Contact Information

For questions about COVID-19 topics at the University, faculty, staff, students and families across all Penn State campuses can contact the Penn State COVID-19 Response Center at 814-865-2121 or submit an online contact form.

The center’s hours of operation (all Eastern Time) are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Before contacting the center, please review the resources available on this website to see if your questions already are answered. Visitors should review:

For direct support, in lieu of calling the COVID-19 Response Center:

Students who are concerned about COVID-19 exposure or who are experiencing symptoms are urged to utilize the University’s health care resources to seek out testing and facilitate contact tracing.

At University Park, students can schedule an appointment with University Health Services via myUHS.

Other COVID-19-related services can be found on the UHS website.

Campus students should contact their campus’ health care services to schedule an appointment.

Penn State employees with human resources-related questions can call Human Resources Shared Services directly at 814-865-1473 or select option 1 when calling the Penn State COVID Response Center. That office’s hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Calls received outside those hours (directly or via the COVID Response Center) will be directed to an online inquiry system (WorkLion) that is monitored.

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