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Spring 2021 Undergraduate Research Guidelines

University Policy on Undergraduate Research The University policy on undergraduate research during COVID-19 remain in place for Spring 2021.  Research, including research conducted as part of a course or for credit, non-credit research, and work study or other paid or volunteer research positions, must be conducted remotely until further notice except for research required for […]

Procedures and Changes for Spring 2021 as result of COVID-19

Dear Undergraduates: Updates to Spring 2021 procedures as a result of Penn’s COVID-19 operational changes are listed below.  This global pandemic continues to evolve and further changes may become necessary.  Please check this page and the Spring 2021 website (https://ras.seas.upenn.edu/spring-2021)  often for up-to-date details for the Spring 2021 term. For  information on university planning for […]

Helpful Guidelines on Pass/Fail Opt-in: Fall 2020

Please consult your faculty advisor, RAS advisor, instructor or departmental mentors if you need further advice to help you make this decision. Perspective about pass/fail Normal Engineering academic policies allow students to take up to four courses pass/fail.  Further, these courses are allowed only in the social science, humanities, or free elective categories.  The intent […]

Fall 2020 Undergraduate Research Guidelines

University Policy on Undergraduate Research The University policy on undergraduate research for Fall 2020 is that research, including research conducted as part of a course or for credit, non-credit research, and work study or other paid or volunteer research positions, must be conducted remotely until further notice except for research required for graduation or as […]

Procedures and Changes for Fall 2020 as result of COVID-19

Dear Undergraduates: Updates to Fall 2020 procedures as a result of Penn’s COVID-19 operational changes are listed below.  This global pandemic continues to evolve and further changes may become necessary.  Please check this page and the Fall 2020 website (https://ras.seas.upenn.edu/fall-2020/) often for up-to-date details for the Fall 2020 term. For university Fall semester FAQs, please […]

Penn Engineering Summer 2020 Course Offerings

FULL SUMMER   MEAM 520 901      Introduction to Robotics         Kumar, V. MW 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm/F 12:00 pm – 1:00pm  The rapidly evolving field of robotics includes systems designed to replace, assist, or even entertain humans in a wide variety of tasks.  Recent examples include human-friendly robot arms for manufacturing, interactive robotic pets, medical […]

“Opt In” Pass/Fail Grading FAQ

On August 11, 2020, the University extended grading options for Fall 2020. This FAQ addresses some questions that may arise. Rules will be applied consistently across the four undergraduate schools. This FAQ is subject to change. All undergraduate students in all undergraduate schools will be able to opt in no later than October 30, 2020, […]

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