Parking on campus
As visitors to campus, media members are required to follow all parking rules and regulations set forth by the University. Vehicles must be parked within all lines of a legal, non-reserved parking space at all times. Parking on roadways, sidewalks, grass or any areas not designated for parking is prohibited. Reserved hours for campus parking lots are posted on signage at the entrance to each lot. Student parking lots are reserved 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as are individual parking spaces reserved for specific users, such as Americans with Disabilities Act accessible and service vehicle spaces.
Single-day visitor parking permits may be obtained at the Parking Office, the Centre County/Penn State Visitor Center or at any Parking Information kiosk . Access to the East, Eisenhower and Nittany parking decks, as well as Lot Red A and all Orange lots is available for $6, while access to the Commuter lots (Lot 44, Stadium West and Porter North) is available for $4.
Hourly parking is available at the East, HUB and Nittany parking decks at the rate of $1 per hour. Short-term parking is also available at meters and pay stations throughout campus. Pay station user information and locations are available at http://www.parking.psu.edu/transportation/parking/Pay-Stations.cfm.
For more information, contact the Parking Office by phone at 814-865-1436 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For local or regional media who frequent the University Park campus yearlong media parking passes are available. These passes are limited and distributed at the discretion of the Office of News and Media Relations, and the University. To obtain a pass, contact Betty Roberts at email@example.com or 814-865-7517.
Passes cannot be used for football game day parking. Information for media regarding Penn State Athletics, is available at http://www.gopsusports.com/administration/athcomm.html.
The University Park campus consists of hundreds of academic, residential and support buildings. Printable maps that include building indexes, campus bus routes, bike trails, travel and parking information are available at http://www.geog.psu.edu/print-campus-maps. A mobile map is available at http://m.psu.edu/map/.
Penn State offers free AT&T broadband wireless access to guests and visitors at the University Park campus. For more information, go to http://wireless.psu.edu/visitorwireless.html.
University Park offers a no-fare campus shuttle for faculty, staff, students and visitors. The shuttle operates from 7 .m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, with service every 15 minutes. For more information, visit http://www.transportation.psu.edu/transportation/campus-transit/shuttle.cfm.
Game Day parking
Penn State Football regularly accommodates more than 35,000 vehicles on game days and recommends fans purchase parking passes in advance. To learn more about game day parking and purchasing a parking pass, visit http://www.gopsusports.com/tickets/m-footbl-parking.html.
The Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) provides free or low-cost transportation services in Centre County, including the University Park campus and downtown State College. For more information on CATA services, visit http://www.catabus.com/