PSU news by
Penn State's student blog



Alumni Can Stay In The Dorms During Arts Fest

Calling all alumni: ever had a burning desire to stay in the dorms again? If so, here is your chance.

As part of the Alumni Association’s Arts Festival Alumni Weekend, alumni can rent a room in West Halls, right in the midst of the Arts Fest route. At $55 per night for a single room and $50 per night, per person, for a double ($100 per night for the room), you will receive a luxurious twin bed, a hot Waring commons breakfast, and basic overnight amenities (linen, blanket, towel, wash cloth, and a bar of soap).

To make your stay in the dorms as realistic as possible, there is no air conditioning in West Halls and only a limited number of fans available for rent. The Alumni Association strongly suggests you bring your own.

This opportunity is part of a host of activities sponsored by the Alumni Association during the July 8-12 Arts Festival weekend. Those who register can get an inside look at the Making of the Arts Festival and attend a number of organized events. On Saturday, alumni can enjoy Creamery ice cream, including the newly announced Birthday Cake flavor, at an alumni social featuring live music from The Feats of Strength.

Those lodging in West can relax by the McCoy outdoor pool, go ice skating at Pegula, or participate in guided tours of The Arboretum, Old Main Bell Tower, and more. Registration is $35 for Alumni Association members and $60 for non-members. Click here for more information and to register for the weekend.

About the Author

Caitlin Gailey

Senior from just outside the city of Brotherly Love. Yes, I am one of those Philly sports fans. I bleed blue and white and have since birth. Maybe someday you will see me on ESPN and then again maybe not. If you ever want to inflate my ego email me at [email protected]


More by Caitlin

My Best Dream: Caitlin Gailey’s Senior Column

“Penn State is my dream, and although I wish I could remember every detail, every seemingly monumental moment, the enormity of the past four years has rendered me speechless.”

How To Finish 55 Days Without Breaking The Bank

How Long Did THON Spectators Stand?


Penn State Hockey Releases 2018-19 Roster

Brett Murray is no longer on the team after an uneventful tenure in Happy Valley that saw him score just one goal in 33 games.

Penn State Women’s Soccer Sophomores Start Season Strong

Penn State Women’s Soccer Beats Duquesne 6-0

Shea Moyer Lifts Penn State Women’s Soccer Past West Virginia 1-0

Penn State Women’s Soccer Poised For Strong 2018 Season

Student Life

Your Fall 2018 Sylly Week Playlist

Whether this is your first semester or last, welcome to Sylly Week.

While You Were Gone…

Involvement Fair Returns To HUB Lawn Syllabus Week

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Onward State is hiring for the fall semester and we’d love to have you join us.

While You Were Gone…

Here’s a roundup of what went on around Penn State during summer break.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

What Changed In State College While You Were Away

With another summer in the books, here are all the changes to State College that happened while you were gone.

Send this to a friend