2015-16 Registration Information


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


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.  



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      




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  N/A
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