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Experience Penn State Hazleton for yourself. To schedule a visit and learn more about the campus, contact our admissions office:

Penn State Hazleton

Pittsburgh

At Penn State Hazleton, you have at your fingertips the major resources of an internationally recognized university combined with a beautiful small-college environment—all designed to encourage student success. While you receive the lasting benefits of a world-class education, you can get involved in our active campus life, learn and grow from relationships both in and out of the classroom, and form friendships that will last a lifetime. You can prepare for your future— at a price many experts call one of the best values in the nation. Student success is our priority.

Wilkes-Barre

Hazleton Allentown

Altoona

Phone: 800-279-8495 or 570-450-3142 E-mail: hn-admissions@psu.edu Web: hazleton.psu.edu

Scranton

New York

Bethlehem

Lewsitown Reading

Harrisburg

Trenton

Lancaster York

Philadelphia

hazleton.psu.ed

u

Wilmington

Hagerstown

Baltimore Washington

> Directions to Campus FROM THE EAST AND WEST:

Take Interstate 80 to Exit 260A (Interstate 81 South). Take Exit 145 (West Hazleton) onto Route 93 South. The campus entrance is about one-quarter mile on the left. FROM THE NORTH AND SOUTH:

Take Interstate 81 to Exit 145 (West Hazleton). Follow Route 93 South about one-quarter mile. The campus entrance is on the left. For more complete directions, visit our website: hazleton.psu.edu/information/directions.htm

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Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton 76 University Drive Hazleton PA 18202-8025

State College

The Charles T. Butler Teaching and Learning Resource Center is a hub of campus activity that houses a state-of-the-art multimedia classroom and computer lab, the Higher Grounds Cyber Café, the Teaching and Learning Resource Center, student clubs and organizations, and much more.

HIGHER GROUNDS

Visit: admissions.psu.edu

Williamsport

AND TWEET AT THE

Catch the latest student videos at iyt.psu.edu/hazleton or scan this bar code using a smartphone with a QR code reader application.

Like us on facebook at facebook.com/pennstatehazleton Follow us on Twitter @PSUHazleton

This publication is available in alternative media on request. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Discrimination or harassment against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; Tel 814-865-4700/V, 814-863-1150/TTY. Produced by the Penn State Department of University Publications. U.Ed. HNO 13-21

Join a diverse population of students from across Pennsylvania and neighboring states, as well as across the country and around the world, for the Penn State Hazleton experience.

The Campus

Our Students*

—Overlooking the scenic Conyngham Valley, Penn State’s 125-acre Hazleton campus combines historic fieldstone buildings with modern architecture in a friendly, student-centered environment.

—1,060 full- and part-time students

Location

—One-third of students live on campus, one-third live off campus, and one-third reside locally and commute

—Located off Interstates 80 and 81; twenty minutes from the winter ski areas of the Poconos and two hours from Philadelphia, New York City, and Penn State University Park

Academic Programs —A valuable degree: Penn State graduates enjoy career opportunities and earnings that are among the top in the nation —More than 160 Penn State majors can be started here and completed at University Park or another Penn State campus —6 baccalaureate (four-year) degree programs and 7 associate (two-year) degree programs can be completed at Hazleton —3 minors can be completed to complement a degree —Average class size: 24 —Student-to-faculty ratio: 19 to 1

—27 percent of students are from out of state (as far away as Colorado and Florida) —Approximately 55 percent males, 45 percent females

—The majority of students are traditional age (18–20), with an increasing number of adult learners —38 percent are students of ethnically diverse backgrounds —Nearly 60 percent of all Penn State students spend their first two years at one campus before moving to University Park to finish their degree (the 2+2 plan) —85 percent of students enrolled in a baccalaureate (four-year) degree program stay at the Hazleton campus for two years and move to another campus (usually University Park) to complete their degree —23 percent of students explore their major options by enrolling in the Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) before making a decision *Fall 2012-13 statistics


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CYBER CAFÉ. STUDENTS MEET AT THE HIGHER GROUNDS CYBER CAFÉ.

> Learn more

Penn State Hazleton

Want to learn more about majors, admission requirements, and applying to Penn State? NO POSTAGE NECESSARY IF MAILED IN THE UNITED STATES

hazleton.psu.ed

Experience Penn State Hazleton for yourself. To schedule a visit and learn more about the campus, contact our admissions office:

Penn State Hazleton

Pittsburgh

At Penn State Hazleton, you have at your fingertips the major resources of an internationally recognized university combined with a beautiful small-college environment—all designed to encourage student success. While you receive the lasting benefits of a world-class education, you can get involved in our active campus life, learn and grow from relationships both in and out of the classroom, and form friendships that will last a lifetime. You can prepare for your future— at a price many experts call one of the best values in the nation. Student success is our priority.

Wilkes-Barre

Hazleton Allentown

Altoona

Phone: 800-279-8495 or 570-450-3142 E-mail: hn-admissions@psu.edu Web: hazleton.psu.edu

Scranton

New York

Bethlehem

Lewsitown Reading

Harrisburg

Trenton

Lancaster York

Philadelphia

hazleton.psu.ed

u

Wilmington

Hagerstown

Baltimore Washington

> Directions to Campus FROM THE EAST AND WEST:

Take Interstate 80 to Exit 260A (Interstate 81 South). Take Exit 145 (West Hazleton) onto Route 93 South. The campus entrance is about one-quarter mile on the left. FROM THE NORTH AND SOUTH:

Take Interstate 81 to Exit 145 (West Hazleton). Follow Route 93 South about one-quarter mile. The campus entrance is on the left. For more complete directions, visit our website: hazleton.psu.edu/information/directions.htm

u

Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton 76 University Drive Hazleton PA 18202-8025

State College

The Charles T. Butler Teaching and Learning Resource Center is a hub of campus activity that houses a state-of-the-art multimedia classroom and computer lab, the Higher Grounds Cyber Café, the Teaching and Learning Resource Center, student clubs and organizations, and much more.

