Virtual Office Hours
The office of Student Affairs at Penn State Altoona is offering Virtual Office Hours for our current and incoming students beginning Monday, June 8. Virtual Office Hours will be available Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. via Zoom.
NOTE: Virtual Office Hours will not be available July 2–7. Hours will resume Wednesday, July 8, 2020.
The Virtual Office Hours are designed to allow students to connect with Student Affairs staff to ask questions and help in the transition to the campus for fall 2020.
During the designated Virtual Office Hours time periods, a Student Affairs staff member will be logged in to Zoom to answer your questions and/or refer you to the appropriate area or office. Upon joining on Zoom, you'll be directed to a virtual waiting room. If the host staff member is busy with another student, you may have a brief wait.
- Join the meeting
- Enter the password: 440413
- Hang out in the waiting room until your meeting starts.
- Enjoy the meeting!
Feel free to ask questions or express your concerns about any topic. Topics may include but are not limited to the following:
- On- and Off-campus Housing
- Counseling services
- Student Disability Resources
- Resources for dealing with stress, anxiety, etc.
- Student life and activities
- Welcome Week schedule
- Diversity and inclusion resources
- Food insecurity issues
- On-campus Health Services
- International Student Services
- Intercollegiate Athletics, Club Sports, Intramurals, and Recreation
- General campus and University information and resources including referral information
- Tuition questions
- Student Aid information
- Decisions about the fall semester
- Financial difficulties
- Career Services and Internship information
For questions specific to Penn State's virus response, visit the Coronavirus Information website.
For questions specific to learning remotely, please visit Penn State's Remote Learning website.
The mission of the Division of Student Affairs at Penn State Altoona is to provide students with the services and developmental opportunities to challenge, support, and enhance their overall educational experience as they become increasingly active and responsible members of their communities.
- Health and Wellness
Providing primary, secondary, and tertiary health promotion and prevention strategies and comprehensive interventions in an effort to protect, preserve, and promote the health and well being of all students.
- International Student Services
Information and resources for students traveling to Penn State Altoona from other countries.
- Off-Campus Living
Providing resources and information regarding the many off-campus housing opportunities available to students of the college.
- Residence Life
Striving to provide students with a safe living-learning environment that will challenge and support their academic pursuits and personal growth while fostering a sense of community, civic responsibility, and an appreciation of diversity.
- Student Conduct
Promoting a safe living and learning environment for Penn State Altoona students by promoting the Code of Conduct and handling repercussions when students fail to ascribe to the code.
- Student and Civic Engagement
Providing support and resources for student clubs and organizations, coordinating the college's student community service efforts, and planning entertaining and educational events for the campus community.
- Student Diversity and Inclusion Programming
Supporting and encouraging students from a wide range of backgrounds encompassing race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, age, and disability, to succeed academically, take advantage of college resources, and become involved in campus life.