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On-campus housing options available for 2021-22

It’s time for current students to think about housing for next year! Eligible Penn State students can request housing and receive an invitation to LiveOn with us next year. Returning students have a variety of on-campus housing options to consider, from traditional residence hall rooms to suites and apartments. Log in to eLiving.psu.edu to request housing today.

PSUAC cancels fall and winter 2020-21 sports competition, championships

The PSUAC Executive Committee voted unanimously to cancel all intercollegiate athletics competition for fall and winter team sports during the 2020-21 academic year. The sports affected by this decision include men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, and volleyball, at Penn State Beaver, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Hazleton, Greater Allegheny, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Schuylkill, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre and York.

Penn State to begin spring semester remotely, delay in-person classes

Penn State has decided to delay the start of in-person classes and transition to a fully remote learning environment for the beginning of the spring 2021 semester at all campus locations. This decision was made following extensive analysis and scenario planning given worsening virus conditions nationally and across the state indicating predictions of rising hospitalization rates in the coming weeks.

12/8: Latest COVID-19 dashboard update available

Penn State has released updated COVID-19 dashboard results for the week of Nov. 27 to Dec. 3 and weekend testing results from Dec. 4 to 6. The dashboard will continue to be updated on Tuesdays and Fridays through the end of the fall semester.

12/4: Latest COVID-19 dashboard update available

Penn State has released updated COVID-19 dashboard results for the week of Nov. 27 to Dec. 3. The dashboard will continue to be updated on Tuesdays and Fridays through the end of the fall semester with the latest student and employee testing numbers for each campus.

11/24: COVID-19 dashboard updated with results from departure, weekend testing

Penn State has updated its public COVID-19 dashboard with the University's on-demand testing and random testing results from tests administered during the period of Nov. 20 to 22, as well as new University testing results from the prior week. As of Nov. 23 at University Park, there are 348 active student cases, up from 318 at the last update on Nov. 20, and 4,462 students have completed their isolation period and are no longer active cases.

11/13: Latest COVID-19 dashboard update shows slight increase in active cases

Penn State released its preliminary coronavirus testing results for the period of Nov. 6 to 12 on its COVID-19 dashboard today (Nov. 13). The University Park campus received 163 positive on-demand test results and eight positive random test results from student testing during the period of Nov. 6 to 12. As of Nov. 12 at University Park, there are 319 active student cases, up from 275 at the last update on Nov. 10, and 4,009 students have completed their isolation period and are no longer active cases.