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New Family Fridays - Shared screen with speaker view
Hillary Fanelli
21:19
Website: parents.psu.edu
Hillary Fanelli
21:47
Parents and Families Guide: https://studentaffairs.psu.edu/sites/default/files/PFP_ParentsandFamiliesGuide_2020_2021_06_20.pdf
Hillary Fanelli
22:02
Parent and Family Experience portal: psu.campusesp.com
Hillary Fanelli
23:05
Parents Program Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PennStateParentsProgram/
Hillary Fanelli
27:29
Penn State Learning website: https://pennstatelearning.psu.edu/
Jamie Adler
36:04
How far in advance must students schedule an appointment with a tutor?
Hillary Fanelli
43:10
Here is the Penn State Learning website once again: https://pennstatelearning.psu.edu/
hannahreese
52:06
Will work areas be available in the fall?
Meg Tracz
52:08
Is this tutoring available during the current summer session - LEAP for freshman?
Michelle
52:13
will office hrs be available given covid
Hillary Fanelli
54:06
Student Starfish Log-in: https://sites.psu.edu/starfishinfo/
anthony promo
54:12
it sounds like most courses are now online…so students are being brought to campus to just do their classes online?
Christine Thorp
58:03
Please clarify if Leap is required for all summer students? I have heard from several who are not doing Leap this summer.
Karen McHugh
58:42
Just to clarify, actual tutoring appointments are made through Starfish?
Hillary Fanelli
01:01:49
Information about class delivery formats: https://keeplearning.psu.edu/
Clcleaves
01:02:31
Will students be able to obtain class schedules prior to orientation?
Michelle
01:02:49
could u repeat those 4 categories of class again pls?
Debbie Stilley
01:04:19
But all new students were not required to take summer/LEAP classes, correct?
Vikas Kathpalia
01:04:27
In fall chart given to my son some classes are mentioned as online and for others details of building is given where class to be done. please advise for international student how during COVID-19 online classes its possible to attend in person. if not is academic advisor for another class. when we will get clarity on this.
marieli
01:05:27
are the majority of classes online for fall? out of state freshman mom concern about this, classes mainly online in schedule not worth moving to dorm.
Scot Parks
01:06:47
Is the job of being a tutor restricted to only "need" based students that are FAFSA approved?
hannahreese
01:06:48
Thank you, Neill - that was very helpful!
Karen McHugh
01:09:36
Thank you, Neill!
Clcleaves
01:10:08
Thank you so much!
Christine Thorp
01:10:16
thank you!
Larry Boodin
01:10:28
Thank you for the wonderful presentation
Evelyn Beneke
01:10:57
Thank you Neill
taylor
01:11:02
Thank you, great information and very helpful!
Millie Rodriguez
01:11:10
Just a reminder that we have a different topic every Friday until August 7th. Please come back every week!
Debbie Stilley
01:11:11
Very helpful!
hannahreese
01:13:15
It seems that course delivery method can be student decision - with a change of courses - if necessary. Is this an accurate statement - my daughter will be able to have all in-person or mixed-mode for the fall
Millie Rodriguez
01:13:26
Follow us on social media:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PennStateParentsProgram/Twitter: https://twitter.com/PSUParentsPrgmInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/pennstateparentsprogram/
hannahreese
01:18:00
If the advisor meeting isn’t until August, will there be flexibility in allowing us to change whether or not we attend Penn State with no financial penalty
Atul Kohli
01:19:06
Some schools are bringing students in two weeks early, is something similar being considered at Penn State?
Vikas Kathpalia
01:19:19
Is there change in student fees in person vs remote classes?
Michelle
01:19:46
send emails to whom, if advisors aren't assigned yet?
leighhart
01:20:13
Is the freshman requirement to live on campus waived if you decide to start through the learn at home option?
Hillary Fanelli
01:21:28
Advising: https://dus.psu.edu/advising-centers
Hillary Fanelli
01:22:01
To decline housing contract: eliving.psu.edu
Karen McHugh
01:22:10
Our daughter is coming from California. Knowing there is now a 14 day quarantine in PA for travelers from CA, do you know if Californians will be able to quarantine at home before traveling to move to campus, or will we have to pack in 14 days of quarantine upon arrival?
anthony promo
01:23:19
concerned that the university won’t give the kids roommates
Michelle
01:23:39
CO quarantine requirements?
