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Meet and Greet With The Fellows

Friday, Sep 1, 3 pm
Slep Fireside Lounge

Come out and get to know the Sheetz Fellows! We will have several tables set up to showcase the benefits and areas of our program. Also, Steve Sheetz, the co-founder of Sheetz Gas Station will be there as well! Refreshments will be provided!

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Olivia Greenwalt commented on the event Family Dinner...YUM!

Registration at the Residence Halls

Friday, Aug 18, 8:30 am
Various Residence Halls

For students who live on campus, you must register for your move in time here: http://www.altoona.psu.edu/movein/

After you get your car unloaded and get your room key, please move your car to the Hawthorn Lot.  Then, meet your roommate, get settled in, and head down to the Slep Student Center for lots of information and free goodies you won’t want to miss!

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Welcome Week Check In

Friday, Aug 18, 9:30 am
Slep Student Center - Enter on Side Closest to PSU Bookstore

THIS IS FOR ALL NEW STUDENTS, REGARDLESS OF LIVING SITUATION!

Come to the Slep Student Center to get your:

Penn State T-shirt, courtesy of President Barron SGA sponsored reusable water bottle Information on the Health and Wellness Center Free Creamery Ice Cream from 12:00-3:30 p.m. or while supplies last Penn State Alumni Association Information Amtran Busing App & Information Info on PNC Bank

Family Weekend details and more!

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Residence Hall Students: Dinner with your floor

Friday, Aug 18, 5:30 pm
Check Postings on Your Floor for When/Where to meet

Head on down to Port Sky Cafe with your new roommate or friends from your residence hall floor!

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Shuttle Off Campus

Friday, Aug 18, 10 pm
Slep Parking Lot

  Do you need a ride back to your private residence like Nittany Pointe, College Park, or a private, rented house? No need for an Uber.... Grab a free ride!  If the shuttle isn't there when you arrive, wait patiently.  The driver will be doing loops from 10:00 PM until 1:00 AM. 

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College 101 with Essie And Friends For Life

Saturday, Aug 19, 4 pm
Stewart Athleti Fields ***Rain Location Gym B***

You're in college now!!!  Get more... ALCOHOL, DRUGS, and SEX information.  Spin the wheel to win!

Get your FREE T SHIRT & get a large Class of 2021 group picture taken!  You’ll get to meet the Chancellor and the Nittany Lion.

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Tie Dye Event (Optional)

Saturday, Aug 19, 5:30 pm
Stewart Athletic Fields

Dye your new shirts any way you like!

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City Casino & V-Games

Saturday, Aug 19, 9:30 pm
Adler Gymnasium - Gym B

For new students only- bring your PSU ID! Gamble the night away, legally of course, with your Orientation Leaders and Resident Assistants.  There will be Black Jack, Texas Hold ‘Em, Craps, and more!  Prizes will be given away at the end of the night.  Trust us on this one, you don’t want to miss out!

If the Casino isn't your thing, we will have the V-Games! Three giant screens to play your favorite video games, including

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Free Movie: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Saturday, Aug 19, 10 pm
Slep Fireside

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that.

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Shuttle Off Campus

Saturday, Aug 19, 10 pm
Slep Parking Lot

Grab a free ride.  If the shuttle isn't there when you arrive, wait patiently.  The driver will be doing loops.

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Free Bus Trip To WalMart

Sunday, Aug 20, 11 am
Hawthorn Parking Lot

Did you forget something at home?  Need to stock up on snacks or clean socks?  Just jump on the bus and get what you need! The Bus will be running a lop and will return every 45 minutes.

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Athlete or Fan; How to Get Involved in Intercollegiate Athletics

Sunday, Aug 20, 10:30 am
Slep Pondview Lounge

Would you like information regarding how to try out for Varsity athletics?  Come find out how!  Would you like to support our athletic teams on campus by cheering them on at games and competitions?  Come to this session!

