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New Student Orientation

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Date(s) - August 16, 2023
9:30 am - 3:30 pm


Penn Highlands Richland


We are excited to welcome you as a new student and look forward to assisting you to become acclimated to the resources and services available. Orientation will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 from 9:30am – 3:30pm for students from all our locations at the Richland Campus. Transportation will be provided from each of our Center locations for those who indicate a need. If transportation is needed, you will be contacted with further details.

Attendance is required for all new students admitted to the College. Each student may bring up to two guests. Check-in is from 8:30am – 9:15am. The Bookstore will be open before and after Orientation; a Resource and Activity Fair will be held from 8:30am – 9:30am and 2:30pm – 3:30pm for you to complete your New Student Checklist prior to departing for the day. You will be obligated to stay the entire day.

Our comprehensive orientation program is designed to aid you in making a successful transition, both academically and socially, to the College community. During these sessions, you will learn how to make the most of your college experience and gain essential skills for success. Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to interact with your classmates, administrators, and staff. You will become familiar with your career pathway and the technology and procedures needed for the first day of classes.

Please complete the RSVP form below by August 7th.

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