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First Year Publications

Incoming students will receive a lot of new information during orientation days and throughout the summer.  This page will serve as an online resource to access this same important information.


First Year ConnectionFirst Year Connection cofer image is a campus newsletter geared to new students attending Penn State New Kensington.  This year, you will receive your first issue of the First Year Connection in June with follow up communications to come throughout the summer!

To view the First Year Connection newsletter, click the link below.


2016 Available Soon!






Orientation Fact SheetNew Student Orientation Fact Sheet is a publication provided to incoming students with information pertaining to new students including: the orientation process, a summer checklist, frequently asked questions and the welcome week activities.

To view the New Student Orientaion Fact Sheet, click the link below.

New Student Orientation Fact Sheet (pdf)








Family GuideFamily Guide publication pertains information for families and support systems of students at Penn State New Kensington.  The information included in this family guide includes: campus services, student life, and contact information.

To veiew the Family Guide, click the link below.

Family Guide (pdf)