PHEAA Program Updates Amid Covid-19

Submitted by kxb144 on Tue, 05/12/2020 - 16:32

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) has been reviewing the impact of COVID-19 on students as it relates to the PA State Grant Program and other PHEAA-administered programs. Therefore they have extended the temporary relaxing rules on its student aid programs that was put in place for the winter and spring semester through the upcoming summer term.

Optional Alternative Grading and Financial Aid

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 04/21/2020 - 14:42

Penn State has implemented Optional Alternative Grading to address impacts caused by the novel coronavirus public health crisis. For each course a student completes during the spring 2020 semester, they will have the option of replacing the letter grade they earn with an alternative grade that will not be included in their GPA calculation.