The Office of the University Registrar will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday break from Thursday, November 25, 2021 through Sunday, November 28, 2021. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. (EST) on Monday, November 29, 2021.

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Fall 2021 End-of-Semester Transcripts

The deadline to place an end-of-semester transcript order for Fall 2021 is 12:00 p.m. on December 17, 2021. Students can choose a processing time of Hold for Grades or Hold for Degree.

Learn How to Order an End-of-Semester Transcript

Dates & Deadlines

Dec 10

Withdrawal Deadline for Fall 2021

Deadline: 5:00 p.m. (ET)
Dec 10

Classes End for Fall 2021

Dec 13

Final Exams Begin for Fall 2021

Dec 18

Commencement for Fall 2021



Prepare for
Course Registration

Schedule of Courses

Penn State releases a new schedule of available courses each semester. See what courses are being offered at each campus by semester.

View Schedule of Courses

Registration Timetable

The Registration Timetable provides a schedule of when students can begin registering for classes for the upcoming semester.

Find Your Enrollment Date

Register for Courses

Registration is a continuous process at Penn State. Learn more about course registration policies and follow these steps to successfully register courses.

Read More About Registering for Courses

Enforced Prerequisites

Some courses require additional criteria be met in order to register for the course. Learn how course prerequisites are enforced during the registration process.

Learn More about Prerequisites

Academic Actions

Confidentiality & FERPA

The Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 identifies the rights of students and their families with respect to student educational records kept by institutions. As part of the requirements of FERPA, the University has a Policy on Confidentiality of Student Records to ensure that student record information, including grades, course schedule, and academic progress, remains private.

University Resources and Services

The Office of the University Registrar partners with several other offices across Penn State to deliver services, resources, and information related to academic records and policies, as well as enrollment and registration processes.