ACPC Services for Incoming Students

Lion Statue in front of Burke Center

Knowing what career path you want to take does not come easily for some people, especially for students who are new to college. It can take time and personal exploration before you discover your interests and talents and how to translate those into a career. The Academic and Career Planning Center offers a variety of resources and services to help you find the major that's right for you and get on the path to reaching your goals.

New Student Orientation
New Student Orientation will familiarize you as a first-year incoming student, with the opportunities, resources, and services available at Penn State, and our advisers will help you select courses for your first semester.

Major and Career Exploration
The ACPC can assist you in the various phases of the major and career exploration process.

Academic Advising for Exploratory Students: Division of Undergraduate Studies
By enrolling in the Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) you will be mentored by an academic adviser who will help you explore majors, plan your class schedule and examine all the possibilities Penn State offers.

Throughout your college career we will help you explore internship and co-op opportunities.