Tips for Requesting Library Materials

Penn State World Campus students have access to a wealth of library resources through Penn State University Libraries. In fact, it’s consistently a top-ten research library in North America and includes millions of books, ebooks, maps, CDs, DVDs, and more. Among some of the interesting items students have checked out recently were a DSLR camera,…

Student Affairs Podcast: How Wellness and Self-Care Affect Productivity

You can now listen to the latest episode of “Conversations with Student Affairs,” the podcast managed by the Student Affairs team at Penn State World Campus in collaboration with our many colleagues and partners across the University’s Student Affairs teams. Title: Well-Being and Self-Care are the Foundation of Productivity Participating staff member: Katie Marshall, World…

Disability Services: How to Request Academic Accommodations

Penn State World Campus offers a variety of resources and accommodations to students with disabilities. Although a member of the staff or faculty or an agency liaison can refer you to Student Disability Resources, you can also contact this office directly to discuss resources available or request assistance. One of the most common reasons for…

Get These Valuable Benefits of Volunteering During a Day of Service

Did you know that volunteering can be good for your health? A study by the Corporation for National & Community Service found that people who volunteer have lower mortality rates, improved functional abilities, and reduced rates of depression. And of course, volunteering is also good for the people and organizations you decide to serve.   There are more…

Student Affairs Podcast — Episode 7: Reflecting on 2021 with Gratitude

You can now listen to Episode 7 of “Conversations with Student Affairs,” the podcast managed by the Student Affairs team at Penn State World Campus in collaboration with our many colleagues and partners across the University’s Student Affairs teams. Title: We Are! Thankful! Participating staff members: Shawna Culp, academic adviser; Maggie Kwok, student advocacy specialist;…

Mid-Semester Motivation

It’s about that time in the semester when motivation is needed more than ever. While final exams are right around the corner, it often feels like the finish line is out of sight. It’s useful to remember why you started your journey with Penn State World Campus to help maintain a motivated mentality.   Last…