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Graduate Student FAQs

Learn more about issues of interest to graduate students at Penn State College of Medicine.

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How do I resume study, change my degree or change my major? Expand answer

All of this is done through the Graduate School registrar. You can find the form for changing your academic status at their website.

What must I complete when my doctoral committee meets? Expand answer

You must complete the Doctoral Committee Meeting Report after each meeting and return it to Kathy Shuey. Please contact her at for a copy of the form.

What is the latest information on Executive Orders about travel bans and immigration? Expand answer

The President of the United States has signed several Executive Orders (EO) on immigration which may impact members of our Penn State international community. Global Programs is committed to serving our Penn State international students, faculty and scholars. Click here for the latest information pertaining to these Executive Orders.