Frequently Asked Questions

What are Nittany Notes Online?
Nittany Notes Online is the newest innovation in Nittany Notes' mission to provide Penn State University students with the best possible study system for their classes. Each semester, thousands of students rely on Nittany Notes to supplement their class attendance and personal notes. Nittany Notes Online provides Penn State students with this same time-tested study system in electronic format, available for 24/7 e-delivery.  Read our Welcome Page for more information!  

How much do Nittany Notes Online cost?
Most exam packs will be sold for $12 +tax and will include all testable lecture material and a practice exam for your upcoming test. Special pricing may apply for select courses.  

When will exam packs be made available?
Exam packs will be made available for Nittany Notes Online as soon as all testable lecture material is finished.  Generally, this is 24 to 48 hours before the scheduled exam for the class. These notes will be available for purchase 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Notes for each exam period are also available in our office starting 1 week before the exam.

How long will I be able to view the Nittany Notes Online for my course?
Purchased exam packs will be viewable until the end of the semester.  These notes cannot be printed and will only be viewable on your the computer screen.  This is perfect for comprehensive finals, making all exam packs available for studying.

Can I get a hard copy of Nittany Notes Online?
Yes. Simply bring in your proof of purchase* and come to the Nittany Notes office during business hours to get a hard copy of your notes. A $5 copying fee will apply.

Office Hours:
Mon-Thurs 9am-7pm
Fri 9am-5pm
Sun 3pm-7pm

(NOTE: It is a violation of Federal copyright law to make any personal copies of Nittany Notes Online.)  
*You may print/show your confirmation email as proof of purchase.

Can I review the notes before I buy them?
Customers are invited to check any set of notes at the Nittany Notes office.  We are unable to provide an online review of notes at this time.  Nittany Notes is located at 139 S. Pugh St., and a map to our location can be found here.

How do I know these notes will help?
With Nittany Notes Online, customers receive the same proven study system that has made Nittany Notes the largest private collegiate note taking service in the nation. Based off the note taking system employed at many top medical schools, Nittany Notes are checked on a daily basis by trained office staff for quality. Notetakers are subject to reviews by office staff as well as customers to ensure accuracy and accountability. The average Nittany Notes note taker has a 3.5 GPA.  See our website for customer testimonials.

(NOTE: Nittany Notes does not guarantee any grade on any exam. Nittany Notes advises all students to use Nittany Notes Online as a helpful supplement to their own lecture notes, completion of all homework, class reading assignments and regular class attendance.)  

Have a question that's not on the list? Contact our office at or by calling
814-238-0623 during regular business hours.