MyPennState Information

The MyPennState portal will help you manage all of your interactions with Penn State Admissions throughout the application process.

Accessing MyPennState

MyPennState will be the primary place Undergraduate Admissions will share information as you move through the admissions process. A Penn State Account is required to access MyPennState . When to create your Penn State Account depends which of our two application methods you intend to us to apply to Penn State.

Penn State Application Methods
Application Method Penn State Account Creation
MyPennState If you intend to apply using the Penn State Undergraduate Admissions application, we encourage you to go ahead and create Penn State Account and access the application directly.
The Common App Applicants applying through the Common App should submit the Common application and wait to receive instruction via email regarding next steps in application process. A Penn State Account will be created for you when your application is submitted. You will receive instructions on how to access MyPennState. 

MyPennState Information:

Once you have submitted your application, you can access MyPennState to check the status of your application, review your checklist of required application materials, learn more about your program and campus selections, and ultimately receive your admissions decision. 

Monitoring MyPennState is important and will allow you to have the most recent information about your application.