This guide is directed towards incoming and freshman students who interested 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 webpages and more specific information if you decide that this is the right path for you.
Penn State Email
Activate your email account at your earliest convenience. 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 advisor 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 homepage, you will find the calendar of events, events for the day, and news pertaining to the University. This is a great starting point for a student who is showing interest in Penn State Altoona. Beyond the homepage is a wealth of information.