The Penn State Harrisburg Eastgate Center serves as the University’s presence in downtown Harrisburg. Key functions at this location include lunchtime workshops, day and evening credit offerings, and professional development workshops and seminars. The facility also has a 15-station computer lab for training and student support and classrooms with PicTel (videoconferencing) capabilities. Continuing Education operates the Eastgate Center, offering convenient programs for downtown and surrounding businesses. State agencies also occupy space in the building.
Metered parking is available in front of the building and the Capital Associates Garage at nearby 7th and Forster streets. The parking spaces around and under the Eastgate Center are not available.
Metered spaces in front of the building are free and spaces around and under the building are available with a properly displayed Penn State Vehicle Registration permit. For Vehicle Registration information, phone Penn State Harrisburg Police Services at 948-6006.
At the junctions of Routes 11 and 15, follow signs for Pennsylvania Route 581 East to Interstate 83 North and Harrisburg. Route 581 becomes Interstate 83 North. Proceed on Interstate 83 North following the directions as described below for Interstate 83 North (from York).
At Harrisburg East exit take Interstate 283 North to Interstate 83 South and follow the directions below for Interstate 83 South.
At Harrisburg West exit take Interstate 83 North and follow the directions below for Interstate 83 North.
Take Second Street exit for Harrisburg and Capital Complex. Proceed on Second Street approximately two miles; turn right onto Forster Street. Turn left at the fourth traffic signal onto Seventh Street. Continue on Seventh Street to the first traffic signal, turn left into the Eastgate Center.
Take Cameron Street (U.S. Route 22 South) exit past the Farm Show complex. Stay on Cameron Street, which changes from U.S. Route 22 to Pa. Route 230. Turn right at the fourth traffic light onto Herr Street. Travel under the railroad bridge to Seventh Street. Proceed straight into the Eastgate Center.
Take Pa. Rte. 230 West (Cameron Street) into Harrisburg past Paxton Street and Market Street. Turn left onto Herr Street. Travel under the railroad bridge to Seventh Street. Proceed straight into the Eastgate Center.
As we begin to experience more winter weather, here are some important reminders related to college operations during periods of inclement weather conditions and weather-related emergencies.
Penn State Harrisburg will join Middletown Mayor Robert Reid, Middletown Area School District officials, and the Middletown Historical Society to open a time capsule placed in the cornerstone of the Alice Demey Elementary School building when it was built in 1953. Open to the public, the event will take place on Saturday, December 14 at 1 p.m. at the Demey School, located at Wharton and Catherine Streets.
Penn State Harrisburg will host an Academic Perspectives on Current Events discussion entitled “Is Government Intrusion into Our Privacy Justified by Provision of Greater Security?” on Wednesday, December 11, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.