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.
There is no public transportation services available in Huntingdon. Uber and Lyft may be available occassionally.
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.
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.
Students must leave the halls during times when the campus is closed, this includes Thanksgiving Break, Semester Break and Spring Break. 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:
Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 22nd by 9:30am and can return on Sunday, November 26th at 9:00am.
Semester Break: Saturday, December 16th OR within 24 hours of your last final exam.
You WILL NOT KNOW your exam schedule until October 1st. If possible, you should delay
making travel arrangements until you know your schedule.
January return: You can return on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 9:00am.
Spring Break: Saturday, March 17th by 9:30am and can return on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 9:00am.
May Departure: If you are not graduating, you must leave by Thursday, May 17th OR within 24 hours of your last final exam. You WILL NOT KNOW your exam schedule until March 1st. If possible, you should delay making travel arrangements until you know your schedule.
|August 2017||Monday 8/14 or Tuesday 8/15||New international student arrival dates||The campus is open for new international students|
|August 2017||Thursday 8/24||First day of classes||The campus is open.|
|October 2017||Thursday 10/12- Sunday 10/15||Fall Recess||The campus is open.|
|November 2017||Wednesday 11/22 - 11/26||Thanksgiving Recess||The campus is open.|
|December 2017 - January 2018||Saturday 12/16 - Sunday 1/21/2018||Winter Recess||THE CAMPUS IS CLOSED.|
|March 2018||Saturday 3/17 -
|Spring Recess||THE CAMPUS IS CLOSED.|
|May 2018||Wednesday 5/16||Last day of Final Examinations||Students who are not graduating must leave the Residence Halls.|