These resources help you navigate your Penn State experience outside the classroom.
Academic Advising and Support
Division of Undergraduate Studies
Facilitates student exploration, engagement, and academic success by delivering exemplary academic advising through undergraduate advising centers at campuses and colleges.
English for Professional Purposes Intercultural Center (EPPIC)
Offers workshops and tutorials on academic and professional English. Open to all Penn State students, post-docs, and visiting scholars.
Morgan Academic Center
Provides comprehensive support services to all student-athletes at University Park.
Multicultural Resource Center
Provides counseling and educational services for undergraduate multicultural students at University Park.
Academic Tutoring and Learning Support
Graduate Writing Center
Offers consultations, workshops, and resources to assist graduate students during any stage of the writing process.
iStudy for Success Tutorials
Offers online academic skill building modules.
Sharpen your business, technology, and creative skills on your schedule with expert-led instruction from any device, anywhere. Available to students from all campuses.
Morgan Academic Center
Provides comprehensive support services to all student-athletes at University Park.
Penn State Learning
Provides peer-led tutoring, academic support workshops, and guided study groups for University Park students.
Penn State University Libraries
Delivers services including tutorials, peer reference consultants, ask-a-librarian chat service, and data support to students from all campuses.
Student Disability Resources — University Park campus
Student Disability Resources — all other campuses
Provides reasonable accommodations and services to students with disabilities.
Disability Services: Adaptive Technology and Services
Provides resources and services, including assistive hardware and software, for Penn State persons with disabilities at University Park.
Assists students with identifying and achieving career goals through career counseling, career fairs and on-campus interviews, resources, and more. Available to students from all campuses.
Nittany Lion Careers
Connects students with employers, allowing them to apply to job and internship postings. Provides information on upcoming career-related events, career counseling appointments, and workshops. Available to students from all campuses.
Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy
Adult Learner Programs and Services
Provides advocacy, mentorship, programming, and helpful resources for non-traditional undergraduate students at University Park during their educational journey.
Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity
Provides a comprehensive range of education, information, and advocacy services to create and maintain an open, safer, and inclusive environment honoring gender and sexual diversity. Offers programming, consultation, and resources for University Park students.
Center for Spiritual and Ethical Development
Offers a welcoming, safe, inclusive environment, and aims to promote an environment of appreciation and respect for religious and spiritual diversity at University Park.
Collegiate Recovery Community
Supports University Park students in recovery from alcohol and other substance use disorders by providing ongoing support for major lifestyle changes, a commitment to help students in recovery find success at Penn State, and a community that reinforces healthy and sustainable habits.
Gender Equity Center
Supports University Park students who have been impacted by sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking, harassment, and other campus climate issues. Provides education, advocacy, referrals, and crisis intervention/support counseling. All services are free and confidential.
Office of Veterans Programming
Offers a comprehensive, direct service unit for veterans and Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) benefit recipients. Available to students from all campuses.
Paul Robeson Cultural Center
Provides programs and support services to University Park students to encourage and cultivate the appreciation and celebration of the diverse perspectives, experiences, and cultures of many under-represented communities at Penn State.
eTraining and IT Support
Canvas Student Guide
Provides a step-by-step student guide to learn Canvas (Penn State’s learning management system).
Penn State’s Canvas website and login page for students from all campuses.
IT Service Desk
Provides troubleshooting and help with such services as Penn State Access Accounts, Canvas, and more to Penn State students from all campuses.
Offers a personalized learning experience and tech help designed to support all Penn State students, faculty, and staff to accomplish their teaching and learning goals
Student Engagement Network
Connects students from all campuses with curricular and co-curricular opportunities such as research, student organization involvement, community leadership, internships, and more.
Offers virtual art exhibitions from students, faculty, staff, and other artists as well as virtual artist talks and other ways to engage with the arts remotely. Available to students from all campuses.
Center for Arts and Crafts
Delivers a variety of arts and craft classes to students at University Park. Provides “Create at Home” catalogs to offer inspiration and instruction for projects with materials that can be found at home.
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Supports the active and alumni members of the Penn State University Park fraternity and sorority community and provides resources to help the student leadership fulfill their mission.
