NSO Housing & Meal Accommodations

For First-Year Students

If you are living on campus for the spring 2018 semester, you will move into your assigned residence hall room before the start of NSO on Saturday, January 6. Please follow arrival instructions from Housing & Residence Life for your arrival to campus. You will utilize your meal plan during NSO. Additional information about your arrival can be found here

If you are commuting to campus for the spring 2018 semester, we are unable to provide overnight housing during NSO. At NSO Check-In, you will receive a meal voucher that will cover the cost of your meals during your visit. 

For Parents & Family Members

NSO concludes around 5:30pm on Saturday, January 6 for parents & family members. Programming will resume at 8:30am on Sunday, January 7. Parents & family members are welcome to stay overnight in State College during NSO, but an overnight stay is not required of you. You may elect to stay in a local hotel, or to return home for the night if you live close to State College. 

Meals are not provided for parents & family members during NSO. At check-in, you will receive additional information about on-campus and local dining options available.

For available lodging in the State College area, please visit the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau.


Last updated: November 1, 2017