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Vibrant campus life awaits students at Berks

At Penn State Berks, students have the opportunity to create a college experience unlike any other.
Chef creating crepes

Beyond the burger: campus dining gets major overhaul

From hand-dipped Berkey Creamery ice cream to weekly burrito bars and surf-and-turf nights, dining at Penn State Berks has gotten a major overhaul since Jonathan Kukta became the campus' director of Housing and Food Services on July 1.
Jonathan Kukta, Director of Housing and Food Services at Penn State Berks and Penn State Schuylkill, was recently honored with Schuylkill’s Outstanding Alumnus Award.

Kukta honored with Schuylkill Outstanding Alumni Award

Jonathan Kukta, Director of Housing and Food Services at Penn State Berks and Penn State Schuylkill, was recently honored with Schuylkill’s Outstanding Alumnus Award, which recognizes alumni "whose personal lives, professional achievements and community service exemplify the objectives of their alma mater.”
Tully's worker prepares an order at the quesadilla bar

Beyond the burger: Campus dining gets major overhaul

From hand-dipped creamery ice cream to weekly burrito bars and surf-and-turf nights, dining at Penn State Berks has gotten a major overhaul since Jonathan Kukta took over.
Shot of "The Woods" sign outside the residence halls on campus

Come “home” to the residence halls at Penn State Berks

At Penn State Berks, we’re all about community and that starts with where you live, eat, and sleep. On-campus housing serves 800+ students in two great living options: The Village and The Woods.
Student in on-campus laundry facility

Housing pilots WashAlert app in residence hall laundry facilities

Students living in Sproul Hall at University Park campus and Oak Hall at Penn State Altoona no longer wait to hear the spin cycle complete or dryer buzz. WashAlert sends email or text notifications to students when their load of laundry has finished washing or drying. The online tool reduces the number of times spent visiting the laundry facility to check for available machines or to see if a load is complete.