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Spring 2021 Grades

Learn more about the Spring 2021 grading process and resources available to students, including key dates and deadlines, the alternative grading system, instructions on how to use the GPA calculator and how to submit alternative grade selections.

Alternative grading will be available to students in LionPATH from May 12 until 11:59 PM (ET) May 21.

Spring 2021 Grading Information Alternative Grade Calculator and Request Tool

The Office of the University Registrar currently is operating remotely. While in-person services are suspended, we are here by email and phone to assist you during standard business hours. Please click the more information button to learn about OUR service adjustments and availability during this time.

Remote Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 814-865-6357

Dates & Deadlines

May 17

Classes Begin for Summer 2021 - First Six-Week Session

May 19

Regular Drop Deadline for Summer 2021 - First Six-Week Session

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. (ET)
May 20

Regular Add Deadline for Summer 2021 - First Six-Week Session

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. (ET)
May 20

Late Drop Begins for Summer 2021 - First Six-Week Session



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 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.