Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update

On March 11th the University announced that beginning March 16th instruction for all students will be moving to a remote delivery format. On March 18th, it was announced that the University is extending remote course delivery through the spring semester. Learn more at gradschool.psu.edu/covid19.

In the interest of protecting the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and community members, the Graduate School has adjusted its operations to a remote format. Official business is being conducted by email, phone or videoconference until further notice. MORE INFO>

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