Student Life

Penn State Altoona is dedicated to providing a student-centered environment for undergraduate success. We strive to empower students to take an active and collaborative role in their learning through personalized and structured academic support, professional development, and enriching academic and social experiences.

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Get Connected

  • Canvas
    Access courses on-the-go and in class.
  • Starfish
    Connect with an academic adviser.
  • LionPATH
    Enroll in courses, check grades, pay tuition bills, and more.
  • Connect
    Student organizations, campus events, service opportunities, and more!
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Career Services

It's never to early to start planning for your career. In addition to career counseling and major exploration, our Career Services office offers assistance in searching for a career that fits your personality, putting together a stellar resume, and preparing for your job interview.

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Financial Aid

The staff of Penn State Altoona's Office of Financial Aid is happy to help students and their families explore their financial options when deciding how to fund college costs.

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Academic Resources

Yes, college can be challenging. But that doesn't mean you have to face the challenges alone. Penn State Altoona provides numerous academic resources to help you succeed.

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Academic Enrichment

Explore out-of-classroom academic experiences that complement in-class learning.