New Student Orientation

The excitement is building. Life at Penn College is just around the corner. New student orientation is designed to help you and your parents/guests prepare for the road ahead.
New Student Orientation

Who should attend?

All new Penn College students (first years, transfers, and adult learners) are required to participate.

What happens during New Student Orientation?

What happens during New Student Orientation?

During New Student Orientation you will:

  • Learn more about the academic expectations and resources at Penn College.
  • Connect to other future Wildcats and gain a sneak peek to life outside the classroom.
  • Obtain information about books/tool kits, processing financial aid, and paying your bill.
  • Acquire your PCT Student ID Card.
  • Get answers to all of your questions so you will be ready to succeed as a Penn College Wildcat!

Upcoming Sessions for Fall 2024 Students

New students will receive an email invitation to register for an in-person session. 

For new students that were unable to attend an in-person session, a communication will be sent August 1 with next steps to take care of business and prepare for Welcome Week.

June 18, 20, 25, and 27

July 9, 11, 18, and 23


Are student and guests costs covered?

Student costs are covered through tuition and related fees.

Are parents/families invited?

Yes, bring up to two parents/family members.

Additional questions

If you have additional questions contact the Office of Student Engagement