Get Involved

Whether you're a prospective student, a current student, a parent or family member, an alum, or a community member, there are many ways to get involved and connected at Penn State Altoona.

Students at the Involvement Fair present on Altoona Benefitting THON

Student Clubs, Organizations, and More!

Define what the college experience is for yourself, and get involved! Meet people with similar interests as you, get experience that complements your classroom learning, and make some great, lifelong memories!

Students posing near the Lion Shrine at Penn State Altoona

Diversity, Equity, inclusion, and Belonging

Penn State Altoona values and celebrates diversity in all of its forms. The educational environment of our College is enriched by the diversity of individuals, groups, and cultures that come together in a spirit of learning.

Student performers in Ivyside Dance Ensemble perform a number

Explore the Arts

Penn State Altoona offers numerous opportunities to explore the arts, including two dance ensembles, vocal ensembles, a jazz band, visual art gallery exhibits, and readings of poetry and prose. Many of these performances and exhibits take place in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts, home of the 400-seat Wolf Kuhn Theatre and the Sheetz and McLanahan art galleries.

A Penn State Altoona baseball player at bat

Explore Athletics and Recreation

Penn State Altoona is affiliated with Divison III of the NCAA and a member of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. We offer opportunities for student-athletes in seventeen men's and women's sports, including baseball, basketball, bowling, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, and wrestling. We also offer additional recreation and club sport opportunities.