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    Spring 2021

    Classes have begun remotely for the spring 2021 semester and will transition to their originally scheduled mode of instruction on February 15.


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Alternative Grading

Optional alternative grading will be implemented for the fall 2020 semester to serve as a safety net for undergraduate students who encounter significant challenges that impede their academic goals due to circumstances beyond their control.

Learning Topics

  • A Penn State adviser sitting at desk Academic Advising - Important information about academic advising, regardless of whether you are learning on campus or remotely.
  • Inscription of the Penn State alma mater. Academic Integrity — Avoiding Violations - Academic integrity is the pursuit of scholarly activity in an open, honest, and responsible manner.
  • Man with glasses studying at computer Effective Learning - Tips for effective learning, including suggested study habits and guidance for utilizing virtual study groups and office hours with instructors.
  • Flexible Instructional Modes - All instructional modes are designed to help you reach key learning outcomes and to engage you with faculty, peers, and course content.
  • Students wearing masks on campus Health and Safety - Guidance on the use of masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) in the classroom and on campus to ensure the safety of our instructors, staff, and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Student using video chat with adviser Semester Planning - Information about enrollment options to help you plan your upcoming semester.
  • Student watching hybrid course on laptop Technology Resources - We are committed to providing the highest quality technology resources to help enhance your learning experience.
  • Frequently Asked Questions - Frequently asked questions about maintaining continuity of learning throughout the semester.
  • University Resources - These resources help you navigate your Penn State experience outside the classroom.
  • Contact Information - Points of contact at Penn State campuses and colleges for questions about learning remotely.