HIGHER GROUNDS

Visit: admissions.psu.edu

Williamsport

AND TWEET AT THE

Catch the latest student videos at iyt.psu.edu/hazleton or scan this bar code using a smartphone with a QR code reader application.

Like us on facebook at facebook.com/pennstatehazleton Follow us on Twitter @PSUHazleton

This publication is available in alternative media on request. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Discrimination or harassment against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; Tel 814-865-4700/V, 814-863-1150/TTY. Produced by the Penn State Department of University Publications. U.Ed. HNO 13-21

Join a diverse population of students from across Pennsylvania and neighboring states, as well as across the country and around the world, for the Penn State Hazleton experience.

The Campus

Our Students*

—Overlooking the scenic Conyngham Valley, Penn State’s 125-acre Hazleton campus combines historic fieldstone buildings with modern architecture in a friendly, student-centered environment.

—1,060 full- and part-time students

Location

—One-third of students live on campus, one-third live off campus, and one-third reside locally and commute

—Located off Interstates 80 and 81; twenty minutes from the winter ski areas of the Poconos and two hours from Philadelphia, New York City, and Penn State University Park

Academic Programs —A valuable degree: Penn State graduates enjoy career opportunities and earnings that are among the top in the nation —More than 160 Penn State majors can be started here and completed at University Park or another Penn State campus —6 baccalaureate (four-year) degree programs and 7 associate (two-year) degree programs can be completed at Hazleton —3 minors can be completed to complement a degree —Average class size: 24 —Student-to-faculty ratio: 19 to 1

—27 percent of students are from out of state (as far away as Colorado and Florida) —Approximately 55 percent males, 45 percent females

—The majority of students are traditional age (18–20), with an increasing number of adult learners —38 percent are students of ethnically diverse backgrounds —Nearly 60 percent of all Penn State students spend their first two years at one campus before moving to University Park to finish their degree (the 2+2 plan) —85 percent of students enrolled in a baccalaureate (four-year) degree program stay at the Hazleton campus for two years and move to another campus (usually University Park) to complete their degree —23 percent of students explore their major options by enrolling in the Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) before making a decision *Fall 2012-13 statistics


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> Learn more

Penn State Hazleton

Want to learn more about majors, admission requirements, and applying to Penn State? NO POSTAGE NECESSARY IF MAILED IN THE UNITED STATES

hazleton.psu.ed

Experience Penn State Hazleton for yourself. To schedule a visit and learn more about the campus, contact our admissions office:

Penn State Hazleton

Pittsburgh

At Penn State Hazleton, you have at your fingertips the major resources of an internationally recognized university combined with a beautiful small-college environment—all designed to encourage student success. While you receive the lasting benefits of a world-class education, you can get involved in our active campus life, learn and grow from relationships both in and out of the classroom, and form friendships that will last a lifetime. You can prepare for your future— at a price many experts call one of the best values in the nation. Student success is our priority.

Wilkes-Barre

Hazleton Allentown

Altoona

Phone: 800-279-8495 or 570-450-3142 E-mail: hn-admissions@psu.edu Web: hazleton.psu.edu

Scranton

New York

Bethlehem

Lewsitown Reading

Harrisburg

Trenton

Lancaster York

Philadelphia

hazleton.psu.ed

u

Wilmington

Hagerstown

Baltimore Washington

> Directions to Campus FROM THE EAST AND WEST:

Take Interstate 80 to Exit 260A (Interstate 81 South). Take Exit 145 (West Hazleton) onto Route 93 South. The campus entrance is about one-quarter mile on the left. FROM THE NORTH AND SOUTH:

Take Interstate 81 to Exit 145 (West Hazleton). Follow Route 93 South about one-quarter mile. The campus entrance is on the left. For more complete directions, visit our website: hazleton.psu.edu/information/directions.htm

u

Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton 76 University Drive Hazleton PA 18202-8025

State College

The Charles T. Butler Teaching and Learning Resource Center is a hub of campus activity that houses a state-of-the-art multimedia classroom and computer lab, the Higher Grounds Cyber Café, the Teaching and Learning Resource Center, student clubs and organizations, and much more.

HIGHER GROUNDS

Visit: admissions.psu.edu

Williamsport

AND TWEET AT THE

Catch the latest student videos at iyt.psu.edu/hazleton or scan this bar code using a smartphone with a QR code reader application.

Like us on facebook at facebook.com/pennstatehazleton Follow us on Twitter @PSUHazleton

This publication is available in alternative media on request. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Discrimination or harassment against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; Tel 814-865-4700/V, 814-863-1150/TTY. Produced by the Penn State Department of University Publications. U.Ed. HNO 13-21

Join a diverse population of students from across Pennsylvania and neighboring states, as well as across the country and around the world, for the Penn State Hazleton experience.

The Campus

Our Students*

—Overlooking the scenic Conyngham Valley, Penn State’s 125-acre Hazleton campus combines historic fieldstone buildings with modern architecture in a friendly, student-centered environment.

