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PSU 2009 June 21-June 26, 2009: University Park, PA

Travel and Accommodations

Full information on registration for housing will be provided upon notification of acceptance into the workshop

The workshop will be held at the PSU campus. (Campus maps & directions)

Travel Information

Arrive in University Park, Sunday, June 21
Depart Friday, June 26 or Saturday, June 27

University Park Airport is served by the following airlines:

Northwest Airlink 1.800.225.2525
United Express 1.800.241.6522
US Airways 1.800.241.6522

The nearest Amtrak station is in either Tyrone, PA or Lewistown, PA both about 30 miles from State College.

Greyhound usually requires a change of bus near Harrisburg if travelling from the East or Pittsburgh if travelling from the West.

State College is a 3-4 hour drive from Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington DC, Baltimore and Buffalo and a 4-5 hour drive from NYC.


A block of rooms is in place for accommodation for workshop presenters, participants, and invited gests at The Courtyard Marriott in State College. This hotel provides free Internet, meeting rooms, a shuttle bus to the PSU campus and a host of other amenities. If participants choose to stay at another hotel or venue they do so at their own cost.

University and Community Information

For more information on Penn State University, State College and the host unit the Population Research institute (PRI) you may want to view the following websites: