Welcome All New Scholars Schreyer Honors Orientation (SHO TIME)
Congratulations and welcome to the Schreyer Honors community. Your orientation journey begins with an introduction to the College's mission and vision and to teams of dedicated staff and energized Orientation Mentors who are committed to making your orientation one to remember.
An "All-Scholar Celebration" is being planned with you in mind. This one-of-a-kind event on the Sunday before fall semester classes is for all new and returning Scholars.New Student Orientation (NSO) Arrival Information
We have a full slate of activities for new incoming Scholars. The first two days of SHO TIME are geared toward getting our new first-year students up to speed, while the final day of orientation brings together ALL Scholars (new first-year students, new second- and third-year students, as well as returning Scholars) for a special community-building celebration.
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Move-In and ArrivalParents & Families Welcome
3:30 PM Dean's Welcome and SHO TIME Kick-OffParents & Families Welcome
5:30 PM Dinner on Campus with Orientation Mentors
7:00 PM First Night
8:30 AM Breakfast and Conversation with Staff, Student Leaders, Mentors
10:00 AM Changing the World: Achieving a "Global Perspective"
12:30 PM Schreyer "Green2Go" Lunch
2:00 PM Shaping Your Future: Schreyer Scholar Values, Ethics, Leadership, Service
5:00 PM Dinner and "Letter to Future Self"
8:00 PM The Ultimate One and Only Brain Show
All-Scholar Celebration: A Special Dean's Welcome
All Scholars are invited to the inaugural “All-Scholar” Celebration. This one-of-a-kind event will help you prepare for the new academic year. Join Dean Peggy A. Johnson, special guests, and members of your class to help kick off the semester.
Let Scholars Be Your Guide Orientation Mentors
From the moment you arrive on campus, you'll be greeted, taught, encouraged, and led by nearly 100 returning Scholars, who have spent months preparing to be your SHO TIME Orientation Mentors. They're excited to share with you what they've learned during their time at Penn State and in the Honors College.