Language Institute at Penn State

  • Penn State Language Institute

    Language Institute
    at Penn State

    Arabic, Chinese, Comparative Literature, French,
    German, Ancient Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese,
    Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and ESL

Regular University Park Summer tuition and fees, including information technology, facilities, and activity fees, will apply for all students.

How to Register

Penn State Students

Current students should register on LionPATH.  When searching for your course, be sure to enter CONFINST in the “location” field.

Non–Penn State Students

Course details can be found here. Choose the appropriate category below and follow registration instructions. The registration process outlined for “Other Individuals” is applicable for everyone, except:

  • current high school students and minors
  • those graduate students who require a graduate transcript

High School Students

Complete the following registration packet. Please carefully review the instructions to ensure proper processing.

Note: Although you may have already submitted a transcript, letter of recommendation, and test scores as part of your scholarship application, an additional copy of each must be submitted as part of the registration process.

Because the high school student registration materials must go through a review process, it is recommended that the packet be submitted no later than two weeks before the start of class.

Other Individuals

Complete the following form and email to sas8@psu.edu.  Once the form is processed, you will receive an email with instructions on activating your account and enrolling.

Note: Former Penn State students wishing to resume study toward an undergraduate degree after an absence of one or more semesters (not counting a summer session) should complete the Undergraduate Re-enrollment Form (available on the Office of the Registrar website) and send it together with the registration form to the address provided under Other Individuals.

Former Penn State students will be charged according to how many credits they have accrued.

Graduate Students

Unless you specifically require a graduate transcript, you may follow the instructions outlined under “Other Individuals.” For questions, please contact the program assistant at conferences@outreach.psu.edu or the graduate school at 814-865-1795.

Cancellations or Changes

You will be notified of any cancellations or changes. If some unforeseen event forces Penn State to cancel or postpone the program, you will receive a full refund of your registration fee; however, the University cannot be held responsible for any related costs, including cancellation fees assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Refunds/Cancellation

Cancellations must be made BEFORE the first day of class for a full tuition refund. Students with access to LionPATH can do so through their LionPATH accounts. All other individuals must contact the program assistant by fax at 814-863-5190 or email at conferences@outreach.psu.edu.

Cancellations on or after the first day of class are subject to the University Tuition Adjustment Schedule and result in partial or no tuition refund. Also note that adjustments are based on the tuition amount only. The information technology fee, activities fee, and facilities fee are nonrefundable.

Tuition

The University reserves the right to revise the schedule of tuition and charges without further notice. For more information on tuition, visit the Penn State Tuition website.

Grant-in-Aid

Educational privileges are available to regular full-time faculty and staff members, their spouse, and their unmarried children. Visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information.

Access

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs. If you anticipate needing special accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the program assistant at 814-863-5100 before your participation.

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