—1,060 full- and part-time students

Location

—One-third of students live on campus, one-third live off campus, and one-third reside locally and commute

—Located off Interstates 80 and 81; twenty minutes from the winter ski areas of the Poconos and two hours from Philadelphia, New York City, and Penn State University Park

Academic Programs —A valuable degree: Penn State graduates enjoy career opportunities and earnings that are among the top in the nation —More than 160 Penn State majors can be started here and completed at University Park or another Penn State campus —6 baccalaureate (four-year) degree programs and 7 associate (two-year) degree programs can be completed at Hazleton —3 minors can be completed to complement a degree —Average class size: 24 —Student-to-faculty ratio: 19 to 1

—27 percent of students are from out of state (as far away as Colorado and Florida) —Approximately 55 percent males, 45 percent females

—The majority of students are traditional age (18–20), with an increasing number of adult learners —38 percent are students of ethnically diverse backgrounds —Nearly 60 percent of all Penn State students spend their first two years at one campus before moving to University Park to finish their degree (the 2+2 plan) —85 percent of students enrolled in a baccalaureate (four-year) degree program stay at the Hazleton campus for two years and move to another campus (usually University Park) to complete their degree —23 percent of students explore their major options by enrolling in the Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) before making a decision *Fall 2012-13 statistics


> Frequently Asked Questions

> Majors

> Tell Me More

When you think about your future, think Penn State Hazleton. Our people and resources can help you achieve your goals and make your dreams come true.

Please tell me more about Penn State Hazleton:

NAME

ADDRESS

2+2 4 U

Programs that can be completed at Penn State Hazleton CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE

Housing —Choice of University-operated campus housing for 490 students or abundant off-campus housing options

Special Opportunities —Nationally recognized, University-wide Schreyer Honors College and campus honors program

—Campus library with more than 65,000 titles, plus access to more than 500 online databases and 200,000 E-books throughout Penn State’s University Libraries system. Penn State has the tenth largest academic research library in North America —Media Commons allows students to create digital media such as video and audio to enhance course work. Make your own videos, podcasts, and multimedia presentations, or practice interview techniques and speeches. It’s all here for you!

—Hands-on experience with internships and co-op experiences —Explore the world through international programs —Work side-by-side with faculty on research projects and independent study —Develop lifelong skills through Army and Airforce Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) —Student mentor program helps you explore career choices with local professionals

Alumni Connections —Join the ranks of nearly 600,000 “Penn State proud” alumni worldwide (16,800 of whom got their start at Penn State Hazleton) and establish connections and friendships wherever you go

Academic Support —Free peer tutoring and professional academic assistance at the Teaching and Learning Resource Center, Writing Lab, and Math Dimensions —Computer labs allow convenient access to the Internet and e-mail. Every student receives a private e-mail and Web space account. Wireless access available almost anywhere on campus

Student Life —Get involved in more than twenty student clubs and organizations covering a broad range of interests, including the Student Government Association, multicultural club, dance clubs, Lion Ambassadors, Science and Engineering Club, THON, and cheerleading —Attend entertaining and informative programs, lectures, films, art exhibits, concerts, comedy performances, and other cultural events held on campus in the recently updated black box theatre —Play Penn State sports! We have both men’s and women’s varsity athletic teams (baseball, basketball, tennis, golf and soccer for men; softball, basketball, tennis and volleyball for women) plus a wide range of intramural activities —Get a game going at the new outdoor multipurpose sports court near our residence halls, where students can play basketball, volleyball, and street hockey

? >What can I study at Penn State Hazleton?

>What types of living accommodations are available?

>What if I need help paying for my education?

You can complete the first two years of most of Penn State’s baccalaureate degree programs— more than 160 in all—before finishing at another location, most commonly University Park. It’s called the 2+2 plan, and more than 60 percent of Penn State students take this approach. Penn State offers degrees in areas ranging from agriculture and natural resources to engineering, business to social sciences, computers to communications. Or stay at Hazleton all four years and earn one of six bachelor’s degrees or one of seven associate degrees.

Penn State Hazleton’s three residence halls offer a variety of housing options to meet students’ needs: traditional double rooms, suite-style living, and modern townhouses. Amenities include basic expanded cable; high-speed Ethernet connections in rooms and wireless service in lobbies; and study and TV lounges in each residence hall, as well as game rooms for students in North and South Halls. Each student is provided with an extra-long twin bed, chest of drawers, desk with chair, and wardrobe closet; one microwave/refrigerator/freezer unit is included in each room. Safety features include professional livein staff, a computerized fire safety system with sprinklers, and 24-hour card access to North and South Halls. Visit www.hfs.psu.edu/hazleton for more information about oncampus living. Off campus, you’ll find plenty of privately owned housing options in locations convenient to campus. Students living on or off campus have access to the dining hall, the Highacres Café, and the Higher Grounds Cyber Café in the Charles T. Butler Teaching and Learning Resource Center.

About 87 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid. Our Student Aid Office provides information and professional counseling on student loans, workstudy programs, and the many scholarships available to Penn State Hazleton students.

>What if I’m not ready to choose a major when I enroll? Many students begin college unsure of what they want to study. Others start in one area, then change their minds. In most instances, you don’t need to declare a major until the end of your sophomore year. If you are uncertain where to begin, you can enroll in the Division of Undergraduate Studies and explore a variety of academic programs before making a decision.

>Are the Hazleton campus and community safe? Penn State Hazleton is a very safe and secure campus, with a campus police force on duty twenty-four hours a day. >What academic support services are available? Penn State Hazleton offers numerous resources to support academic success. The Teaching and Learning Resource Center (TLRC) offers a variety of instructional aids, including peer tutoring, developmental reading, study skills, computer- assisted instruction, and writing skills. The Office of Disability Services, housed in TLRC, provides assistance and guidance to students. The Academic Advising Center is also available for academic and career planning.

