Email #9: REMINDERS: Housing and Arrival information

Email #9: REMINDERS: Housing and Arrival information

Dear New Student,

This is the ninth in a series of emails being sent to you from the Office of Student Affairs at Penn State Altoona.

This particular email attachment contains reminder information of previously sent information (emails # 2 and 3) regarding HOUSING and ARRIVAL information. It is very important that if you have yet to secure your housing for the fall 2017 semester that you do so as soon as possible.

Whether you have secured on campus housing and will be living in one of our residence halls, or if you plan to live off campus, please review our housing information for necessary details. If you have yet to secure housing for the Fall 2017 semester, you will also find helpful information. You may access information regarding possible off-campus rental options online. This site is run by the Central Pennsylvania Landlords Association. All properties listed on this site are off-campus housing and are not affiliated in any way with the University. You may also access additional general information regarding living off-campus at Penn State Altoona. Please feel free to contact the Office of Student Affairs at 814-949-5053 and/or Sean Kelly ( with questions you may have regarding off-campus housing options at Penn State Altoona.

Learn more about your arrival details. Please note that you will be asked to provide your travel plans in advance to us. Taxi service information is also available. If you are requesting assistance with your transportation you will want to submit your request by completing the Transportation Assistance Request form by the required date.

Please note that LIMITED trips daily will be provided to each location. Students may have to wait for periods of time for the next scheduled shuttle to arrive.

Students must submit their requests by the end of the day on FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 to be placed on the travel list. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 814-949-5053 or contact Sean Kelly at


Please continue to check your email on a regular basis for information. This is critical as email is our main communication mode. In addition, please check the Altoona international student website for additional information and updates.

Our next email communication will be a reminder email with information on the Office of Global Programs at University Park.

We look forward to working with you as you transition to Penn State Altoona. 


Sean Kelly
Senior Director; Student Affairs