Libraries to host workshop on student aid and academic progress

The University Libraries will host a financial literacy program, “Satisfactory Academic Progress,” on October 17, 3:00–4:00 p.m., in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library. It will also be broadcast and archived on MediaSite Live at, available to students at the campuses, including World Campus, as well as University Park.

Presented by Sarah Zipf, manager, Office of Student Aid for World Campus and Continuing Education, Penn State Outreach, the workshop is intended to help students learn about the three kinds of monitoring the Office of Student Aid is required to do and what they need to know in order to maintain their student aid eligibility.

The program is a collaboration of the Office of Student Aid for the World Campus and Continuing Education and the University Libraries.

A financial literacy guide developed by Business Liaison Librarian Lauren Reiter is available at Reiter emphasizes, “The understanding and management of personal finance and student loan debt are financial literacy topics of particular importance to college students. Tabs in this guide include books, articles, websites, and other resources that cover personal finance and student loan debt issues.”

For more information or if you anticipate needing accessibility accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Lauren Reiter at or at 814-865-4414.