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Directors of Undergraduate Studies:

Cathleen Hunt and Josh Wede

For information on
The Undergraduate Program
please contact
(814) 863-1811


Undergraduate Office
Department of Psychology 
125 Moore Building 
The Pennsylvania State University 
University Park, PA 16802-3106

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Permission to register

These forms must be completed, printed, and signed by the student and the faculty member granting permission.

PSYCH 294 Research Experience (working in a faculty lab)

PSYCH 494 Research Experience (working in a faculty lab)

PSYCH 296 & 496 Independent study (undergraduate TA, readings course, etc.)

PSYCH 491H Honors senior thesis

PSYCH 493 Non-honors senior thesis


This form must be completed and signed by the student, internship site supervisor, and internship faculty adviser.  It should be submitted together with the academic plan for the internship.

PSYCH 495 Approval for enrollment in psychology internship

University Park Request for Enrollment by Exception for PSYCH 301W

This form should be used by minors requesting enrollment in PSYCH 301 at University Park. Please note approval is not automatic, students must have already declared a psychology minor and taken the prerequisite coursework of PSYCH 100 and STAT 200. Enrollment limits will not be overridden. You must indicate lecture and lab section preferences on the form.

This form is for PSYCH 301W ONLY!

Most 400 level PSYCH courses are initially controlled for majors only, controls are lifted for select classes once lowerclassmen  start scheduling. See the notes section in the course offering for details. Once controls are lifted minors and other non-majors can schedule these classes. DO NOT USE THIS FORM TO REQUEST EXCEPTION FOR ANY CLASS OTHER THAN 301W

SP23 PSYCH 301W exception request form for University Park will be available Wednesday, October 12.

Once juniors and seniors in the major have registered, we will open the control on psych 301w to include minors in their 7th semester or higher. This will occur November 10. If you are a minor below 7th semester and interested in being placed in Psych 301W please use our Request for Enrollment by Exception form below but please be advised seats are often not available to minors under 7th semester.

University Park request for Enrollment in PSYCH 301W for SP23 ONLY

Exception requests will be reviewed starting the 2nd or 3rd week of November, you will receive an email when your request has been reviewed from

The last day to submit an exception request for PSYCH 301W for SP 23 is Monday, January 9

World Campus Psychology request for enrollment by exception

Registration in World Campus Psychology courses is restricted by enrollment limits, by controls limiting some courses to students in particular majors, and by a policy that resident students may not schedule World Campus PSYCH courses during fall and spring semesters.  This form is to be used to request exceptions to these restrictions. 

Exceptions are granted only given extenuating circumstances. 

Approval is not automatic, and decisions typically are not made until the week before the semester begins.  Please make sure that you complete the form for the correct semester!

The SP23 PSYCH exception request form for World Campus will be available Wednesday, October 12.

The deadline to submit a World Campus PSYCH exception request for SP23 will be Monday, January 9.
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