Penn State Hazleton will host its annual Welcome Weekend events beginning Saturday, August 22, 2015 for all first-year students. Welcome Weekend convenes the opening of our campus and includes events that allow for students to explore academic and co-curricular opportunities. Student involvement in these activities is critical in helping students get off to a good start while acclimating to the Hazleton campus. In addition to the activities offered during welcome weekend, students will also have the chance to meet many of Penn State Hazleton’s faculty and staff.
Move-in 8am – 3pm
Convocation & Ice Cream w/the Chancellor 4:30pm
Penn State Hazleton “Opening Night!” 8:30pm
Welcome Weekend Concurrent Sessions 10:30am
First Year Experience Session:
College Meetings 3:00pm
Block Party 7:00pm
First-Year Experience (FYE)First-Year Experience, which typically occurs in the first semester, is a class which students take to learn more about Penn State, as well as themselves. It is designed to help students transition to the collegiate environment. Most students are scheduled into First Year Experience classes in their first semester.
Information on First-Year Experience is available from:
Jane Waitkus, Director of the Learning Center
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