Parking, traffic and transit changes announced for spring student departure

April 28, 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — To accommodate vehicle loading near student residence areas for spring semester departure, the following parking, traffic and transit adjustments will be in place beginning Wednesday, May 5, through Sunday, May 9, at the University Park campus:

Faculty/staff parking lot closures 

The following faculty/staff parking areas will be reserved for student departure vehicle loading only:

  • Brown E: permit holders must park at Nittany Deck, Eisenhower Deck, Jordan East or Stadium West.
  • Green C: permit holders must park at Nittany Deck, Eisenhower Deck, Jordan East or Stadium West.
  • Green N: permit holders must park at Nittany Deck, Eisenhower Deck, Jordan East or Stadium West.
  • Orange B (Softball): permit holders must park at other Orange lots, Jordan East or Stadium West.
  • Yellow J: permit holders must park at Eisenhower Deck, Jordan East or Stadium West.
  • Yellow T: permit holders must be park at Eisenhower Deck, Jordan East or Stadium West.

In addition to the above-mentioned lot closures, the ground level of the East Deck will be reserved for student departure vehicle loading only.

The alternative areas mentioned above also will be available on Monday, May 3, and Tuesday, May 4, if the assigned area is full due to early move-out parking.

Please note that University department vehicles also must be removed from the restricted areas listed above during the student departure period.

For questions, email parking@psu.edu or call 814-865-1436.

Traffic and transit changes

Fraser Road will be restricted to northbound traffic only, with entrance via Pollock Road and the bollards removed to allow exit to Curtin Road.

Student departure vehicle loading will be permitted along the east side of Burrowes Road between Pollock Road and Curtin Road. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Burrowes Road, but drivers are asked to avoid this area if possible.

Transit adjustments

With heavy traffic and on-street vehicle loading on Burrowes Road, there will be no CATA or Campus Shuttle service on Burrowes Road. This will impact the following stops and routes:

  • CATA stops at Deike Building, Waring Commons, Rec Hall, Westgate Building and Elliott Building (Red Link, Green Link, HM, HU, K and P routes impacted).
  • Campus Shuttle via College Avenue stops at Reber Building, Westgate Building and Rec Hall.
Last Updated April 28, 2021