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Student success improves when you engage appropriately in your student’s college experience. Learn about campus resources to help your student navigate the challenges and successes of college life.

Announcement About Health Insurance
Please note that important Penn State student health insurance information will be sent to your student via email by First Risk Advisors on behalf of United HealthCare StudentResources. These messages are approved by the University, and should not be regarded as spam. Please encourage your student to watch their inbox for additional information.
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Student Orientation & Transition Programs
Learn more about orientation and welcome events designed with the needs of your student in mind.
Student Orientation & Transition Programs
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Parents & Families of New Students
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