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 Synchronous 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 synchronous instructional mode, students and faculty meet virtually and simultaneously during scheduled meeting times using communication and collaboration tools.

Place: Room is not assigned. Communication and collaboration tools provided (Zoom).
Time: Days and times are assigned.

In LionPATH (Class Detail view)

Days & Times: MoWeFr 11:15AM-12:05PM, for example (dates and times are assigned)
Room: ZOOM
Instruction Mode: COVID Remote

What to Expect

  • physical distancing concerns addressed
  • real-time interactions and community building possible
  • ability to review recorded sessions enables additional learning and studying opportunities
  • in the event of occasional and/or temporary absence, students will follow the attendance policy of the University, with some flexibility