The Math Dimension offers faculty and peer tutoring along with study group sessions to help students improve math skills and scores. >Does the University provide computers? Can I connect my own computer to the Penn State system? Computers are available in several computer labs on campus. Resident students can access the Penn State network through direct Ethernet lines in their rooms. All students can connect wirelessly almost anywhere on campus. Need assistance? Call our fully staffed IT department. >What kind of college life will I find at Penn State Hazleton? On-campus activities abound for those who wish to participate. You can join one of more than twenty student organizations, or attend cultural events, musical or comedy performances, or guest lectures. Act in a theatrical production. Influence campus and University programs and policy through the Student Government Association (SGA). Join in the annual Spring Week activities, including bands, barbecues, and a semiformal dance.

Compete in an intramural sport or work out in the weight room. The possibilities are numerous. Off-campus, great shopping and dining opportunities are just a few minutes’ drive. A mere two miles away is the Laurel Mall with its state-of-the-art multiscreen movie theatre. Lots of other activities, ranging from semiprofessional sports to concert venues to more shopping and dining, are within thirty minutes of the campus. The nearby Pocono Mountains offer skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, (you can even take skiing as a class!) mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor recreation opportunities. Three state parks, multiple golf courses, and a ski resort are a few destinations just fifteen minutes from campus. On autumn weekends, students travel two hours west to Nittany Lion football games at the University Park campus. Many other activities are held at University Park, including THON, the annual student-run dance marathon benefiting kids with cancer. Penn State Hazleton’s THON team is one of the most successful in terms of fundraising and participation.

>What types of athletic programs and facilities are available? Play on one of our varsity athletic teams for both men and women. Or take part in our growing club and intramural sports program. Fitness facilities include three rooms for strength training and aerobics, two gyms, illuminated soccer and softball fields, an Olympic-size swimming pool, and outdoor tennis courts and multi-purpose sports court.

You’ve got options. Take the first two years of course work at Penn State Hazleton, then move to another campus to complete your degree. It’s a smooth transition—60 percent of students do it! Start more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate degree programs in the following academic areas:

BACCALAUREATE (FOUR-YEAR) DEGREE PROGRAMS

Agricultural Sciences

ASSOCIATE (TWO-YEAR) DEGREE PROGRAMS

Arts and Architecture

Yes, but it must be registered with Police Services (free of charge) and parked only in designated student parking areas. >Is public transportation to and from campus available? The Hazleton Transit Authority provides free bus service from the city of Hazleton to the Penn State campus.

CELL PHONE

General Engineering—Alternative Energy and Power Generation track (B.S.)

HOME PHONE

DATE OF BIRTH

Information Sciences and Technology (B.S.)

HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE

Letters, Arts, and Sciences (B.A.)

Start Date (circle one): Spring

Psychology (B.A. or B.S.)

Year:

Business (B.S.B.)

Business

Business Administration

Communications

Information Sciences and Technology

Earth and Mineral Sciences

Letters, Arts, and Sciences

Education

Medical Laboratory Technology

Engineering

Physical Therapist Assistant

Health and Human Development Information Sciences and Technology Liberal Arts

>May I have a car on campus?

E-MAIL

Science

Not sure? Enroll in the Division of Undergraduate Studies to explore your options.

Summer

Fall


> Frequently Asked Questions

> Majors

> Tell Me More

When you think about your future, think Penn State Hazleton. Our people and resources can help you achieve your goals and make your dreams come true.

Please tell me more about Penn State Hazleton:

NAME

ADDRESS

2+2 4 U

Programs that can be completed at Penn State Hazleton CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE

Housing —Choice of University-operated campus housing for 490 students or abundant off-campus housing options

Special Opportunities —Nationally recognized, University-wide Schreyer Honors College and campus honors program

—Campus library with more than 65,000 titles, plus access to more than 500 online databases and 200,000 E-books throughout Penn State’s University Libraries system. Penn State has the tenth largest academic research library in North America —Media Commons allows students to create digital media such as video and audio to enhance course work. Make your own videos, podcasts, and multimedia presentations, or practice interview techniques and speeches. It’s all here for you!

—Hands-on experience with internships and co-op experiences —Explore the world through international programs —Work side-by-side with faculty on research projects and independent study —Develop lifelong skills through Army and Airforce Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) —Student mentor program helps you explore career choices with local professionals

Alumni Connections —Join the ranks of nearly 600,000 “Penn State proud” alumni worldwide (16,800 of whom got their start at Penn State Hazleton) and establish connections and friendships wherever you go

Academic Support —Free peer tutoring and professional academic assistance at the Teaching and Learning Resource Center, Writing Lab, and Math Dimensions —Computer labs allow convenient access to the Internet and e-mail. Every student receives a private e-mail and Web space account. Wireless access available almost anywhere on campus

Student Life —Get involved in more than twenty student clubs and organizations covering a broad range of interests, including the Student Government Association, multicultural club, dance clubs, Lion Ambassadors, Science and Engineering Club, THON, and cheerleading —Attend entertaining and informative programs, lectures, films, art exhibits, concerts, comedy performances, and other cultural events held on campus in the recently updated black box theatre —Play Penn State sports! We have both men’s and women’s varsity athletic teams (baseball, basketball, tennis, golf and soccer for men; softball, basketball, tennis and volleyball for women) plus a wide range of intramural activities —Get a game going at the new outdoor multipurpose sports court near our residence halls, where students can play basketball, volleyball, and street hockey

? >What can I study at Penn State Hazleton?

>What types of living accommodations are available?

>What if I need help paying for my education?

