Congratulations on your offer of admission to Penn State Lehigh Valley! We are excited for you to join the Penn State family at our campus in the vibrant Lehigh Valley region. Our campus is located close to many art, cultural, athletic, and entertainment attractions, and is about an hour drive from Philadelphia and less than a two hours drive from New York City. Our world-class faculty deliver the educational quality of the university in a small college environment.
Once your acceptance fees have been paid by logging on to your MyPennState account, the Directorate of International Students and Scholars Advising (DISSA) office will contact you using the [email protected] email. DISSA will send you information on how you can obtain your form I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status) which is one of the documents you will need in order to make an appointment with your home country’s United States Embassy for an F-1 visa interview.
Committing to studying in a foreign country is exciting, however there are key items that must get completed before or soon after you arrive in the United States. Finding a place to stay is one of those important items that must get done. Penn State Lehigh Valley does not have a dormitory on campus. However, we have many safe and convenient off-campus housing options nearby campus. You will find many great off-campus housing options on this website listed below. If you are interested in looking for a roommate, you must first create an account and a roommate profile by going to the Off-Campus Housing web page.
Penn State Lehigh Valley students are issued a free permit to park their personal vehicle on campus. We recommend you bring your international license in order to buy or lease your own vehicle.
Penn State University 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