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Outreach for Adult Learners

A Penn State Web site dedicated to informing adult students of programs, services, conferences, financial aid, and continuing or professional education opportunities that target their unique needs and interests.

First-Year Testing, Consulting, and Advising Program (FTCAP)

After you’ve accepted admission to Penn State, FTCAP facilitates educational planning through testing and academic advising. This site explains each component of the comprehensive program.

College for AdultsNational College Transition Network: College for Adults

This site contains information, helpful worksheets, and interactive activities about career planning, the application and post-admission processes, financial planning, and academic skills.

lynda.comlynda.com, Inc.

Thousands of video tutorials on leading software products such as Microsoft Office, Adobe, operating systems, etc. are offered through lynda.com. These high-quality tutorials are taught by experts and available 24/7 for convenient, self-paced learning.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy features a library of over 2,700 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history as well as hundreds of practice exercises.

Penn State World Campus

Unable to register for a course due to work, family, or military obligations? Consider taking one or more classes online through Penn State World Campus: As job responsibilities grow increasingly complex and family schedules become more hectic, online education gives you the flexibility to study at times and locations that are convenient for you.

For Student Veterans

Office of Veterans Programs

This University Park-based site is a comprehensive service unit for veterans and recipients of Department of Veterans Affairs benefits. Services and information focus on outreach, certification, and general counseling.

Student Veterans of AmericaMilitary to College Guide for Student Veterans(PDF)

This PDF document from Student Veterans of America provides an education benefits checklist, transitional information, education and employment resources, VA forms, and links to other useful sites.

Penn State for Military Students

Want the flexibility of an online course or degree that suits your demanding schedule? Want to speak with a Penn State military representative? Information regarding both can be found in this Penn State Outreach Web site.

Today’s GI Bill

Today's GI BillThis site is a thorough source of information about the GI Bill, including facts about and history of the bill, advantages of higher education, options and benefits of the bill, and how to plan for life and responsibilities as a college student.

For Employed Students

Employer-Assisted Tuition Payment

This section of Penn State, The Lancaster Center’s Web site describes how you can ask your employer to help sponsor your tuition. (Select “How to get your employer to help sponsor your tuition” from the menu.)