International Student Orientation (ISO)

International Student Orientation (ISO) is a fun and important part of joining the Penn State community. In ISO you will learn about….

  • Academic and social life at Penn State
  • Insurance, immunization requirements, and University Health Services
  • On- and off-campus resources and support services
  • Strategies to get the most out of your time at Penn State

You will also have the opportunity to….

  • Upload necessary immigration and contact information
  • Meet with an adviser and schedule courses
  • Make friends and great connections with your peers and older students

Studies show the academic and social benefits of participating in orientation programs. Faculty members and advisers see a marked difference in the preparedness and success of students who have participated in orientation.

Graduate International Student Orientation - Fall 2020 University Park

This is the official page for the University Park campus Fall GRADUATE International Student Orientation. Graduate International Student Orientation will take place as part of the Graduate School’s virtual orientation program before the start of fall semester. Several of the online self-paced modules will have a specific focus on international student concerns. You will receive more information regarding virtual orientation via email.

Undergraduate International Student Orientation - Fall 2020 University Park

This is the official page for the University Park campus Fall UNDERGRADUATE International Student Orientation. Undergraduate International Student Orientation will take place as part of the virtual orientation program offered throughout the summer, with additional components offered in August. Students will receive email updates with additional information.