You can complete the first two years of most of Penn State’s baccalaureate degree programs— more than 160 in all—before finishing at another location, most commonly University Park. It’s called the 2+2 plan, and more than 60 percent of Penn State students take this approach. Penn State offers degrees in areas ranging from agriculture and natural resources to engineering, business to social sciences, computers to communications. Or stay at Hazleton all four years and earn one of six bachelor’s degrees or one of seven associate degrees.

Penn State Hazleton’s three residence halls offer a variety of housing options to meet students’ needs: traditional double rooms, suite-style living, and modern townhouses. Amenities include basic expanded cable; high-speed Ethernet connections in rooms and wireless service in lobbies; and study and TV lounges in each residence hall, as well as game rooms for students in North and South Halls. Each student is provided with an extra-long twin bed, chest of drawers, desk with chair, and wardrobe closet; one microwave/refrigerator/freezer unit is included in each room. Safety features include professional livein staff, a computerized fire safety system with sprinklers, and 24-hour card access to North and South Halls. Visit www.hfs.psu.edu/hazleton for more information about oncampus living. Off campus, you’ll find plenty of privately owned housing options in locations convenient to campus. Students living on or off campus have access to the dining hall, the Highacres Café, and the Higher Grounds Cyber Café in the Charles T. Butler Teaching and Learning Resource Center.

About 87 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid. Our Student Aid Office provides information and professional counseling on student loans, workstudy programs, and the many scholarships available to Penn State Hazleton students.

>What if I’m not ready to choose a major when I enroll? Many students begin college unsure of what they want to study. Others start in one area, then change their minds. In most instances, you don’t need to declare a major until the end of your sophomore year. If you are uncertain where to begin, you can enroll in the Division of Undergraduate Studies and explore a variety of academic programs before making a decision.

>Are the Hazleton campus and community safe? Penn State Hazleton is a very safe and secure campus, with a campus police force on duty twenty-four hours a day. >What academic support services are available? Penn State Hazleton offers numerous resources to support academic success. The Teaching and Learning Resource Center (TLRC) offers a variety of instructional aids, including peer tutoring, developmental reading, study skills, computer- assisted instruction, and writing skills. The Office of Disability Services, housed in TLRC, provides assistance and guidance to students. The Academic Advising Center is also available for academic and career planning.

The Math Dimension offers faculty and peer tutoring along with study group sessions to help students improve math skills and scores. >Does the University provide computers? Can I connect my own computer to the Penn State system? Computers are available in several computer labs on campus. Resident students can access the Penn State network through direct Ethernet lines in their rooms. All students can connect wirelessly almost anywhere on campus. Need assistance? Call our fully staffed IT department. >What kind of college life will I find at Penn State Hazleton? On-campus activities abound for those who wish to participate. You can join one of more than twenty student organizations, or attend cultural events, musical or comedy performances, or guest lectures. Act in a theatrical production. Influence campus and University programs and policy through the Student Government Association (SGA). Join in the annual Spring Week activities, including bands, barbecues, and a semiformal dance.

Compete in an intramural sport or work out in the weight room. The possibilities are numerous. Off-campus, great shopping and dining opportunities are just a few minutes’ drive. A mere two miles away is the Laurel Mall with its state-of-the-art multiscreen movie theatre. Lots of other activities, ranging from semiprofessional sports to concert venues to more shopping and dining, are within thirty minutes of the campus. The nearby Pocono Mountains offer skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, (you can even take skiing as a class!) mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor recreation opportunities. Three state parks, multiple golf courses, and a ski resort are a few destinations just fifteen minutes from campus. On autumn weekends, students travel two hours west to Nittany Lion football games at the University Park campus. Many other activities are held at University Park, including THON, the annual student-run dance marathon benefiting kids with cancer. Penn State Hazleton’s THON team is one of the most successful in terms of fundraising and participation.

>What types of athletic programs and facilities are available? Play on one of our varsity athletic teams for both men and women. Or take part in our growing club and intramural sports program. Fitness facilities include three rooms for strength training and aerobics, two gyms, illuminated soccer and softball fields, an Olympic-size swimming pool, and outdoor tennis courts and multi-purpose sports court.

You’ve got options. Take the first two years of course work at Penn State Hazleton, then move to another campus to complete your degree. It’s a smooth transition—60 percent of students do it! Start more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate degree programs in the following academic areas:

BACCALAUREATE (FOUR-YEAR) DEGREE PROGRAMS

Agricultural Sciences

ASSOCIATE (TWO-YEAR) DEGREE PROGRAMS

Arts and Architecture

Yes, but it must be registered with Police Services (free of charge) and parked only in designated student parking areas. >Is public transportation to and from campus available? The Hazleton Transit Authority provides free bus service from the city of Hazleton to the Penn State campus.

CELL PHONE

General Engineering—Alternative Energy and Power Generation track (B.S.)

HOME PHONE

DATE OF BIRTH

Information Sciences and Technology (B.S.)

HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE

Letters, Arts, and Sciences (B.A.)

Start Date (circle one): Spring

Psychology (B.A. or B.S.)

Year:

Business (B.S.B.)

Business

Business Administration

Communications

Information Sciences and Technology

Earth and Mineral Sciences

Letters, Arts, and Sciences

Education

Medical Laboratory Technology

Engineering

Physical Therapist Assistant

Health and Human Development Information Sciences and Technology Liberal Arts

>May I have a car on campus?

E-MAIL

Science

Not sure? Enroll in the Division of Undergraduate Studies to explore your options.

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> Majors

> Tell Me More

When you think about your future, think Penn State Hazleton. Our people and resources can help you achieve your goals and make your dreams come true.

