Domestic and International Students during NSO Part 2: Student Life

New Student Welcome

New Student Welcome

New Student Welcome is an engaging and interactive day centered around new students getting to know each other, the campus, and what makes Penn State York special. Hear from Penn State York students, faculty and staff, meet your academic adviser for the first time, and get excited about starting your Penn State journey!

This program, on Friday, August 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., is required for all new students, including international and transfer students.

New Student Welcome 2018 Schedule of Events
Time Topic Speaker Location
8:45 a.m. Check-In and Light Refreshments   Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center)
9:30 a.m. Welcome Dr. David Christiansen
The Pullo Center
9:45 a.m. Pride Group Time Orientation Leaders (OL’s) Various Locations
10:15 a.m. In-Class Expectations and Plagiarism Dr. Robert Farrell
Director of Academic Affairs
The Pullo Center
10:35 a.m. Safety & Security Bob Lehman
Lieutenant, Police & Public Safety
The Pullo Center
11:00 a.m. Counseling Services TBA
Licensed Psychologist
The Pullo Center
11:15 a.m. Playfair OL’s Outside / The Pullo Center
11:45 a.m. Lunch   Rosie’s / Community Room
12:45 p.m. Energizer OL’s The Pullo Center
1:00 p.m. Campus Convocation   The Pullo Center
1:40 p.m. Academic College Meetings Academic Advisers Various Locations
2:20 p.m. Pride Group Time OL’s Various Locations
3:00 p.m. The Rock Star Project
“Get Your Show on the Road”
Jason LeVasseur The Pullo Center
4:00 p.m. Final Thoughts Dan Puccio
Associate Director of Student Affairs
The Pullo Center

Optional Tours begin at 4:10 p.m. at the top floor of the Pullo Center, next to the Box Office (weather permitting).