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Getting Here

Plan to arrive between 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. to check-in and set up your display. We urge you arrive early to avoid lines and have time to enjoy breakfast.

Hotels and Lodging

For more information about local lodging please visit the Vistor's Bureau website for more information.

Parking and Directions

Parking

Parking is free at the Penn Stater Hotel and does not require a permit or pass.

Directions

For GPS or mapping directions please use the following address: 

The Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel
215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803-6603

  • From New York City - The suggested route is via the George Washington Bridge to I-80. In Pennsylvania, exit I- 80 at exit 161 (Bellefonte) and follow PA Route 220 south to State College. Take exit 74 for Innovation Park/Penn State University.
  • From the Philadelphia - Take Philadelphia Schuylkill Expressway to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, leave the Turnpike at exit 247 (Harrisburg East), and follow I-283 to I-83 and proceed north on I-83 to the I-81 interchange. Then follow I-81 south to Route 322, 22 West exit. Proceed west on Route 322 through Lewistown to State College exit #74.
  • From Pittsburgh - Follow Route 22 East to Duncansville, I-99/Route 220 North to Route 322 East to Mt. Nittany Expressway/State College exit #73, 
    OR 
    Follow Route 22 East beyond Duncansville to Water Street, Route 45 East to Pine Grove Mills and Route 26 North to State College. From the west, take I-80 to exit 123 (Woodland) just east of Clearfield, then US Route 322 east to State College, or exit I-80 at exit 161 (Bellefonte) and follow PA Route 220 south to State College.
  • From the west - Take I-80 to Exit 20 (Woodland) just east of Clearfield, then US Route 322 east to State College; or follow I-80 east to Exit 161 (Old Exit 24) for Route 26 and Route 220 south to State College. Follow the expressway to Exit 74 for Penn State University.
  • From Washington, DC - Take Route 270 to Frederick then Route 70 to Breezewood - PA turnpike (exit 12) - and go one exit West to Bedford (exit 11); Take I-99 north to Route 220 to Route 322 East to State College exit #74, 
    OR 
    Take I-95 or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway to Baltimore, west loop I-695 to I-83 north. Continue on I- 83 north to the I-81 interchange. Then follow I-81 south to Route 322, 22 exit. Proceed west on Route 322 to Lewistown and State College.

Airline Information

USAir Express from Philadelphia, Northwest Airlink from Detroit, and United Express from Dulles in Washington, DC serve the State College area through the University Park Airport, located five miles from campus. Limousine or taxi service is available for all flights. 

Private or charter aircraft may fly into University Park Airport. Please call (814) 865-5511 to make arrangements.

Located 90 miles southeast of State College, Harrisburg International Airport offers an alternative arrival and departure location, with more than 350 flights weekly. Airlines serving Harrisburg are American, ComAir, Continental Express, Delta, Northwest, United, and USAir. Rental car service is available.

Bus Information

Trailways and Greyhound Lines connections are available to and from State College. For reservations and information, call (814) 238-7971.

Unloading

Materials may be unloaded from 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. in front of the Penn Stater Hotel (look for the information flag). Staff will be on hand to assist you in transporting materials to your assigned table.

“ I have gone to a lot of job fairs but the kindness and organization for this fair was amazing. ”
Attending Recruiter, 2018

At the Fair

All organizations must check-in upon arrival. You will receive an information packet, name badge, tickets for breakfast and lunch, as well as important interviewing information.

Event Schedule

Time Event
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet 
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. School check-in and set up
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Career fair open to students
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch buffet

Interview Schedule

Time Event
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Optional Interviews