News & Announcements

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Spring Room Changes 2023

Interested in a different room assignment on campus for spring 2023 semester? 

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Traffic Alert for Saturday November 26

Traffic Advisory for students returning to University Housing on Saturday November 26

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University Housing Closes for Fall Break 2022

University Housing will CLOSE for Fall Break on Saturday November 19 at 12:00 p.m. (NOON) ET.

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'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.

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LiveOn 2023-2024: Housing Information Sessions

The deadline to Request Housing is approaching fast! Noon October 31

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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 by Oct. 21.

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University Park Important Dates for 2022-2023 academic year

Important Housing-related dates for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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Summer-to-Fall Drop-and-Go Storage

Summer Session is winding down!

University Housing closes at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Saturday August 13; students will not be able to stay beyond this time.


Summer Students: fall roommate request

First-year students currenting living on-campus for Summer Session II have a limited opportunity to request a new roommate for fall semester!

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Welcome to Summer Session!

Welcome to Summer Session at Penn State! Here are some great tips to help get you adjusted to the #LiveOn experience.

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Summer Session II Housing Arrival

It's almost time for Summer Session II Arrival!

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Penn State Auxiliary and Business Services to hold hiring event June 18

Penn State Auxiliary and Business Services will hold a walk-in hiring event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, in Alumni Hall in the HUB-Robeson Center at University Park.

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Penn State broadens support for SNAP-eligible students at University Park

Beginning May 31, Penn State is set to accept SNAP benefits at Market East, located in Findlay Commons on the University Park campus

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University Park, four more Commonwealth Campuses to require face masks indoors

University Park, Beaver, Greater Allegheny, New Kensington, and Schuylkill campuses are in counties with CDC-defined high COVID-19 Community Levels. Abington, Behrend, Brandywine, Great Valley, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Scranton, and Wilkes-Barre also have indoor masking requirements.

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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.

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Spring Semester Closedown

The end of spring semester will soon be here! The last day of class is Friday April 29, and finals will occur Monday May 2 through Friday May 6. 

University Housing will CLOSE:

Enhanced technology and an updated design through the id+ card will change how the Penn State community accesses resources and interacts with the University. Credit: Steve Tressler. All Rights Reserved.

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 celebrate Earth Week, April 18-22, with a swipe of their id+ card

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.

The Nittany Apartments residence complex at Penn State Schuylkill includes 308 beds spread across five apartment-style buildings.

Trustees approve purchase of Nittany Apartments at Penn State Schuylkill

To better support the student body at Penn State Schuylkill, the Penn State Board of Trustees approved the purchase by Penn State Housing and Food Services (HFS) of the Nittany Apartments at Penn State Schuylkill on April 5 from the Schuylkill Campus Advisory Board.