DUS Group Advising Sessions

Fall 2021 Sessions

What are they? Advising sessions with groups of students to discuss popular advising topics.

Who’s invited? All DUS students.

Why attend? To learn more about the topic/college and to ask questions in a friendly, open environment.

Where? All sessions will be held in the Grange Building Lobby unless otherwise noted. See descriptions for details.

*All sessions have limited seating, so please sign up early.  


 

First Semester on Campus? Tools You Need To Be a Successful Student

Want to start the semester off on the right?  Learn about techniques and resources you can use to set you up for success for the new semester!

When:  Thursday, September 2, at 4:00 p.m. in Grange Building Lobby (Note: masks will be required, regardless of vaccination status). 

Register: Please register in advance for the September 2 session. 

 


 

How to Get Involved:  How To Start the Semester off on the Right Foot

Wondering how to get engaged with campus opportunities?  Learn about how to engage in clubs/student organizations, research, service, and other engagement opportunities at Penn State.  

When:  Thursday, September 9, at 4:00 p.m. in Grange Building Lobby (Note: masks will be required, regardless of vaccination status). 

Register: Please register in advance for the September 9 session.

 


 

Undergraduate Research 101

Wondering how to get engaged in undergraduate research opportunities?  Learn why it is important, how to identify topics of interests and opportunities, and how to reach out and connect with a faculty member.  

When:  Thursday, September 23, at 4:00 p.m. in Grange Building Lobby (Note: masks will be required, regardless of vaccination status). 

Register: Please register in advance for the September 23 session

 


Interested in Smeal?

Interested in Smeal? Have questions about how to get into a Smeal major? This session will review the Smeal entrance-to-major requirements, as well as the process for entering Smeal majors. This session will also provide you helpful tools, such as GPA predictors and the “what if report,” for making sure that you are on track to complete your entrance requirements.

Feel free to come with questions about different Smeal majors and entrance-to-major requirements.

When:  Thursday, October 21, at 4:00 p.m. in Grange Building Lobby (Note: masks will be required, regardless of vaccination status). 

Register: Please register in advance for the October 21 session. 


 

Explore and Find the Right Major for You

Unsure of your major? Don't know where to start your exploration? This session will provide you with tools and resources to explore possible majors and help you to evaluate potential majors. 

When:  Thursday, October 28, at 4:00 p.m. in Grange Building Lobby (Note: masks will be required, regardless of vaccination status).

Register: Please register in advance for the October 28 session.