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We are Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation is a unit within Student Affairs at Penn State. Our facilities and programs serve our students, faculty, staff, and community with a diverse offering of wellbeing opportunities to enhance the student experience at University Park.

Campus Rec Student Initiated Fee

Campus Recreation's Vision, Mission, and Values

Our Vision

Our Vision

We inspire a healthy, engaged, and inclusive Penn State Community.

Our Mission

Our Mission

Penn State Campus Recreation provides a wide variety of recreation programs, spaces and services that foster meaningful connections and support positive choices for lifelong holistic wellbeing.

Our Community

Our Community

Our people are our greatest asset. Our community is enriched by the commonalities and differences of everyone we serve. We invite you to work with us towards fostering a welcoming environment that enables all to thrive.

Our Values

Our Values

Campus Recreation supports the overarching values of Penn State University and is committed to:

  • Student Centricity: we primarily serve and support student success through the delivery of recreation and well-being programs, facilities, and services. We believe that the participation of faculty, staff, alumni, retirees and the greater community can enrich the student experience.

  • Integrity: we believe in honesty, fairness, and high ethical standards, embracing trust and mutual respect and transparency as the foundation of our organizational culture.

  • Inclusivity: in embracing the ‘All In’ initiative, we are dedicated to creating welcoming recreational programs, services and safe spaces that reflect the diversity and ever-changing needs of our participants.

  • Excellence: with attention to detail, we aspire to the highest standards, utilizing resources effectively and responsibly, and strive to exceed expectations in all that we do.

  • Collaboration: we foster mutually beneficial relationships and serve as good citizens of the university by partnering with students, campus entities, and the greater community to support common success.

  • Innovation: we embrace creativity and imagination, resulting in a visionary approach to positive change and continuous improvement.

  • Consultation: we actively seek the input of students and our non-student constituents through the utilization of advisory councils, assessment tools, and other feedback mechanisms.

Penn State Student Affairs
Campus Recreation

IM Building
University Park, PA 16802