Penn State’s new suite of academic advising tools, the Starfish Enterprise Success Platform, will go live on May 9 as the University’s single system of advising notes and appointment scheduling, filling gaps left as the legacy systems of eLion, ISIS and EARS are decommissioned.
The Penn State Division of Undergraduate Studies is accepting proposals through May 15 for the 15th annual Professional Development Conference on Academic Advising. This year’s conference will take place on Friday, Sept. 30, at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, and the theme will be "Transitions: Energizing Advising and Student Communities for Change.” Details about the theme and a link to the proposal submission form are available at https://dus.psu.edu/2016-fall-conference.
Leif Jensen, distinguished professor of rural sociology and demography in the College of Agricultural Sciences, and Michael Stella, academic adviser at Penn State Berks, have been selected to receive the 2016 Penn State Excellence in Advising Award.
Students and advisers with questions about course controls, availability, prerequisites, or other details can use the new University Park Department Contacts for Courses and Campus Registrar Contact Information lists as resources. Course contacts also may be available in LionPATH’s Search for Classes (Class Details, Class Notes section).