Please tell me more about Penn State Hazleton:

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Programs that can be completed at Penn State Hazleton CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE

Housing —Choice of University-operated campus housing for 490 students or abundant off-campus housing options

Special Opportunities —Nationally recognized, University-wide Schreyer Honors College and campus honors program

—Campus library with more than 65,000 titles, plus access to more than 500 online databases and 200,000 E-books throughout Penn State’s University Libraries system. Penn State has the tenth largest academic research library in North America —Media Commons allows students to create digital media such as video and audio to enhance course work. Make your own videos, podcasts, and multimedia presentations, or practice interview techniques and speeches. It’s all here for you!

—Hands-on experience with internships and co-op experiences —Explore the world through international programs —Work side-by-side with faculty on research projects and independent study —Develop lifelong skills through Army and Airforce Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) —Student mentor program helps you explore career choices with local professionals

Alumni Connections —Join the ranks of nearly 600,000 “Penn State proud” alumni worldwide (16,800 of whom got their start at Penn State Hazleton) and establish connections and friendships wherever you go

Academic Support —Free peer tutoring and professional academic assistance at the Teaching and Learning Resource Center, Writing Lab, and Math Dimensions —Computer labs allow convenient access to the Internet and e-mail. Every student receives a private e-mail and Web space account. Wireless access available almost anywhere on campus

Student Life —Get involved in more than twenty student clubs and organizations covering a broad range of interests, including the Student Government Association, multicultural club, dance clubs, Lion Ambassadors, Science and Engineering Club, THON, and cheerleading —Attend entertaining and informative programs, lectures, films, art exhibits, concerts, comedy performances, and other cultural events held on campus in the recently updated black box theatre —Play Penn State sports! We have both men’s and women’s varsity athletic teams (baseball, basketball, tennis, golf and soccer for men; softball, basketball, tennis and volleyball for women) plus a wide range of intramural activities —Get a game going at the new outdoor multipurpose sports court near our residence halls, where students can play basketball, volleyball, and street hockey

? >What can I study at Penn State Hazleton?

>What types of living accommodations are available?

>What if I need help paying for my education?

You can complete the first two years of most of Penn State’s baccalaureate degree programs— more than 160 in all—before finishing at another location, most commonly University Park. It’s called the 2+2 plan, and more than 60 percent of Penn State students take this approach. Penn State offers degrees in areas ranging from agriculture and natural resources to engineering, business to social sciences, computers to communications. Or stay at Hazleton all four years and earn one of six bachelor’s degrees or one of seven associate degrees.

Penn State Hazleton’s three residence halls offer a variety of housing options to meet students’ needs: traditional double rooms, suite-style living, and modern townhouses. Amenities include basic expanded cable; high-speed Ethernet connections in rooms and wireless service in lobbies; and study and TV lounges in each residence hall, as well as game rooms for students in North and South Halls. Each student is provided with an extra-long twin bed, chest of drawers, desk with chair, and wardrobe closet; one microwave/refrigerator/freezer unit is included in each room. Safety features include professional livein staff, a computerized fire safety system with sprinklers, and 24-hour card access to North and South Halls. Visit www.hfs.psu.edu/hazleton for more information about oncampus living. Off campus, you’ll find plenty of privately owned housing options in locations convenient to campus. Students living on or off campus have access to the dining hall, the Highacres Café, and the Higher Grounds Cyber Café in the Charles T. Butler Teaching and Learning Resource Center.

About 87 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid. Our Student Aid Office provides information and professional counseling on student loans, workstudy programs, and the many scholarships available to Penn State Hazleton students.

>What if I’m not ready to choose a major when I enroll? Many students begin college unsure of what they want to study. Others start in one area, then change their minds. In most instances, you don’t need to declare a major until the end of your sophomore year. If you are uncertain where to begin, you can enroll in the Division of Undergraduate Studies and explore a variety of academic programs before making a decision.

>Are the Hazleton campus and community safe? Penn State Hazleton is a very safe and secure campus, with a campus police force on duty twenty-four hours a day. >What academic support services are available? Penn State Hazleton offers numerous resources to support academic success. The Teaching and Learning Resource Center (TLRC) offers a variety of instructional aids, including peer tutoring, developmental reading, study skills, computer- assisted instruction, and writing skills. The Office of Disability Services, housed in TLRC, provides assistance and guidance to students. The Academic Advising Center is also available for academic and career planning.

The Math Dimension offers faculty and peer tutoring along with study group sessions to help students improve math skills and scores. >Does the University provide computers? Can I connect my own computer to the Penn State system? Computers are available in several computer labs on campus. Resident students can access the Penn State network through direct Ethernet lines in their rooms. All students can connect wirelessly almost anywhere on campus. Need assistance? Call our fully staffed IT department. >What kind of college life will I find at Penn State Hazleton? On-campus activities abound for those who wish to participate. You can join one of more than twenty student organizations, or attend cultural events, musical or comedy performances, or guest lectures. Act in a theatrical production. Influence campus and University programs and policy through the Student Government Association (SGA). Join in the annual Spring Week activities, including bands, barbecues, and a semiformal dance.

Compete in an intramural sport or work out in the weight room. The possibilities are numerous. Off-campus, great shopping and dining opportunities are just a few minutes’ drive. A mere two miles away is the Laurel Mall with its state-of-the-art multiscreen movie theatre. Lots of other activities, ranging from semiprofessional sports to concert venues to more shopping and dining, are within thirty minutes of the campus. The nearby Pocono Mountains offer skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, (you can even take skiing as a class!) mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor recreation opportunities. Three state parks, multiple golf courses, and a ski resort are a few destinations just fifteen minutes from campus. On autumn weekends, students travel two hours west to Nittany Lion football games at the University Park campus. Many other activities are held at University Park, including THON, the annual student-run dance marathon benefiting kids with cancer. Penn State Hazleton’s THON team is one of the most successful in terms of fundraising and participation.

>What types of athletic programs and facilities are available? Play on one of our varsity athletic teams for both men and women. Or take part in our growing club and intramural sports program. Fitness facilities include three rooms for strength training and aerobics, two gyms, illuminated soccer and softball fields, an Olympic-size swimming pool, and outdoor tennis courts and multi-purpose sports court.

You’ve got options. Take the first two years of course work at Penn State Hazleton, then move to another campus to complete your degree. It’s a smooth transition—60 percent of students do it! Start more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate degree programs in the following academic areas:

BACCALAUREATE (FOUR-YEAR) DEGREE PROGRAMS

Agricultural Sciences

ASSOCIATE (TWO-YEAR) DEGREE PROGRAMS

Arts and Architecture

Yes, but it must be registered with Police Services (free of charge) and parked only in designated student parking areas. >Is public transportation to and from campus available? The Hazleton Transit Authority provides free bus service from the city of Hazleton to the Penn State campus.

CELL PHONE

General Engineering—Alternative Energy and Power Generation track (B.S.)

HOME PHONE

DATE OF BIRTH

Information Sciences and Technology (B.S.)

HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE

Letters, Arts, and Sciences (B.A.)

Start Date (circle one): Spring

Psychology (B.A. or B.S.)

Year:

Business (B.S.B.)

Business

Business Administration

Communications

Information Sciences and Technology

Earth and Mineral Sciences

Letters, Arts, and Sciences

Education

Medical Laboratory Technology

Engineering

Physical Therapist Assistant

Health and Human Development Information Sciences and Technology Liberal Arts

>May I have a car on campus?

E-MAIL

Science

Not sure? Enroll in the Division of Undergraduate Studies to explore your options.

Summer

Fall


> Frequently Asked Questions

> Majors

> Tell Me More

When you think about your future, think Penn State Hazleton. Our people and resources can help you achieve your goals and make your dreams come true.

Please tell me more about Penn State Hazleton:

NAME

ADDRESS

2+2 4 U

Programs that can be completed at Penn State Hazleton CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE

Housing —Choice of University-operated campus housing for 490 students or abundant off-campus housing options

Special Opportunities —Nationally recognized, University-wide Schreyer Honors College and campus honors program

—Campus library with more than 65,000 titles, plus access to more than 500 online databases and 200,000 E-books throughout Penn State’s University Libraries system. Penn State has the tenth largest academic research library in North America —Media Commons allows students to create digital media such as video and audio to enhance course work. Make your own videos, podcasts, and multimedia presentations, or practice interview techniques and speeches. It’s all here for you!

—Hands-on experience with internships and co-op experiences —Explore the world through international programs —Work side-by-side with faculty on research projects and independent study —Develop lifelong skills through Army and Airforce Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) —Student mentor program helps you explore career choices with local professionals

Alumni Connections —Join the ranks of nearly 600,000 “Penn State proud” alumni worldwide (16,800 of whom got their start at Penn State Hazleton) and establish connections and friendships wherever you go

Academic Support —Free peer tutoring and professional academic assistance at the Teaching and Learning Resource Center, Writing Lab, and Math Dimensions —Computer labs allow convenient access to the Internet and e-mail. Every student receives a private e-mail and Web space account. Wireless access available almost anywhere on campus

Student Life —Get involved in more than twenty student clubs and organizations covering a broad range of interests, including the Student Government Association, multicultural club, dance clubs, Lion Ambassadors, Science and Engineering Club, THON, and cheerleading —Attend entertaining and informative programs, lectures, films, art exhibits, concerts, comedy performances, and other cultural events held on campus in the recently updated black box theatre —Play Penn State sports! We have both men’s and women’s varsity athletic teams (baseball, basketball, tennis, golf and soccer for men; softball, basketball, tennis and volleyball for women) plus a wide range of intramural activities —Get a game going at the new outdoor multipurpose sports court near our residence halls, where students can play basketball, volleyball, and street hockey

? >What can I study at Penn State Hazleton?

>What types of living accommodations are available?

>What if I need help paying for my education?

You can complete the first two years of most of Penn State’s baccalaureate degree programs— more than 160 in all—before finishing at another location, most commonly University Park. It’s called the 2+2 plan, and more than 60 percent of Penn State students take this approach. Penn State offers degrees in areas ranging from agriculture and natural resources to engineering, business to social sciences, computers to communications. Or stay at Hazleton all four years and earn one of six bachelor’s degrees or one of seven associate degrees.

Penn State Hazleton’s three residence halls offer a variety of housing options to meet students’ needs: traditional double rooms, suite-style living, and modern townhouses. Amenities include basic expanded cable; high-speed Ethernet connections in rooms and wireless service in lobbies; and study and TV lounges in each residence hall, as well as game rooms for students in North and South Halls. Each student is provided with an extra-long twin bed, chest of drawers, desk with chair, and wardrobe closet; one microwave/refrigerator/freezer unit is included in each room. Safety features include professional livein staff, a computerized fire safety system with sprinklers, and 24-hour card access to North and South Halls. Visit www.hfs.psu.edu/hazleton for more information about oncampus living. Off campus, you’ll find plenty of privately owned housing options in locations convenient to campus. Students living on or off campus have access to the dining hall, the Highacres Café, and the Higher Grounds Cyber Café in the Charles T. Butler Teaching and Learning Resource Center.

About 87 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid. Our Student Aid Office provides information and professional counseling on student loans, workstudy programs, and the many scholarships available to Penn State Hazleton students.

