New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation will help your student get started on a path to success at Penn State. They (and you!) will need to learn more about the Penn State community, academic and co-curricular expectations and opportunities, and ways to begin meeting your student's educational goals.

Visit the New Student Orientation website for more information.

View "Financial Aid Process for New Students"

Meet with a Financial Aid Adviser

Schedule an appointment to meet with a financial aid representative between one and five days (includes weekends) ahead of the appointment. Unfortunately, we are not able to make same day appointments at this time.

You have the following two appointment options:

  • Virtual Appointments (Monday – Friday, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
  • In-Person Appointments (Monday - Friday, 8:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m.)

Schedule an appointment