Academic Advising

Meet Our Advisers

The academic advising team at the World Campus is here to help you meet your academic goals and navigate Penn State from a distance. Our academic advisers are experienced in working with adult learners, as well as with other students in a variety of life situations.

Your academic adviser can:

  • help you evaluate your transfer credits to see how they fulfill degree requirements
  • guide you as you select the right courses to meet your program requirements
  • provide you with moral support along the way

It is nice to be able to put a face to your academic adviser. Learn more about your adviser.

How to Work with Your Adviser

Find tips to build a stronger relationship with your adviser.

Understanding Your Degree Audit

Our advising team offers webinars to help you understand what is required for your major—from general education requirements to elective courses. Learn more about this webinar series.

Undergraduate degree audits can help you figure out which degree requirements you’ve met, and which requirements you still need to fulfill. Learn more about degree audits.

Additional Advising Resources

Course How-to Guide

View the Course How-to Guide for information related to your courses, from purchasing course materials, to how to obtain a proctor for your exams.

Academic Support Resources

Access Academic Support Resources, such as strategies to improve online learning, online tutoring, and library services, to help you as you pursue your academic goals.

Students with Disabilities

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified students. If you have a documented disability-related need for services or academic accommodations, learn how to receive consideration for course accommodations.

Graduation Information

Once you have satisfied all of your degree requirements, you will need to apply for graduation. Learn more about the graduation process.

Degrees and Certificates

View degrees and certificates offered through Penn State World Campus.