Policy AD62 USE OF GENERAL PURPOSE CLASSROOMS (Formerly Scheduling and Use of General Purpose Classrooms)

Policy Steward: Vice President for Administration


  • Purpose
  • Environment
  • Technology Use and Training
  • Costs
  • Further Information
  • Cross References


    The following is the policy and procedures for using General Purpose Classrooms (GPC's). The Pennsylvania State University has invested heavily in improving the furnishings, equipment, and environments in General Purpose Classrooms (GPC's) The GPC's are a University resource with a priority mission to provide high quality environments and tools to enhance the educational experiences for students and instructors. Classrooms are also available for student activities, public outreach and research programs as outlined in policy AD82. The Registrar at each campus has the authority to determine and approve what activities are appropriate for the GPCs. Appeal of an Office of the Registrar decision must be directed to the Vice President and Dean for Undergraduate Education.



    Technology equipment is expensive and centrally managed for the benefit of instructors and students.


    There is no cost associated with the use of GPC's for credit-bearing courses. For non-credit-bearing events there are numerous costs that may arise dependent on the activity and GPC scheduled. Following are examples of additional costs that may apply.


    For questions, additional detail, or to request changes to this policy, please contact the Office of the University Registrar.


    Effective Date: May 24, 2013
    Date Approved: May 20, 2013
    Date Published: May 24, 2013 (Editorial changes, March 17, 2016)

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