Making travel plans can be difficult, and this information will help you in organizing your plans and transportation. Below is information from the staff at the Center for International Education about how you can travel to and from campus or perhaps to begin your trip during a campus break. 


GoDezi is a transportation provider based in Huntingdon, PA. You can schedule rides on their site or through their app, PerGoRide. You can contact them at or 814-201-6673. GoDezi also has a Facebook page.

Campus Shuttle Service

The Dean of Students' office provides shuttle services to train stations, bus stations and airports at holiday and break times. This service is only available with a reservation made seven days in advance. Please see their schedule found here.

Trip Opportunities

The Center for International Education and other clubs and organizations from around campus will organize opportunities for you to travel away from campus.  Check your email for messages from the Center for International Education and the Daily Announcements regularly to see what trips are coming up that you can get involved with.    

Where to Go/Stay

Information to help you in selecting a destination and choosing your accommodation for any trips that you are planning.  Take notice of the recommendations and suggestions from other students as they share experiences from their own trips about where to go and where to stay.    

Campus Breaks

College residence halls may close during Thanksgiving Break, Semester Break and Spring Break. Break housing is available for a small fee. You must sign up through Eagles Nook if break housing is needed. You can leave your things in your room during breaks. You don't have to take your stuff even if you aren't here.

What does this mean for you?

It means you have to leave campus on:

Fall Break: Thursday, October 12th through Sunday, October 15th.

Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 22nd through Sunday, November 26th.

Final Exams: Monday, December 11th through Friday, December 15th. Final exam schedules are posted here.

January return: You can return to campus on Monday, January 16th.

Spring Break: Saturday, March 9th through Sunday, March 17th.

May Departure: If you are not graduating, you must leave campus within 24 hours after your last final exam or by Wednesday, May 9th at the laterst. You WILL NOT KNOW your exam schedule until after the spring semester has started. Final exam schedules are posted here. If possible, you should delay making travel arrangements until you know your schedule.

Semester Dates Break Campus Facilities
August 2023 Wednesday 8/16 New international student arrival dates The campus is open for new international students
August 2023 Monday 8/24 First day of classes The campus is open.
October 2023 Thursday 10/12-10/15 Fall Break The campus is open.
November 2023 Wednesday 11/22 - 11/26 Thanksgiving Recess *Students must sign up for break housing with the Campus Life Office.
December 2023 Monday 12/11- Friday 12/15 Final Examinations
The campus is open.
December 2023 - January 2024 Saturday 12/16 - Monday 1/16/2024 Winter Recess THE CAMPUS IS CLOSED. Alernate housing may be available through Campus Life.
March 2024 Saturday 3/9 - Sunday 3/17 Spring Recess THE CAMPUS IS CLOSED. Alernate housing may be available through Campus Life.
May 2024 Thursday 5/3 - Tuesday 5/8 Final Examinations Students who are not graduating must leave the Residence Halls by Wednesday 5/9 or within 24 hours after their last final exam.