Penn State is running a “Mask Up or Pack Up” campaign to remind students of the collective importance of mitigating COVID-19.

PSU purchased more than 500,000 face masks for distribution across all campuses for students, faculty, and staff to wear.

  • End of Fall in-person classes: Friday, Nov. 20

  • The remainder of the semester will be remote, with the last day of the semester Friday, Dec. 18

Full Plan: Penn State Re-Entry Plan

***Plan is subject to changes by the school administration. Please refer to the re-entry plan for the most up to date information.



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When veteran journalist and professor Shaheen Pasha talks to her best friend over the phone, life almost feels normal. Time goes by swiftly as they share stories and listen to each other’s voice, narrating life since they last spoke. 


State College, Pa. – Penn State Extension and graduate students Cathryn Pugh and Cassie Stark are conducting research on wild ramps, a forest plant that is often harvested for their edible bulbs, leaves and flowers. They would like to interview individuals who harvest them for personal or co…


State College, Pa. -- Growing up in Loyalsock Township, Morgan O’ Connor would notice the volunteers canning for donations for THON on busy streets in Williamsport the weekends leading up to the event. As she grew up and learned more about the cause behind the canning, her interests and desi…


State College, Pa. - Penn State will kick off THON weekend this Friday in a virtual format. The annual event will begin Friday at 6 p.m. and run through Sunday at 4 p.m.