Student Life

As a student at Penn State Beaver, there are a variety of opportunities for you to get involved and connected on campus. The Student Affairs Office provides services and programs to support and challenge you to achieve your educational and personal goals.

The Penn State Beaver Office of Student Affairs is committed to working with students to maximize their campus experiences. Our goal is to involve students in the many different opportunities available at Beaver. Student clubs, organizations, events, and activities reflect the varied interests of our students.

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Get Involved

Penn State Beaver always has something going on! Browse our clubs, sporting events, and community service opportunities to see how you can make the most out of college.

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Living on Campus

Since Penn State Beaver attracts students from around the corner, the state, the country, and the globe, we're proud to offer a diverse and supportive environment that gives you the opportunity to learn more about yourself and others as well as the world around you.

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Commuting to Campus

More than 65 percent of Penn State Beaver students are commuters. Find information here about how to be active on campus while living elsewhere.

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Career Services

Whether you're exploring majors, building your resume, looking for an internship, considering graduate school, or even searching for your perfect profession, our Career Services Office is here to assist you at any stage of your journey. 

Stress can get to you in college, but don’t worry, we have a resource for you. Personal counseling offers students an opportunity to talk about everything from roommates and homesickness to eating disorders and abuse recovery while in a safe, confidential setting. 

Penn State Beaver offers a variety of health education programs in diverse areas, including nutrition, wellness, sexual health, and avoidance of substance abuse. Students are strongly encouraged to learn how to establish positive, lifelong health habits.

Beaver’s University Police are full-time, professional police officers who are on campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year with a goal to ensure the safety of the campus community by providing services such as escorting you across campus, assisting in an emergency, or simply helping you jump-start your car.