Penn State Harrisburg is in a small town setting in Middletown, Pennsylvania. Penn State Harrisburg has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Penn State Harrisburg has not reported any data on the presence of fraternities or sororities.
Penn State Harrisburg offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus.
Most Penn State Harrisburg students live off campus. In 2021, 11% of undergrads at Penn State Harrisburg lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 89% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Penn State Harrisburg. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
At Penn State Harrisburg there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Penn State Harrisburg:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Golf||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Soccer||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Tennis||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Penn State Harrisburg is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Penn State Harrisburg campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Penn State Harrisburg offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
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