Revisions to Policy 06-30 were approved by the Senate on August 28, 2012. Implementation pending ACUE action.To view revisions, see the legislative report.
An applicant must (a) meet the entrance requirements (Carnegie Units) of the college of enrollment or the Division of Undergraduate Studies; (b) meet minimum advanced standing requirements of the college of enrollment or the Division of Undergraduate Studies, whichever is appropriate (requirements can be obtained from the admissions office); and (c) be in one of the following groups:
Note a: An applicant previously enrolled as a baccalaureate or associate degree candidate at The Pennsylvania State University and having subsequently attended other accredited colleges or universities should refer to Section 58-00 for the policies and procedures for re-enrollment to the University as a baccalaureate degree candidate.
Note b: An applicant with a grade-point average of at least 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) but not the entrance and/or advanced standing requirements may apply to enroll in courses as either a provisional student (degree-seeking) in accordance with the policies and procedures of Section 10-00 or as a nondegree student in accordance with the policies and procedures of Section 14-00.
Note c: An applicant who does not meet the minimum requirement of a grade-point average of at least 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) for all graded courses at all institutions previously attended may apply to enroll in credit courses as a nondegree student in accordance with the policies and procedures in Section 14-00. After an interruption of no fewer than four calendar years, an applicant may apply for admission as a provisional student.
Note d: An applicant who is not in good standing at another accredited institution for disciplinary reasons must consult with the director of Judicial Affairs for admissions clearance.
Note a: An applicant enrolled in, but not having completed, an associate degree program at the University must follow the policies and procedures for a change of major specified in Section 37-00.
Note b: An applicant who has completed one baccalaureate degree may be admitted as a candidate for another baccalaureate degree. If the degree was granted by the University, the applicant follows the policies and procedures for a sequential degree specified in Section 61-00. If the degree was granted by another accredited college or university, the applicant follows the policies and procedures of this section.