Penn State Harrisburg keeps faculty, staff, and students informed of delays and cancellations due to severe weather through the PSUAlert system, Facebook page, Twitter feed and on the campus website, as well as the telephone voicemail system, e-mail, and automated messages at the college's main telephone number, 717-948-6000. Local television and radio stations also inform the public of delays and cancellations.
PSUAlert is an easy and accessible system that notifies you via e-mail or cell phone in the event of a campus closure or emergency. All Penn State students, faculty, and staff are automatically signed up to receive e-mail alerts via their Penn State e-mail address. An active Penn State access account is required for users to access PSUAlert and to change contact settings, such as adding e‑mails and cell phone numbers to receive text messages.
Due to changes in the construction schedule, the construction work originally slated for this Saturday, January 23 at the Penn State Harrisburg library has been delayed, and will now take place on Saturday, February 6 and Saturday, February 13. As a result, the library will be closed those days.
The Penn State Board of Trustees today approved final plans and authorized the expenditure of funds for a new Student Enrichment Center at Penn State Harrisburg that will house space for key new and existing student services.
Portions of College Avenue and O Street will close on Monday, May 20 while underground utilities are installed as part of the new Educational Activities Building (EAB) expansion. The roads are expected to reopen on Friday, May 24.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State's Board of Trustees today (Jan. 18) approved the final plans to renovate and construct an addition to the Educational Activities Building at Penn State Harrisburg. Trustees also authorized the awarding of contracts for construction of the $19.5 million project.
Penn State Harrisburg recognized outstanding employee contributions at the 2012 Faculty and Staff Recognition Program on Thursday, March 29. Nominated by the college community and selected by various award committees, several faculty and staff members received awards. View a Flickr slideshow of the winners.
Penn State Harrisburg has begun construction of a specialized 3,500-square-foot greenhouse complex, the first phase of a planned $1.6 million biotechnology research and teaching facility. A September 16 groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of the greenhouse project, expected to be completed late this year.