Undergraduate New Student Orientation (NSO) will take place virtually between August 24-31. Be sure to check out the customizable events schedule! In celebration of the Year of Civic Engagement, this year’s Penn Reading Project (PRP) selections include four short readings and a 30-minute documentary, all available online through Canvas.

  • James Baldwin: “My Dungeon Shook (A Letter to My Nephew)”

  • Benjamin Franklin: “Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania”

  • Martin Luther King: “The Purpose of Education”

  • Toni Morrison: “Home” (from The Source of Self-Regard)Song of Parkland (directed by Amy Schatz)

Information about graduate and professional orientation can be found here.