New Student Orientation (NSO) Includes Academic Advising and More
Students--Follow this Timeline:
Late March--Watch for a communication with information about the
1. Educational Planning Survey*
2. Placement Tests (online, in math and chemistry, to help
you choose your courses)*
*You MUST complete the Planning Survey and the
Placement Tests before moving to the next steps
Starting on May 1, -- The link to complete your "Pre-NSO Homework" will be
available, so you will be ready for your Advising Session
May-August -- Attend New Student Orientation at the Penn State Abington
campus to meet with an academic adviser, discuss your academic
choices, learn about student life, and schedule your courses.
Note that STUDENTS BEGINNING DURING SUMMER 2013 will attend New
Student Oriention ONLY on Tuesday, May 21.
Please arrange NOW with your family to come to campus on that date.
Parents--You are included in the New Student Orientation activities:
Learn about student and family responsibilities
Understand Penn State academic planning
Network with other families and become part of Penn State
Find out about all of the support services for your new Penn
Helpful information to new members of the Penn State Abington community.