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Welcome Week

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Welcome Week kicks off students' arrival on campus and continues through the first few weeks of the semester. The events listed below are specifically for Liberal Arts students and are hosted by Liberal Arts Undergraduate Studies unless otherwise noted. More information and additional events will be added closer to the start of the fall semester. Students are encouraged to participate in the University-sponsored Welcome Week events as well. 

International Student Welcome Meeting

More details will be added soon.


First-Year Welcome Meeting

Sunday, August 22 at 11:00 a.m. EDT

Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center


Transfer/Change-of-Campus/Second-Year Welcome Meeting

Sunday, August 22 at noon EDT

Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center


Meet the Dean

Hosted by the Liberal Arts Undergraduate Council

Thursday, August 26 at 1:30 p.m. EDT

Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library

This event is open to all students in the College of the Liberal Arts and will be livestreamed and recorded.


First-Year Lecture

Thursday, September 2 at 3:30 p.m. EDT

Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library

All first-year, Liberal Arts students are encouraged to attend the First-Year Lecture presented by Shara McCallum, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Poetry and Penn State Laureate for the 2021-22 academic year.

This event will be livestreamed and recorded.

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