There are a variety of resources and services available for parents of Penn State students, including those that pertain to their student's official academic record if consent is granted by the student.
Find answers to your questions about graduation, grades and transcripts, registration, enrollment verifications, and more in the Frequently Asked Questions for Parents section.
Penn State's policy on Confidentiality of Student Records is designed to comply with the 1974 federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). This federal law prohibits disclosure of student records information without prior consent of the student.
Through LionPATH, students may grant delegated access to parents, guardians, or other individuals to view specific student data in LionPATH. The student can determine who they wish to delegate to, what areas they wish to provide access to, and when to activate or deactivate those delegates as needed. Ultimately, the student may provide delegated access in LionPATH to the following areas:
More information about LionPATH Delegated Access, including instructions for how to access LionPATH once delegated access has been granted, can be found on the LionPATH Support website.