New International Undergrad Student Orientation

The orientation is mandatory for all new incoming international students and transfer students. Orientation is specifically designed to meet your needs and to help you make a smooth transition to Penn State Harrisburg.

Please bring with you your immigration documents, such as your passport with your F-1/J-1 visa page, I-20 form, I-94 and your photo (passport size) to the orientation. You may scan and save these documents ahead of time and save them on a portable memory (USB) ready to upload during document check in.

When making your travel plans make sure to arrive by Sunday, August 13, 2017. The first day of classes is on Monday August 21, 2017. 

For students who are accompanied by parents, we have a special Parents Orientation session on Sunday, August 13 as well. In addition, you are all invited to our annual Community Welcome Picnic which is to be held in the afternoon of Sunday, August 13. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to be connected with our local community.    

The different sessions and activities will be held in the following locations: Capital Union Building (CUB), Educational Activities Building (EAB), Olmsted Building, Library and the Student Enrichment Center (SEC).

For more information and questions, please contact the International Student Support Services at 717-948-6273.


12:30pm — 05:00pm

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Student Center, Capital Union Building (CUB)