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Information for New and Transferring Students

Welcome to Penn State Worthington Scranton.  To prepare you for the start of classes, new students are required to attend two programs, New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

Thursday, December 18,8:30-12:30

Students will receive instructions by email and telephone to register once they have completed their placement testing. 

This New Student Orientation program provides an understanding of the academic structure at Penn State including majors offered, curriculum, and academic and entrance to major requirements.  Students will meet individually with an academic advisor to choose their classes.  This is an interactive day open to new students to introduce them to resources and services on campus to ensure their success.  Students will get their Student ID card and their Access ID information so they can actually schedule classes during a session with the campus Registrar.  They will also meet and interact with existing students as well as other new students during this event.

Other areas covered include Financial Aid and Billing, Co-curricular opportunities and online tools.  Coffee, tea, and donuts are available in the morning. 

Before you can register for your New Student Orientation session, you must complete your placement exam

Advising Homework

Helpful Information

Winter Welcome Evening for Transfer Students

January 8, 2015 5:30 p.m.

This evening event provides an overview of the academic structure at Penn State University and the student services offered at Penn State Worthington Scranton. Students will have the opportunity to get their Penn State id+ card and activate their access account.  Advisors will be available for class scheduling at the end of this evening or students can make arrangements to schedule classes prior to the event by contacting the campus Registrar's office at 570-963-2505. Dinner is provided.

Register for your New Student Orientation or Winter Welcome Evening session at Worthington Scranton

Spring 2015 Semester Classes Start January 12, 2015

Important academic dates for students can be found on our academic calendar.