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2015-16 Registration Information



Newly Admitted Students
Re-enrolling Students
Current Students
Non-degree Students
Graduate Education Students 
Continuing Education 

Completing Your Registration

Resources For New Students

New First-Year Students

  • You are considered a first-year student if you have attempted less than 18 college credits
  • First-year students will register for classes during the advising day campus visit portion of New Student Orientation.  
  • Students are informed about New Student Orientation once Penn State receives your $230 Enrollment Fee.  You will take an Educational Planning Survey and Placement Tests, then register for a New Student Orientation date to visit campus.

New Transfer Students

  • You are considered a transfer (advanced standing) student if you have attempted 18 or more college credits.
  • Transfer students are sent a Registration Information packet from the Campus Registrar’s Office after Penn State receives your $230 Enrollment Fee.  See Resources For New Students below.

Re-enrolling Students

  • Former degree-seeking students who wish to return to the University after a period of interruption in their enrollment may request Re-enrollment by completing and submitting a Re-enrollment Form and the $20 Re-enrollment Fee to the Campus Registrar’s Office.
  • Once your Re-enrollment Request has been reviewed and finalized, you will be mailed a Re-enrollment Confirmation letter along with a Registration Information packet containing Resources For New Students below. 


Current Students

Undergraduate Non-degree Students

  • Students who wish to register for the first time as an undergraduate non-degree student must complete an Undergraduate Non-degree Enrollment Form and a Registration Drop/Add Form and submit them to the Registrar's Office, Dawson 6. 
  • Non-degree students may schedule classes on a space-available basis after degree students and provisional students have been accommodated. 
  • Enrollment as a non-degree student does not imply admission to the University. 
  • Students in non-degree status are not eligible for financial aid.  


• New Student Checklist
• Academic Adviser Assignment
• Degree Audit
 Schedule of Courses 
• Registration Drop/Add Form
 PSU id+ Card and Access Account Information
• Transfer Course Evaluation Guide


Registration is not complete until payment of tuition and fees or confirmation of registration electronically (when all charges will be covered by Financial Aid). 
• Students receive an email when the eBill is available on eLion (after classes have been scheduled)
• Registration is complete upon the appropriate action taken on the eBill by the bill due date
• Additional details are available at the Bursar website or in the Campus Finance Office, Dawson 8



Dawson Building Room 6
Phone: (570) 963-2505
Fax: (570) 963-2524
Office Hours:  Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Allison Burns                     Susan Safko
Campus Registrar             Assistant to the Registrar
alb140@psu.edu               sxs11@psu.edu 





FALL 2015



Intent to Graduate - Activation Period Aug. 17-Sept 8  Jan. 2-25
Leave of Absence - Deadline Aug. 21  Jan. 8
Student Registration - Deadline Aug. 23  Jan. 10
Classes Begin Aug. 24  Jan. 11
Martin Luther King Day - NO CLASSES N/A   Jan. 18
Regular Drop - Deadline*

Sept. 2

 Jan. 20

Regular Add - Deadline*

8 a.m., Sept. 3

 8 a.m., Jan. 21
Late Drop Begins* Sept. 3  Jan. 21
Late Registration Begins* Sept. 4  Jan. 22
Labor Day Holiday - NO CLASSES
Sept. 7
Spring Break - NO CLASSES N/A  Mar. 6-12
Late Drop - Deadline* Nov. 13  Apr. 8
Declare a Minor Deadline
(Graduating Students)
Nov. 13

 Apr. 8

Thanksgiving Holiday - NO CLASSES Nov. 22-28  N/A
Withdraw Deadline Dec. 11

 Apr. 29

Classes End Dec. 11  Apr. 29
Final Exams Dec. 14-18
 May 2-6
Academic Calendar 2015-16

*These dates apply to full semester courses. Refer to eLion "Course Drop Dates" application for further information.  Starting with the first day of the class, a tuition penalty may be charged if the course is dropped.

Summer 2016 Calendar

Future Semester Calendars