School of Science Advising and Teaching Resources

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Advising at Penn State - Advising Portal for faculty and students

Advising Handbook - User-friendly advising information regarding University-wide academic policies and procedures

Teaching Handbook - Faculty resources pertaining to instruction

University Bulletin of Programs - Official University descriptions/course requirement for baccalaureaate degrees, majors, options, minors, and concurrent or sequential majors programs


Academic Calendar - List of important dates by semester

Final Exam Schedule - Lists time and location of finals by semester

Part-Semester Course Calendar - List of important dates for courses that do not run for the entire semester

Schedule of Courses - Searchable list of course offerings for current and past semesters for all PSU campuses


ANGEL - Course Management System

Digital Measures - Faculty resource for CV input and reporting

eLion - Students, advisers, faculty and staff may access academic and financial records

GURU - Penn State Policies, Forms, and other important resources

Travel - Site for Penn State Travel resources


Change of Major Form

Course Drop/Add Form 

Independent Study Form and Instructions

Reference Letter Approval Form

Undergraduate Research Form and Undergraduate Research Form Instructions


FERPA - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and is a federal law that was enacted in 1974. FERPA protects the privacy of student education records. All educational institutions that receive federal funding must comply with FERPA.

Mandatory Reporter Training - All Penn State employees are required to complete the Reporting Child Abuse training each calendar year. Access the training through Skillport online training.


Book Request

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