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Student Life

Here you will find some useful links to information about being a graduate student at Penn State.

Fitness Centers

There are four fitness facilites on campus for weight lifting and cardiovascular training.

Graduate Student Association (GSA)

The GSA Web site has a lot of information that will be helpful for students new to the area. Here you will find information from baby-sitting services to paper editing services. In addition, the GSA has a housing committee.

Health Services

The Division of Student Affairs provides information on health services provided on campus as well as insurance.


  • Off-Campus Living - The Off-Campus Living office at Penn State has lists of available housing that you can search on-line. There is also information here about parking and other issues related to living off campus.
  • State - Here you can search for apartments for rent in the area. You will also find general information on the website regarding restaurants, local entertainment, news, weather and more.

Public Transportation

The Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) provides reliable, clean bus transportion on campus and in the surrounding communities.

Student Organizations

The Division of Student Affairs lists a number of university-recognized students organizations, including international student organizations.

Dr. Yin's research group
studentsPhoto credit: Andy Colwell
students in mallPhoto credit: Chris Koleno
CATA busPhoto credit: Chris Koleno