General Advising Resources
Academic Advising Portal: a comprehensive site about academic advising at Penn State for students and advisers.
Academic Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual: provides guidance on the implementation of Senate and University policies and procedures concerning undergraduate education at Penn State.
Academic Calendars: University-wide calendars for the current and upcoming semesters.
Course Substitution and Request System (CSRS): online tool for requesting course substitutions and degree audit exceptions.
Credit by Examination: general information on this University-wide policy. At the York campus, students should be referred to the Registrar’s office.
Academic Credit from Exams and Other Experience: links to information about how students may be able to transfer credit to Penn State from AP, A-Level, CLEP, and other methods.
Degree Program Summary: basic information about every baccalaureate and associate degree program offered at Penn State, including the code for each major.
DUSuccess: tools and resources to help students achieve academic success.
Immunization Information: links to required forms and process for students to submit proof of immunizations.
Language Proficiency: information and link to the application for students who wish to test for language proficiency.
Late-drop Checklist: points for students should consider before late-dropping a class.
Leave of Absence: to allow students to interrupt continuous enrollment (usually for not more than one year) without having to apply for re-enrollment.
Recovery Points Calculator: use when working with students on academic recovery related issues including conversations about eligibility to petition for a reduction of academic suspension or dismissal.
Re-enrollment: general information and form for students seeking to return to Penn State after a lapse in enrollment-
Registrar Activity Calendar: includes some information helpful to advisers such as when shopping carts open for future semesters, when the Update Academics module is unavailable, etc.
Starfish for Student Success: includes links to request access, frequently asked questions (FAQs), and tutorials.
Student Petitions: procedures and resources for student to petition for exceptions to University policies such retroactive withdrawal, etc.
Transfer Requirements by College: links to information for each academic unit at Penn State about eligibility requirements for transfer students.
Transferring Credits Tool: see how courses transfer to Penn State and search for equivalent courses at other institutions.
Undergraduate Bulletin: information on all academic programs including suggested academic plans, entrance requirements for each major, filters to explore majors by interests, campus, etc.
York Campus Specific Links
Academic Action Plan: form for students in academic warning or suspension.
Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies: information regarding student responsibilities, required curriculum, and a link to the application to become a Graham Fellow.
LionPATH - Quick Tips for Advisors - tips created based on feedback from a focus group sessions with advisers
LionPATH - Public Facing Class Search
LionPATH - Student Facing Tutorials
LionPATH - Using Update Academics
LionPATH - Using Update Campus