Important information for international students at Penn State Beaver
Support for International Students
As an incoming international student at Penn State Beaver, you'll probably have a variety of questions and/or concerns prior to your arrival on campus. Please know that we're here to help you, so feel free to contact us immediately with any questions. We'll respond as quickly as possible.
Ms. Jill Bender
Office of Residence Life / Student Affairs
International Student Move-In Information
How do I get to Penn State Beaver? When may I move into Harmony Hall residence hall?Learn more about international student move-in »
As part of your pre-matriculation requirements, you will need to comply with immunization requirements. New students will receive information with instructions about how to access this site after arriving at Penn State.Learn more about immunization requirements »
International Student Health Insurance
Health insurance is mandatory for all international students. For assistance with obtaining health insurance, please contact Jill Bender, staff assistant, Office of Residence Life, 724-773-3959.
Harmony Hall Residence Hall / Brodhead Bistro Closings
Harmony Hall and the Brodhead Bistro close during campus breaks. Students must leave the residence hall to go home or to alternative housing. For specific closing dates and off-campus housing options, please click on "Learn more."Learn more about campus closings »
In some cases, transportation is available for international students living on campus.Learn more about transportation »
PNC Bank - Open a Checking Account
Make banking - and your life on campus - easier with worry-free student banking from PNC Bank. With an ATM conveniently located on campus, PNC Bank makes banking easy for Penn State students. Learn how you can open an account!
Prepaid Cell Phones
While you're here, you'll want to stay connected to family and friends. Many international students use prepaid cell phones which require no commitment and no contract.Learn more about prepaid cell phones »
Obtaining a Social Security Card
If you're interested in working on campus while attending Penn State Beaver, you must obtain a Social Security card before you begin your job.Learn more about obtaining a Social Security card »
Pennsylvania Driver's License
Learn how you can obtain a Pennsylvania driver's license.Learn more about how to obtain a Pennsylvania driver's license »