New Student Orientation & Academic Initiatives

NSO 2023 will take place August 23-28, 2023. Additional information regarding move-in can be found here.

To see what NSO 2022 was like please click here to view our photos and click here to view an NSO 2022 recap video.

Feel free to contact our office with any questions that you might have at

What's New

Penn Mentor Meals Program

Click below to learn more about the Penn Mentor Meals Program which encourages students and their mentors to engage in intellectual or casual conversation outside of the classroom and simultaneously provide them with the opportunity to do so free of charge over lunch or dinner.

Learn More about Penn Mentor Meals Program


Penn Preceptorials are not-for-credit sessions that introduce students to the intellectual and cultural resources of the University. Click here to learn how you can submit a preceptorial, become a part of preceptorial committees, or attend a preceptorial.

Learn More about Preceptorials