Venue and Accommodations


The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
215 Innovation Boulevard, State College, PA 16803

By Telephone:

    Toll Free: + 1 (800) 233-7505
    Direct: +1 (814) 863-5000

Please Use Group Code: (USNA19A) when making your reservations
 * Group rate cutoff date is April 4, 2019

 * Rooms reserved beginning April 5, 2019 will be subject to the hotel's regularly set rates.

** If you are unable to obtain lodging at The Penn Stater, please scroll down to "Other Lodging Options to Try" below to find hotels. Visit the link to Hotel Planner first **

  • For your convenience, a block of rooms has been reserved at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center for the evenings of May 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, at a rate of $139 per night for a standard single/double occupancy room. All rooms in this block have 2 double beds per room.

        -- Attendees are responsible for reserving their own lodging
       -- Lodging cancellations are also the responsibility of the Attendee

Government Rate: 

  • The hotel only offers a few rooms at the Government / Military rate per day, based on availability.  That rate is outside of the group rate.  Anyone that would like to reserve a room at the Government / Military rate can call the hotel directly to inquire.  These go fast so call early!

  • Room reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card or by sending a deposit to the hotel equivalent to one night's stay.

  • To find additional hotels that offer Government / Military rates, please visit this link to Hotel Planner, as it lists all of the hotels in the State College, PA area that offer a Military rate and provides information regarding their proximity to The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.

Arriving Early - Considerations:

  • Due to Penn State University's Spring Commencement being held the weekend of May 3 - 5, 2019, the hotel may only have a few rooms available on the night of Sunday, May 5, 2019 at their regularly set rates, should you need to arrive early.

  • You may find it particularly difficult to reserve any lodging in State College on Sunday, May 5, 2019. We recommend calling the hotel or nearby hotels directly to inquire.

  • If possible, we recommend staying through the following weekend. It will be much easier for your lodging.

  • Optionally, if your are traveling from abroad, you may consider reserving a hotel room in the city in which you arrive to the USA on Saturday, May 4, and then fly into State College on Sunday, May 5.

Complimentary Shuttle Service

  • There is a complimentary hotel shuttle available to pick you up at the airport. You must email or call The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center with your flight arrival information and they will pick you up and transport you to the hotel.

  • If you are unable to reserve a room at The Penn Stater, many other hotels in State College, PA offer complimentary airport shuttle service. You will need to inquire with each hotel directly.

Hotel Policy

  • The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center is a non-smoking facility. All guestrooms are NON-SMOKING. Should a guest smoke in the room, there will be a $250.00 charge for cleaning the room and this charge must be paid upon check-out. All individual reservation cancellations within 24 hours of arrival date are subject to a cancellation charge equivalent to one night stay.

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