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Intramurals at Penn State Altoona

Sunday, Aug 20, 11 am
Slep Pondview Lounge

John Carey, Director of Recreation and Facilities

Come learn about the offerings and registration process for intramural sports. 

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Club Sports at Penn State Altoona

Sunday, Aug 20, 11:30 am
Slep Pondview Lounge

John Carey, Director of Recreation and Facilities

Come learn about the offerings and registration process for participating in Club Sports!

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Performance Arts Opportunities

Sunday, Aug 20, 12 pm
Slep Pondview Lounge

Dr. Bonnie Cutsforth-Huber, Assistant Professor of Music

Naomi Baker, Instructor Theatre Arts

Caitlin Osborne, Instructor of Dance and Theatre

Learn about what performance arts opportunities are available to you, regardless of your major, including the student dance company, Ivyside Pride (the vocal arts student group), and theatrical productions (including tech). 

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Faith & Spirituality at Penn State Altoona

Sunday, Aug 20, 3:15 pm
Slep Fireside lounge

Presented by the Campus Ministry Staff

Learn about the opportunities available to you to learn about other faiths, explore your own, or worship with others who share in your beliefs.  This session is meant as an introduction to opportunities available throughout the year to all students. 

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Ice Cream Social

Sunday, Aug 20, 6 pm
Maple Hall

Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life, Residence Hall Association, and the National Residence Hall Honorary Come get some FREE Penn State Creamery ice cream!

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MANDATORY: Residence Hall Community Meetings

Sunday, Aug 20, 8 pm
Your Residence Hall

*only for students living in the residence halls

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CSF General Meeting

Sunday, Aug 20, 5 pm
Eve Chapel

Sponsored by Christian Student Fellowship (CSF)

A time of fellowship, Bible Study, prayer, communion and worship with other believers.

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Dance Floor Theory Leadership Training

Tuesday, Aug 22, 12 pm
Slep Pondview Lounge

Everything you need to know about leadership can be learned from the dance floor.

Just Like on a dance floor, every college experiences varying levels of engagement.

Engagement between those fully involved (student leaders) and those lurking on the edge (apathetic students). The same tactics to create successful social change on a dance floor – connections, relevancy, models of success, and motivation – also work to increase engagement within any college. DFT provides...

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Studying Abroad at Penn State Altoona

Sunday, Aug 20, 12 pm
Slep Fireside Lounge

Dr. Beth Seymour, Study Abroad Coordinator

Victoria Hesser, Advisor, Students Committed to Service

Find out what Penn State Altoona can offer you in regard to studying outside of the United States of America.  http://www.altoona.psu.edu/studyabroad/

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Mini Golf and Ice Cream with Ivyside Catholic

Wednesday, Aug 23, 12 pm
Meet at Eve Chapel Parking Lot at 6:30 if you need a ride; Meet at Meadows (Hollidaysburg)at 7:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Ivyside Catholic Newman Club Ivyside Catholic invites all students out for a free night of mini-golf at the Meadows in Hollidaysburg, followed by ice cream. This is a great chance to get to make new friends and have a lot of fun! We'll meet at 7:00PM in the Chapel Parking Lot, and should return before 10:00pm.  Rides will be available for anyone who needs one! 

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Performing Arts Open House

Wednesday, Aug 23, 5 pm
Titelman Study, Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Those in attendance will learn about auditions for performing arts groups on campus and meet other students and faculty involved. Pizza and refreshments will be served. For more information call 814-949-5452.

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Reception: Visions of Nature by Michael Lucas

Thursday, Aug 24, 3 pm
Sheetz Gallery Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Lucas is an associate professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona. He earned both his Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts from Penn State. Lucas may be best known for the pen-and-ink drawings he has exhibited extensively over the last 20 years. Upon earning tenure at Penn State, his work shifted to relief sculpture, with particular attention to Byzantine iconography.

http://altoona.psu.edu/story/6531/2017/07/14/penn-state-altoona-showcase-work-faculty-michael-lucas

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