Location & Parking

Penn State Erickson Food Science Building & Berkey Creamery
The course will be held in the
on Penn State's University Park Campus.

For a printable campus map, please go to:
http://www.geog.psu.edu/print-campus-maps
Parking for the course is available at the East
Parking Deck, located on Bigler Road next to
the Erickson Food Science Building. You can
purchase a two-day permit for $16 during the
online course registration or you can pay
$1 per hour at the parking deck. The parking
passes will be distributed on October 10,
during the check-in for the course.

Accomodations

Some hotels located within a short drive to the Erickson Food Science Building on the Penn State campus include:

Downtown & Campus Hotels
The Nittany Lion Inn, 200 W. Park Ave., (814) 865-8500
The Penn Stater Conference Center, 215 Innovation Blvd.,  (814) 863-5000
Hyatt Place (Newly Opened!), 219 W. Beaver Ave., (814) 862-9808
Days Inn Penn State, 240 S. Pugh St., (814) 238-8454
The Atherton Hotel, 125 S. Atherton St., (844) 800-5293

North Atherton Street Hotels (1.5 mile drive)
Sleep Inn - 111 Village Drive, State College, (814) 235-1020
Quality Inn - 1274 North Atherton Street, State College, (814) 234-1600

South Atherton Street Hotels (2.5 mile drive)
Residence Inn - 1555 University Drive, State College (814) 235-6960
Ramada Inn - 1450 South Atherton Street, (814) 238-3001

College Avenue Hotels (1.5 mile drive)
Hilton Garden Inn - 1221 East College Avenue, State College, (814) 272-1221
Hampton Inn - 1101 East College Avenue, State College, (814) 231-1590

Williamsburg Square Hotels (3 mile drive)
Hampton Inn and Suites at Wiliamsburg Square, 1955 Waddle Road State College, (814)231-1899
Marriott SpringHill Suites - 1935 Waddle Road, State College, (814) 867-1807
Holiday Inn Express - 1925 Waddle Road, State College, (814) 867-1800

Air & Bus Travel

Airport Information
American Eagle, Delta Connection, and United Express serve the State College area through the 
University Park Airport(SCE), located five miles from campus.

Taxi service is available for all flights by calling 814-353-6001. The Hampton Inn and Suites provides complimentary shuttle service for hotel guests. Please contact the hotel at 814-231-1899 to arrange for an airport pick-up.

Car Rental Services at the University Park Airport

Please call to reserve vehicles before you arrive. 
National Car Rental: 800-227-7368 or 814-237-1771 
Avis Rental Car: 814-237-9750
Hertz Rental Car: 814-237-1728 

Located ninety miles southeast of State College, 
Harrisburg International Airport offers an alternative arrival and departure location. Airlines serving Harrisburg include Air Canada, American Eagle, Continental, Delta, Northwest, United, and US Airways. Rental car service is available. 

Bus Information
There is a bus station located very close to the Penn State campus, 152 N. Atherton St, State College, PA. Phone (814) 238-7971. The station is serviced by Greyhound Bus Lines; visit https://www.greyhound.com/
 call 1-800-231-2222 for ticket information. 

Megabus also serves State College, PA with routes to and from Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and New York City. For schedule and rate information visit: http://us.megabus.com/

Driving Directions

The Campus is located within driving distance of many major cities including Harrisburg (1.5 hrs., 90 mi), Pittsburgh (3 hrs., 137 mi), Philadelphia (3.5 hrs., 194 mi), Baltimore (3.5 hrs., 155 mi), Washington D.C. (4 hrs., 190 mi), New York City (4.5 hrs., 250 mi) and Toronto (6.5 hrs., 304 mi). 
When using a GPS or mapquest for directions to the Erickson Food Science Building, use the corner of Curtin Rd. and Bigler Rd. in University Park, PA as your destination. The parking deck is located on Bigler Ave. adjacent to the north side of the Food Science building. 

From New York City, the suggested route is via the George Washington Bridge to I-80. In Pennsylvania, exit I- 80 at exit 161 (Bellefonte) and follow PA Route 220 south to State College. Take exit 74 for Innovation Park/Penn State University. Merge onto Park Ave. and take a left on Bigler Road. The parking deck will be on your right.

From the Philadelphia area, take Philadelphia Schuylkill Expressway to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, leave the Turnpike at exit 247 (Harrisburg East), and follow I-283 to I-83 and proceed north on I-83 to the I-81 interchange. Then follow I-81 south to Route 322, 22 West exit. Proceed west on Route 322 through Lewistown to State College exit #74. Merge onto Park Ave. and take a left on Bigler Road. The parking deck will be on your right.

From Pittsburgh, follow Route 22 East to Duncansville, I-99/Route 220 North to Route 322 East to Mt. Nittany Expressway/State College exit #73, 

OR

Follow Route 22 East beyond Duncansville to Water Street, Route 45 East to Pine Grove Mills and Route 26 North to State College.

From the west, take I-80 to exit 123 (Woodland) just east of Clearfield, then US Route 322 east to State College, or exit I-80 at exit 161 (Bellefonte) and follow PA Route 220 south to State College.

From Washington, D.C., take Route 270 to Frederick then Route 70 to Breezewood - PA turnpike (exit 12) - and go one exit West to Bedford (exit 11); Take I-99 north to Route 220 to Route 322 East to State College exit #74,

OR

take I-95 or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway to Baltimore, west loop I-695 to I-83 north. Continue on I- 83 north to the I-81 interchange. Then follow I-81 south to Route 322, 22 exit. Proceed west on Route 322 to Lewistown and State College.

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