Orientation Resources

The links below are provided to introduce you to the many resources and opportunities available to enhance your academic experience. Refer back to this page as you begin your first semester at University Park.


HHD Advising Contacts
E-mail and phone listings
Understanding Academic Advising at Penn State
Be engaged in your educational plan
Advising Policy
Faculty Senate Policy 32-00
E-mail Advising
A guide to effective advising communications

Information Technology at Penn State

Online course management system
Academic information and services
Guide to IT at Penn State
Penn State Access Account, e-mail, computer labs, etc.

Tips for Academic Success and Scheduling

iStudy for Success! 
Enhance study skills
Start Out Smart
Tips for success
What You Can Do If a Class is Full
Strategies to get the courses you want
Recommended Academic Plans
Scheduling guidelines
Registration Worksheet
Plan your schedule

Become a Penn Stater

Penn State Alma Mater
For the Glory of Old State...
Penn State Principles
Leave Penn State a better place
Code of Conduct
Values of the University community
University Alcohol Policy
Know the risks

Resources and Opportunities

Schedule of Courses; Academic calendars
Educational Equity
Fostering diversity
Student Clubs/Organizations
Involvement opportunities
Global Study
International living, learning, and working

Graduate School and Career Planning

Admission to Graduate Health Programs
Minimum course requirements
Admission to Physical Therapy Programs
Avenues to admission
Career Fairs
Begin a plan for after graduation; Volunteer