Effective immediately, Penn State will require all students, faculty, staff, and visitors — regardless of vaccination status — to wear masks indoors at all campuses. Learn more about Penn State's health guidelines.

What is Penn State’s masking policy?

Everyone must wear a mask while inside buildings on Penn State campuses, effective August 4, 2021. This applies to classrooms, meeting spaces, and other shared public indoor areas. If you are alone in a walled office space, you may remove your mask.  

For the most up-to-date masking guidance, refer to the Health Guidelines page on the Virus Info website.