Summer Session Registration

Summer Session Registration

Who Can Register for Summer Sessions?

If you currently attend another college or university or are just looking to take a class or two, you will enroll as a nondegree student.

Course Offerings

You can view summer course offerings on LionPATH.

Nondegree Undergraduate Students

  • Nondegree:  Any person having received a high school diploma or its equivalent may be permitted to register as a non-degree regular student.

Enrollment as a nondegree student does not imply admission to the University. You must make formal application to the Office of Admissions to be considered for admission as an undergraduate degree candidate.

If you would like to become a Penn State Behrend student, you can apply for admission. Visit Admissions for more information.

If you have been offered admission as a degree student for summer, please contact the Academic and Career Planning Center at 814-898-6164 or Office of Adult Learner Services at 814-898-6700 for additional information on registration.

New and Nondegree Graduate Students

Questions concerning graduate enrollment status or enrollment as a nondegree graduate student may by directed to the Graduate Admissions Office at 814-898-7255.

Enrollment Instructions

  • Mail or Fax: An individual who wishes to register as a nondegree student must complete the Undergraduate Nondegree Enrollment form. You can print a copy of the form to mail or fax. The form can be mailed to the Office of Adult Learner Services, Penn State Behrend, 4651 College Drive, Erie PA 16563 or faxed to 814-898-7595. All nondegree students register on a space-available basis.
  • In Person: Complete the Undergraduate Nondegree Enrollment Form at the Penn State Behrend Registrar's Office in Metzgar Center. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ​

Undergraduate Nondegree Enrollment Forms should be received no later than April 1 for Maymester and Session I enrollment and no later than June 1 for Session II enrollment. 

Course Registration

  • Once the enrollment form is processed, you will receive an email with instructions for activating your Penn State Access Account. 
  • Once your account is active, log into LionPATH. Complete the Pre-Registration Activity Guide found in the To Do List and register for the classes you'd like to take
  • If you are a student at another institution, contact Biddy Brooks if a course you'd like to take has prerequisites listed. She can help you determine if your previous coursework meets the prerequisite requirement.

Tuition Payment

Summer bills can be found in LionPATH under Manage Account/Make a Payment. Contact the Bursar's Office at 814-898-6224 if you have questions about your bill.


For advising assistance contact:
Biddy Brooks or 814-898-6700