Effective immediately, Penn State will require all students, faculty, staff, and visitors — regardless of vaccination status — to wear masks indoors at all campuses. Learn more about Penn State's health guidelines.

Remote Asynchronous Instruction

Fall 2021

At this point, classes will be scheduled using the University’s standard (non-COVID) modes of instruction. Visit the Instructional Modes page to learn more about the fall 2021 plans and find related frequently asked questions.

In the remote asynchronous instructional mode, students and faculty use communication and collaboration tools at no scheduled meeting time.

Place: Room is not assigned. Communication and collaboration tools provided (Canvas, Kaltura, or other).
Time: Days and times are not assigned.

In LionPATH (Class Detail view)

Days & Times: TBA (no date or time assigned)
Room: WEB
Instructional mode: COVID Web

What to Expect

  • flexibility to complete course work regardless of schedule or time zone
  • minimal adjustments if the pandemic worsens
  • engagement through threaded discussion boards, email, and other technologies that aren’t time-bound
  • physical distancing concerns addressed