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Office of Science Engagement

Office of Science Engagement



Athletics – 

The athletic teams  are know as the Penn State Nittany Lions, with the exception of the women’s basketball team, who are known as the Lady Lions. Nothing captures the essence of Penn State more than experiencing the electric atmosphere at home games. You can also visit the All-Sports Museum to experience the true legends of blue and white. Visitors encounter, firsthand, the athletic history and heritage of one of the greatest universities in the nation.

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CATABus Campus Service –

The Loop and Link service provides fare-free campus/downtown circulator and cross-campus shuttle service. The service consists of four integrated routes. The Blue and White Loops provide the circulator service around the Penn State Campus and Downtown State College, running clockwise via College Avenue and counter-clockwise via Beaver Avenue respectively. The Red Link runs back and forth across campus between Innovation Park and West Campus (White Course Apartments) via Curtin Road and Park Avenue. The Green Link provides additional service along that same route but just in the more heavily traveled portion between the Stadium parking lots and Atherton Street. Read more here 


Educational Resources –

For information related to meeting your advisor, registering for classes, tutoring, the university libraries, and resources for furthering your career, click here


Food Services –


Penn State’s five campus dining commons offer an almost endless variety of food for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night snacks. Dining commons are conveniently located near the residence hall areas. For coffee, other beverages, and snacks, students enjoy many different convenience shops and cafes in their area’s commons building.


For more specific tastes, students can eat at the many retail dining establishments that are conveniently located all over campus. HUB Dining at the HUB-Robeson Center offers a diverse choice of restaurants – from Mexican delights at Blue Burrito, to fresh sushi at Hibachi-san, and much more.

For information regarding Penn State Eats, menus, meal plan comparisons, and student employment, click here


Health and Well-Being Resources – 

We know that in order to do your best, you need to feel your best. Resources include University Heath Services, Mt. Nittany Medical center, Counseling & Psychological Services, Campus Recreation, Health Promotion & Wellness, Alcohol & Drug Education & Recovery, and Victim & Survivor Support & Advocacy.

To learn more about these resources, click here  


Housing –

Living on campus is a tradition that marks the first-year experience of so many Penn State students. With space for over 14,500 students to live on campus, it is estimated that the University has housed almost 800,000 students since construction of the first residence hall. To assist students with the transition to the collegiate experience, University Park has a first-year residency requirement – all first-year students are guaranteed a housing space! All students interested in living on campus after the first-year residency requirement can Request Housing and will be accommodated on campus.

For information about the different residence halls, arrival information, room and board rates, and much more, click here

Off-Campus Housing –

After your freshman year, you have the option of living off-campus. For information about the different living options, click here

General Questions


224 Ritenour Building

University Park, PA 16802

Education Abroad

Vacant – Direct all questions to Tomalei Vess

Undergraduate Research

Dr. Tomalei Vess


Professional Development

Dr. Ann Marie Daniel