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Penn State Weather Closure

Most Student Affairs offices and facilities follow Penn State weather-related delays and closures. Registered events and programs are also canceled unless there are extenuating circumstances.

This page has department-specific information as a few areas remain open or offer modified services. If you need urgent help during a weather closure, please visit our Get Urgent Help page for resources. 

Please note that if a weather closure happens mid-day, offices will remain open until they can notify everyone in the building and ensure everyone has safely exited the building. 

Campus Recreation

All Campus Recreation facilities are closed (White Building, McCoy Natatorium, IM Building, Hepper Fitness Center). Virtual programs will continue as staff availability allows. Please confirm programs at or through the Penn State Campus Recreation app. 

Pasquirilla Spiritual Center 

The spiritual center is closed. 

University Health Services

University Health Services is closed. All students who had in-person appointments scheduled have been notified by secure message. All students scheduled for tele-medicine appointments will continue as scheduled. For urgent health-related questions and concerns, please call the Advice Nurse at 814-863-4463. For emergencies or immediate assistance, please call 911 or go to the Mount Nittany Medical Center Emergency Room. 

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS is closed for in-person appointments. All students who had in-person appointments scheduled have been notified by text message. All students scheduled for tele-counseling appointments will continue as scheduled. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, call CAPS (814-863-0395) between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. After 5:00 p.m., call the 24/7 Penn State Crisis Line at 1-877-229-6400 or text the 24/7 Crisis Text Line: Text “LIONS” to 741741. You can also visit our Mental Health Crisis Intervention page for more information.

HUB-Robeson Center

The HUB-Robeson Center remains open during weather closures and students can use the lounge areas. However, all offices located in the HUB-Robeson Center, such as Student Activities offices, are closed. All registered events are canceled unless there are extenuating circumstances. 

Dining vendors and other businesses in the HUB-Robeson Center are typically closed during weather closures or may operate on modified hours. 

Residence Life & Dining Commons

Residence Life staff are available during weather closures and can be contacted at the Residence Life office in your area during business hours or by contacting your Resident Assistant (RA).

Dining commons are open. Activities, meetings, and events may be canceled or modified. 

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