Michelle
01:23:58
That was Colorado...
michael
01:24:13
If a student is starting in DUS and is undeclared but now has a major in mind, how best for her to pick classes for her firstgo with major requirements
stephaniesedgwick
01:24:16
My son requested a single, is he already on the wait list
Marshall Hart
01:24:51
If we stay at home for the fall when do we apply for Spring or Fall 21 housing?
michael
01:24:59
sorry...hit send too soon...how best for her to pick classes?
Cyndy Hill
01:25:34
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah
Hillary Fanelli
01:26:03
assignmentoffice@psu.edu
hannahreese
01:26:56
Just to clarify - my daughter will be able to cancel housing contract and not attend Penn State if she chooses up until August 21 with no penalty?
leighhart
01:27:08
Are you aware of any plans to create outdoor spaces to give students an opportunity to socialize and meet other students under social distancing guidelines? I’m concerned about my student spending a lot of time taking classes alone in her room.
Christine
01:27:12
What opportunities is Penn State thinking about for freshmen to meet each other that is still safe? My freshman son is in a special scholarship house - not a dorm. He would have met other freshmen at orientation.
Larry Boodin
01:27:19
Just curious - if a lot of meals are pre-made and grab and go, if there's very limited seating in any dining hall or student union, where would students be able to eat lunch between classes (other than outside, if bad weather etc.)
Millie Rodriguez
01:27:20
Students should speak to an advisor (assigned or in advising office - link Hillary added earlier), but there is another resource - again, students should speak with an advisor before finalizing: https://dus.psu.edu/recommended-academic-plans
hannahreese
01:27:59
And - if she does not attend Penn State will this affect financial aid paperwork if she chooses to attend a (local) school
hannahreese
01:28:52
Outside of the Penn State system
Atul Kohli
01:29:05
Is there a COVID related website that you can point us to for the latest updates for Penn State Fall 2020?
Millie Rodriguez
01:31:07
Yes, Atul, here is the link: https://virusinfo.psu.edu/back-to-state
Millie Rodriguez
01:31:26
There is a link to FAQs on that page as well.
Karen McHugh
01:31:47
Once housing assignments have been made, will RAs be holding any Zoom gatherings prior to arrival on campus so students can get to know one another ahead of time?
anthony promo
01:31:52
sorry..I got disconnected momentarily…will students be able to access the cafeterias “freely” or will they have to make appointments. Can students “visit” dorms they don’t live in
Millie Rodriguez
01:32:46
Welcome week: https://welcomeweek.psu.edu/
Michelle
01:33:34
pls repeat..."most interactions will be knocking on the door"?!
leighhart
01:33:49
Will the Marketplace remain open for grab and go snacks, etc?
taylor
01:34:04
I would like to bring my daughter up for a visit before school starts since she has never been there before. Will any buildings or dorms be open to tour at beginning of August?
hannahreese
01:34:42
thank you!
Hillary Fanelli
01:35:24
https://virusinfo.psu.edu/back-to-state
Christine
01:36:38
Is there an app for students to order meals in caf ahead of time?
Millie Rodriguez
01:37:46
Hi Christine, great question! This Penn State Go app has everything a student needs: https://mobile.psu.edu/
Christine
01:38:41
Thank you Millie!
Michelle
01:40:55
Will dining halls still serve full meals (veggies and all) or will it be more sandwich like? My son has a health condition that's diet related.
Scot Parks
01:42:06
What is the difference between a Physics 211 lab, vs recitation vs Guided Study Group
Atul Kohli
01:42:11
Are students going to be tested for COVID or using apps for contact tracing?
Michelle
01:43:03
Katie Petroski rocks!
Cyndy Hill
01:43:58
foodallergies@psu.edu
Hillary Fanelli
01:44:29
Penn State Food Services: https://foodservices.psu.edu/
leighhart
01:45:01
Some universities have already announced that students on campus will need to clear out their dorm rooms for winter break. Any idea if this will be the case at PSU? Might impact how much our student brings to campus in August. Thank you!
