Union and Student Activities is pleased to offer limited notary services free of charge to current Penn State students, faculty and students. Services are available in rooms 209, 215 and 237 HUB-Robeson Center. Notary service is available from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments are recommended and it is strongly encouraged to make an appointment for time sensitive documents, documents requiring multiple notarizations and for documents requiring additional witnesses. Please contact one of the notaries to schedule an appointment.
Please understand that the notaries may not be able to notarize your document(s) due to various reasons/restrictions/limitations or unavailability; the decision to notarize a document is solely at the discretion of the Notary and he/she reserves the right to refuse to notarize a document for any reson. Some examples of documents that cannot be notarized by these offices are as follows:
Vehicle titles – these documents may be presented to AAA or Tri-County Tag in State College.
Real estate closing/mortgage/refinancing documents – due to the volume and time associated with processing these documents.
Penn State diplomas or transcripts – certified copies of these documents must be requested through the Registrar’s office, information regarding same can be found at: www.registrar.psu.edu/academic_verifications/academic_verification.cfm .
- Other diplomas or transcripts - certified copies of these documents can be requested from the issuing institution.
I-9 or other citizenship or immigration documents.
I-20 copies can be obtained at the Global Programs office.
- International documents will be reviewed on a case by case basis.
Documents that require preparation – the Notary will not draft documents or provide documents to be notarized.
Please be prepared to show a current (unexpired) photo identification. Examples of acceptable forms of identification include:
- Driver’s license from the United States;
- State-issued identification card;
- U.S. Passport;
- Passport issued by a foreign government (must be stamped by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service or the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services);
- U.S. military identification card with the required photo, personal description, signature, and identification number (Note: Some military identification cards do not contain all the required information.)
You should complete any required information (except signature) on the document(s) prior to the visit to the Notary. Enter N/A where not applicable.
DO NOT sign nor date the document(s) prior to the visit to the Notary. This is very important! The Notary MUST witness your signature on the document(s).
The Notary is not responsible for the legality or accuracy of the document’s content and cannot offer legal advice.
DO NOT SIGN ANY DOCUMENTS UNTIL YOU MEET WITH A NOTARY
- Erin Clouser
209 HUB-Robeson Center
- Dena Linn
215 HUB-Robeson Center
- Heide Port
237 HUB-Robeson Center