Division of Undergraduate Studies

101 Grange Building
University Park, PA 16802
814-865-7576

The Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) was established in 1973 by Penn State's University Faculty Senate to improve advising opportunities for exploratory students and to develop and coordinate a University-wide information network to support academic advising. The division’s vision and mission reflect its critical roles in guiding and educating students as they navigate an increasingly complex academic environment. To accomplish these goals, DUS develops resources that provide a system-wide foundation for academic advising and that are accessible through the Advising Portal.

The division strives to serve as an exemplary model of academic advising for students, advisers, the University, and other institutions worldwide. Reporting directly to the vice president and dean for undergraduate education, the division has five principal University-wide responsibilities:


Reviewed: May 2015
Last Update: February 2013