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News & Announcements

Reminder about Pre-Registration Activity Guides
September 19, 2017 -- Spring 2018 Pre-Registration Activity Guides have been loaded into LionPATH and should be available in your Student Center To Do List. You must complete the Pre-Registration Activity Guide to be eligible to enroll in spring 2018 classes.

Spring 2018 Enrollment Shopping Carts
September 18, 2017 -- Spring 2018 enrollment shopping carts will open in LionPATH on September 20, 2017 for graduate and undergraduate students.

LionPATH Update Academics
August 21, 2017 -- The LionPATH Update Academics tool is now available.

Student Rights under FERPA - The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
August 21, 2017 -- FERPA is a federal regulation enacted in 1974 that protects the privacy and confidentiality of student education records. Under FERPA, institutions may not release a student's education record without prior consent of the student, except in limited circumstances.

Understanding LionPATH Wait Lists
August 21, 2017 -- In LionPATH, if a course is full, students can choose to add themselves to the course Wait List in order to be automatically added to the course if a seat opens.

LionPATH Update Academics to be unavailable
August 3, 2017 -- The LionPATH Update Academics tool will be unavailable from August 11-24, 2017. If you have extenuating circumstances during that time, please contact the appropriate academic department during their regular business hours.

Penn State Bulletins to transition to user-friendly management system
July 18, 2017 -- Penn State recently launched an initiative to replace the University Bulletins web-based interface with CourseLeaf Catalog, an academic catalog management system.

Summer 2017 End of Semester Transcript Order Deadline
June 30, 2017 -- Transcript orders with a processing time of "Hold for Grades" and "Hold for Degree" for Summer 2017 must be received by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

LionPATH Update Academics to be unavailable
May 1, 2017 -- The LionPATH Update Academics tool will be unavailable from May 6 - 18, 2017. To make changes to a major, minor, or certificate during that time, please contact the appropriate academic department.

Penn State Offices of the Bursar and Registrar modify walk-in, telephone hours
April 27, 2017 -- Beginning May 8, walk-in, or customer service lobby hours, as well as telephone hours, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Spring 2017 End of Semester Transcript Order Deadline
April 5, 2017 -- Transcript orders with a processing time of "Hold for Grades" and "Hold for Degree" for Spring 2017 must be received by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Sunday, May 7, 2017.

Reminder: Understanding the Consent to Do Business Electronically
March 13, 2017 -- As required by Federal law, Penn State must inform students that it conducts business electronically and allow students to choose to conduct business through other means.

Fall 2017 Registration Timetable now available
February 16, 2017 -- Find out the first date you can register for fall 2017 courses.

Spring 2017 Final Exam Schedule published
February 13, 2017 -- Students now can view their spring 2017 final exam schedules in the LionPATH Student Center. The deadline to submit an overload conflict exam request for Spring 2017 is March 5, 2017.

Fall 2017 Enrollment Shopping Carts
February 1, 2017 -- Shopping carts will open in LionPATH on March 1 for graduate and undergraduate students, March 14 for Penn State Law, and March 21 for Dickinson Law students.

Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses now available for graduate and undergraduate students
February 1, 2017 -- The Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses (SOC) is now available for graduate and undergraduate students. The Penn State Law Schedule of Courses is scheduled to be published on March 14 and the Dickinson Law Schedule of Courses will be published on March 21.

Summer 2017 Enrollment
February 1, 2017 -- Summer 2017 course enrollment opens on February 3, 2017 for all graduate and undergraduate students.