LionPATH to be unavailable during system upgrade

June 18, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- LionPATH is undergoing a system upgrade over the July 4th weekend and will be offline from 9:00 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, July 4 through noon (ET) on Sunday, July, 7. Anyone who attempts to log in during that time will be redirected to the LionPATH Support website.

Office of the University Registrar services that will be unavailable during the upgrade include:

  • Transcript Ordering (NOTE: Transcript ordering will be shut down on Wednesday, July 3 at noon (ET). Ordering will be reopened on Monday, July 8 at 8:00 a.m. (ET). Order processing times may be longer than normal.)
  • Enrollment Verifications
  • Activities related to Course Registration (e.g., course adds, drops, etc.)
  • Activities related to Course Scheduling
  • Re-enrollment
  • Nondegree Enrollment
  • Withdrawal
  • Change of Major
  • Change of Campus
  • Degree Audit
  • Updates to Academic Records (grades, name changes, address changes, academic renewal, Faculty Senate petitions)
  • Requests to Withhold Directory Information

The Office of the University Registrar will be open during normal business hours on July 5 to answer general questions and inquiries that do not require logging in to LionPATH. Requests that require LionPATH access will be processed in the order they are received beginning Monday, July 8.

System Upgrade

No business processes will change as part of the LionPATH upgrade. When the system returns you will see an updated user interface and a few new features. These features are based on feedback from students, staff, and faculty, and include:

Student Interface

  • New student interface
  • Improved navigation
  • Inclusion of student photos

Staff Interface

  • The ability for staff and faculty to see the interface that students see
  • An additional way to run queries, Query Viewer, which allows you to favorite queries.

For more details about these features and the July upgrade, please visit the LionPATH Support site.


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