Welcome to the DUS Advising Manual! This manual has been designed for DUS advisers and coordinators at all Penn State locations and contains vital information about your work as an adviser.

Below you will find brief descriptions of each of the sections of the Advising Manual. After reading about each of these important sections, you may access them via the navigation bar found near the top-right corner of the page.


Searchable index of policies, procedures, and information for DUS advisers and coordinators.

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Case Studies

Potential situations designed to provide practice and discussion regarding advising scenarios.

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Training curriculum for DUS advisers and coordinators.

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College Information

Centralized resource including the latest information regarding Penn State's colleges.

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Other Resources

To access University-wide academic policies and procedures, use the Undergraduate Advising Handbook.

For general advising information, please refer to Academic Advising Portal.