>What if I’m not ready to choose a major when I enroll? Many students begin college unsure of what they want to study. Others start in one area, then change their minds. In most instances, you don’t need to declare a major until the end of your sophomore year. If you are uncertain where to begin, you can enroll in the Division of Undergraduate Studies and explore a variety of academic programs before making a decision.

>Are the Hazleton campus and community safe? Penn State Hazleton is a very safe and secure campus, with a campus police force on duty twenty-four hours a day. >What academic support services are available? Penn State Hazleton offers numerous resources to support academic success. The Teaching and Learning Resource Center (TLRC) offers a variety of instructional aids, including peer tutoring, developmental reading, study skills, computer- assisted instruction, and writing skills. The Office of Disability Services, housed in TLRC, provides assistance and guidance to students. The Academic Advising Center is also available for academic and career planning.

The Math Dimension offers faculty and peer tutoring along with study group sessions to help students improve math skills and scores. >Does the University provide computers? Can I connect my own computer to the Penn State system? Computers are available in several computer labs on campus. Resident students can access the Penn State network through direct Ethernet lines in their rooms. All students can connect wirelessly almost anywhere on campus. Need assistance? Call our fully staffed IT department. >What kind of college life will I find at Penn State Hazleton? On-campus activities abound for those who wish to participate. You can join one of more than twenty student organizations, or attend cultural events, musical or comedy performances, or guest lectures. Act in a theatrical production. Influence campus and University programs and policy through the Student Government Association (SGA). Join in the annual Spring Week activities, including bands, barbecues, and a semiformal dance.

Compete in an intramural sport or work out in the weight room. The possibilities are numerous. Off-campus, great shopping and dining opportunities are just a few minutes’ drive. A mere two miles away is the Laurel Mall with its state-of-the-art multiscreen movie theatre. Lots of other activities, ranging from semiprofessional sports to concert venues to more shopping and dining, are within thirty minutes of the campus. The nearby Pocono Mountains offer skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, (you can even take skiing as a class!) mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor recreation opportunities. Three state parks, multiple golf courses, and a ski resort are a few destinations just fifteen minutes from campus. On autumn weekends, students travel two hours west to Nittany Lion football games at the University Park campus. Many other activities are held at University Park, including THON, the annual student-run dance marathon benefiting kids with cancer. Penn State Hazleton’s THON team is one of the most successful in terms of fundraising and participation.

>What types of athletic programs and facilities are available? Play on one of our varsity athletic teams for both men and women. Or take part in our growing club and intramural sports program. Fitness facilities include three rooms for strength training and aerobics, two gyms, illuminated soccer and softball fields, an Olympic-size swimming pool, and outdoor tennis courts and multi-purpose sports court.

You’ve got options. Take the first two years of course work at Penn State Hazleton, then move to another campus to complete your degree. It’s a smooth transition—60 percent of students do it! Start more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate degree programs in the following academic areas:

BACCALAUREATE (FOUR-YEAR) DEGREE PROGRAMS

Agricultural Sciences

ASSOCIATE (TWO-YEAR) DEGREE PROGRAMS

Arts and Architecture

Yes, but it must be registered with Police Services (free of charge) and parked only in designated student parking areas. >Is public transportation to and from campus available? The Hazleton Transit Authority provides free bus service from the city of Hazleton to the Penn State campus.

CELL PHONE

General Engineering—Alternative Energy and Power Generation track (B.S.)

HOME PHONE

DATE OF BIRTH

Information Sciences and Technology (B.S.)

HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE

Letters, Arts, and Sciences (B.A.)

Start Date (circle one): Spring

Psychology (B.A. or B.S.)

Year:

Business (B.S.B.)

Business

Business Administration

Communications

Information Sciences and Technology

Earth and Mineral Sciences

Letters, Arts, and Sciences

Education

Medical Laboratory Technology

Engineering

Physical Therapist Assistant

Health and Human Development Information Sciences and Technology Liberal Arts

>May I have a car on campus?

E-MAIL

Science

Not sure? Enroll in the Division of Undergraduate Studies to explore your options.

Summer

Fall


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Join a diverse population of students from across Pennsylvania and neighboring states, as well as across the country and around the world, for the Penn State Hazleton experience.

The Campus

Our Students*

—Overlooking the scenic Conyngham Valley, Penn State’s 125-acre Hazleton campus combines historic fieldstone buildings with modern architecture in a friendly, student-centered environment.

—1,060 full- and part-time students

Location

—One-third of students live on campus, one-third live off campus, and one-third reside locally and commute

—Located off Interstates 80 and 81; twenty minutes from the winter ski areas of the Poconos and two hours from Philadelphia, New York City, and Penn State University Park

Academic Programs —A valuable degree: Penn State graduates enjoy career opportunities and earnings that are among the top in the nation —More than 160 Penn State majors can be started here and completed at University Park or another Penn State campus —6 baccalaureate (four-year) degree programs and 7 associate (two-year) degree programs can be completed at Hazleton —3 minors can be completed to complement a degree —Average class size: 24 —Student-to-faculty ratio: 19 to 1

—27 percent of students are from out of state (as far away as Colorado and Florida) —Approximately 55 percent males, 45 percent females

—The majority of students are traditional age (18–20), with an increasing number of adult learners —38 percent are students of ethnically diverse backgrounds —Nearly 60 percent of all Penn State students spend their first two years at one campus before moving to University Park to finish their degree (the 2+2 plan) —85 percent of students enrolled in a baccalaureate (four-year) degree program stay at the Hazleton campus for two years and move to another campus (usually University Park) to complete their degree —23 percent of students explore their major options by enrolling in the Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) before making a decision *Fall 2012-13 statistics

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