New Student Orientation
The New Student Orientation program is required for all first-year students to attend. The program is your introduction to Penn State University and the Brandywine campus.
On your Orientation day you will:
- Receive your Penn State ID card,
- Meet with an adviser about your academic and career goals,
- Schedule your classes for the fall semester.
Do Your Homework
Penn State Brandywine offers New Student Orientation tutorials to help you get the most out of your advising and course scheduling experience during Orientation. The following Web tutorials have been designed to get you ready for your advising day. You are expected to complete the following homework assignments prior to attending your New Student Orientation day:
- Assignment #1: Understanding a Penn State degree
- Assignment #2: Course Registration
- Assignment #3: Exploring your academic choices
You will be assigned a New Student Orientation date in June, July, or August, based on the order in which your $200 enrollment fee was received. Notification of this date will arrive by mail. You will receive a postcard in the mail with instructions for completing online placement tests. You must complete all tests for math and chemistry (if appropriate) PRIOR to the deadline listed on your postcard. If your deadline has passed, please call Mrs. Sally Ent at 610-892-1390.
Please be sure to contact Sally Ent at 610-892-1390 to confirm your attendance at Orientation.
The program will begin in the Tomezsko Classroom Building Lounge. Please arrive between 9:00-9:30 a.m. to check-in and receive your Penn State student ID and other important materials.
Parents are welcome to attend, but will be attending separate sessions from students for most of the day.
- After Admission