Career Fair Lodging, Parking, Meals

Lodging Information

A list of local lodging options can be found at For your convenience, the following hotels are located near campus and the Bryce Jordan Center (BJC):

  • Downtown:
    Located within walking distance of Hintz Family Alumni Center, but not the BJC
    • The Graduate
    • Hyatt Place State College
    • The Scholar by Hilton
  • Near Bryce Jordan Center:
    Distances given are from hotel to the BJC
    • Courtyard by Marriot (2.2 mi)
    • Hilton Garden Inn (1.4 mi)
    • Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center (2.0 mi)
    • Ramada by Wyndham Conference Center (2.3 mi)
    • Residence Inn by Marriot (2.0 mi)

Parking Information

Parking for the AE Career Fair Kick-off Social | Robb Hall, Hintz Family Alumni Center

Parking adjacent to the Hintz Family Alumni Center is reserved for university faculty and staff only. May we suggest the Nittany Parking Deck if you would like to park on campus. Downtown parking equally convenient to the Hintz Family Alumni Center. Metered street parking and parking garages are available. Click on the link below for more detailed information about downtown parking.

State College Downtown Parking

Parking for the AE Career Fair | BJC

You will not need a parking pass for the Career Fair if you park in the designated parking areas (please see the starred lots on the parking map). You may unload your materials for the Fair at the BJC loading docks (see the parking map) on the morning of the Fair and then park your vehicle after unloading. If you need any special accommodation, please contact Brenda Colby at

Tuesday Meals

For Organization Representatives

A continental breakfast and morning coffee break will be provided. Continuous refreshments will be available in the break room throughout the day.

Lunch will consist of individual boxed lunches and will be provided in the break room from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

For Students

Individual boxed lunches will be provided for all student attendees from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the student lounge area of the arena floor.

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