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Trying to schedule a meeting with your assigned academic adviser?
You can view their availability and schedule an appointment through their Starfish calendar. For directions on how to schedule an advising appointment, please visit
PreHealth Advising
All students at Penn State can seek specialized advising on the health professions at the Health Professions Advising Center. The center provides advising on preparation for medical or PA school, interviewing, personal statements, medical missions, and gap years. 

Students considering medical, dental, podiatry, and physician assistant professions must attend a Med Prep or PA Prep group advising session prior to meeting one-on-one with PreHealth Advising
Victim & Survivor Support & Advocacy
Movement restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic have increased domestic abuse concerns worldwide. If you are concerned about the safety of yourself or someone else, there is help. Offices are open and available to provide support. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.
Virtual CAPS ChatOnline scheduling for Spring 2021
 CAPS Chat provides informal, drop-in consultation for students with counselors from Penn State Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Sessions are free and no appointment is necessary. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis and meetings are no longer than 30 minutes.
Simply follow online scheduling instructions on the CAPS Chat webpage  to schedule your meeting during designated CAPS Chat hours.
University Health Services (UHS), a unit of Student Affairs, now offers telemedicine
UHS is proud to offer telemedicine visits through Zoom. This allows you to communicate with a health care provider without having to leave home. Some care will still require you to be seen in the building, but many things can be managed without having to step outside! To see if your medical needs are amenable to telemedicine, call 814-863-0774.
EPPIC (English for Professional Purposes Intercultural Center)
A place for international students at Penn State to practice and improve their communication skills. Check out their upcoming Fall 2020 Workshops
Speak UP is an advanced English speaking group designed for international undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and fellows.  Speak UP aims to provide a supportive space in which to discuss and practice ‘real-life’ academic communication at Penn State. Participants practice with new knowledge and build social relationships with international and American peers through group discussion, role-plays, and games. To register for Speak UP, please visit EPPIC at our website.
The Collegiate Recovery Community at Penn State
Remote recovery-support meetings during the fall 2020 semester for individuals at University Park who are dealing with addictions from alcohol or other drugs. Meetings will be held via Zoom. If meetings are permitted to resume in-person, an announcement will be made; the most up-to-date information will be available online.

The Alcoholics Anonymous Friday’s First group meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Fridays. The meetings are open to anyone with a desire to stop drinking.
Zoom link:
Meeting ID:  915-502-895

The Alcoholics Anonymous Sober Sundays group meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Sundays. The meetings are open to anyone with a desire to stop drinking.
Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 956-5719-4298

The Friday Lunchtime Serenity Al-Anon Family group meets from noon to 1 p.m. on Fridays. The meeting provides support for relatives and friends of people with alcoholism/addiction.
Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 606-250-171

The SMART Recovery Group meets on Mondays online from 4 to 5 p.m., starting on Sept. 14.
SMART Recovery stands for Self-Management and Recovery Training and is designed to help people recover from abusive and addictive behaviors.  For more information, contact Lori Strayer
Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 938-0756-0577
To learn more about recovery support at Penn State, contact the Penn State Collegiate Recovery Community at 814-863-0140 or