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How to register for the Learning Edge Academic Program

Registration begins Tuesday, February 18, 2014

* For questions regarding your MyPennState account or password please call the accounts office at 814-865-4772.

** For questions regarding eLion issues please call 814-863-2276.

1.
You must be a summer 2014 admit to University Park. This includes official receipt of your acceptance and fees. If you have not accepted your offer and paid your fees ($330 deposit), you will not be able to register. Entry to LEAP is limited.  Students are admitted on a first come, first served basis.
2. If you are admitted to University Park for the fall semester, but would like to attend in the summer to participate in the LEAP program, please contact the Admissions Office at 814-865-5471 to change your admission to summer. If you are not a summer or fall admit, you will not be allowed to register for the LEAP program.
3.
Review the LEAP 097 Prides offered for this summer.  Select two prides (in case your first choice is not available). Please note any enrollment limitations—some prides are available only to students in a particular college or program.
4. Note the six-digit schedule number for your pride preference in the blanks provided. You will use these to select the pride at the web site in step 5.

a. First choice ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

* Should your first choice be full, select a second choice.

5.
Go to http://www.elion.psu.edu. From the “Choose a Category” list on the left-hand side select the “Students” option. The next page will be the “Penn State User Authentication” page.
6.
If you applied to Penn State over the Web using your MyPennState account, enter your user ID and password.  (This is your Friends of Penn State ID.)  You may get a screen asking you to provide missing information.  Please provide any information requested.  (If you do not, you will not be allowed to register.)  Then proceed to step 8 below."
7.

If you did not establish a MyPennState account, click on Create Your Friends of Penn State (FPS) Account at the bottom of the page.  Fill in all the required information on the form.  (Note:  Passwords must be at least six characters in length and contain both alpha and numeric characters.)  Click Submit at the bottom.  You may get a screen asking you to verify four pieces of information.  If the information is correct, click OK and you will proceed to the confirmation screen.  The screen will give you your user ID.  Return to the eLion Web page (elion.psu.edu) and select the Students option from the "Login" menu.  On the authentication page, enter your new ID and password.

* For questions regarding your MyPennState account or password please call the accounts office at 814-865-4772.

8.
On the next page select “Registration” from the menu on the left.
9. Select “Summer 2014” from the semester box, and click “Submit.”
10. Enter the six-digit schedule number from the pride you want. Press “Continue.”
11. If the pride is available, the next screen will confirm your registration. You may print a copy of the screen or have your schedule mailed to the e-mail address you used when you set up your “My Admissions” or “FPS” account. Proceed to step 13.
(Your Penn State email will not function until you arrive on campus this summer, so you can't send a copy of your schedule to your Penn State account.)

12.
If the pride is not available (the screen will tell you this), enter the six-digit schedule number of another pride and click “Submit.” Continue
making selections until your registration in a LEAP 097 section is confirmed. You only need one LEAP 097 section to have a full summer schedule.  Remember to print a copy of the screen for your records.
13. Registration for a LEAP 097 section will automatically place you on the list for LEAP housing, and reserve a place for you in the courses for that pride. (If you have any questions about using the registration application, please select the “Help” option from the top of the Web page for detailed instructions.)
14. If you encounter difficulties, please call the LEAP office at 814-863-4174, or e-mail LEAP@psu.edu. We will contact you as soon as possible to assist you with the registration process.
15. Please see the "Steps for Checking a Schedule."  Do not use the registration procedure above to check your schedule, as you may inadvertently delete the schedule.  The steps below will confirm your registration without the danger of changing it.
 

Steps for Checking a Schedule:

1. * Follow the steps in no. 5 ("Steps for LEAP Registration") to enter eLion

2. * Select Student Schedule from the menu on the left."

3. * Select 'Summer 2014' from the semester box and choose either the 'Course detail' or 'Weekly calendar' format.  'Course detail shows each course along with the number of credits and the meeting day, time, and location.  'Weekly calendar' shows each course on a weekly grid with its meeting time and location.

4. * Click “Display schedule.”

5. * When the “Course detail” schedule is displayed, you can either print a copy of the screen or have your schedule sent to the email address you used when you set up your Penn State account. To e-mail your schedule click “E-mail your schedule.”

6. * When the “Weekly calendar” schedule is displayed, you can print a copy of your schedule by clicking “Print schedule.”

7. * To view your schedule in a different format, click “Select another semester or format.”

 
 
 
   

 

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