Diversity at Penn State Altoona

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.

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Student Diversity and Inclusion Programming

We're committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive community that encourages all members to reach their full potential through learning, work, and service. We envision a community where all individuals embrace and advance the framework for diversity, values, and principles articulated by the University. We strive to promote a student experience that embraces diversity.

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International Student Services

International Student Services serves international students at Penn State Altoona by providing support through advising on immigration, personal, and cultural matters. We organize events and activities to support student engagement and development within the campus community.

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Student Disability Resources

Penn State Altoona is committed to providing a welcoming, encouraging, and empowering environment for students with disabilities to ensure equal access, full participation, and reasonable accommodations for their academic pursuits.

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Center for Student and Civic Engagement

We’re your connection to what’s happening on campus and we offer numerous ways for you to get involved, make a difference, make friends, and develop life and leadership skills.

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Division of Student Affairs

We 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.