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Current Graduate Students

Graduate studies at Penn State Engineering are all about balance. In addition to your coursework and research, perhaps you are teaching, raising a family, participating in leadership programs, presenting at conferences, or advising undergraduate students.

Whatever you are balancing, the College can help by providing you with the information and resources you need to succeed - in your graduate studies and for years to come.

Here you will find some useful links to information about being a graduate student at Penn State.

Fitness Centers

There are four fitness facilites on campus for weight lifting and cardiovascular training.

Graduate Student Association (GSA)

The GSA website has a lot of information that will be helpful for students new to the area. Here you will find information from baby-sitting services to paper editing services. In addition, the GSA has a housing committee.

Health Services

University Health Services (UHS) is a nationally accredited health care service specializing in outpatient student health, helping Penn State students get healthy and stay healthy.


  • Off-Campus Living - The Off-Campus Living office at Penn State has lists of available housing that you can search on-line. There is also information here about parking and other issues related to living off campus.
  • State - Here you can search for apartments for rent in the area. You will also find general information on the website regarding restaurants, local entertainment, news, weather and more.

Public Transportation

The Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) provides reliable, clean bus transportion on campus and in the surrounding communities.

Career Resources
Research Areas
Why Penn State


The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was created in the spring of 2015 to allow greater access to courses offered by both departments for undergraduate and graduate students in exciting collaborative research in fields.

We offer B.S. degrees in electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering and graduate degrees (master's degrees and Ph.D.'s) in electrical engineering and computer science and engineering. EECS focuses on the convergence of technologies and disciplines to meet today’s industrial demands.

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Pennsylvania State University

342 Information Sciences and Technology Building

University Park, PA 16802