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Laundry Services

Life, not laundry! Students have two options for laundry services.

Laundry Facilities

Each residence hall offers a laundry room with high-efficiency washers and dryers. Nittany Apartments have a laundry room in Nittany Community Center.

Laundry machines only accept LionCash for payment (no coins).

Laundry Costs for 2021-2022 Academic Year



East, Pollock, North
Nittany Hall & Apartments
South (except Atherton Hall)

$1.75/wash cycle
$0.75/dry cycle

South - Atherton Hall

$2.50/wash & dry cycle

Eastview Terrace
White Course Apartments

cost included in room fee


Tide Wash and Fold Laundry Program

Penn State is proud to provide the laundry services of Tide Cleaners. Tide Cleaners is designed to give you more time to do valuable things while in college. Students are able to subscribe to different plan options, depending upon laundry needs. Students drop dirty clothes off and pick up clean laundry in Tide Lockers located in each commons building. Through the My Laundry App, students can manage their account and receive alerts about their laundry status. Additional information about the service is available at In light of COVID-19, Tide is committed to a completely contactless laundry experience. Nothing is more important than ensuring your safety. If you have questions please contact their Guest Care Team at 888-590-9274 .