Class Load

A typical full-time student carries 12 credits per term. Students taking fewer than 12 credits per term may be classified as part-time students. Students desiring to take more than 16 credits per term need permission from the Chair and then the Dean of their school for final approval. Dropping below 6 credits may result in […]

Official Communication with Students

All official communication from the College will be sent to the student’s assigned Central Penn email in order to ensure compliance with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Delivery Methods

Central Penn offers traditional day classes at its Summerdale location. Evening courses are offered at Summerdale and Lancaster locations and other sites as designated and often utilize a blended format where an online component is required. Hybrid programs offer a combination of face-to-face and online delivery methods. Some courses and programs are also offered fully […]

Credit Hour Definition

Central Penn complies with Federal and State regulations regarding to the assignment of credit hours. The College classifies one hour of classroom instruction as 60 minutes. In most courses offered at the College, the total amount of student work per semester credit hour requires additional out-of-the-class student work. Please refer to for more detailed […]

Academic Day and Year

Courses are offered at a variety of times Monday through Friday. Online classes are also available. Typical courses run for an eleven-week term.

Effective Catalog Date

The information contained within this catalog is effective July 1, 2019 and is effective until June 30, 2020.

Code of Business Conduct and Ethics

A . Academic Integrity All Central Penn College students, faculty, staff, and college community members are expected to uphold the highest standard of academic integrity. Any act of academic dishonesty including, but not limited to, plagiarism, misrepresentation, corruption, cheating, or fraudulence, are subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, expulsion from […]

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