Winter Welcome: January 4–8, 2024
We're planning some great things for your first week at Behrend! Check back in often for updates.
Schedule Highlights and Important Dates
Thursday, January 4
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Check-in for New Early Arrival Resident Students
- Students who require early arrival and move-in ahead of the below events may do so on Thursday, January 4. Please visit the #PSUArrival Behrend website or contact Behrend Housing and Food at 814-898-6161.
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Dinner at Dobbins with new students and Resident Assistants (RAs)
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Game night at Oliver's Pool Lounge!
Friday, January 5
8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
New Student Orientation, hosted by Academic Affairs and Exploratory and Pre-Major Advising
- 8:00–8:45 a.m.: Check-in and Resource Fair
- 8:45 a.m.–2:00 p.m.: Orientation sessions for new students and families (lunch provided).
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
After orientation (optional activities include)
- Ice cream and coffee reception with faculty, staff, and current student volunteers. Sponsored by Student Leadership and Involvement.
- Course Registration
- Campus tours. Sponsored by Admissions.
Meet your RA for social activities and hall dinner!
Saturday, January 6
Totally Rad '80s Movie Night
- Pizza, '80s snacks, and a classic '80s movie with your new friends, all totally free. Sure to be totally gnarly! Please visit the #PSUArrival Behrend website or contact Behrend Housing and Food at 814-898-6161 for more information.
Sunday, January 7
Returning student access to residence halls for arrival and move-in begins at 11:00 a.m.
- Please visit the #PSUArrival Behrend website or contact Behrend Housing and Food at 814-898-6161.
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
3rd Annual Winter Welcome Bash
- Join us in Trippe Hall for boba, snacks, a trivia game show (with cash prizes!!), games, crafts, and more! All students are welcome. Funding provided by the Student Activity Fee, Student Leadership and Involvement, and Residence Life
Monday, January 8
Classes begin. Have a great first day!