Millie Rodriguez
01:45:11
Do we know if Rec Hall, White Building or the IM building will be open for exercising?
Meg Tracz
01:47:51
Thanks for answering all these questions!
Vikas Kathpalia
01:48:17
Thanks for answering all questions very helpful
Atul Kohli
01:48:33
Thanks !!
Millie Rodriguez
01:48:39
Please remember to come back next week also :)
Larry Boodin
01:49:43
Daughter has upcoming NSO next week. When is advisor assigned and when can she start to pick classes
Evelyn Beneke
01:51:30
Presumably if you cancel your residence contract for Fall20 one is only charged tuition fees. Daughter is joining PSU in Fall20 currently living overseas but will not be able to travel in August to US.
Larry Keith Meyers
01:51:37
In regards to Penn State's quarantining affected students, will students exposed to a quarantined person have to quarantine also.
Clcleaves
01:51:47
Will parents be able to help their student into theurdorm?
Clcleaves
01:53:25
Rather...can parents be able to help studets move into their dorm?
Larry Boodin
01:53:43
Thank you
Michelle
01:55:19
Sensitive question...I saw news articles that PSU professors felt they weren't consulted on this plan and were unhappy. What is the mood of professors? I fear they'll move to online out of anger?
Christine Thorp
01:55:27
if a student becomes ill please talk about the class policy- attendance, grading, missed work etc
Debbie Stilley
01:56:40
Since students will obviously be spending a LOT of time with their roommate, will there be extra resources to help with changing roommates or managing conflict?
Scot Parks
01:58:03
Do you have to bring all of your books to class to do well?
Christine Thorp
01:58:31
Great to hear. thank you
anthony promo
02:00:01
THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH! Can only imagine how difficult your jobs are in this “fluid” time we are in! These Friday sessions have been very helpful and much appreciated!
Millie Rodriguez
02:00:15
Thank you for that!
Steve Palmer
02:01:38
Greqt
Debbie Stilley
02:01:47
Thank you so much for answering all these questions!
Vikas Kathpalia
02:01:53
Thanks
Steve Palmer
02:01:54
Great session! Thank you!
Michelle
02:02:19
Great series. I so appreciate all you do in these tough times!
marieli
02:02:27
thank you so much ladies
Christine
02:02:30
I'm so sorry - I had to take a work call - What was the answer about students getting tested before coming to campus?
hannahreese
02:02:47
Thank you for your help - this was so informative!
Millie Rodriguez
02:03:06
You're all so welcome! We are happy to be here!
Larry Boodin
02:03:14
Big campus with a great bus shuttle system. Do they expect to have more shuttles on campus to help keep them from being overcrowded
Christine
02:03:14
Thank you!
Jamie Adler
02:04:10
Thank you VERY much!
Christine
02:04:26
Thank you for your time!
Millie Rodriguez
02:05:54
rescom.psu.edu/computer-requirements
Clcleaves
02:06:02
when will students find out what residence hall they are assigned to?
Christine
02:06:42
What is the link to download the Microsoft office package for free?
Larry Boodin
02:09:35
There's also a Resources tab on that rescom site you provided with free downloads link
Millie Rodriguez
02:09:45
https://office365.psu.edu/
Millie Rodriguez
02:11:17
https://catabus.com/
Michelle
02:14:34
My son had covid. Is there any talk of using antibody testing to allow students more access (realizing more science is needed.)
Michelle
02:19:59
so students can't use their own insurance (cigna). they need psu insurance?
Millie Rodriguez
02:20:29
https://studentaffairs.psu.edu/health/myuhs
Sheryl Zucker
02:21:48
How can we get our sons HIPAA, Advance Health Care Directive, and Protected Health Information on file at PSU?
Millie Rodriguez
02:22:04
https://studentaffairs.psu.edu/health-wellness/health-insurance
Scot Parks
02:22:34
Did you say East Hall was where everyone is going? We had hope for Pollock Housing Area for the Special Learning Option SLO for Engineers
marieli
02:25:49
what would a student do if he starts getting sick? Is there a plan for them, a place to call or go?
