On Tuesday, Executive Vice President and provost Nicholas Jones sent an email to Penn State students about the results of LionPATH’s new beta version. LionPATH, the “student information system, which provides students with access to their academic, registration, and financial records,” replaced eLion this academic school year.
Over the past few weeks, selected students have utilized a beta version of the site and provided feedback to the LionPATH team. Jones said that the satisfaction of the system’s student user interface has increased by 77% according to the beta testing feedback from students. He also mentioned that the new updated interface will be accessible to all students in a few weeks. Most of the changes of the site are related to appearance. He said the LionPath student center will have a more “robust, contemporary look” and the links will have “minor cosmetic changes.”
Although the homepage has the most significant changes to it, the new updated interface is very similar to the original one. All processes, language, and terms have remained the same.
The team is still updating reference and tutor materials for students to access once the interface goes live. To learn how to navigate and get a feel for the interface’s new look, visit the help section of LionPATH here.
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