Office of Student Activities: Student Organizations
Supports Penn State’s more than 1,000 student organizations at University Park. Provides remote support to assist organizations with meetings, virtual events, recruiting, and more.
Office of Student Activities: Service & Leadership
Provides opportunities for service as well as leadership training and development. Leadership programs are offered online for individuals and student organizations from all campuses.
Student News Readership Program
Provides students, faculty, and staff access to The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times online and mobile apps at no cost.
Student Orientation and Transition Programs: Welcome Week
Facilitates successful academic, social, and personal transitions to the University for University Park students.
Supports students from all campuses in finding and funding research opportunities as well as presenting their research findings.
Student Success Center: Complete Penn State
Provides resources for students who are in their final two semesters of study and experience a situation that negatively impacts their ability to complete their degree. Available to students from all campuses.
Student Care and Advocacy: Student Emergency Fund
Provides short-term financial assistance for students experiencing a crisis situation. Available to students from all campuses.
Office of Student Aid
Helps students from all campuses finance their education by administering federal, state, institutional, and private funds for the University.
Sokolov-Miller Family Financial and Life Skills Center
Helps students from all campuses gain the knowledge and skills needed to manage their financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial wellbeing.
University Fellowship Office
Helps students from all campuses discover and compete for fellowship opportunities that match their goals and interests.
Health and Wellness
Connects students from all campuses to online tools and campus resources to support their goals to succeed, thrive, and matter.
Counseling and Psychological Services — University Park campus
Counseling and Psychological Services — all other campuses
Provides group and individual counseling, crisis intervention, and psychological and psychiatric evaluations for students as well as prevention and consultation services for the University community.
University Health Services — University Park campus
University Health Services — all other campuses
Offers medical, pharmacy, lab, imaging, physical therapy, and emergency services in one convenient on-campus location. Currently offering telehealth services.
University Health Services Pharmacy
Provides prescription services and over-the-counter medications and health care products. Offers curbside pick-up and mailing for prescriptions within PA. Available for students from all campuses
Student Health Insurance Plan
Delivers a comprehensive health insurance plan at a competitive price with a wide network of providers across the United States. Visit the website to determine your eligibility.
Student Insurance Advocate
Provides individual student consultation as well as outreach and education to students and student groups around health insurance. Assists students in identifying insurance options and helps qualified students navigate the application process.
Health Promotion and Wellness
Provides health education services and information to students at University Park, including wellness programing and peer-to-peer education around topics such as sexual health; stress and sleep; nutrition and fitness; the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; and body image and eating disorders.
Provides a wide variety of recreation options to students at Penn State University Park through the student fee. Currently offers online fitness classes, e-sports, and other virtual recreation options.
Living On and Off Campus
Housing and Food Services
Provides information and links to a wide variety of services from dorm information to dining options for all campuses.
The Lion’s Pantry
Provides food and basic supplies for University Park students experiencing food insecurity. Offers pre-orders and bagged pick-up to limit contact.
Off-Campus Student Support
Provides support for University Park students living off-campus and assists students who are deciding where to live. Provides online classifieds to help students find housing, roommates, and furniture.
Provides a safe, comfortable, secure, and nurturing living-learning environment for students on all residential campuses.
Safety, Conduct, and General Support
Provides free, limited notary services for Penn State University Park students, faculty, and staff.
Office of Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response
Provides support services, resources, and reporting options for students impacted by discrimination based on sex or gender, including sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking, as well as retaliation for reporting any of these acts. Available to students from all campuses.
Office of Student Conduct
Promotes a safe living and learning environment for all students using the Code of Conduct to guide this process.
Student Care and Advocacy
Assists students who encounter obstacles or concerns in achieving success at Penn State due to an unexpected event or challenge, such as food or housing insecurity, natural disaster, family crisis, or academic distress. Available to students from all campuses.
Student Legal Services
Provides advice, representation, referrals, and other legal services to students facing personal legal issues.
Support Resources by Campus
- Dickinson Law
- Great Valley
- Greater Allegheny
- Lehigh Valley
- Mont Alto
- New Kensington
- World Campus