There are a number of hotels in the State College, PA area. These are withing short walking distance to the Westgate Building:

Nittany Lion Inn –
Address: 200 W Park Ave, State College, PA 16803
Phone: (814) 865-8500

Atherton Hotel –
Address: 125 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801
Phone: (814) 231-2100

Hyatt Place –
Address: 219 W Beaver Ave, State College, PA 16801
Phone: (814) 862-9808

Many other hotels are available nearby.  Please see the following Google Map:,+pa



If you plan on flying in to State College, the closest airport is University Park Airport which is roughly fifteen minutes away from Downtown State College. You can find directions in between here.

The next closest airport to State College would be the Harrisburg International Airport. This airport is much further and will take roughly 1 hour and 45 minutes to drive to State College. You can find directions here.

Getting to our Building

Each day of the camp will take place at the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST)  in the E208 classroom of the Westgate Building (formerly known as the IST Building) which is pictured above. You will be able to park near the building in the Red Lot A Parking Lot for a small fee using the grey pay-station at the White Course Drive kiosk.  The rate is $1.00 per hour, or $8.00 daily Monday – Friday.

The Westgate Building spans U.S. Business Route 322 (North Atherton Street) and is located between Park Avenue and State Route 26 (West College Avenue). The following link will provide you with detailed guides, building and parking maps, and driving directions to Penn State University Park to help you plan your visit.