Health and Safety

10/2: Penn State COVID-19 dashboard updated

Penn State released its preliminary coronavirus testing results for the period of Sept. 25 to Oct. 1 on its COVID-19 dashboard today (Oct. 2). Among students tested at the University Park campus whose test results have been processed, Penn State received 285 positive results from its on-demand testing and 12 positive results from its random testing program.

9/22: COVID-19 dashboard updated with preliminary results from weekend testing

Penn State has updated its public COVID-19 dashboard with the University's on-demand testing and random testing results from tests administered during the period of Sept. 18 to 20, as well as new University testing results from the prior week. These numbers are evolving as many test results are still pending, which will then be validated and uploaded.

Students proudly wearing masks on campus

With face masks required to be worn on campus, Penn State Scranton has a team of student ambassadors charged with promoting best health and saftey practices to their fellow students. Here, two students proudly pose for a photo opp wearing face masks and giving a thumbs up sign. 

Students wearing face masks

With face masks required to be worn on campus, Penn State Scranton has a team of student ambassadors charged with promoting best health and saftey practices to their fellow students. Here, two students proudly pose for a photo opp wearing face masks and giving a thumbs up sign. 

scranton campus shot

With students set to return to campus on Monday, Aug. 24, Penn State Scranton leaders held a town hall webinar on Thursday to provide students and parents with the information they'll need and to answer any questions or concerns they had.

Penn State launches new public health campaign

Penn State has launched an integrated effort to remind faculty, staff and students at all campuses and in adjacent communities of the importance of doing their part to limit the spread of COVID-19. “Mask Up or Pack Up” is a research-based campaign that is also launched in State College to create a seamless message for students and other members of the community.

Provost provides update on University's coronavirus actions

Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones has shared a message updating the University community on steps being taken to monitor the evolving worldwide coronavirus outbreak and prepare for the safety and well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors.