p.m

Opportunities to visit offices, go on tours, and attend optional sessions


Additional details, including parking information, will be sent to your Penn West email prior to your NSO date.

We can’t wait to see you!

For parents and supporters:

Are you the parent, family member or guardian of a future Vulcan? Email 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: