Rates

The Housing and Food Services room and board rates are approved annually by the Board of Trustees. Room and board rates for summer 2022 and the fall 2022-spring 2023 academic year will be approved in February 2022, this page will then be updated.

To make a room and board payment, visit the The Office of the Bursar.

Campus Meal Plan Rates

Undergraduate students living in the residence halls must purchase a Campus Meal Plan for each semester (fall and spring) as part of the Housing and Food Service Contract. The HFS Contract includes Campus Meal Plan level 2 by default; students can change their level in eLiving at any time until the Friday of final exams.

Rates for 2022 - 2023 Campus Meal Plan
Level Dining Dollars Base Cost Total
  1 $828 $1,530 $2,358
  2 $1,074 $1,530 $2,604
  3 $1,275 $1,530 $2,805

Rates for 2021 - 2022 Campus Meal Plan
Level Dining Dollars Base Cost Total
  1 $678 $1,480 $2,158
  2 $1,036 $1,480 $2,516
  3 $1,329 $1,480 $2,809

Housing Rates

To view rates, click on the academic year or session below.

Rates for 2022-2023
Housing Option Building Type Room Type Occupancy Fall Spring
Almy Hall Suites Double 2 $4,684 $4,684
Almy Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,993 $5,993
Behrend Apartments Apartments 2 Bedroom/4 Person 2 $4,500 $4,500
Behrend Apartments Apartments Double as Single 1 $5,625 $5,625
Lawrence Hall Traditional Double 2 $3,687 $3,687
Lawrence Hall Traditional Double as Single 1 $4,609 $4,609
Niagara Hall Traditional Double 2 $3,687 $3,687
Niagara Hall Traditional Double as Single 1 $4,609 $4,609
Ohio Hall Suites Double 2 $4,684 $4,684
Ohio Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,993 $5,993
Ohio Hall Suites Single 1 $5,113 $5,113
Porcupine Hall Suites Double 2 $4,362 $4,362
Porcupine Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,452 $5,452
Senat Hall Suites Double 2 $4,684 $4,684
Senat Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,993 $5,993
Tiffany Hall Suites Double 2 $4,362 $4,362
Tiffany Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,452 $5,452
Tigress Hall Suites Double 2 $4,362 $4,362
Tigress Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,452 $5,452
Trippe Hall Traditional Double 2 $4,160 $4,160
Trippe Hall Traditional Double as Single 1 $5,200 $5,200
Rates for 2021-2022
Housing Option Building Type Room Type Occupancy Fall Spring
Almy Hall Suites Double 2 $4,525 $4,525
Almy Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,656 $5,656
Behrend Apartments Apartments 2 Bedroom/4 Person 2 $4,325 $4,325
Behrend Apartments Apartments Double as Single 1 $5,406 $5,406
Lawrence Hall Traditional Double 2 $3,563 $3,563
Lawrence Hall Traditional Double as Single 1 $4,454 $4,454
Niagara Hall Traditional Double 2 $3,563 $3,563
Niagara Hall Traditional Double as Single 1 $4,454 $4,454
Ohio Hall Suites Double 2 $4,525 $4,525
Ohio Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,656 $5,656
Ohio Hall Suites Single 1 $4,940 $4,940
Porcupine Hall Suites Double 2 $4,215 $4,215
Porcupine Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,269 $5,269
Senat Hall Suites Double 2 $4,525 $4,525
Senat Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,656 $5,656
Tiffany Hall Suites Double 2 $4,215 $4,215
Tiffany Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,269 $5,269
Tigress Hall Suites Double 2 $4,215 $4,215
Tigress Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $5,269 $5,269
Trippe Hall Traditional Double 2 $4,020 $4,020
Trippe Hall Traditional Double as Single 1 $5,025 $5,025
Rates for 2020-2021
Housing Option Building Type Room Type Occupancy Fall Spring
Almy Hall Suites Double 2 $3,580 $3,496
Almy Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $4,552
Behrend Apartments Apartments 2 Bedroom/4 Person 2 $3,424 $3,343
Behrend Apartments Apartments Double as Single 1 $4,012
Lawrence Hall Traditional Double 2 $2,820 $2,754
Lawrence Hall Traditional Double as Single 1 $3,305
Niagara Hall Traditional Double 2 $2,820 $2,754
Niagara Hall Traditional Double as Single 1 $3,305
Ohio Hall Suites Double 2 $3,580 $3,496
Ohio Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $4,552
Ohio Hall Suites Single 1 $3,893 $3,801
Porcupine Hall Suites Double 2 $3,337 $3,259
Porcupine Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $3,911
Senat Hall Suites Double 2 $3,580 $3,496
Senat Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $4,552
Tiffany Hall Suites Double 2 $3,337 $3,259
Tiffany Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $3,911
Tigress Hall Suites Double 2 $3,337 $3,259
Tigress Hall Suites Double as Single 1 $3,911
Trippe Hall Traditional Double 2 $3,150 $3,075
Trippe Hall Traditional Double as Single 1 $3,690
Rates for 2019-2020
Housing Option Building Type Room Type Occupancy Fall Spring
Almy Hall Suites Double 2 $4,160 $4,160
Behrend Apartments Apartments 2 Bedroom/4 Person 2 $3,975 $3,975
Lawrence Hall Traditional Double 2 $3,277 $3,277
Niagara Hall Traditional Double 2 $3,277 $3,277
Ohio Hall Suites Double 2 $4,160 $4,160
Ohio Hall Suites Single 1 $4,520 $4,520
Traditional Double 2 $3,277 $3,277
Porcupine Hall Suites Double 2 $3,875 $3,875
Senat Hall Suites Double 2 $4,160 $4,160
Tiffany Hall Suites Double 2 $3,875 $3,875
Tigress Hall Suites Double 2 $3,875 $3,875
Trippe Hall Traditional Double 2 $3,628 $3,628

Rates per person, per semester. Rates include utilities. Campus Meal Plan required for all locations except Behrend Apartments.

LiveOn Student Success Grant

The LiveOn Student Success Grant is a unique student financial aid funding opportunity supported by Penn State Housing and Food Services (HFS) to assure student undergraduate academic success, persistence to undergraduate degree completion, and address potential housing and food insecurities throughout a student’s four-year academic career.