Evelyn Beneke
02:26:06
Family lives overseas. If we obtain PSU insurance for our daughter attending PSU does this insurance cover her when back home over winter/summer break and while outside the US?
Millie Rodriguez
02:30:24
Health insurance coverage is effective from August 13, 2020 – August 12, 2021Coverage does not have any limitations, waiting periods, or exclusions on pre-existing conditionsCoverage has network doctors, specialists, hospitals, and other health care providers in the student’s Penn State campus area or where the student resides while attending Penn StateCoverage for emergencies and non-emergency services such as diagnostic X-Ray and lab, physical therapy, urgent care visits, ambulance services, preventative vaccine, and prescription drug coverageCoverage for inpatient and outpatient hospitalizationCoverage for inpatient and outpatient counseling and mental health servicesCoverage for recreational activities (excluding intercollegiate athletics)Coverage for maternity care (female students)
marieli
02:30:45
thank you for answering our questions
Millie Rodriguez
02:31:53
https://arrival.psu.edu/fall/university-park
Michelle
02:32:18
my son applied to the wellness SLO. Are those decisions made soon?
Sheryl Zucker
02:32:30
Can you confirm if parents will be able to assist in moving students into the dorms?
marieli
02:35:19
Is family weekend in October canceled?
Sheryl Zucker
02:35:59
We are coming from California will we be required to quarantine at PSU or at home knowing that we will be flying.
marieli
02:39:43
thank you
Scot Parks
02:40:08
when you said EAST is that Eastview Terrace Apts or East housing area
Michelle
02:40:33
so...I'm hearing that parents should quarantine too?
Michelle
02:44:32
Thanks! big help.
Evelyn Beneke
02:46:13
Living overseas and our daughter will not be physically on campus during Fall20 semester as can’t travel to US. Do we need to provide proof of immunizations at this time?
taylor
02:46:28
you mentioned earlier that no one will be allowed in the dorms once they are moved in unless you are a resident. So if a parent comes to visit, we will be allowed in our child's room?
Evelyn Beneke
02:49:03
Thank you
Scot Parks
02:52:10
With all the buses, do students still want / need a bike
Michelle
02:52:26
can parents walk the campus after dropoff? we never got to see it?
Millie Rodriguez
02:53:49
https://youtu.be/3ZXU4bbysAI
Millie Rodriguez
02:54:32
https://admissions.psu.edu/pennstate/campuses/university-park/virtualtour/
Millie Rodriguez
02:55:37
https://virusinfo.psu.edu/faq/topic/latest-updates
Michelle
02:55:55
once kids have started, will parents be kept abreast on how it's going? what #s of covid look like?
Millie Rodriguez
02:57:31
https://liveevents.psu.edu/
Scot Parks
02:58:15
Is WiFi available everywhere on campus
Millie Rodriguez
02:59:49
https://roomgear.psu.edu/guest/roomgear.php?_browser=1
taylor
03:02:15
is there a curfew on campus
Millie Rodriguez
03:02:39
https://studentaffairs.psu.edu/sites/default/files/PFP_ParentsandFamiliesGuide_2020_2021.pdf
Millie Rodriguez
03:07:04
https://studentaffairs.psu.edu/parents-families/parents-families-resources/quick-links
Scot Parks
03:10:56
are you the RA coordinator for East Hall
Scot Parks
03:11:39
what is your contact informaton
Millie Rodriguez
03:11:43
https://www.facebook.com/PennStateParentsProgram/https://twitter.com/PSUParentsPrgmhttps://www.instagram.com/pennstateparentsprogram/
Millie Rodriguez
03:12:25
mxr199@psu.edu
Millie Rodriguez
03:12:42
East Halls Residence Life: 814-865-5375
Michelle
03:14:05
thx!
Scot Parks
03:14:42
thanks for the answers. Better with smaller groups to get the answer
Scot Parks
03:15:14
bye now
Lisa Parks
03:15:27
Thank you for all of the information!