Veteran Students Eligible for Priority Registration

Beginning with registration for the spring 2014 semester, veteran students will be eligible for priority registration. Veterans who have been honorably discharged from all branches of the U.S. military will qualify. Priority registration allows eligible students to register for courses earlier than other students. For the spring 2014 semester, priority registration will begin on October…

Complete Your Registration to Stay on Track with Courses, Student Aid, and More

At Penn State, registering for courses is a two-step process. You must schedule your courses, and then pay your tuition bill or confirm that you’ll be using financial aid. You have until July 15, 2013 to complete your registration for the second 6-week summer 2013 semester. If you do not pay your bill and complete your…

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…

Updating Information in the Penn State Directory

Having the correct information in the Penn State Directory is important for all students. This information is used in a number of situations, for example, if staff need to call a student about their tuition bill, exam issues, or proctor information. Penn State also uses your contact information for mailings, such as your diploma after…

Adding and Dropping Courses: What You Need to Know

If you are considering adding or dropping a course, there are many factors you will want to consider: Is there still time to add or drop a course? Will dropping a course affect my progress towards my degree? Will a change in my course schedule have financial implications? Penn State maintains three periods relating to…