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Getting Here

Plan your visit to campus and be sure to pass along the following information to team members attending Spring Career Days.

Hotels and Lodging

For more information about local lodging, please visit the Visitors Bureau website for more information.

Parking and Directions

Parking

The parking permit will be uploaded in January. 

You MUST print out the Parking Permit and place it on the dashboard of your car to avoid a ticket.

Directions

For GPS or mapping directions please use the following address: 

127 Bryce Jordan Center
Curtin Road
University Park, PA 16802

  • 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

The University Park Airport, located five miles from campus, is the closest to Penn State.

Located 90 miles southeast of State College, Harrisburg International Airport offers an alternative arrival and departure location, with more than 350 flights weekly. 

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

Bus Information

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

Unloading

Drop-off your colleagues, unload your materials, and enter the Bryce Jordan Center from the South Annex entrance. 

  • Please arrive between 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

  • Staff and volunteers will be available to assist you and move materials directly to your booth space.

“ It was a great day and a pleasure to see the engagement of the students. We met some very impressive individuals and have actually hired an intern from the fair. ”
Recruiter, 2018

On Event Day

Review the following information to be best prepared for the week.

CHECK-IN

Visit check-in on Level 1 to get booth location information, name badges, and interview instructions.

REFRESHMENTS

Breakfast items, snacks, coffee, and beverages are available throughout the day in the Employer Lounge (Level 1). 

Lunch is served from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Level 2. Takeout boxes available. 

ATTIRE

Business professional or business casual is typical at Spring Career Days. We highly recommend comfortable shoes.