Congratulations! This is an exciting time for you as you prepare to come to Penn State Beaver. Your offer of admission is a big part of that journey, but your job isn't over. Now that you have your offer letter in hand, there are several steps you need to take, starting with accepting the offer.
Accept Your Offer
You can accept your offer of admission by logging onto your MyPennState account at admissions.psu.edu or by visiting campus and paying at the Finance and Business office.
Acceptance fee: $230
Housing deposit: $100 and sign your housing contract. Note: The housing fee is only for students who plan to live on campus.
Now that you've accepted your offer of admission, there are some other things you'll need to take care of before you begin classes at Penn State Beaver.
In addition to what's below,for an overview of your next steps.
Attend an Accepted Student Program
Our Virtual Accepted Student Programs are a great way to learn about your next steps to enrollment, and to get answers to your pressing questions about orientation, housing, financial aid and more. Pre-register for these one-hour programs are offered for students and parents via Zoom.
Our Virtual Academic Meetings allow students and parents to meet with faculty to learn more about their chosen major, including required coursework, entrance-to-major requirements, and career outcomes. Pre-register for these 45 minute sessions offered via Zoom.
Apply for financial aid
There's plenty of information in the financial aid section of this website on how to apply for and accept your financial aid award.
- To fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), go to studentaid.gov.
- Watch this video for help understanding your financial aid award package.
Apply for scholarships
First-year students are required to participate in New Student Orientation (NSO), which will help you get ready to attend Penn State Beaver. You'll receive detailed information ahead of time, so check your email.
Update your calendar
First day of classes? Long weekends? Spring break? December-January holidays? Find out more about all important dates on the academic calendar.
Buy your books
You can get your books and your Penn State gear at the Penn State Beaver bookstore.
Get your computer software
As a Penn State student, you're eligible for free and discounted computer software. To see what's available, visit software.psu.edu.
If you have questions about how to go from receiving your offer letter to starting your first day of classes at Penn State Beaver, please contact an admissions counselor. We're here to help you!