News & Announcements
2024 Spring Break - University Housing Closedown
University Housing will CLOSE for Spring Break at 12:00 p.m. ET (noon) on Saturday, March 2.
2024-2025 Housing Preferences Modification Deadline (for incoming first-year students)
University Housing has extended the deadline for incoming first-year students to indicate housing preferences from May 15 to 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Monday, May 20.
Fall Break Closing
University Housing will CLOSE for fall break on Saturday, November 18 at noon. Students who do not have a Break Access/Holiday Housing HFS Contract are expected to vacate by noon. Students who are unable to leave campus for fall break may request to stay via eLiving.
Penn State students donate more than $34,000 to 'Swipe Out Hunger'
During Earth Week this past April, Penn State students set a new record and raised more than $34,000 for the Student Emergency Fund by donating extra dining dollars from their campus meal plans.
Penn State Eats Mobile ordering is now available in the Penn State Go app
Penn State has unveiled its latest enhancement to improve the dining experience for students at University Park and the Commonwealth Campuses with the release of Penn State Eats Mobile in the Penn
Penn State students can help ‘Swipe Out Hunger’ during Earth Week
Penn State students can celebrate Earth Week, April 16-22, with a swipe of their id+ card.
Penn State launches new mobile id+ card for students
Penn State launched its new mobile id+ card, allowing students to use their iPhone, Apple Watch, or Android device to access campus housing facilities and conveniently and securely make transactions such as purchasing meals across the University.
Winter Break Closing
University Housing will close on Saturday, December 17 at 12:00 p.m. Have a safe and happy winter break!
Penn State students donate $2,400 for food insecurity during ‘Swipe Out Hunger'
Penn State students donate $2,400 for food insecurity during 'Swipe Out Hunger.' The option to donate when purchasing a meal at a residential dining facility extends through December 16.
'Swipe Out Hunger' encourages students to take action against food insecurity
'Swipe Out Hunger' encourages students to take action against food insecurity. The drive will run from November 12 through 20 to coincide with National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.
Food and Housing Needs survey launches at all Penn State campuses
Penn State students at every campus, including World Campus, will receive an email with information on completing the Food and Housing Needs Survey. Students can take the survey via the link in their email or by going to https://bit.ly/food-housing-survey by Oct. 21.
Are you ready for arrival?
Fall semester is almost here, and we're so excited to welcome you back to campus! Visit arrival.psu.edu for all the information you need to plan.
Penn State students donate almost $30,000 to 'Swipe Out Hunger'
During Earth Week this past April, Penn State students raised almost $30,000 for the Student Emergency Fund by donating extra dining dollars from their campus meal plans.
Penn State launching new id+ card with updated design, enhanced digital features
Penn State is launching a new id+ card to advance the University’s digital campus initiative in support of One Penn State 2025. The new campus card will have an updated design and several new contactless features that create a user-friendly digital experience for the Penn State community.
Penn State students can help 'Swipe Out Hunger' during Earth Week
All Penn State residential campuses will host Swipe Out Hunger in conjunction with Earth Week 2022. During the week of April 18-22, students have the option to donate $5, $10, or $15 to the Student Emergency Fund when they pay for their meal at any residential dining facility or through a Penn State Eats mobile order.
LiveOn grant program helps students seeking a Penn State residential experience
The LiveOn Student Success Grant program provides recipients approximately $12,000 across four years to help bridge the cost of campus room and board.
Penn State Sushi Vendor Gives Back to Community
Saikou, a Mechanicsburg-based sushi company that furnishes sushi and poke products to all dining commons at Penn State University Park, donated one dollar for each of the approximately 1,300 boxes of sushi sold on Homecoming Gameday (October 23 vs Illinois) to the Central PA Food Bank. The company also donated $1,500 to the Food Bank and plans a similar donation during March Madness.
Swipe Out Hunger
Penn State encourages students to ‘Swipe Out Hunger’ from Nov. 13-21. The “Swipe Out Hunger” drive, a partnership between the University and the Swipe Out Hunger national organization, will run from Nov. 13-21 to coincide with National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.