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COVID-19 Testing

Rapid testing for students with same-day results is available during business hours. Please call the Health and Wellness Center at 814-949-5540 to schedule an appointment.

Share Your Vaccination Status

After receiving their final dose, students, faculty, and staff are strongly encouraged to share their vaccination status with the University to help inform University operations and COVID-19 management plans. Learn More.

Points of Contact at Penn State Altoona

Contact Information
Questions Referral Number
Student Health Health and Wellness Center 814-949-5540
Other Student Concerns Student Affairs 814-949-5053
Safety and Security University Police 814-949-5222
Housing and Dining Housing and Food Services 814-949-5400
Scheduling Classes Registrar [email protected]
Classes/Coursework Students should contact their individual faculty members. Please refer to the Faculty and Staff Directory.
Admissions Office of Admissions 814-949-5466
From the media Strategic Communications 814-949-5160
All other questions Strategic Communications 814-949-5160