As Sept. 25 is national “If You See Something, Say Something” Awareness Day and September is National Preparedness Month, Penn State University Police and Public Safety is reminding students, employees and visitors to review the “If you See Something, Say Something” campaign for reporting suspicious activity, sign up for PSUAlert text messages, and familiarize themselves with the University’s official Active Attacker Response Program.
Penn State University Police and Public Safety will be conducting its second confidential University-wide survey to gain a better understanding of attitudes and opinions related to policing, public safety, programs and services, and overall campus safety at Penn State.
As of Sept. 8, Penn State Beaver released vaccination rates for students and employees at the campus. At this time, the overall campus vaccination rate is higher than the vaccination rate in Beaver County.
Penn State students, faculty and staff who are not vaccinated for COVID-19 and those who have not shared with the University that they are fully vaccinated will be required to test weekly for COVID-19 throughout the fall semester, or until they share with the University that they have been fully vaccinated.
In a move designed to limit the spread of COVID-19 on Penn State campuses, the union representing about 2,600 technical service employees, has agreed to follow University requirements for mask-wearing, regardless of vaccination status. The agreement goes into effect immediately.
As part of Penn State's COVID-19 mitigation plans, COVID-19 tests will be required for all students moving into on-campus residential housing who have not shared with the University that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provided a positive COVID-19 test result from the last 90 days prior to arrival.
The eighth annual Penn State Beaver wine, ale and food event, In Good Taste, will take place on campus from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 12. All proceeds from the event will benefit Penn State Beaver student scholarships.
Recognized student organizations may return to holding in-person activities, including meetings, tabling, and other events for the fall semester. Students are expected to follow all current masking requirements on their campus during these activities.