Resources For Penn State Parents

CollegiateParent’s guide to the Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Community

 

 

Here’s the basic information about Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus at a glance. Be sure to check out the Penn State Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Address:201 Old Main
University ParkPA, 16802
Phone Number:(814) 865-4700
Website:www.psu.edu/
Type:Occupational, Academic, Continuing Education
Awards:Less than 1 year, 1 year certificate, Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:47040
Faculty Ratio:17 to 1

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  • Toxic Friendship: When it’s Time for Parents to Step in
    My teenage son has always been a pretty good child– not perfect by any means, but he was always someone who followed the rules and seemed afraid of what might happen if he broke them. He’s never been a risk taker and so when the subject of drugs and alcohol came up a few years […]
  • With College Choice, it’s All About Them and Not About Us
    Today, as I watched my high school senior walk into school wearing the hoodie of my alma mater’s athletic bitter rival, all I could think about was Sandra Bullock’s “Blind Side” portrayal of Leigh Anne Tuohy, telling her football-star son, Michael Oher, that if he went to Tennessee instead of her beloved Ole Miss, she […]
  • Great Big World: How to Nurture Your Kid’s Interest in Global Affairs
    It’s never too early to become a global citizen and start doing what you can to make the world a better place. If you’re worried about nurturing your child’s interest in global affairs because you’re afraid they’ll rush off to a Bangladeshi refugee camp, I empathize. At one point, I was in eastern Congo on […]
  • What Your Kids are REALLY Saying: 36 Popular Expressions
    We live with them. We take care of them. We love them to distraction, but we are often completely in the dark about what exactly they are saying. Here are thirty-six words and phrases that you’ve heard, but haven’t quite figured out yet. Parents Guide to Their Kids’ Favorite Expressions 1. THICC(QQ) Looking good in […]

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View the Parent and Family Guide to connect with Penn State. This guide was made with Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus families in mind.

 

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