Class of 2021 New Parent and Family Orientation

 


Welcome to Penn, Class of 2021 parents and families! 

We invite you to join us for New Parent and Family Orientation (NPFO), which is designed to assist you and your family with transitioning your student to and helping them succeed at Penn. 

Please contact us at 215-746-4646 or ppparent@dev.upenn.edu if you have any questions.


You do not need to register your Penn student for NPFO.

Calendar of Events:

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Penn Parents Info Station
Kick off NPFO by stopping by to meet Penn Parents staff, picking up a calendar of events, and collecting your Proud Penn Parent giveaways!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Penn Parents Info Station
Kick off NPFO by stopping by to meet Penn Parents staff, picking up a calendar of events, and collecting your Proud Penn Parent giveaways!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Transitions: Helping Your Child Succeed at Penn (Session A)
Parents are invited to this session to gain insight about the transition to Penn and how to stay connected from afar. This session is repeated at 2:00 PM.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Introduction to Cultural and First-Generation Resources at Penn
Hear from returning students and resource center staff as they describe programs and services they utilize to support ethnic, LGBT, first-generation, and all students interested in intercultural services.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Transitions: Helping Your Child Succeed at Penn (Session B)
Parents are invited to this session to gain insight about the transition to Penn and how to stay connected from afar. Identical information is presented in the first session.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
President and Provost's Family Welcome
Join President Gutmann and Provost Pritchett for a welcome to all Penn families at the steps of College Hall.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Info to Know... Before You Go
Penn experts will provide an overview of relevant topics including College Houses, academics, safety, and finances. Staff will be on hand to answer questions after the session. This marks the official conclusion of New Parent and Family Orientation.