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Visitation Policy

A guest is defined as a person visiting a resident of the Nittany Apartments at the resident's invitation, including a student who resides in another Nittany Apartment building. A resident who resides in the same building and/or the floor in which he/she is visiting is considered a guest during the time that he/she is visiting the host. All individuals who are not residents of the Nittany Apartments are considered guests, including residents' family members. The following stipulations apply to all guests:


  • Visitation Hours for non-residents: Sunday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. through 12:30 a.m.;  Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m through 2:00 a.m.
  • All guests must be escorted by a resident at all times. Should a guest be found in common areas without his/her host, the guest will be asked to leave and the host could be referred for disciplinary action.
  • All guests must have the approval of the host's roommate prior to the guest's visit.
  • Both residents and guests are responsible for any violation of regulations and may be subject to disciplinary action which may include the loss of guest privileges. If a guest is a Penn State student and violated campus policy, the consequences of such actions are the guest's However, if the guest is not a Penn State student, then the host can be subject to disciplinary action for the actions of his/her guest, including damage charges, if applicable. It is recommended that the host educate his/her guest about the policies and procedures at Penn State Schuylkill and the Nittany Apartments.
  • These policies apply to all guests, regardless of sex or gender.
  • Guests will not be issued keys to the host's room or residence hall in which the host resides
  • Anyone who does not have a Penn State housing contract and is suspected of "living" in the Nittany Apartments will be subject to University disciplinary procedures for University students an/or legal action for non-students.
  • The Housing Office, The Office of Residence Life, the Office of Student Affairs, and/or Penn State Police Services staff members have the authority to require a guest to leave the premises or area should the need arise, in particular following an incident involving a violation of University and/or Nittany Apartment policies.
  • Guests in the Nittany Apartments after 2:00 a.m. will be escorted out of the building.

Overnight Guests

  • Overnight guests of the opposite sex are strictly prohibited.
  • All overnight guests must be registered and approved by the host's roommate at least 24 hour prior to the guest's arrival.
  • An overnight guest is permitted to stay for a total of three nights in a seven-day period, regardless of the room in which he/she resides during the three nights.
  • Hosts are only permitted to host an overnight guest for a total of three consecutive nights in a seven-day period.
  • A host is not permitted to have more than one overnight guest at one time.


Information for Nittany Apartment Residents

Emergency Service Numbers

Guest Registration Policy

Health Services

Living on Campus

Maintenance Apartment Work Order Email link

Office of Residence Life

Safety Tips

If you require maintenance in your apartment, please email euc10@psu.edu and ask for the link to the Maintenance Request Form (the above link is an email link)