January 6 – 14, 2017
Immediately prior to the beginning of classes in August or January, students participate in helpful sessions and activities to: help make a smooth transition to the University, meet other new students in your class, make a connection to the campus and meet current students who will be resources to you throughout the year, become familiar with services offered to help increase student success, interact with faculty and staff before upperclass students return, and learn about service and leadership opportunities.
September 22 – 24, 2017
Penn State Altoona welcomes families to campus each fall for this annual tradition to spend time at their student's home away from home. The Family Weekend schedule is jammed packed with activities designed to let family members take part in the college experience.