New Student Orientation Programs

New Student Orientation (NSO) provides you and your family with an introduction to life on campus and in the classroom. During NSO, you'll meet with students, faculty and staff, learn more about campus resources, meet with an academic adviser, schedule courses for your first semester, and become familiar with campus. All new Penn State students must complete NSO before registering for courses. NSO dates are filling fast, so be sure to register for your NSO date at

Helpful information

Our webpage provides helpful information for new students (and parents and family members) as they transition to Penn State Fayette. Check out the links below to get information on the following topics:

In addition, there are a ton of resources and handy links on the Current Students page. Bookmark it for future reference.

Video resources

Financial aid and billing are very important, but sometimes can be confusing. Follow the links below to videos that can help you navigate these critical areas.


Questions about Orientation? Call the Student Success Center at 724-430-4119 or email [email protected].

Delegated and authorized access

This is an overview of Delegated Access in LionPATH and Authorized Payer Access in Higher One.

Once your student gives you permissions, go to Delegated and Authorized Payer Access: to log on.

If you have questions, email us at [email protected].