Student Services begins compiling housing lists in March and continues to update the lists throughout the spring and summer months, as notices of available properties are received. The lists are maintained as a courtesy and this does not constitute a recommendation of the facilities. In addition to available rental properties, the housing lists include a section for those seeking roommates, as well as information on local realtors and apartment complexes in the area.
If you are searching for a roommate or have available space for a roommate(s), submit the information to firstname.lastname@example.org and your posting will be added to the Law School's housing lists compiled by Student Services.
- University Park Apartment and Townhouse Communities (PowerPoint)
As with most major university towns, there is a wide range of housing options, depending on the budget and needs of the student. To assist you in your search, the University maintains extensive housing information on its website.
Law students who will be attending classes at University Park may apply for graduate housing at White Course Apartments, an on-campus community offering apartments for single students and students with families. A supportive staff and an excellent safety/security program help to make graduate life easier and more comfortable. Special activities and programs help residents get to know one another and form friendships that will last a lifetime.
Single student apartments house four students per four-bedroom apartment. Students with families may apply for one-, two-, or three-bedroom apartments, depending on family size. Each apartment has its own kitchen and laundry facilities, and utilities, phone service, cable, and internet access are included in the rent.
Because the availability of on-campus housing is limited, it is important that you complete a non-binding housing application if you are considering on-campus housing. Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information and to access an application, visit the White Course Apartment website. You will need to create a "Friends of Penn State" (fps) account before completing your application.
Please note that all University leases start in conjunction with the regular University schedule, while law school orientation typically begins one week earlier. Incoming law students are responsible for housing arrangements during any interim period.
Those interested in off-campus housing, may secure information from the University’s Housing site. Just click on the “Off-Campus” housing link to search for available housing, a roommate, a property to purchase, or a list of local realtors.
Additional information on properties in the Centre County area is available by searching the “Real Estate” section of The Centre Daily Times. For visitor information and information on local events, don’t forget to check out the Visitor’s Bureau website.
Law School Semester-Based Housing in University Park and Carlisle
The Law School has two furnished apartments with two bedrooms each located at 300 West College Avenue in University Park and two furnished apartments with three bedrooms each located on West South Street in Carlisle. These apartments are available for rental to law students who wish to take advantage of a clinical or externship opportunity at either campus or in programs offered off campus for one semester only. Click here for more information.
The Pennsylvania State University makes no representation whatsoever regarding the housing or the landlords listed through any housing list. The properties listed are done so at the request of the landlords to assist students in locating possible off-campus housing opportunities. Students are responsible to inspect the property and negotiate lease terms with any landlord. The Pennsylvania State University has not inspected or investigated these listings or landlords in any way and is not endorsing any specific properties or landlords for students by this listing. The Pennsylvania State University disclaims any responsibility, among other things, for the condition of any premises, terms of any leases, treatment by any landlord, or compliance with any applicable local zoning ordinances.