Transfer - New Student Orientation

Transfer -  New Student Orientation

"Tools for Success" - New Student Orientation for Transfers - is designed for transfer students who have accepted their offer of admission to Penn State by sending in their Acceptance Notification and Enrollment Fee. 

After you have paid the fee, you will receive an invitation in the mail or by email.  You will register online for one of several dates when Tools for Success is offered.  The program is important:

  • Learn about our policies and programs
  • Schedule your classes
  • Meet other transfer students

For a tour of campus, please call 215-881-7351.

Topics covered at New Student Orientation for Transfers

Here are the hand-outs distributed at the program:

Advisors' appointments and more

Clubs and Organizations

Directions to campus

Emotional Support Services

Financial Aid Checklist

Map of campus

Parking and transportation

Paying your tuition bill