The most up-to-date information regarding Penn State's response to the coronavirus is available on the University's Coronavirus Information site.
Answers to many questions will be found on the University’s FAQ page.
Students, please be aware that official communication about how Penn State Harrisburg is adjusting to the developing situation will come via your Penn State email address (Outlook). For clarification of any email message, please reach out to the appropriate unit/department as listed below.
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|Questions concerning...||Referral||Phone Number|
|Student health||Student Health Services||717-948-6015|
|Classes/Coursework - Students||
Students should contact their individual faculty members in the manner that they typically communicate with them (e.g. Faculty/Staff Directory as needed., email, etc.); refer to the
Please review the Student FAQ on the general PSU Virus Info site.
More hints and tips are available at
|Classes/Coursework - Faculty||Center for Teaching Excellence
|Computer labs, getting online||Refer to the ITS website for ways to seek help.|
|Academic advising and tutoring||Lambert Undergraduate Advising Center
Russell E. Horn Sr. Learning Center
|Counseling or psychological services||
CAPS counselors are available via phone Monday through Friday, 8AM - 5PM.
|Disability services or academic accommodations||Student DisAbility Resources||717-948-6025|
|International student support||International Student Support Services||717-948-6273|
|Other student concerns||Student Affairs||717-948-6180|
|Safety and security||University Police & Public Safety||717-948-6232|
|On-campus housing and dining||Housing and Food Services||Food Services: 717-948-6241
Residence Life: 717-948-6269
|From the media||Marketing and Communications||717-948-4367|
|Library/Research Consultation||Penn State Harrisburg Library||717-948-6070|
|All other questions||Marketing and Communications||717-948-4367|
Please note that many offices and support units may have modified hours or contact methods during this period of remote instruction and social distancing.
Review our Contact Us page for a comprehensive listing of departmental contact information, or search our Campus Directory by name or unit.
All campus activities and events have been canceled or rescheduled, regardless of the size of the event. This includes Alumni events.
All buildings are unavailable except residence halls and Stacks Market in Olmsted. See below for details.
All in-person Admissions visits and tours are cancelled, although virtual visits are now available.
All intercollegiate athletic and club sport activities have been cancelled for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year.
The Penn State Harrisburg Admissions & Financial Aid team is available Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. to meet with prospective students and families via phone or online Zoom meetings.
If you want to be considered for any type of student aid or scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year, you must complete the FAFSA by April 1. Please note that you will need to use 2018 tax data for the 2020-21 FAFSA.
Students can schedule a meeting with their assigned advisor through Starfish. If your advisor does not use Starfish, you will need to email your assigned advisor regarding appointments. If you don't know who your advisor is, you can find their contact info on the top right of your LionPATH homepage under "My Advisors."
Advisors are able to meet with students over the phone, via Zoom, or through email. You will need to communicate with your assigned advisor to confirm how you will meet remotely. If you do not have an advisor listed, we can connect you to an advisor. Advisor assignment questions or any general advising-related questions can be directed to: HBGAdvisingCenter@psu.edu
The John Crain Kunkel Career Center will be available, remotely, to all students and alumni. We are here to help you with: resumes, mock interviews, internship and job searches, graduate school, and all other career/internship related needs. You may schedule your virtual appointment via email, Ask4CareerAdvice@psu.edu or by phone, 717-948-6260.
The Penn State Harrisburg Library will continue to support faculty, staff, and students through a variety of remote offerings. Please review the Available Library Services page for complete details on textbooks, online databases, research consultations, and more.
Students can schedule an online tutoring session for Subject Area Tutoring, Writing, or Academic Success Coaching via WCOnline. All online tutoring utilizes Zoom. The day of the appointment, a Zoom link will be provided on WCOnline. Click on the appointment and then click "Start or Join Online Consultation." All Subject Area Tutoring appointments must be made by 4 p.m. the day before the scheduled meeting time.
Questions about online tutoring or general Learning Center questions can be asked at email@example.com.
Penn State, in collaboration with Barnes and Noble College, has established a Student Emergency Funds Program to help meet the immediate needs of students experiencing crisis situations. Provided in the form of one-time awards, the value of the awards range in response to the specific needs of the student but typically does not exceed $1,000. Visit the Student Affairs website for information regarding eligibility or to share a concern. Direct questions to 814-863-2020 or StudentCare@psu.edu.
The on-campus Food Pantry is available to any Penn State Harrisburg student in need of food. To place an order, please complete the on-line order form on Engage. Please first complete the “Pantry Intake Form” if you haven’t already completed one for this year. Once your order is processed (within 2 business days), you will receive a notification of where and when to pick up your order.