Off-Campus Housing & Commuting to Campus

Off-Campus Housing & Commuting to Campus

Off-Campus Housing Options

While Penn State Lehigh Valley does not offer on-campus housing, there is plenty of off-campus housing available in Allentown, Bethlehem, and the surrounding areas. Penn State Lehigh Valley has partnered with Places4Students, a service that assists students with the search for off-campus housing accommodations, finding roommates, and posting student sublets.

Search off-campus housing listings through Places4Students >>

Create a student account on Places4Students >>

Create a landlord account on Places4Students >>

Penn State University Housing Disclaimer 

The Pennsylvania State University makes no representation whatsoever regarding the housing or the landlords listed through this office/site. The properties listed are done so at the request of the landlords to assist students in locating possible off-campus housing opportunities. Students are responsible to inspect the property and negotiate lease terms with any landlord. The Pennsylvania State University has not inspected or investigated these listings or landlords in any way and is not endorsing any specific properties or landlords for students by this listing. The Pennsylvania State University disclaims any responsibility, among other things, for the condition of any premises, terms of any leases, treatment by any landlord, or compliance with any applicable local zoning ordinances.

Commuting to Campus

LANTA Bus Services

Penn State Lehigh Valley is served by LANTA bus route 323. Several apartment complexes listed on Places4Students are located along this bus route. In addition to route 323, travelers may transfer from D, G, or J bus routes to route 323. For more information on the times and schedules, visit the LANTA bus website >>

Arrival at Penn State Lehigh Valley

Monday through Friday

  • Leave ATC at 7:00 a.m. - Arrive at Penn State Lehigh Valley at 7:39 a.m.
  • Leave ATC at 8:00 a.m. - Arrive at Penn State Lehigh Valley at 8:39 a.m.
  • Leave ATC at 12:25 p.m. - Arrive at Penn State Lehigh Valley at 1:04 p.m.
  • Leave ATC at 5:00 p.m. - Arrive at Penn State Lehigh Valley at 5:39 p.m.

Departure from Penn State Lehigh Valley

Monday through Friday

  • Departs campus at 7:45 a.m.
  • Departs campus at 8:40 a.m.
  • Departs campus at 1:05 p.m.
  • Departs campus at 2:40 p.m.
  • Departs campus at 5:55 p.m.
  • Departs campus at 9:45 p.m.

Commuting by Car

If you drive a vehicle to campus, you must obtain and properly display a parking permit. Parking permits are issued on a yearly basis and applications for permits can be obtained at the reception desk.

Permits and stickers are transferable and can be used on any vehicle the student may be driving. There is no fee for a parking permit, but failure to obtain a permit can result in $10.00 parking fine.