Non-Credit Transcript Key

Release of Information

In compliance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, this information is released on the condition that the recipient "will not permit any other party to have access to such information without the written consent of the student."

Official Paper Document

"Penn State" appears in small print on a blue background across the entire face of the official transcript which is printed with security ink. The official transcript bears the seal of Penn State and the signature of the University Registrar. The raised University seal is not required.

Official Electronic Document

An electronic signature and certification appears before you open the PDF transcript, and also on the front page of the transcript. The Statement of Authenticity bears the name of the University Registrar.

Noncredit Course Work

Not all noncredit course enrollments and awarded certificates are reported to the Office of the University Registrar. The information shown on this transcript does represent all information that has been reported. Non-credit course work and certificates completed, but not shown on this transcript, may be certified from the academic unit that offered the course or certificate program. The Office of the University Registrar has no other information to offer regarding this student's noncredit course work.

Continuing Education Unit

A Continuing Education Unit represents ten hours of participation in any organized learning activity subject to criteria established by The Pennsylvania State University. This unit in no way represents academic credit hours of work earned at The Pennsylvania State University.

Grades and Evaluation Symbols

The grades A through F indicate a gradation in quality from Excellent to Failure.

In addition, the following symbols may appear:

Grade symbols used on non-credit transcripts
Symbol Meaning
AU Audit
DF Deferred Grade
EN Enrolled
NG No Grade Reported
S Satisfactory Participation
W Withdrew
X No Grade Reported

Language of Instruction

Penn State courses are taught in English with the exception of some global language courses.