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Free Return Shipping for Library Materials in Spring 2021 Semester

As a Penn State World Campus student, you have access to virtually all of the materials from the Penn State University Libraries. There is a collection of millions of print materials at Penn State, as well as the ability to borrow from other libraries, and it is likely that you may need to request a…

Meet Tasha Rockey: Assistant Director of Transfer Credit Services

Nearly 90% of Penn State World Campus students transfer credits from another educational institution to help complete their degrees. We recently spoke with Tasha Rockey, the assistant director of transfer credit services, whose job is to help our students sort through which credits will transfer to Penn State and how they may be used toward…

How to Talk to Your Instructor About Challenges in Your Courses

While you are a Penn State World Campus student, you also share many other identities, like parent, child, employee or business owner, and many others. Personal or professional challenges you face may affect your work as a student. If you encounter challenges, it may be wise to communicate this to your instructor so they can…

Interesting Insights from Penn State World Campus Students on National Online Learning Day

On Tuesday, September 15, we honored our Penn State World Campus online learners by celebrating National Online Learning Day. To mark the occasion, we asked our Instagram audience a few questions about their online learning experience. Here is what they had to say.    How did you know Penn State World Campus was right for you?  We…

A Guide for Using Tutor.com

Achieving success in your classes can take a lot of hard work, but the Academic Support Center is here to assist you! We provide many resources to help make the learning process go more smoothly, including Tutor.com, a service built into select Penn State World Campus courses to assist students in writing, math, and other…

The ADA and Higher Education

Penn State World Campus is proud to serve students from differing backgrounds and experience levels, including those who have differing levels of ability. This year, we celebrate 30 years since the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, an important piece of legislation that helps guide the services we provide to students. According to the…

Advice to New Students

It might seem hard to believe, but the summer is almost over and a new semester is right around the corner. A new semester might mean new courses, new professors, and new opportunities, but it also means a new group of students will be joining the Penn State World Campus community.   Learning online can be…

Meet Denita, Associate Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Advocacy

Denita Wright Watson recently joined the Penn State World Campus Student Affairs team. Hear from this lifelong Penn Stater about her previous experiences, her dedication to her work, and more.  What was your background before you took on this role? Prior to taking on my new role, I had 25 years of experience in education…