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New Student Orientation!New Student Welcome is an important step in your preparation for your time at Penn State Lehigh Valley. At this event, you will receive information regarding academic expectations, student involvement, and campus life. New Student Welcome also provides you with the opportunity to speak to current students, faculty, and staff about life at Penn State Lehigh Valley. 

Event Details

New Student Welcome 2016

Wednesday, August 17
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Check-in begins at 9 a.m.

Registration for New Student Welcome

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Save the Date: Upcoming Events for New Students

Using Penn State Systems: Canvas, LionPath, and Webmail

Wednesday, August 10
11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Learn how to schedule classes, pay your bill, and access your classes through Penn State’s online systems. Two sessions are offered for your convenience.

Airport Pick Up for International Students

Monday, August 15
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Shuttle will pick up students who have flights that land during these times at the Philadelphia International Airport, and will drop students off at Penn State Lehigh Valley.

International New Student Welcome

Monday, August 15
12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Includes trips to local stores for furniture, etc. Lunch will be provided.

International Student NSO

Tuesday, August 16
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For international students only. Mandatory Placement and Immigration Sessions. Lunch will be provided.

Leadership at Lehigh Valley

Thursday, August 18, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Students looking to get involved and gain leadership skills, here’s your opportunity! Get ahead early by learning how to get involved, start your own club, and learn some basic leadership tips to help you be successful at Penn State Lehigh Valley.

New Student Welcome Service Project

Friday, August 19
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

At Penn State, we value community service and offer opportunities to give back to our local community. The New Student Welcome Service Project gives you the chance to meet other incoming students while making a difference in the Lehigh Valley!

Lehigh Valley LaunchBox

Friday, August 19
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Unleash your inner entrepreneur at this interactive workshop. Learn about Lehigh Valley LaunchBox and how you could receive grant money to make your big idea become a reality!

New Student Welcome Aquarium Trip

Saturday, August 20
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Student Life will take new students to Adventure Aquarium for a fun day of learning and getting to know other new students.


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