We want you to be a successful adult learner.

At Penn State Harrisburg Continuing Education, we pride ourselves on making available the resources proven to help adult learners successfully meet their educational goals. The following information will provide you with a brief overview of the services we offer and how they can help you achieve your educational goals.


We encourage you to talk with an adviser before registering for your first class. That way we can help you get the most out of your Penn State experience. Feel free to call even if you haven’t decided to take a Penn State course yet.

To set up your advising appointment, contact:
Susan Kemmerer, Continuing Education
The Advising Center


eLion is an important online resource for all Penn State undergraduate degree and nondegree students enrolled in credit courses. Through eLion you can:

  • access your grades 
  • verify your course registration 
  • check your degree audit and transcripts 
  • manage your graduation process 
  • submit address changes, and more

To access eLion, you must have an active Penn State Access Account.


To obtain an official transcript of course work, you must make a request in writing to the Transcript Department, The Pennsylvania State University, 112 Shield Building, University Park, PA 16802-1271. There is a $6.00 fee per transcript set. For additional information call the Registrar at Information Service, 24-hours a day, at 814-863-8500 or access the University Registrar’s home page at http://www.registrar.psu.edu/.

Child Care

The Penn State Harrisburg Early Learning Center is operated by Hildebrandt Learning Centers of Dallas, Pa. The center provides early childhood education for approximately�65 young children ages 6 weeks through 5 years. The center is open to children of Penn State employees, faculty, and staff as well as families from the surrounding community. Care is provided year-round, Monday through Friday, from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information, phone 717-948-6128.


We have compiled a list of frequenty asked questions that may answer some of your questions. If you don't find an answer please don't hestitate to call us.