Discover House

2013 Discover House residents in Beaver Stadium

Apply to Live in Discover House

If you are looking for a residence where you …

  • are not the only one who hasn't found a major
  • live on a co-ed floor of all first-year students (so it's easy to make friends)
  • can attend in-house programs about majors, academic planning, Penn State opportunities, and careers
  • can take classes with people you know from the floor
  • can get discounted tickets to campus events and sit with people on your floor
  • are part of a community of diverse students who want to make the most of their Penn State experience

Then sign up...

Instructions for requesting Discover House on your accepted housing contract:

  1. Log onto eLiving ( and select "Update Preferences."
  2. On the Special Living Option page, choose Discover House as your selected preference.
  3. When ranking your preferences, rank Special Living Option as your first choice.

The deadline to make changes to your housing contract is May 15.

Don't delay; space in Discover House is limited!