Meet New Student Aid Coordinator, Nick Dikas!

Get to know one of our newest staff members, Nick Dikas, student aid coordinator for World Campus. What are your main duties in the Office of Student Aid? I’m a resource for prospective and current World Campus and Continuing Education students who want to learn about their financial aid options or troubleshoot issues that arise…

How Does Dropping Courses Affect Me Financially?

Before the spring semester gets under way, take a second to understand Penn State’s policy on dropping courses, and how it can affect your tuition. If you drop a course after the semester begins you will be assessed a tuition fee.  If you replace it with another course during the drop/add period, you will not…

Looking for Scholarships? Check Out Fastweb.com!

If you’re looking for scholarship opportunities, you should visit Fastweb.com! What is Fastweb.com? Fastweb is an online search service for scholarships, internships, and job opportunities. This free resource has students answer a detailed questionnaire to generate the most personalized compilation of opportunities for students. The database holds over 1.3 million scholarships that value $3 billion…