Student Orientation Programs
The Office of Admissions and New Student Programs coordinates an orientation program for all undergraduate students new to
PSU. All newly admitted undergraduate students are required to attend a new student orientation session prior to registering for
After admission to PSU, each undergraduate student must complete orientation programming prior to their start term. In-person
and online programming is available. In order to sign up for New Student Orientation, the student must have already submitted
their enrollment confirmation deposit of $200.
Orientation provides students with the opportunity to meet with current PSU faculty, professional staff, and students in order to:
• Understand academic requirements of a baccalaureate degree
• Successfully develop an academic plan and register for courses
• Access programs and services available to PSU students
• Facilitate the academic and social transition to the University community
Viking Days takes place the week prior to the start of fall term during the month of September. This is a week of activities,
information sessions, open houses, and social events in which new students are invited to attend and encouraged to participate.
For further information, visit https://www.pdx.edu/admissions/viking-days.