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Updates, Reminders, and News for Students and Families

Summer 2018 Awarding, Billing, and Disbursement Schedule

Mark these dates on your calendar if you are taking courses this summer!

LionPATH Launch Page Has Changed

This will affect staff, students, and parents. Update the link in your browser.

Changing Dates and Deadlines for the 2019-20 Application Cycle

Students applying to Penn State for the 2019-20 academic year (Summer or Fall) will have earlier application deadlines for both Admissions and Financial Aid.

Outside Scholarship Form Policy Change

A recent change in the interpretation of the Federal Guidelines from the Department of Education now prevents Penn State from sharing any FAFSA related data with third party scholarship providers, even with the student’s permission.

How to Print Verification Forms

A form printing tutorial - just in case you have questions.

2018-2019 Awarding for First Year Students

Students awarded were graduates and undergraduates who were admitted to Penn State for the upcoming academic year and whose FAFSA was in LionPATH by March 5.

Federal Verification and Certification Selections have begun for 2018-19 Academic Year

You will see the items in your To Do List and Communications tabs in LionPATH if you have been selected. Only submit documentation if we have requested it from you.

Our recommended deadline for first-year 2018-19 students to submit the FAFSA is 2/15

Award notifications are set to begin in March so be sure you have filed your FAFSA for maximum aid consideration.










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