This guide is directed towards incoming and first-year students who are showing an interest in the business world, specifically those who are going to be Penn State Altoona students. It will provide basic information about business degrees through the use of campus websites and more specific information if you decide that this is the right path for you.
Activate your email account at your earliest convenience. This is very important! You will receive system-wide emails that contain critical curricular and academic progress information on a regular basis. We expect you to be in the loop from the start.
Take the initiative to meet with your adviser on a regular basis every semester. You will be assigned an advisor who will be an invaluable resource as you navigate through your collegiate experience.
Technology provides an essential tool in monitoring and planning your academic progress.
The Penn State Altoona website provides all information about the University. On the home page, you will find events and news pertaining to the college. This is a great starting point for a student who is showing interest in Penn State Altoona. Beyond the home page is a wealth of information.