Undergraduate Education Programs & Services

Enrollment Management

Student Aid provides information and services to help students finance their educational investment

Undergraduate Admissions recruits, evaluates, and admits students to all Penn State undergraduate campuses

University Registrar manages student enrollment and class scheduling, academic records, student transcripts, and verifications

Academic Advising and Exploratory Students

Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) introduces incoming first-year students to academic planning, enrolls students exploring majors, and provides University-wide leadership for academic advising

Faculty Development

Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence promotes innovation in teaching and learning through programs and resources for faculty


Office for Summer Session administers credit courses and offers special programs for first-year and advanced-standing students who are new to University Park including the Learning Edge Academic Program (LEAP), International Learning Edge Academic Program (iLEAP), and Student Transitional Experiences Program (STEP)

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates promotes student engagement in discovery and creativity through project and conference travel support and an annual exhibition of student work

Student Engagement Network allows students to explore, plan, and obtain successful experiential learning opportunities that empower them to grow beyond the classroom and make a positive impact on our world

Academic and Student Support

Penn State Financial Literacy and Wellness Center provides students with the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial wellbeing

Morgan Academic Support Center for Student Athletes provides academic support services and academic eligibility information to all student-athletes

Office for General Education develops and leads the General Education curriculum for all undergraduate students at the University and supports faculty development in the area of general education

Office for Student Orientation & Transition Programs coordinates programs and services for students enrolling at University Park for the first time with a goal of easing transitions for first-year, transfer, and change-of-campus students

Penn State Learning promotes learning communities to support and increase academic success across the University mosaic of scholarly and professional disciplines and fields of study

Prior Learning Assessment ensures consistency in the evaluation of prior learning and awarding of credit across colleges and campuses

Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) prepares students to become leaders in the armed forces while completing a university degree

University Fellowships Office offers guidance and assistance to students interested in applying for external scholarships, fellowships, and awards

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